| Nov 16, 2010
CITY HALL — City Treasurer Ron Borucki today is expected to ask the City Council to open a "terribly restrictive" investment policy up to include more corporate players, such as the Walt Disney Co. and McDonalds.
The request to change the policy...
| Oct 30, 2010
David Krohn was disappointed when he didn't get any trick-or-treaters the first year he and his wife moved into their home on a cul-de-sac in La Crescenta. So he and his friends started a tradition of creating a haunted house on his property.
| Nov 12, 2010
Movies and movie-themed products were bright spots for Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. in a quarter that saw an overall decline in profits, according to figures released Friday.
The diverse company — which owns theme parks, television networks and...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has named Hollywood veteran Alan Horn chairman of the Walt Disney Studios. He'll take the reins of the Burbank entertainment giant's struggling movie operation after the rocky tenure of ousted chief Rich Ross.
Horn assumes the helm on...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food.
The Walt Disney Co. says it plans to ban such ads for its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children. That means kids watching Saturday morning cartoons on the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:32 PM
So you’ve just inherited a struggling communist nation from a dad who took synchronized gymnastics shows to a whole new level and you want to set a new party tone.
For North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, this is achieved with some help from...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Glendale officials took the final steps this week to move ahead with upgrading another railroad crossing in the San Fernando Road Corridor — a project that could eventually make the area quieter for nearby residents.
The $2-million project at...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Technicolor Inc. plans to lay off 50 employees at its relatively new Flower Street facility by Jan. 14, according to a recent state filing.
Plans for the layoffs, filed with the California Employment Development Department, affect the 40,000-square-foot...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Publicly-held companies based in Glendale and Burbank were relatively unscathed in the stock market’s 512-point plunge today.
Glendale-based Public Storage’s stocks dropped by $6.26 to $110.82 per share. Stocks for DineEquity, owner of...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A Glendale woman is continuing her battle with the Walt Disney Co. almost two years after the studio damaged her home while building a child-care center on its sprawling campus.
Jennifer Pinkerton said Disney officials are offering her $5,000 to cover...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier.
The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Glendale’s Grand Central Airport closed down in the 1950s, and eventually the property was developed as a business park called the Grand Central Industrial Center. One of the new buildings was Grand Central Bowl, a $1-million project at the corner...