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  • Treasurer wants more investment flexibility

    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...
  • Number 9, number 9

    Number 9, number 9
    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. Nine years...
  • Movies are a bright spot at Disney

    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...
  • Movie veteran Alan Horn named new Disney Studios head

    Movie veteran Alan Horn named new Disney Studios head
    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...
  • Disney to banish junk-food ads from kid shows

    Disney to banish junk-food ads from kid shows
    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...
  • Disney characters take center stage during North Korea concert

    Disney characters take center stage during North Korea concert
    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...
  • Glendale OKs rail crossing upgrades

    Glendale OKs rail crossing upgrades
    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...
  • Technicolor plans to reduce staff

    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...
  • Local publicly-held companies bruised slightly in Wall Street plunge

    Local publicly-held companies bruised slightly in Wall Street plunge
    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...
  • Resident faults Disney for cracked home

    Resident faults Disney for cracked home
    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...
  • Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%

    Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%
    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...
  • Bowling central in Glendale

    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...