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  • 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...
  • Students cash in on imagination

    Students cash in on imagination
    A team of USC students took first prize in a highly competitive design competition sponsored by the Walt Disney Co., wooing the judges with a proposal to build a ride based on the movie “Up” at the studio’s Shanghai theme park. About...
  • Student headed for the blue sky

    Woodbury University may not have placed in the final round of the Walt Disney Co.’s annual design concept competition, but for one student, the journey will pay dividends. Mario Salazar scored a coveted paid internship in the Blue Sky department of...
  • Wedding: Shadburn-Larios

    Kristen H. Shadburn of Glendale and George C. Larios of North Hills were married at the Church of the Incarnation in Glendale. Father Joseph Shea officiated. The bride’s parents were married in the same church in 1987. Shadburn and Larios...
  • Disney's net income rises 30% in fourth quarter

    Disney's net income rises 30% in fourth quarter
    Walt Disney Co. reported improved fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by gains at Disney Channel and ESPN and at the Burbank company's theme parks. The entertainment giant reported net income of $1.08 billion for the quarter ending Oct. 1, a jump of 30%...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Disney to announce deal for 'Avatar' theme park attractions

    Disney to announce deal for 'Avatar' theme park attractions
    The Walt Disney Co. is set to announce a major licensing deal to bring "Avatar" attractions to its theme parks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The Burbank entertainment giant has secured the rights from 20th Century Fox movie studio,...
  • Glendale-based Disney 'Imagineers' to start work on 'Avatar' attractions

    Glendale-based Disney 'Imagineers' to start work on 'Avatar' attractions
    The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal to bring the fantasy world of "Avatar" to Disney Parks, starting with a multi-attraction themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla. Director James Cameron and his producing partner Jon Landau -- the team...
  • Disney's 17-year-old 'Lion King' continues to roar

    Disney's 17-year-old 'Lion King' continues to roar
    "The Lion King" is proving to be far more ferocious than Hollywood imagined. A 3-D version of the classic 1994 animated film claimed the No. 1 spot at the box office for a second consecutive weekend, beating out four new films. Ticket sales for the re-...
  • Steve Jobs brought his magic to Disney

    Steve Jobs brought his magic to Disney
    When Walt Disney Co. looked to revamp its troubled retail stores in 2008, Chief Executive Robert A. Iger sought advice from the company's largest shareholder, a foremost expert on the consumer experience. Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs had lured theme-...