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  • Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river

    Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river
    Alex Hausman and his four-year-old son, Theo, were walking across a shallow area of the Los Angeles River on Saturday morning when they spotted a child-sized mattress floating near the edge. When a few nearby volunteers saw the find, they lifted the...
  • Thomas Kettering January 30, 1938 - June 8, 2013

    Thomas Kettering January 30, 1938 - June 8, 2013
    Tom was a Burbank native, moving to San Diego county in 1997, after retiring from a 30 year career with the Walt Disney Company. He slipped away quietly in the comfort of family after a 10 1/2 year battle with cancer. Tom has fought this uphill battle...
  • Layne Marie (Herin) August 1, 1958 - June 13, 2013

    Layne Marie (Herin) August 1, 1958 - June 13, 2013
    Layne Marie, a native of California and a resident of Tujunga, California since 1993, passed away on June 13th, 2013 after a courageous and vigorous battle with breast cancer. She passed away in the Glendale Adventist Medical Center after surgical...
  • Former Disney executive Andy Mooney lands at Quiksilver

    A little over a year after his surprise departure from Walt Disney Co. as head of consumer products, Andy Mooney has been named chief executive of sports apparel company Quiksilver. During his 11 years at Disney, Mooney was known for building the...
  • Disney earnings fall partly due to 'Millionaire' lawsuit charges

    Disney earnings fall partly due to 'Millionaire' lawsuit charges
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 6% drop in first-quarter earnings, compared with a year ago, in part because of charges associated with its high-profile dispute with the creator of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and a decline in operating income at the film...
  • 'Star Wars': Disney confirms stand-alone films

    'Star Wars': Disney confirms stand-alone films
    Last month, news that J.J. Abrams would direct “Star Wars: Episode VII” took the entertainment world by storm. Today, a new conversation begins — who’ll direct the “Star Wars” spinoff movies that Lawrence Kasdan and...
  • Grant puts Disney on ice

    Glendale’s effort to cool demand for energy is taking hold, with the Walt Disney Co. as the latest customer to take advantage of a federally subsidized program to promote ice-based air conditioning to cut down on electricity. The chillers, called...
  • Humane Street

    Humane Street
    Saturday was the finish line for the Riveras and 10 other families who helped build their new homes alongside dozens of volunteers through Habitat for Humanity. The six Riveras will leave their two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment for the modern, three-...
  • Disney construction angers residents

    City officials this week got an earful from a group of local residents who said they are fed up with months of noise, dust and traffic associated with construction on the Walt Disney Co.'s massive creative campus. At the City Council meeting on Tuesday,...
  • Organizations: Disney VoluntEARS helps youth in need

    The Walt Disney Co. employees recently gave a group of young people — most of whom have experienced little happiness in their lives — reason to smile. Specifically, Disney VoluntEARS — an organization membered by employees of the...
  • Bridge traffic light so far

    GLENDALE — Two days after the Fairmont Avenue bridge officially opened to vehicles at the San Fernando Road interchange, officials say traffic has been relatively light. Public Works officials expect traffic to increase as more people learn that...
  • Walt Disney construction debate continues in Glendale

    Angry residents told Walt Disney Co. executives Wednesday they want to be compensated for the construction impacts of a childcare center on the studio's massive campus. About 20 residents Wednesday night met with a half-dozen Disney representatives...