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  • Disney to move its ride shop to Glendale

    Glendale will soon be the birthplace of the Walt Disney Co.’s world-famous theme park attractions after the entertainment giant moves its machine shop here from North Hollywood. The Glendale City Council on Tuesday signed off on plans for the shop...
  • 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...
  • Mastering mammoth effects

    Mastering mammoth effects
    Burbank native Leslie Iwerks took on the daunting task of compacting 35 years of history on George Lucas' visual effects company, Industrial Light & Magic, into her documentary on the company's evolution that will be seen this weekend on Encore. In...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City backs Disney plans

    The City Council on Tuesday strongly endorsed a proposed 338,000-square-foot expansion to Walt Disney Co.'s creative campus. The plans included drawings of a six-story office building walled largely in glass and neighbored by a carefully crafted...
  • Magical expansion

    It's a rarity in this economic climate that cities get the sort of project proposal that came before the Glendale City Council this week — a 338,000-square-foot expansion of Burbank-based Walt Disney Co.'s creative campus. The six-story office...
  • The city's economic bright spot

    Glendale’s San Fernando Road corridor, long a drab bastion of nondescript warehouses and vague storefronts, continued its transformation this week with yet another huge commitment from the Walt Disney Co. and another firm poached from Los Angeles....
  • Glendale settles suit with cosmetics company

    CITY HALL — Glendale has agreed to pay a cosmetics company more than $400,000 to settle the company’s claim that it lost business after the city used threats of eminent domain in 2006 to push it out of a tenant building for a street-widening...
  • Disney files layoff notices

    The Walt Disney Co. will lay off 54 Glendale workers in its Interactive Media Group on March 25, according to a company filing with the state Employment Development Department. The move would be the latest in a round of layoffs at the interactive...
  • Disney donates $2.5M to Japan relief efforts

    The Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. will donate $2.5 million to the American Red Cross for humanitarian aid in earthquake- and tsunami-torn Japan, officials announced Tuesday. “Our hearts go out to the people of Japan,” Disney President and...
  • Let teens work until fine is paid

    Regarding the two teens sentenced to pay the cost of repairing damage they caused at Glorietta Park (“Two teens must pay for fire damage,” March 9), probation isn't enough for their crime. They are at the age of accountability. Their weekends...