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  • 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...
  • First board meeting exposes lingering rifts over wind-down of redevelopment

    Tensions were high Thursday at the first meeting of the committee charged with guiding the dissolution of Glendale’s redevelopment agency. Board members were befuddled by their role and were unsure if they had the expertise to make decisions...
  • Board guiding redevelopment agency transition gets off to a rocky start

    Tensions were high Thursday at the first meeting of the committee charged with guiding the dissolution of Glendale's redevelopment agency. Board members were befuddled by their role and were unsure if they had the expertise to make decisions about the...
  • Tight funding causes second thoughts on city projects

    With pressure mounting on city resources in the wake of redevelopment’s demise, several Glendale City Council members this week expressed second thoughts about several major downtown area projects that were approved more than a year ago. The...
  • Disney moves forward with ABC Studios project at Golden Oak Ranch

    Disney moves forward with ABC Studios project at Golden Oak Ranch
    A half-century ago, Walt Disney leased a horse ranch in Placerita Canyon to shoot episodes of “The Adventures of Spin and Marty” from the classic ABC series “The Mickey Mouse Club.” Disney liked the property, with its rich...
  • 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'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%...
  • 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...
  • 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...