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  • Chief executive of Disney collected $31.4M last year

    Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is indisputably among the nation's highest-paid executives, but compared with his fellow media moguls, he is eking out a meager living. The New York media conglomerate that owns Warner Bros., HBO, TNT and Time...
  • Four burglary suspects arrested

    Four burglary suspects arrested
    Police arrested four men suspected of burglary Tuesday after the men led officers on a brief car chase and then fled on foot into a West Glendale neighborhood, putting the area on lockdown for several hours. Officers from the Special Enforcement Detail...
  • 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...
  • In second high-profile exit, head of Disney Channel resigns

    In second high-profile exit, head of Disney Channel resigns
    In a surprise move, Carolina Lightcap is leaving her position as president of Disney Channels Worldwide after just under two years on the job. The departure is the second high-profile exit from Walt Disney Co. Last week, Andy Mooney abruptly resigned...
  • 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-...
  • Disney caterer to cut 128 jobs

    Disney caterer to cut 128 jobs
    Nearly 130 employees who work for a third-party food-services operation at Walt Disney Co. offices in Burbank and Glendale are slated to be laid off in early November, according to the California Employment Development Department. The firm, Lifeworks...
  • Disney to join animation initiative with China

    Disney to join animation initiative with China
    Walt Disney Co. said it would join an initiative to develop China's animation industry, marking the latest push by Hollywood to expand into the world's most populous country. The agreement announced Tuesday unites the Burbank entertainment giant with...
  • DreamWorks Animations' Jeffrey Katzenberg gets pay cut in 2011

    DreamWorks Animations' Jeffrey Katzenberg gets pay cut in 2011
    DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg took home a relatively modest pay check in 2011 -- at least compared to his peers in the entertainment industry. In addition to his usual $1 annual salary, Katzenberg, who controls 68% of the voting...
  • Grammer named president of historical society

    The Glendale Historical Society elected its officers for 2011-2012. Greg Grammer will serve the organization as President. He has served as Vice President for the past three years. Grammer replaces John LoCascio who remains on the Board of Directors for...