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  • Film permits on the rise in city

    Glendale and Burbank have benefited from a boost in film production in the region, as "CSI," "Desperate Housewives" and a host of television commercials have shot on location in the area in the past two months. Last week Film L.A., a nonprofit that...
  • Disney bags test high for lead

    The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday said it was looking into claims that a line of reusable bags that bear images from "Toy Story" and "Cars" contain 15 times the level of lead allowed in children's products. Charles Margulis, a spokesman for the Center for...
  • Colleen Braun Behrman

    Beloved mother and family member Colleen Braun Behrman, 43, died in La Canada on January 5, 2011.  Colleen was undergoing successful treatment for cancer but succumbed to pneumonia.  Colleen was a brilliant woman who treasured life and met all its...
  • Disney, residents nearing settlement

    A residential standoff over the Walt Disney Co.'s alleged role in damaging six Truitt Street houses during construction of the studio's child-care center may be drawing to an end. Disney officials told six concerned homeowners earlier this month that...
  • Ron Kaye: Trouble even in paradise

    The bumpy roads and broken sidewalks and overgrown trees end when you leave the city limits of Los Angeles and enter Burbank or Glendale — there should be signs saying, "Welcome to Paradise." In contrast to the warring factions — business,...
  • James Michael Podhaisky

    James Michael Podhaisky – obituary James Michael (Jim) Podhaisky, of Glendale, CA and formerly of Alliance, NE passed away unexpectedly on January 26, 2011.  Jim was en route to London on a business trip for his employer, The Walt Disney Company,...
  • Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank

    Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank
    Glendale and Burbank are going different directions when it comes to commercial real estate. The vacancy rate in prime Glendale commercial buildings climbed to 23.6% in the fourth quarter of 2010, up 4.5% from a year earlier, according to Grubb & Ellis...
  • Warner Bros. studio lays off 50 in Burbank

    Warner Bros. Studios is the latest to feel the loss of falling home video sales, laying off roughly 50 employees last week. All the workers were based in Burbank. Company officials declined to comment, but in a statement, the studio said it would be...
  • 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...
  • Disney's Bob Iger lauds Netflix, touts theme parks at conference

    Disney's Bob Iger lauds Netflix, touts theme parks at conference
    Walt Disney Co.Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said he likes what he sees from Netflix, but added that he thinks it will be hard for the streaming video service to "corner the market."  "No question Netflix has a running start," said Iger,...
  • Ken Forsse dies at 77; Teddy Ruxpin creator attended Burbank High

    Ken Forsse dies at 77; Teddy Ruxpin creator attended Burbank High
    Talking toys have been around since at least 1960, when pull-the-string Chatty Cathy debuted. But Teddy Ruxpin, a cuddly teddy bear that hit stores in late 1985, marked a technological leap forward. Created by then-Granada Hills resident Ken Forsse, the...