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  • DreamWorks Animation buys "Casper," "Lassie" parent Classic Media

    DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale-based studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movies, is buying Classic Media, a company that owns the rights to "Casper the Friendly Ghost," "Lassie," "The Lone Ranger" and other iconic entertainment characters,...
  • Glendale reshuffles exec role after loss of redevelopment

    The man in charge of Glendale’s now-defunct redevelopment agency has been promoted to a new executive position that will focus on marketing the city to outside businesses. Philip Lanzafame’s new job comes as the city embarks on a mission...
  • Disney earnings per share jump 31%, with help from 'Avengers'

    Disney earnings per share jump 31%, with help from 'Avengers'
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 31% jump in earnings per share, the strongest in the company's history, buoyed by improvements at its film studio, theme parks and consumer products groups. The Burbank entertainment conglomerate's revenue reached $11.1 billion...
  • Ike Perlmutter holds the reins of superheroes at Marvel

    Ike Perlmutter holds the reins of superheroes at Marvel
    Walt Disney Co.'s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment gave it the Hulk, Iron Man and other superheroes to fuel summer blockbusters for years to come. It also got Ike Perlmutter. Marvel's chief executive is hardly a household name. But Disney's...
  • Disney, DMG team up to make 'Iron Man 3' a Chinese co-production

    Disney, DMG team up to make 'Iron Man 3' a Chinese co-production
    The Walt Disney Co. and its Marvel Studios subsidiary said Monday that "Iron Man 3" will be a co-production with China, as the Burbank company teamed with DMG Entertainment of Beijing to co-finance and distribute the film. Robert Downey, Jr., Gwynneth...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Remaining neighborly

    Between the construction on Flower Street and the massive Fairmont Avenue "flyover" bridge, the USS Disney continues to leave quite a wake as the studio builds out its presence in the north San Fernando Road corridor. Caught up in the middle of it all...
  • City working to lure artful companies

    CITY HALL — The notoriously lengthy process for opening a business in Glendale will need to be significantly shortened if the city hopes to attract creative arts and media companies to the drab San Fernando industrial corridor, officials said. The...