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  • A mouse in the house

    At least six property owners have filed insurance claims for damage to their homes that they say was caused by the construction of a childcare center on the sprawling Walt Disney Co. campus in west Glendale. The residents have complained that the...
  • Paving the way for more roadwork

    Crews will soon begin work on a $3.8-million revamp of San Fernando Road with new pavement and more aligned intersections for the busy industrial corridor. The City Council is expected to sign off on the construction contract today, with work on the six-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Studios give back locally

    The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home. The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Disney 'very forthright' on cutting funds for Boy Scouts over gay leader ban

    The national commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America said the decision by Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. to cut funding for the organization over its ban on adult leaders who are gay was disappointing, but not a surprise. Tico Perez told the Orlando...
  • 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...