| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:18 AM
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,...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:35 AM
"The Dark Knight Rises" doesn't hit movie theaters for nine months, but Batman is at the heart of what may just be Warner Bros.' most important release of the fall.
With the launch Tuesday of video game Arkham City, a sequel to 2009 hit Arkham Asylum...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:19 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Viacom Inc.-owned Paramount Pictures has tapped veteran animation executive David Stainton to head its fledgling animation unit.
Stainton spent 17 years at Walt Disney Co., where he most recently served as president of feature animation until early 2006,...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A job fair hosted Thursday by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had twice the number of vendors than the same event last year, as out-of-work residents and thinly stretched business owners tried to get as many leads as possible.
About 70 companies,...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Glendale will soon be the birthplace of the Walt Disney Co.’s world-famous theme park attractions after the entertainment giant moves its machine shop here from North Hollywood.
The Glendale City Council on Tuesday signed off on plans for the shop...
| Oct 23, 2011
A “C” public health rating for the Walt Disney Co.’s commissary at its Buena Vista Street headquarters may be tied to the company’s decision to discontinue the services of a third-party catering contractor.
Without the contract,...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Glendale’s San Fernando Road corridor, long a drab bastion of nondescript warehouses and vague storefronts, continued its transformation this week with yet another huge commitment from the Walt Disney Co. and another firm poached from Los Angeles....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The Walt Disney Co. says it plans to launch a free, broadcast version of its popular Disney Channel in Russia next year, enabling the entertainment giant to deliver its family programming to about 40 million households in the increasingly important...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:37 PM
BURBANK — With the introduction of the new Metrolink express train service to Union Station in Los Angeles, officials in Burbank are concerned that the varied schedules could spell trouble for commuters who have a dangerous habit — crossing...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:07 PM
Lawmakers and movie studios battling piracy of copyrighted material this week unveiled a list of rogue states and a campaign to persuade U.S. corporations to pull their support from websites that allow users to illegally download films, television shows...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:59 PM
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...