| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:16 PM
"Ghost Whisperer" star Jennifer Love Hewitt has sold a house in Toluca Lake for $2.15 million.
The traditional-style house, built in 1952, features a flexible floor plan, an office, six bedrooms, six bathrooms and 5,921 square feet of living space. The...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Viacom's Nickelodeon has struck a deal to sell its programming to Hulu Plus, the subscription arm of the online video platform Hulu.
Starting today, recent episodes of Nickelodeon shows such as "iCarly" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" and its much-...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:16 AM
In what has been dubbed by a journalism organization as one of the "10 nastiest House races" of the election season, rival Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Bermanfaced off at yet another candidates forum Wednesday.
While some of the more personal...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill to continue funding California's film and television tax credit.
The Senate vote last week was 32 to 2 in favor of extending two more years of funding for the tax credit. California sets aside $100...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A federal grand jury is continuing to examine evidence as part of a years-long investigation into alleged civil rights violations by Burbank police officers, according to court documents and sources familiar with the investigation.
Officials with the U....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:33 PM
It's always nice when you can get others to make your points for you, and Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman.
Foreign Policy magazine's website has...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:56 AM
As Gov. Jerry Brown mulls whether to sign into law another round of subsidies for local production companies, the question that confronts him is how much each job on a movie set is worth to taxpayers.
In Massachusetts, lawmakers recently discovered a...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Three political committees that fought a 2008 ballot measure banning gay marriage in California have agreed to pay $80,000 in fines to the state ethics agency after admitting they violated campaign finance rules.
The fines come less than a month after...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Like other survivors from the crash of Metrolink 111, Mike Wiederkehr will never be the same.
Before, the Burbank resident was a triathlete. After, he could no longer swim or run because of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. He had to transfer from his...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:38 AM
The lobbies of most Hollywood offices are decorated with movie posters and Academy Awards.
But on the sixth floor of a building on Warner Bros.' Burbank lot, the lobby is decorated with patents — 24 of them, for things such as "a method and...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....