| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Rep. Howard Berman has begun running two cable TV campaign ads, the first since the primary election, in his bruising battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman.
Unlike the increasing vitriol spilled on both sides as the two House veterans compete...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:59 AM
The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board has concluded an investigation into contamination on the site of the Walt Disney Studios, a senior board official said.
The agency’s decision comes a day after The Times reported the board, along...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Plugging long-standing vacancies in its management team, the agency that plans to build the state bullet train system announced Monday the hiring of a chief administrative officer and seven other individuals to fill a variety of top executive posts....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:40 AM
China is rolling up the red carpet for Hollywood.
Just six months after Chinese and American leaders reached a new agreement allowing more foreign movies into the world's most populous nation, officials there are trying to torpedo the box office...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Warner Bros. and Redbox are about to re-ignite a battle over how long consumers have to wait to rent DVDs.
The Time Warner Inc.-owned studio is instituting a new policy that all DVD rental outlets must wait 56 days from the time the disc goes on sale...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:24 AM
A 34-year-old woman involved in an altercation with Los Angeles police that is now under investigation was identified Tuesday night as Michelle Jordan.
The Sunland resident was pulled over Aug. 21 on a cellphone violation and was arrested on suspicion of...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Reeling from its spectacular ratings fall, Burbank-based Nickelodeon has pushed out animation chief Brown Johnson, the executive most responsible for creating the network's cartoon sensation "Dora the Explorer."
Johnson is leaving Nickelodeon "to...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:54 PM
American Airlines, which filed for bankruptcy protection in November, is closing its operations at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank and ending flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to New Delhi.
In addition to closing operations at those two airports, the airline...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Los Angeles police searched Tuesday for three armed men who killed a 24-year-old as he attempted to help his grandfather, who was being mugged by the men outside a Sun Valley home.
Danilo Estuardo Morales was shot in the head and killed after coming to...
| 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...