| May 19, 2010
CITY HALL — Life in downtown Burbank is about to get a whole lot funnier.
The City Council has approved a business-assistance loan for Flappers Comedy Club to take over a vacant restaurant at Magnolia Boulevard and First Street. Councilman David...
| May 22, 2010
Last week I visited Jet Propulsion Laboratory during its annual open house. I was told by JPL media relations that about 30,000 to 40,000 visitors attended the event.
I was in high school the last time I attended a JPL open house, attending as part of an...
| Jun 23, 2010
Supporters of the Los Angeles Zoo came out in force to show their love and gratitude to legendary actress and longtime Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. Trustee Betty White at the 40th annual Beasty Ball Saturday evening.
Renowned as one of Southern...
| Jul 21, 2010
If you are familiar with the CBS reality show "The Amazing Race," you are well aware that via planes, hot air balloons, helicopters, boats and rickshaws, contestants are sent to the far corners of the globe to carry out all sorts of wild and wacky tasks...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:46 PM
While “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen’s clash with Warner Bros. plays out under the klieg lights, many others are quietly feeling the economic impact of the Burbank studio’s decision to halt production of the hit comedy....
| Oct 16, 2010
The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:28 PM
City transportation commissioners plan to discuss options for turning around money-losing bus services for seniors and the disabled, contending it is their job to review how funds are being spent despite City Council direction to maintain the status quo....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train.
Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Country singer Garth Brooks re-emerged in a big way this week, performing at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, then announcing Monday that he'll go on a world tour – his first in 13 years – in 2014.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:19 PM
There was lots of mail on the Fox telecast of the Ravens' epic win Sunday over the Vikings.
In the interest of getting more reader reaction into this post, I'll keep my words to a minimum. I'll try anyway. I've noticed the "Z responds" part is sometimes...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:54 AM
NBC won Sunday night among the major networks with its weekly prime-time NFL game, while the finale of "The Amazing Race" slowed among young-adult viewers, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
"Sunday Night Football," the face-off between the...