| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale remain on the chopping block, even after the company and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall a planned liquidation.
A spokeswoman for Hostess on Monday said all...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:25 PM
More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale appear headed for the chopping block — this time for good after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the company’s plan for an “orderly wind-down.”
| Nov 9, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Higher attendance at its overseas theme parks and cruise lines as well as growth in the rates that cable and satellite companies pay to carry ESPN helped drive growth for Walt Disney Co. last quarter.
Revenue at the Burbank media giant -- which also...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Fandango, the fast-growing online movie ticket company based in Los Angeles, has named former Disney digital executive Paul Yanover to the newly created position of president.
Yanover will report to Nick Lehman, president of digital for NBCUniversal...
| Oct 13, 2010
MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget?
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
| Jun 19, 2010
The La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival will kick off its inaugural season Friday with a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Byrnes Amphitheatre at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.
The four-week series is the brain-child of actor...
| Jun 25, 2010
Local utility officials say they aren't fazed by a decision from Maryland energy regulators who, citing unfair charges to customers, rejected a smart meter project similar to those being implemented in Burbank and Glendale.
Baltimore Gas and Electric...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Looking to eliminate 700,000 car trips, increase options for travelers and improve runway safety, Bob Hope Airport officials this week unveiled their new contract with rental car firms for use of the upcoming $120-million transit center.
The plan calls...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Glendale and Burbank are going different directions when it comes to commercial real estate.
The vacancy rate in prime Glendale commercial buildings climbed to 23.6% in the fourth quarter of 2010, up 4.5% from a year earlier, according to Grubb & Ellis...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:43 PM
OK class, your vocabulary word this month is “nepotism.” Wikipedia defines nepotism as favoritism granted to relatives or friends regardless of merit.
What it seems to mean in Burbank is if you have a relative also working for the city, you...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 6:10 PM
An actor accidentally zapped by a defibrillator on a Burbank soundstage has sued the maker of the device designed to help heart attack victims, saying the incident has made him hesitant to ply his trade.
Brando Eaton, who has had recurring roles on...