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  • Corporate jet center at Van Nuys Airport may signal rising market

    Corporate jet center at Van Nuys Airport may signal rising market
    In a sign that the market for private and corporate jets is recovering, a new aviation center offering conference rooms and other amenities for travelers opened Thursday at Van Nuys Airport. NetJets Inc., which sells individuals and companies shares in...
  • In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
  • Burbank City Council candidate says bankruptcy was a 'business decision'

    City Council candidate David Nos filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy last December -- a "business decision" he said he was forced to make after encountering circumstances beyond his control amid a rough recession. Nos had been running his printing...
  • Disney's profit and revenue soar on "Oz," parks, ESPN

    Disney's profit and revenue soar on "Oz," parks, ESPN
    Walt Disney Co. reported a massive jump in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks, movie studio and theme parks. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.51 billion for the quarter that ended March...
  • Budget woes could affect local companies

    Local businesses could lose millions of dollars — with Nestle USA alone standing to lose more than $144 million — according to a report released recently by a national nonprofit that outlined the potential local economic impact if $500 billion...
  • Falcon Theatre comedy spoofs modern big business

    Falcon Theatre comedy spoofs modern big business
    If you’ve ever been put off by a job interview that was intimidating, demeaning or just plain strange, be thankful you weren’t among the candidates for a job at Burnham & Burnham, the fictional Fortune 500 company in “The Grönholm...
  • Thoughts from the Bullpen: Corporate America commercializing Christmas

    Merry Holiday, everyone. Yes, only three more days until Holiday, so I hope you all have your shopping done. Have you figured out what to get your friends for Holiday? Do you think the kids will be excited to run down and look under the holiday tree to...
  • 'Toy Story,' soccer spur Disney

    The Walt Disney Co. rode World Cup soccer, "Toy Story 3" and careful cost controls to increased revenue and profitability in the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest earnings reports released Tuesday. Revenues topped $10 billion for the...
  • Bags packed and ready for school

    More than 300 Burbank children are prepared to start the school year off right after getting backpacks full of supplies this weekend. The city of Burbank and the Burbank Housing Corporation partnered Saturday to celebrate the back-to-school season by...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Foster kids are everyone's children

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Foster kids are everyone's children
    It's no secret that foster kids have it tough. First, they are victims of abuse or neglect by the people who are supposed to care about them most. Then they have to leave behind everything they've ever known — home is home, even if it's a bad...
  • Reaching for the top

    Reaching for the top
    Natalie Krakirian is pirouetting her way toward her goal of becoming a professional ballet dancer. This summer, the 16-year-old Burbank resident attended the Houston Ballet Academy Summer Intensive and the Gelsey Kirkland Summer Intensive in New York...
  • B-movie producer charged in Ponzi scheme

    A Burbank business owner was arraigned this week on 89 felony counts related to a $9-million Ponzi scheme. Mahmoud Karkehabadi — also known as Mike Karkeh — is accused of promising investors up to 35% returns for making loans to his B-movie...