| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:58 AM
The chances are probably better than good that, beginning with last Friday’s opening ceremonies, you have been spending some time watching the 2012 London Olympics. As you continue to place your attention on the displays of athletic excellence...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 12:31 PM
There used to be a time when the only people who cared what junk-food companies did were health advocates.
How I long for those days.
Can we not have our artery-clogging pizzas, breaded chicken filet sandwiches and crème-filled cookies without...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:43 PM
With the economy still struggling, Vince Schmidt has seen how some businesses and corporations have scaled back or stopped their donations to charitable organizations.
Luckily, sponsors have seen the value and viability of the organization Schmidt helped...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Barbara Beckley, pencil thin and fiercely emphatic, sits in an armchair in the living room-style lobby of the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Sounds from the stage indicate that rehearsals are underway for the second show of the Colony's 38th season: the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:47 PM
The Burbank Arts for All Foundation kicks off its inaugural gala, titled “Party on the Plaza,” by honoring a local company and two individuals — Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., Burbank teacher Beth Morrison and Burbank PTA Council...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:02 AM
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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Movie and television production at Bob Hope Airport has generated roughly $100,000 during the past six months for the airfield as studios use it as a backdrop — one TV series even transformed it into three airports, including one in Mumbai, India....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:20 PM
The porn star who’s made a name for himself with his guy-next-door looks and role opposite Lindsay Lohan in an upcoming indie flick came out Thursday against a proposed initiative to require condoms on adult film sets in Los Angeles County.
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:58 PM
A new Crunch gym has opened in downtown Burbank following the huge success of the company's West Hollywood location, which has become a trendy work-out spot for celebrities and entertainment-industry types.
Burbank's identity as the “entertainment...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:05 PM
A federal judge has ruled that Home Depot's attempt to obtain all social-networking posts by a former manager of its Burbank store was overly broad.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal rejected the company's motion earlier this month, but did rule that...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:05 AM
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...