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  • '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...
  • Burbank taxi fleet full of hybrids

    The taxi fleet in Burbank is getting greener, and soon those greener pastures will make their way to Glendale. The City Cab lot near Bob Hope Airport sports roughly 110 taxi cabs and minivans. Forty-six of those vehicles, or 42%, are now either gas-...
  • Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet

    Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet
    Local officials reacted Wednesday to the news announced earlier this week that sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, a longtime La Cañada company and flagship of the city’s Town Center, is being sold to an East Coast retail group. Vestis Retail...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer
    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio, the Los Angeles Times reported. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been...
  • Bill could help smokers kick the habit

    Smokers in Glendale, which has one of the highest smoking rates in Los Angeles County, could gain free access to tools to help them quit smoking under a bill passed by state legislators Tuesday. County officials and health care representatives gathered...
  • Studios give back locally

    The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home. The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
  • Liu meets with people hurt by budget stalemate

    Christopher McWhorter is one face of the state budget crisis, as state Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) learned Thursday. McWhorter, 37, is bedridden because of muscular dystrophy. Sixteen hours a week, workers paid through the California Department of Health...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    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...
  • 'Miami Medical' actor sues for 2009 mishap

    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...
  • Time Warner sees digital future

    Time Warner sees digital future
    Warner Bros. Studios parent Time Warner Inc. plans in the coming months to aggressively dive into digital sales of new movies and TV shows, pushing into a new arena as DVD sales tail off. On Wednesday, Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes discussed...