| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:13 AM
99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has agreed to be taken private in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion, the City of Commerce deep-discount retailer said Tuesday, after months of talks with several groups interested in buying the company.
The chain said it had...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Warner Bros.' deal with Redbox has expired with the two companies still at odds over how long consumers should wait to rent DVDs for $1.20 a night.
As a result, kiosk rental company Redbox will have to buy Warner DVDs from retailers like Wal-Mart at a...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 8:19 PM
The wait list for a tandem of local, low-cost child care centers is 400 families deep, with some applicants on standby for as long as three years to land a coveted spot, officials said Tuesday.
The Burbank Housing Corp. Child Development Center at...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky weighed in this week on NBCUniversal’s proposed 400-acre “Evolution Plan,” asking the company to drop efforts to build almost 3,000 residential units that are part of the proposed project....
| May 13, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Two Burbank companies are growing and spreading the 3-D gospel beyond feature films.
Last month, “Avatar” director James Cameron helped relaunch the 3-D production firm Pace with a plan to hire more engineering talent and convince studios and...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Burbank officials have set a self-imposed Nov. 15 deadline to hammer out a deal with a new operator for the city’s recycling center — even if the prospective newcomer was selected by the current contractor who is accused of making almost $33...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:48 AM
The race is on to find tenants to fill the space in Burbank’s media district currently occupied by NBCUniversal’s news operations, which will move out in late 2013.
The company announced that it will move its news operations out of their...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:00 AM
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...
| 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....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
NBC Universal's announcement this week that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot was praised by local and regional officials who feared the massive mixed-use project would overwhelm public facilities...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:16 PM
And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
It stands proudly alongside...