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  • Disney earnings per share jump 31%, with help from 'Avengers'

    Disney earnings per share jump 31%, with help from 'Avengers'
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 31% jump in earnings per share, the strongest in the company's history, buoyed by improvements at its film studio, theme parks and consumer products groups. The Burbank entertainment conglomerate's revenue reached $11.1 billion...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
  • Film review: Latest 'Spider-Man' is diverting, but not amazing

    Film review: Latest 'Spider-Man' is diverting, but not amazing
    If it seems like only a few years since we thrilled to director Sam Raimi's “Spider-Man” trilogy, well ... that's because it was. Raimi's films were released in 2002, 2004, and 2007. After a mere five years, Sony is starting all over again....
  • Sport Chalet turns corner, announces $100,000 profit

    Sport Chalet turns corner, announces $100,000 profit
    Having survived a five-year profit drought as well as a nearly snowless winter, La Caņada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet turned a corner last quarter and is updating its retail strategy for the long haul, Chief Executive Craig Levra told shareholders...
  • DreamWorks Animation signs five-year deal with 20th Century Fox

    DreamWorks Animation signs five-year deal with 20th Century Fox
    Shrek and Po have found a new home. DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale studio behind such hit animated franchises as "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar," has signed a five-year deal with 20th Century Fox, which will distribute its movies...
  • Ron Kaye: Money, power, public policy

    It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities. There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
  • Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again

    Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again
    The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners. Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
  • Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union

    Local Hostess facilities still closed despite mediation talks with bakers union
    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...
  • Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain

    Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain
    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.” A...
  • Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney

    Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney
    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...
  • More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale

    More than 138 Hostess workers to be laid off in Atwater, Glendale
    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...
  • Fandango names ex-Disney executive Paul Yanover as new president

    Fandango names ex-Disney executive Paul Yanover as new president
    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...