| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:11 AM
A new Chinese joint venture said Monday that the third installment of DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" will be made in China as a co-production, the first for any major Hollywood animated feature film.
"Kung Fu Panda 3," set for worldwide release...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:37 PM
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....
| Aug 18, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Having survived a five-year profit drought as well as a nearly snowless winter, La Cañada 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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Of the 2,000 jobs slated to be cut by Yahoo, 65 will be at the company's Empire Avenue offices in Burbank, according to filings with the California Employment Development Department.
There were also layoffs at Disney Consumer Products Inc. in Glendale...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:00 PM
On Saturday, April 14, my family went to my sister’s house and walked to Verdugo Avenue to watch the annual Burbank on Parade. I mainly participate in viewing the parade in order to spend time with my family more than the excitement of the parade...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:25 PM
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.”