| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers! Today is Wednesday, October 24. Prepare for traffic on your commute home tonight. President Obama is heading to Burbank during rush hour.
He will make his fifth appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Burbank Leader...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
More than 175 employees at entertainment-related companies in Burbank likely will be laid off starting in December, many as a result of outsourcing custodial services, studio representatives said.
Sixty-seven workers at Walt Disney Studios — mostly...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, October 30. Some employees at entertainment companies in Burbank could soon be facing layoffs.
More than 175 employees at companies such as Disney, NBCUniversal and Technicolor Creative Services will likely be...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp. has signed a long-term distribution deal to carry broadcast and cable networks owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal unit.
The agreement includes broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo as well as cable channels USA, Bravo, MSNBC, CNBC...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Acknowledging that the movie business is "not for the faint of heart," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said he'd like to see more animation and more franchise films out of Universal in the years ahead.
"We've had our ups and downs for the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 27. Police are looking for a group of suspected taggers in North Hollywood after a shooting Tuesday night.
A man on a bike was allegedly shot in the leg after one of the taggers believed he took a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, September 28. All things must come to an end.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's time serving the city is almost up. Looking back at his term, he made the claim that he has visited the Valley more times than...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The Los Angeles City Planning Commission recommended Thursday that NBCUniversal be allowed to move to the next stage of approval for a long-planned expansion at its San Fernando Valley site, after the company agreed to fund a bikeway and make other...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:38 AM
NBCUniversal is addressing some concerns raised about its proposed $1.6-billion expansion by agreeing to fund traffic mitigation efforts in Burbank neighborhoods near the project and close a missing link in the Los Angeles River bike path.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
In a dramatic reorganization at NBCUniversal, respected programmer Bonnie Hammer has been promoted to lead the company's entire cable entertainment portfolio -- the most lucrative division, which generates approximately 50% of the media giant's...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Planning commissioners this week recommended that the city extend major development agreements with Warner Bros. by another 15 years, giving the studio more time to grow.
The development agreements with the city were approved in 1995 and allowed for 20...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 6:46 PM
The Green Lantern is coming, but the news crews are leaving.
Warner Bros. Studios will bring workers with subsidiary DC Entertainment from New York to Burbank over the next 16 months. DC Entertainment is the movie and game arm of DC Comics, publisher...