| 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...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:47 PM
While many Burbankers are aware that Elvis Presley rehearsed and recorded at Burbank's NBC Sound Studios back in 1968, far fewer know that for a short time in 1947, Marilyn Monroe was a Burbank resident living on South Avon Street. These two cultural...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 19. Two shootings have occurred in the region in the past couple of days.
In Woodland Hills, a man was shot near Taft High School Thursday afternoon, reports the Daily News.
And in Vany Nuys, an armed...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:56 AM
In a round of year-end belt tightening, NBCUniversal is cutting about 500 employees, or about 1.5% of its total workforce.
The cuts are distributed throughout the media company, which boasts nearly 30,000 employees, according to a person close to the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, November 13.
NBCUniversal has announced that it will cut 500 employees – 1.5 percent of its total workforce. Los Angeles Times
Authorities have identified the victim of a shooting in San Fernando Sunday...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, November 14. It's almost Black Friday, that infamous holiday that attracts record crowds to shopping centers.
But last year's casualties are still being sorted out. Authorities have not pressed any charges yet...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Burbank officials plan to send a list of qualms they have about a planned NBCUniversal project to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, which is slated to vote on the $1.6-billion project early next year.
NBCUniversal’s Evolution project...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:37 AM
NBCUniversal has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot and hopes instead to add movie and television production facilities and expand the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park.
The new $1.6-billion...