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  • 'Evolution Plan' gets a new skeptic

    It seems that NBC Universal’s unwieldy plan to build 2 million square feet of new commercial space, including 500 hotel guest rooms and 2,937 residential units, attracted a powerful new skeptic this week in Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev...
  • Supervisor speaks up on studio plan

    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....
  • City grapples with filling NBC lot

    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...
  • Local wins award at Cooperstown tourney

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament. During the event in New...
  • Disney sells to Amazon, renews with Netflix

    Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train. Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Evolution plan public hearing, Nail salon robberies continue

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Evolution plan public hearing, Nail salon robberies continue
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, August 10. Next Tuesday, a public hearing is set to take place on the controversial NBC Universal Evolution plan. A plan to add thousands of residential units was cut, but Evolution still includes new hotels and...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council supports regulating helicopter noise, Berman and Sherman to debate tonight

    San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council supports regulating helicopter noise, Berman and Sherman to debate tonight
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 15. The Los Angeles City Council showed support Tuesday for a bill that would curb helicopter noise, an issue that residents have recently complained about. The bill would direct the Federal Aviation...
  • Chief executive says animation and franchises are key for Universal

    Chief executive says animation and franchises are key for Universal
    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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Police seek NoHo taggers, Woodland Hills couple die in car crash and L.A. River advocates ask for a bike path

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Police seek NoHo taggers, Woodland Hills couple die in car crash and L.A. River advocates ask for a bike path
    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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Villaraigosa praises the Valley on his way out, Evolution plan adds bikeway and opium found in La Crescenta home

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Villaraigosa praises the Valley on his way out, Evolution plan adds bikeway and opium found in La Crescenta home
    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...
  • L.A. Planning Commission gives OK to NBCUniversal expansion

    L.A. Planning Commission gives OK to NBCUniversal expansion
    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...
  • On the Town: Elvis and Marilyn come to party

    On the Town: Elvis and Marilyn come to party
    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...