| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Burbank officials on Wednesday treated news that “The Tonight Show” was leaving for a new host in a new city like a painful break-up.
And as with most epic break-ups, the rumor mill had been whirling for weeks. On Wednesday, NBC ended...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:06 PM
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Clear Channel's Internet-radio division, iHeartRadio, has signed on for 20,000 square feet in The Burbank Studios on a 10-year lease reportedly worth between $5 million and $7 million, according...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Los Angeles County Supervisors are scheduled to vote Tuesday on zoning regulations that would allow NBCUniversal to expand its Hollywood theme park and add more movie and television production facilities.
The company has proposed spending nearly $1.6...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Goodbye Hogwarts, hello Universal Studios.
After a bumpy 17-year process that once proposed developing thousands of homes on its famous Hollywood back lot, NBCUniversal won unanimous approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:28 AM
After a bumpy 17-year process that once proposed developing thousands of homes on its famous Hollywood back lot, NBCUniversal won unanimous approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for a plan that lets it expand its Universal...
| 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...
| Jan 22, 2011
With an $8.8-million budget gap looming over City Hall, candidates for City Council took a hard line this week against continuing merit-based bonuses for city employees.
Last fiscal year, city workers got a combined $1 million in bonuses, even as City...