| 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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 15, 2010
The Magnolia Park Optimist Club honored students at its April 15 meeting who were able to overcome many obstacles to achieve their goals.
Optimists Evie Magnante and Sue Kyle did an outstanding job of selecting the students who won "Meet the Challenge"...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2010
City officials are looking into whether developers of a massive NBC Universal project are underestimating how the added traffic will affect surrounding streets in West Burbank.
The influx could be significant. The nearly 400-acre site for the NBC...
| Nov 20, 2010
Residents take solace: A draft environmental impact report for the massive NBC Universal development on the west side of town should have a minimal effect on traffic. That is, if you believe all the people using 2 million square feet of commercial space,...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2011
With the inertia of a 400-acre NBC Universal development pushing potential traffic and woes ever closer to Burbank's boundaries, the City Council officially lodged its concerns this week for an important environmental impact report.
The massive Universal...