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  • NBCUniversal scraps plan to build housing on Universal back lot

    NBCUniversal scraps plan to build housing on Universal back lot
    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...
  • Gabel-Luddy calls revised 'Evolution' plans 'very constructive'

    Gabel-Luddy calls revised 'Evolution' plans 'very constructive'
    Burbank Councilwoman Emily Gabel-Luddy called NBCUniversal’s announcement that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its back lot"very constructive," but said she still had concerns about the traffic impact. The new...
  • NBC Universal calls 'cut' on housing plan

    NBC Universal calls 'cut' on housing plan
    NBC Universal's announcement this week that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot was praised by local and regional officials who feared the massive mixed-use project would overwhelm public facilities...
  • Cablevision and NBCUniversal sign distribution deal

    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...
  • NBCUniversal cuts about 500 employees

    NBCUniversal cuts about 500 employees
    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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: NBCUniversal announces layoffs, San Fernando shooting victim identified

    San Fernando Valley roundup: NBCUniversal announces layoffs, San Fernando shooting victim identified
    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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council to review Universal plan, Station takes a look inside Valley pot house

    San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council to review Universal plan, Station takes a look inside Valley pot house
    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...
  • Burbank still has concerns over toned down NBCUniversal project

    Burbank still has concerns over toned down NBCUniversal project
    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...
  • Major shake up at NBCUniversal with latest reorganization

    Major shake up at NBCUniversal with latest reorganization
    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...
  • NBCUniversal to fund Burbank projects to ease impact of expansion

    NBCUniversal to fund Burbank projects to ease impact of expansion
    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. Burbank...
  • Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board

    Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board
    Leader backs Bric, Gabel-Luddy for Burbank City Council A down economy, ongoing police oversight issues, impacts of a new airport transit center and a behemoth Universal City development adjacent to Burbank, a possible high-speed rail corridor —...
  • DC moves westward

    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...