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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...
  • 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...
  • Service Clubs: Scholars who met the challenge are honored

    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"...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: Trouble even in paradise

    The bumpy roads and broken sidewalks and overgrown trees end when you leave the city limits of Los Angeles and enter Burbank or Glendale — there should be signs saying, "Welcome to Paradise." In contrast to the warring factions — business,...
  • NBCUniversal experiences head winds in 4th quarter

    NBCUniversal experiences head winds in 4th quarter
    Comcast Corp. beat analysts' estimates with a 26% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but two NBCUniversalunits continued to struggle: the NBCbroadcast network and Universal Pictures. For the quarter ended Dec. 31, the Philadelphia cable television...
  • Sun shines on Mayor's Cup charity golf tourney

    We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
  • Fandango names ex-Disney executive Paul Yanover as new president

    Fandango names ex-Disney executive Paul Yanover as new president
    Fandango, the fast-growing online movie ticket company based in Los Angeles, has named former Disney digital executive Paul Yanover to the newly created position of president. Yanover will report to Nick Lehman, president of digital for NBCUniversal...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Pot in Tujunga, a grass fire in Sherman Oaks and Glen Bearian's possible return

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Pot in Tujunga, a grass fire in Sherman Oaks and Glen Bearian's possible return
    Good morning readers. Today is Tuesday, July 17. Today is a bit cooler, a nice relief from the scorching temperatures of late. As you settle into your day, check out these news bits from around the Valley.  Sheriff's deputies discovered a makeshift...