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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. County supervisor opposes Universal Studios housing plan

    L.A. County supervisor opposes Universal Studios housing plan
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky shot a torpedo at NBCUniversal's $3-billion "Evolution Plan," saying he opposes the company's proposal to build housing on part of its famous back lot in Universal City. The supervisor asked Universal Studios...
  • '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...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...