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  • Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river

    Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river
    Alex Hausman and his four-year-old son, Theo, were walking across a shallow area of the Los Angeles River on Saturday morning when they spotted a child-sized mattress floating near the edge. When a few nearby volunteers saw the find, they lifted the...
  • 'The Lone Ranger' is an expensive gamble for Walt Disney Studios

    In Walt Disney Studios' remake of "The Lone Ranger," the masked lawman and his loopy sidekick, Tonto, stop a runaway train, are beaten by bad guys and besieged by scorpions, and blow up a massive bridge with dynamite — all while trying to avenge the...
  • Glendale City Council says yes to long-term apartment deal

    Glendale City Council says yes to long-term apartment deal
    The City Council made an unusual move on Tuesday when it granted a 14-year development agreement with a developer to lock in approvals for a six-story apartment building at Central and Wilson avenues to cover the decade-plus that may pass before...
  • An endEARring evening of thanks

    From the inner sanctum of Disney’s Burbank campus to the most remote corners of the world, the sight of a large circle topped off with two smaller circles is immediately recognized as Mickey Mouse. Indeed, that trio of iconic circles representing...
  • Watching, worrying and waiting

    Watching, worrying and waiting
    While the world watches Japan struggle to overcome the effects of a deadly tsunami, earthquakes and nuclear radiation leaks, Junko Nakayama watches more closely than most. Nakayama, trainer for the La Crescenta Valley High School baseball team, said a...
  • Technicolor Inc. moving jobs to Glendale

    Glendale officials are seeing a full-color demonstration of what they hope will happen in the San Fernando Road Creative Corridor, with Technicolor Inc. agreeing this month to move 100 film-processing jobs into a 40,000-square-foot Flower Avenue...
  • Mastering mammoth effects

    Mastering mammoth effects
    Burbank native Leslie Iwerks took on the daunting task of compacting 35 years of history on George Lucas' visual effects company, Industrial Light & Magic, into her documentary on the company's evolution that will be seen this weekend on Encore. In...
  • Movies are a bright spot at Disney

    Movies and movie-themed products were bright spots for Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. in a quarter that saw an overall decline in profits, according to figures released Friday. The diverse company — which owns theme parks, television networks and...
  • Officials worried about rail safety

    Officials worried about rail safety
    BURBANK — With the introduction of the new Metrolink express train service to Union Station in Los Angeles, officials in Burbank are concerned that the varied schedules could spell trouble for commuters who have a dangerous habit — crossing...
  • Schiff, others take aim at piracy

    Lawmakers and movie studios battling piracy of copyrighted material this week unveiled a list of rogue states and a campaign to persuade U.S. corporations to pull their support from websites that allow users to illegally download films, television shows...
  • Film permits on the rise in city

    Glendale and Burbank have benefited from a boost in film production in the region, as "CSI," "Desperate Housewives" and a host of television commercials have shot on location in the area in the past two months. Last week Film L.A., a nonprofit that...
  • Disney bags test high for lead

    The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday said it was looking into claims that a line of reusable bags that bear images from "Toy Story" and "Cars" contain 15 times the level of lead allowed in children's products. Charles Margulis, a spokesman for the Center for...