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  • 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...
  • Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%

    Disney's first-quarter profit up 12%
    Strong performances at Walt Disney Co.'s domestic theme parks and by Disney Channel helped drive a 12% increase in the company's first-quarter net income compared with a year earlier. The Burbank media giant reported that revenue for the quarter ended...
  • Planets may not be aligned for Disney's 'John Carter'

    Planets may not be aligned for Disney's 'John Carter'
    When Walt Disney Co.'s "John Carter" opens in theaters this weekend, the science-fiction adventure may encounter obstacles as formidable as its hero faces on Mars. The film brings to the big screen a century-old fantasy tale, from Tarzan creator Edgar...
  • Students cash in on imagination

    Students cash in on imagination
    A team of USC students took first prize in a highly competitive design competition sponsored by the Walt Disney Co., wooing the judges with a proposal to build a ride based on the movie “Up” at the studio’s Shanghai theme park. About...
  • Student headed for the blue sky

    Woodbury University may not have placed in the final round of the Walt Disney Co.’s annual design concept competition, but for one student, the journey will pay dividends. Mario Salazar scored a coveted paid internship in the Blue Sky department of...
  • 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...
  • Local publicly-held companies bruised slightly in Wall Street plunge

    Local publicly-held companies bruised slightly in Wall Street plunge
    Publicly-held companies based in Glendale and Burbank were relatively unscathed in the stock market’s 512-point plunge today. Glendale-based Public Storage’s stocks dropped by $6.26 to $110.82 per share. Stocks for DineEquity, owner of...
  • Creative Arts Center helps celebrate Burbank's 100th

    Creative Arts Center helps celebrate Burbank's 100th
    The Creative Arts Center, located at 1100 West Clark Avenue, currently has a show helping to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city of Burbank.  Exhibitors include: The Cartoon Network, The Walt Disney Company, Falcon Theater, Lockheed Martin...
  • 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...
  • Disney to lay off 65

    Disney to lay off 65
    Completing a round of job cuts that was announced in June, the Walt Disney Co. will lay off 65 employees Sunday, most of them from the company’s headquarters in Burbank. Although it was reported 200 Disney jobs would be eliminated in June, not...
  • Disney restructures Marvel Studios marketing department

    Disney restructures Marvel Studios marketing department
    Three top marketing executives at Marvel Studios have been ousted as part of a restructuring by corporate parent Walt Disney Co., a person familiar with the matter confirmed.   Disney has taken over the marketing and distribution of Marvel films from...