| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Viacom Inc.-owned Paramount Pictures has tapped veteran animation executive David Stainton to head its fledgling animation unit.
Stainton spent 17 years at Walt Disney Co., where he most recently served as president of feature animation until early 2006,...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:08 PM
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.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:19 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:35 AM
"The Dark Knight Rises" doesn't hit movie theaters for nine months, but Batman is at the heart of what may just be Warner Bros.' most important release of the fall.
With the launch Tuesday of video game Arkham City, a sequel to 2009 hit Arkham Asylum...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A job fair hosted Thursday by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had twice the number of vendors than the same event last year, as out-of-work residents and thinly stretched business owners tried to get as many leads as possible.
About 70 companies,...
| Oct 23, 2011
A “C” public health rating for the Walt Disney Co.’s commissary at its Buena Vista Street headquarters may be tied to the company’s decision to discontinue the services of a third-party catering contractor.
Without the contract,...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The Walt Disney Co. says it plans to launch a free, broadcast version of its popular Disney Channel in Russia next year, enabling the entertainment giant to deliver its family programming to about 40 million households in the increasingly important...
| Jan 11, 2011
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...
| Jan 14, 2011
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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported improved fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by gains at Disney Channel and ESPN and at the Burbank company's theme parks.
The entertainment giant reported net income of $1.08 billion for the quarter ending Oct. 1, a jump of 30%...
| Jan 30, 2011
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,...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Glendale and Burbank are going different directions when it comes to commercial real estate.
The vacancy rate in prime Glendale commercial buildings climbed to 23.6% in the fourth quarter of 2010, up 4.5% from a year earlier, according to Grubb & Ellis...