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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank

    Vacancies up in Glendale, down in Burbank
    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...
  • Studios give back locally

    The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home. The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steve Jobs to remain on Walt Disney Co. board, report says

    Steve Jobs to remain on Walt Disney Co. board, report says
    Steve Jobs will remain on the Walt Disney Co.'s board of directors, after resigning as Apple's CEO on Wednesday, according to a report. Upon officially stepping down from his post as Apple's chief executive this week, Jobs was named chairman of the...
  • DreamWorks Animations' Jeffrey Katzenberg gets pay cut in 2011

    DreamWorks Animations' Jeffrey Katzenberg gets pay cut in 2011
    DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg took home a relatively modest pay check in 2011 -- at least compared to his peers in the entertainment industry. In addition to his usual $1 annual salary, Katzenberg, who controls 68% of the voting...
  • Warner's approach to video games is paying off

    Warner's approach to video games is paying off
    "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...