| 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...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 8:13 AM
In a surprise move, Carolina Lightcap is leaving her position as president of Disney Channels Worldwide after just under two years on the job.
The departure is the second high-profile exit from Walt Disney Co. Last week, Andy Mooney abruptly resigned...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 8:14 AM
"The Lion King" reigned supreme at the box office this weekend, nearly two decades after the classic animated movie was first released in theaters.
A 3-D version of the 1994 family film began its limited, two-week engagement this weekend and collected...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:37 PM
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...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:07 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:18 AM
The Walt Disney Co. is set to announce a major licensing deal to bring "Avatar" attractions to its theme parks, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
The Burbank entertainment giant has secured the rights from 20th Century Fox movie studio,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Warner Bros. Studios is the latest to feel the loss of falling home video sales, laying off roughly 50 employees last week. All the workers were based in Burbank.
Company officials declined to comment, but in a statement, the studio said it would be...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:49 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal to bring the fantasy world of "Avatar" to Disney Parks, starting with a multi-attraction themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla.
Director James Cameron and his producing partner Jon Landau -- the team...
| 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...