| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:59 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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%...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 5:56 PM
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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 10:52 AM
George Bodenheimer, who has been running Walt Disney Co.'s lucrative ESPN networks for more than a decade, is stepping back from day-to-day management but plans to remain with the company in the newly created role of ESPN executive chairman.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 2:21 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:31 PM
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...
| 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,...