| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
As the new face of the Burbank Parent Teacher Assn., Steve Frintner is the first man in the history of Burbank Unified to oversee all 16 PTA organizations in the district.
Frintner tries to downplay that fact when he can, already familiar with receiving...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Robert Iger will remain chief executive of the Walt Disney Co. through June of 2016, which is 15 months longer than expected, the entertainment juggernaut said Monday afternoon.
Iger, who also serves as Disney's chairman, had been slated to step down...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Burbank residents, businesses and media companies, including The Walt Disney Co., joined more than 700 supporters of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. for the organization's 43rd annual Beastly Ball last week.
Widely acknowledged as one of the best...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Already the entertainment industry’s biggest licensor, the Walt Disney Co. is looking to "Star Wars" to lift it to new galactic heights when it releases three new movies over the next few years.
"It’s already an extraordinarily robust...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The Walt Disney Co. means a lot of things these days: Marvel superheroes, "Star Wars" and Pixar among them, but the company is going back to basics for its latest Disney Channel series, titled simply, "Mickey Mouse."
The new series will feature short...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Walt Disney Studios unveiled the release dates of several highly anticipated movies to hit theaters this year and 2014.
“Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will be widely released on Dec. 20. The...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger and Chief Financial Officer James Rasulo sold large quantities of company stock in mid-May, when shares of the Burbank entertainment giant were near an all-time high.
Iger sold 1 million shares of...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A former Walt Disney Co. archivist is suing the Burbank company, claiming the entertainment giant fired him in alleged retaliation for reporting sexual harassment in the workplace.
Robert Klein, 41, filed an unlawful retaliation suit Monday in U.S....
| May 21, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff.
The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Walt Disney Co.'s video game division laid off about 50 staffers Tuesday from several locations on the same day that it closed the Austin, Texas, studio that produced its "Epic Mickey" titles.
The layoffs were separate from the people who lost their...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Walt Disney Co. unveiled the first computer rendering of its Shanghai Disney Resort at the company's annual meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday morning.
Disney Chairman and CEO Robert Iger told the gathering that the theme park would open at the end of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Long stuck in low gear, Walt Disney Co.’s video game division is aiming for infinity.
The entertainment conglomerate on Tuesday unveiled plans for a high-stakes initiative called Disney Infinity that could determine the success or failure of its...