| 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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look.
It even has a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:02 AM
It will be fireworks for "Despicable Me 2" at the box office this Fourth of July, but "The Lone Ranger" could be a dud.
The animated 3-D sequel will probably collect an impressive $110 million between Tuesday night and Sunday evening, according to those...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The partnership between the Burbank Historical Society and Story Tavern continues to make history as the tavern will sponsor its second annual fundraiser for the society beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
The date, July 8, is significant for two reasons....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Thirteen of the 19 students expelled from Burbank Unified schools during the past academic year were because of drug or alcohol use, officials reported.
Other students were expelled for possessing a weapon, committing sexual battery or assaulting a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Judging from last weekend’s showing at the box office, the Lone Ranger may be heading for the last roundup while the zany, slapstick minions in “Despicable Me 2” are showing as much movie star magnetism as, say, Johnny Depp.
| Apr 24, 2011
The resounding answer was "Yes!" when Miss Burbank Ashley Karp asked hundreds of children if they were ready to hunt for Easter eggs.
More than 1,000 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and children descended Saturday morning on McCambridge Park for...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:32 PM
More than two years after the collapse of Lehman Bros., Burbank is still pining for the $10 million it lost in the deal.
Following Lehman’s declaration of bankruptcy in September 2008, Burbank filed a lawsuit alleging top executives of the...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 6:37 PM
A healthier media advertising market and greater theme-park traffic drove Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. to increased revenue and profits in the last three months of 2010 compared with a year earlier.
The first quarter of Disney’s 2011 fiscal year...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Florence June Daniel Renoudet — a longtime employee of the Walt Disney Co. and Burbank resident — has died. She was 81.
Born in Joliet, Ill., on March 23, 1929, Renoudet went on to become an accomplished singer and was a competitive and...