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  • City awaits word on Lehman's suit

    City awaits word on Lehman's suit
    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...
  • Finally having a field day

    Soon, fans will be able to enjoy the game without the pain of splinters after the long-awaited revamp of Memorial Field is completed — the last stage in an $18.5-million, three-phase capital improvement project designed to modernize decrepit...
  • With film shoots rising, Hertz Global buys local

    New Jersey-based Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has acquired Burbank's 24/7 Studio Equipment, which rents generators, light towers, booms and other equipment for film and television production. 24/7, founded in 2005, was owned by private equity firm...
  • Putting all their eggs in several baskets

    Putting all their eggs in several baskets
    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...
  • Stars, community come out for Habitat build

    Stars, community come out for Habitat build
    Homes are going up in a hurry on narrow Elliott Drive, as dozens of Habitat for Humanity volunteers join professionals and the eventual homeowners for a “build-a-thon” on seven townhomes and an existing house a few blocks from McCambridge...
  • Disney to cut 200 jobs

    Roughly 200 positions are expected to be eliminated by the Walt Disney Co., most to be absorbed by the company’s Burbank headquarters, in a round of layoffs next week, according to a company source. Some of the positions to be eliminated currently...
  • Disney demonstrators released on bail

    Four environmental activists who were arrested Wednesday after chaining themselves to the entrance gate and unfurling a banner at Walt Disney Studios have been released after posting $1,000 bail. Two members of Rainforest Action Network dressed as Mickey...
  • Burbank theaters are a big draw

    The city where they make the movies is also the place where the people come to see them — in droves. Downtown Burbank’s collection of 30 AMC screens forms one of the highest-grossing cineplexes in the country, according to corporate...
  • Disney sells to Amazon, renews with Netflix

    Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train. Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
  • Disney acquires mommy blogging site Babble

    Walt Disney Co. has acquired New York-based Babble Media Inc., a parenting site that features advice about pregnancy, child development and related topics from some 200 mommy bloggers. The Burbank entertainment giant has been acquiring family-focused...
  • Studios, companies unite for Burbank museum

    Studios, companies unite for Burbank museum
    The Falcon Theatre, Walt Disney Co., Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon are among the creative forces that will contribute to an art exhibit at the Burbank Creative Arts Center that opens Aug. 5. The center is celebrating 100 years of the city’s...
  • Celebrating a century of creativity

    As the City of Burbank continues the centennial celebration of its incorporation, the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery is paying homage to the milestone with an exhibit of art and artifacts from six of the city’s most prominent businesses...