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  • Walt Disney, the maverick: A guest essay by Jon Favreau

    Walt Disney, the maverick: A guest essay by Jon Favreau
    I was born in 1966, the year Walt Disney passed away. He would’ve been 110 this week. I’m too young to have had a first-hand memory of him. In fact, I didn’t even know Disney was a man until late in my childhood. Disney was a place (Disneyland) and it made cartoons (Mickey Mouse) and it made movies (Snow White). I later learned that Disney was a person and not a swirling entity defined by Disneyland, Mickey Mouse and Snow White. Or so I thought.
  • Disney matriarch passes at 77

    Patricia A. Disney — matriarch of a family whose $10-million donation was the foundation of a comprehensive cancer center at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center — has died. She was 77. Married to Roy, Walt Disney's nephew, for more than 50...

    KCET comes to town

    KCET comes to town
    The Pointe has been a Burbank landmark for all the wrong reasons — a gleaming 14-story blue glass structure finished in 2009 that has been nearly empty since it opened. But that’s about to change, with comic book superhero factory D.C....

    Thoughts from the Bull Pen: Predictions for the coming year

    Gone today, here tomorrow. Yes, that's right, it's the end of the year. While most news organizations come up with some kind of a "look back" at 2010 (do we really want to read the same news again?), or a top 10 list (usually made up of movies that you...

    A celebration for the ages

    Many guests gave a double thumbs-up to the Burbank Tournament of Roses float entry “Centennial Celebration” when it was unveiled during New Year’s Eve under the Olive Avenue bridge. What wasn’t to love? There were icons in 3-D...