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Disneyland theme park sign in Anaheim (AP Photo)

Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — One of Disneyland’s most popular rides has reopened after Disney declined to appeal a workplace safety case. The Orange County Register reports Space Mountain reopened Friday evening. The attraction was closed earlier […]

05/04/2013

Miracle Noodles

Jonathan Carp and Jeff Smith on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Jonathan Carp, an entrepreneur who has sold millions of packages of his Miracle Noodle – a calorie free, carb free noodle. Also on the show, Jeff Smith, CEO of JS2 Communications, will discuss corporate branding.

03/20/2013

(AP Photo)

Disney, News Corp. ‘finalizing’ plans for Hulu

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney and News Corp. are “finalizing” their future plans for Hulu as the online video streaming service prepares for the departure of CEO Jason Kilar.

03/15/2013

Greg Ramfos' ROXO Bracelets

Greg Ramfos on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with an auto parts “nuts and bolts guy,” Greg Ramfos, who has become the kingpin of the new hot wristband that every kid wants.

03/13/2013

Mickey Mouse in the 1928 movie Steamboat Willie. (AP Photo)

Disney bringing back Mickey Mouse in 2-D shorts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Mouse cartoons are coming back to the small screen as Disney attempts to revive one of the world’s most popular characters.

03/12/2013

Lori Shreve Blake

New entertainment jobs in L.A. area

Lori Shreve Blake, the Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center, tells Bob McCormick there are plenty of new jobs available in the entertainment sector in the Southland. Click here to listen.

03/08/2013

Disneyland monorail temporarily shut down

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The monorail at Disneyland was temporarily shut down after a wheel fell off and some smoke appeared. The Orange County Register reports the incident occurred about 10:20 a.m. Monday when a wheel fell off of one car.

02/19/2013

Adam Leipzig

Adam Leipzig on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Adam Leipzig, the author of Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers: Get Your Movie Made, Get Your Movie Seen, and Turn the Tables on Hollywood.

02/07/2013

James Bond is cashing in at the box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Skyfall,” the 23rd film featuring British super-spy James Bond, pulled in a franchise-record $88.4 million in its U.S. debut, bringing its worldwide total to more than $500 million since it began […]

11/12/2012

Disney pledges $2M for Sandy relief

BURBANK (CNS) – The Walt Disney Co. announced a $2 million donation today to relief efforts from superstorm Sandy, which pounded the East Coast this week. According to Disney, $1 million will be donated to […]

11/01/2012

Disney unlikely to change 'Star Wars' brand

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Naysayers would have you believe Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm can only mean one thing: Bambi and Mickey Mouse are sure to appear in future “Star Wars” movies taking up lightsabers against […]

10/31/2012

Disney buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star […]

10/30/2012

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