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The entrance to the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Disney’s purchase of Maker a boon for LA startups

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s $500 million purchase of YouTube video producer Maker Studios is a sign that the entertainment industry’s content and technology startups are coming of age and proving to be as valuable […]

03/25/2014

In this Oct. 23, 2003 photo, Diane Disney Miller arrives for a grand opening concert gala at the new Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter, dies

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter and one of his inspirations for building the Disneyland theme park, has died at her Northern California home. She was 79. Her death Tuesday in Napa was confirmed by […]

11/19/2013

Actor Tom Hanks, left, takes a photo with actor and honoree Steve Martin at the 2013 Governors Awards on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Disney screening event

BURBANK (CNS) – Some die-hard Disney fans will get a chance next month to visit the company’s Burbank studio to see the new film chronicling Walt Disney’s efforts to secure movie rights for “Mary Poppins,” […]

11/18/2013

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LA fundraisers for the Philippines: HOW YOU CAN HELP

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles chapter of the American Red Cross plans will hold a pair of relief events on Wednesday to raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. “We […]

11/12/2013

Disney, Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has announced that it would not renew its first-look deal with producer Jerry Bruckheimer, bringing an end to a longtime partnership between the Hollywood icons. The 69-year-old […]

09/20/2013

From left, Jessie, voiced by Joan Cusack, Buzz Lightyear, voiced by Tim Allen and Woody, voiced by Tom Hanks are shown in a scene from, "Toy Story 3." (AP Photo/Disney Pixar)

‘Star Wars’ film won’t be previewed at Disney expo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Force may not be with Disney fans this weekend. The Walt Disney Co. is cracking open the vault, rolling out the red carpet and pulling back the curtain for more […]

08/09/2013

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Owners call off Hulu sale, to inject cash instead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The on-again, off-again sale of Hulu is off — again. Hulu’s owners, 21st Century Fox, Disney and NBCUniversal, said Friday that they will remain owners of the online video service, while […]

07/13/2013

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

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LA Food Bank honored with city proclamation

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank launched a year-long observance of its 40th anniversary today with a city proclamation marking Feb. 20 as “Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Alleviate Hunger Day.”

02/20/2013

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Reports: JJ Abrams to direct next ‘Star Wars’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another universe of sci-fi fans has been put in the hands of J.J. Abrams. According to multiple trade reports, Abrams is set to direct the next installment of “Star Wars.”

01/24/2013

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