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  • Glendale Galleria offers an 'Adventure to Santa'

    Glendale Galleria offers an 'Adventure to Santa'
    This year's Christmas display at the Glendale Galleria is much more elaborate than just taking a photo with Santa Claus. The mall went all out and built a 2,000-square-foot holiday cottage and inside is an interactive display created by DreamWorks...
  • Stocks slip on Cyber Monday as retail sales dipped and China slowed

    Stocks slip on Cyber Monday as retail sales dipped and China slowed
    NEW YORK — Mounting signs of weakness in the global economy and a poor start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower on Monday. Earlier sales, a shift to online shopping and stagnant wages meant fewer Americans showed up to...
  • 818 Roundup: Santa and Shrek team up for Glendale Galleria Christmas display; CV Town Council election results

    818 Roundup: Santa and Shrek team up for Glendale Galleria Christmas display; CV Town Council election results
    Good morning, locals! It's Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. Temperatures for today will reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 55 degrees, with patchy fog predicted for the morning and a chance of drizzle at night. Your weekend headlines: - The voters are in:...
  • DreamWorks Animation in deal talks with Hasbro

    DreamWorks Animation in deal talks with Hasbro
    DreamWorks Animation is in talks to sell the company to toy giant Hasbro Inc., said a person familiar with the negotiations. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies has been in  discussions to combine operations...
  • Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal

    Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal
    DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro. A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
  • Hasbro ends talks on buying DreamWorks Animation

    Hasbro ends talks on buying DreamWorks Animation
    A marriage between Shrek and G.I. Joe may not be in the stars after all. Toy giant Hasbro Inc. has decided to halt talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., two people familiar with the matter said late Friday. The turnaround comes only one...
  • 'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon

     'Boxtrolls' illustrates how animation houses are playing a new 'toon
    After a recent screening of "The Boxtrolls," a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because "it was the weirdest thing I've ever seen." For Knight, president and CEO of Laika, a stop-motion animation company based outside of...
  • Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration

    Oscars: 20 animated features submitted for consideration
    Twenty films have been submitted for consideration in this year's animated feature Oscar category, a large and diverse group that could potentially be winnowed down to five. According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, the size of the...
  • Shareholder lawsuit targets DreamWorks Animation

    Shareholder lawsuit targets DreamWorks Animation
    DreamWorks Animation has been hit with a shareholder lawsuit alleging the company misled investors about the poor performance of its 2013 movie "Turbo." Charles Paddock, a DreamWorks shareholder suing on behalf of himself and other investors, alleges...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been tapped as the company's finance...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'

    Jeffrey Katzenberg recalls Robin Williams' brilliance in 'Aladdin'
    Robin Williams may have been best known for his roles in such as movies as “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting.” But it was his turn as the fast-talking genie in the 1992 Disney...