| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Shares of Media General Inc. jumped as much as 29% Thursday morning after the company announced it will merge with privately held Young Broadcasting in an all-stock deal.
The combined company will own or operate 30 TV stations in 27 markets,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
For a locally based business, babies and moms come first -- on TV and online.
BabyFirst, a TV channel dedicated to mothers and children, has recently become a $1.99 a month premium channel on YouTube, and the Century City-based company intends to get...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:10 PM
DreamWorks Animation is turning to the Australian outback for inspiration for its first full-on animated musical.
The Glendale-based studio said it had tapped award-winning composer, actor and writer Tim Minchin to help create a musical project called...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Dish Network is considering launching a takeover bid for T-Mobile in 2014, as the satcaster looks to put its considerable wireless spectrum holdings into action, Reuters reported, citing anonymous sources.
The move would come after Dish lost out in its...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett had opinions to spare Friday, when he dished on JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, Wells Fargo’s home lending prowess, the future of the euro and newspapers, Facebook and more.
“I’ve had enough mistakes of...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:52 PM
David and Carolyn Styler of La Cañada Flintridge announce the wedding of their daughter Lauren Virginia Styler to Rolando Francisco Vargas.
Vargas is the son of Edgar and Maria Vargas of Costa Rica.
Styler is a 2006 graduate of La Cañada High School and...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Former paperboy and current Omaha, Neb., billionaire Warren Buffett is throwing the weight of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. behind the newspaper industry, buying the majority of Media General Inc.’s papers months after picking up his hometown publication....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other.
The barrage of ads urging...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Want a “power lunch” with billionaire financier Warren Buffett? Get ready to shell out at least $420,600 for the privilege.
So far, that’s the top bid in an annual charity auction to dine with seven friends and Buffett at Smith &...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Feb 16, 2011
Google introduced One Pass, a subscription system for digital publishers that allows companies to charge for their content in various ways and across multiple Websites, mobile apps smart phones and tablets on Wednesday. The service, which Google touted...