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  • 818 Roundup: New gym for special-needs children; Funding tripled for state film tax-credit program

    818 Roundup: New gym for special-needs children; Funding tripled for state film tax-credit program
    Good morning, locals. Today is Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 79 and a low of 66 degrees in the Glendale area today, with a chance of drizzle during the day and patchy fog at night. Headlines from the area:...
  • Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

    Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program
    David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home. In short, Dowell loves living and working in California, he said. But if he has...
  • Co-Author of California Tax Credit Bill: Studios Shouldn't 'Pit The States Against One Another'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When news broke earlier this month that the MPAA was planning to hold a summit of film commissioners, the timing stirred concern from some California lawmakers that it was happening right on the heels of the state tripling...
  • Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires

    Gov. Brown approves tougher penalties for starting major fires
    Hours after a man was charged with arson that allegedly caused the sprawling King fire east of Sacramento, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law tougher penalties for those who cause major fires. The measure reinstates a law that...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...
  • Gov. Brown OKs tripling state film tax-credit funding to $330 million

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed off on a deal that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax-credit program. The compromise would increase funding to $330 million a year over the next five years. While that falls short of...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment calls call for a strategy...
  • Assemblyman, radio personality tout Burbank Animal Shelter

    Assemblyman, radio personality tout Burbank Animal Shelter
    The Burbank Animal Shelter not only received some help from an area radio station - but the state too - to fast-track adoptions for pets in need. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and KFI AM 640 host Tim Conway Jr. teamed with the shelter...
  • 818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly

    818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly
    Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Aug. 18. Today looks to be a hot one, with highs of 91 and a forecast low of 65. So stay cool and check out these headlines from around the area.  Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this...
  • California lawmakers OK new campaign rules for water board members

    Lawmakers on Wednesday approved new campaign rules in response to a controversy involving the political activities of suspended Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and his brother, former Assemblyman Tom Calderon, both Democrats from Montebello. The legislation,...
  • California Senate Committee Takes Next Step to Boost Tax Credit

    The California Senate Appropriations Committee took another step to move forward with legislation that would extend and expand the state's film and TV production tax credits, although the bill still does not have a specific dollar amount. The...