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Club Operator Hits New Stage

MUSIC: Lance Sterling adds venue to compete with bigger rivals.Pasadena’s nightlife is the next stage for Agoura Hills night club owner.

By Stephanie Henkel February 8, 2016 midnight   $$ Share

Report: AT&T Could Buy Warner Bros. Parent

Telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. was in talks to acquire Time Warner Inc. with a deal possibly coming as early as this weekend, according to media reports.

DreamWorks Settles Employment Collusion Lawsuit

DreamWorks Animation is settling for $50 million a class-action lawsuit filed by animators alleging the company engaged in illegal hiring practices and kept wages low, according to media reports.

Location Filming Grows in Q3

On-location filming in the third quarter increased by 3 percent compared to a year ago, according to a report released Thursday by FilmL.A.

DTS Acquires Radio Software Firm

Audio technology developer DTS Inc. is acquiring broadcast radio software company Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

Report: Disney Out of Twitter Race

Walt Disney Co. is out of the running to bid on social networking service Twitter Inc., according to a media report.

Spielberg’s Amblin Selects COO

Steven Spielberg’s content creation firm Amblin Partners LLC, formerly DreamWorks Studios, has named a new chief operating officer and general counsel, the company announced Monday.

Preview: Sports Bar Schmoozes Rams Coach

The Westlake Village Inn has partnered with ESPN to broadcast a weekly show featuring Rams Coach Jeff Fisher live from Bogie’s Bar.

Report: Disney May Acquire Twitter

Walt Disney Co. is evaluating a possible bid to acquire social networking service Twitter Inc., according to media reports.

Triton Media Wins Bloomberg Contract

Triton Digital has won a contract with Bloomberg Media to manage, measure and monetize its digital audio content.

DreamWorks to Lay Off 200

NBCUniversal will lay off 200 employees at the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation, the media company said Thursday.

Comcast Completes DreamWorks Takeover

Comcast Corp. closed on its deal to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. on Monday, the final day of trading for DreamWorks shares on the Nasdaq.

In a First, Warner Names Manager for China Operations

Warner Bros. Entertainment has named Gillian Zhao as executive vice president and managing director of Warner Bros. China.

Film Rental Firm Consolidates Operations

Entertainment industry production equipment rental firm VER has consolidated its operations into three locations in the San Fernando Valley.

Disney Beats Estimates on Strong Movie Slate

Walt Disney Co. beat Wall Street estimates on adjusted earnings and revenue for the company’s fiscal third quarter.

DreamWorks Goes Out with Earnings Victory

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., in the midst of being acquired, beat Wall Street estimates on earnings and revenue for the second quarter.