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Santa Clarita Valley Signal Sold to Former Publisher

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported Friday that the newspaper has been sold to former Signal publishers Richard and Chris Budman.

Penthouse Media Bought Out of Bankruptcy

The assets of Penthouse Global Media have been sold for $11.2 million to the owner of XVideos.com, according to media reports.

Disneyland to Blackout Pass Holders for Stars Wars Launch

Walt Disney Co. is adding blackout dates for some pass holders to its Disneyland theme park to help keep down crowds after the opening of new Star Wars attractions next summer, according to media reports.

Disney Offers $15 Minimum Wage to Park Workers

Walt Disney Co. has proposed to pay some of its unionized employees a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2020 at the Disneyland Resort.

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Valley Students Win Warner Bros. Scholarships

Warner Bros. Entertainment has named the five high school seniors receiving scholarships and internships through its Reach program, including two students from the Valley.

Disney-ABC Exec to Leave Company

Bruce Rosenblum, president of business operations for Disney-ABC TV Group, will leave the company at the end of this month, according to an internal memo sent by Disney-ABC President Ben Sherwood.

Universal Studios to Revamp Jurassic Ride

Universal Studios Hollywood will close its “Jurassic Park” ride this fall to make way for an updated dinosaur-themed attraction set to open in 2019.

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Disney Revenue Rises on Strong Box Office

Walt Disney Co. beat Wall Street estimates in earnings and revenue for the fiscal second quarter, helped by the strong box office performance of “Black Panther.”

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Salem Selects Radio Vet for Special Projects

Salem Media Group Inc. has hired former Radio One general manager Gary Spurgeon as senior vice president of special projects for the broadcast division, the company announced Tuesday.

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NBCUniversal CEO's Paycheck Grows to $46.5 Million

NBCUniversal’s Chief Executive Steve Burke took home $46.5 million last year, slightly more than the $46 million in 2017, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.

Samsung Debuts LED Movie Screen in Chatsworth

Samsung introduced over the weekend the first LED movie screen in the United States at Pacific Theatres Winnetka in Chatsworth.

Sun Valley Movie Studio Wins Court Approval

Production rental company Line 204 won approval from the 2nd District Court of Appeals to break ground on the largest movie studio complex to be built in Los Angeles in nearly three decades.

Location Filming Increases During First Quarter

On-location film, television and commercial production increased by more than 2 percent in the first quarter compared to a year ago, according to figures released Wednesday by FilmL.A.

Preview: Talkin' a Mouthful

Danny Trejo, star of the “Machete” movies as well as “Desperado” and “Con Air,” is also a restaurant owner.

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Former Warner Bros. Exec Opens Prodco

Former Warner Bros. Pictures executive Sue Kroll has opened her own production company, Kroll & Co. Entertainment, on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank.