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Media Stars

Jeff Worthe and his Worthe Real Estate Group have assembled a large portfolio in the Media District. Its centerpiece is the former NBC Studios, acquired in 2007 for about $250 million and renamed BurbMap: Projects in the Burbank Media District.

By Elliot Golan April 21, 2014 midnight   $$ Share

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Students Get Industrial With Project

Northrop-sponsored science competition eyes future workers.

Education: A science fair could yield future employees for Northrop Grumman.

Telecommunications Company Fails to Connect

Technology: MRV is back on the Nasdaq, but shares have dipped since listing.

Technology: MRV Communications regains a listing on Nasdaq.

Credit Card Processor Pushes Limits With Product

Electronics: New suite of services introduced at Las Vegas trade show.

Total Merchant Services is branching out.

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Simi Valley Set to Join Race for Visitor Dollars

Marketing: City could be latest to assess hotel fee to form tourism district.

Simi Valley is close to joining the growing list of local cities to establish a tourism business improvement district, or TBID.

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Life After Leno

Sure, it was a blow when ‘The Tonight Show’ moved to New York, but developer Jeff Worthe has big plans for the Media District, where he owns millions of square feet.

Development: Despite vacancies, Burbank’s Media District readies for a rebound.

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A Change of Heart for Old ‘Tonight Show’ Studios

Entertainment: Johnny Carson’s old stage is showcase for pop singers.

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Hope for the District’s Notorious Triangular Lot

Focus: Bob Hope’s legacy lives on a small triangle of land on Olive Avenue.

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around the valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

AmaWaterways has added two more ships to its growing fleet of river cruisers.


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That Country Twang in the Land of Glitz, Glamour

Entertainment: Academy of Country Music keeping Valley headquarters.

Entertainment: The Academy of Country Music calls Encino home.

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Show Casts Light on Couch Maker

‘Inside Job’ scores new employee for Abbyson Living.

Manufacturing: Furniture maker Abbyson Living gets reality TV stardom with an appearance on “Inside Job.”

Starting a Social Media Movement

Woodbury program teaches entrepreneurs how to change world.

Education: Woodbury University offers a new master’s program in Media for Social Justice.

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Calabasas Auction House Relocates, Trades Up

Entertainment: Growing props business spurs Profiles in History move.

Profiles in History has relocated to a new space in Calabasas that is much more conducive to its business of auctioning Hollywood memorabilia.

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Nickelodeon Drawing Up Consolidation Plans?

Real Estate: Animation studio to build large office building in Burbank.

Could Nickelodeon Animation Studios be consolidating its Santa Monica operations in Burbank?