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Warner Bros. Proposes Sky Tram to Hollywood Sign

Warner Bros. Entertainment is proposing a $100 million aerial tram to take visitors to the Hollywood sign in Griffith Park.

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Santa Clarita to Consider Sites for Amphitheater

Santa Clarita Valley is one step closer to having its own amphitheater.

Valley Studios Bring TV Shows Back to California

Two television series from San Fernando Valley production companies will relocate to Los Angeles after receiving more than $15 million in California tax credits.

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Governor Extends Film Tax Credit

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Wednesday a law that extends the state’s film tax credit program to 2025.

Business Journal Repeats Winning National Award

For the second straight year, San Fernando Valley Business Journal has won the Gold award as best small-circulation tabloid business publication in the nation.

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Fox Agrees to New Disney Bid

The Walt Disney Co. has reached a second agreement with 21st Century Fox to purchase Fox’s movie and television assets, this time for the much higher price of $71.3 billion.

Soon-Shiong Takes Ownership of L.A. Times

Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong said that he will seek a seat on the Tribune Co. board now that his $500 million purchase of the Los Angeles Times and other California News Group holdings was finalized on Monday.

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Milken Study Finds Expanded Film Tax Credit Effective at Job Creation

California has recently seen an increase in the number of motion picture industry employees, but the state government could do more to lure movie making back to the Golden State, according to a Milken Institute study.

Comcast Outbids Disney for Fox Assets

Comcast has placed a $65 billion all-cash bid for the same film and television assets that 21st Century Fox had agreed to sell to Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. for about $52 billion.

Judge Approves AT&T Purchase of Time Warner

A federal judge has approved AT&T Inc.’s acquisition of Time Warner Inc., the parent company of Warner Bros. Entertainment in Burbank.

Cinedigm Joins Russell Microcap Index

Cinedigm Corp. will be part of the Russell U.S. Indexes this month, a move that gives the company greater visibility in the investment community.

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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