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Disney, Verizon Reach Deal Before New Year's Kickoff

Walt Disney Co. and Verizon Communications Inc. have reached a deal on the distribution of ESPN and other Disney-owned television channels on the East Coast, according to media reports.

Apollo F-1 Engine Moves to Chatsworth

A mock-up of the engine that helped take humans to the moon was installed on Thursday outside the Aerojet Rocketdyne campus on DeSoto Avenue in Chatsworth after standing for decades along Canoga Avenue.

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Disney Proposes $1 Billion Anaheim Upgrade

Walt Disney Co. is proposing a $1 billion expansion at its Disneyland theme park in Anaheim that would include new attractions, parking and other infrastructure improvements.

Disneyland Expansion Deal Approved

The Anaheim City Council voted on Tuesday night to extend for 30 years a policy not to collect admission taxes for tickets sales to Walt Disney Co.’s Disneyland Resort in exchange for a $1 billion expansion of the theme park.

Warner Bros. Joins Billion-Dollar Club

Warner Bros. Pictures became the first Hollywood studio in history to reach $1 billion in domestic box office for 15 straight years, the company announced Friday.

Galpin Ford Retains Title as No. 1 Dealership for Sales

Galpin Ford maintained its title of the No. 1 Ford dealership by sales volume in the world for the 29th year, parent company Galpin Motors announced Thursday.

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Earnings: Capstone, Wesco

Losses widen at Capstone Turbine. Wesco Aircraft misses estimates.

Qualstar Receives Nasdaq Notice

Qualstar Corp. has received notification from the Nasdaq Capital Market that it was out of compliance for maintaining a minimum price on its shares.

Executives Promoted at PennyMac Financial

PennyMac Financial Services Inc. has announced two promotions within its executive ranks, effective Jan. 1.

RLJ Entertainment Receives Nasdaq Notice

RLJ Entertainment has received notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market it is out of compliance due to its stock price trading below the $1 threshold.

Mojave Space Plane Startup Gets Defense Contract

Masten Space Systems was one of three companies chosen by the government on Tuesday to develop a space plane to take small satellites into low-earth orbit.

New CEO for BlackLine

Directors of BlackLine Inc. have named President Marc Huffman as its new chief executive officer effective Jan. 1.

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One Drop Puts MannKind Above $1 Threshold

PHARMA: Amazon-based marketing deal boosts company’s share price.

MannKind sees stock soar with marketing deal on Amazon Prime.

Burbank Airport Reports Slight Passenger Decline

The number of passengers using Burbank Bob Hope Airport decreased about 1 percent in June compared to the same month a year ago, the airport announced on Wednesday.

Briefs: Electro Rent, Teledyne

Electr Rent declares dividend. Teledyne accelerates $100 million share repurchase.

North Hills Ambulance Operator Acquired

PRN Ambulance, a North Hills ambulance service company, has been acquired by a rival patient transport service company.

Drones Enhance Processing of Intel

Integrated system tailored for U.S. military clients.

Auterion Government Services Inc. has partnered with a German company to provide software for two of its drones.

Earnings: Teledyne, BlackLine, Wesco

Teledyne Technologies, BlackLine and Wesco Aircraft all beat analyst expectations for the second quarter.

Going Mobile

Technology has finally caught up with distributor GoTV Networks. Now it leverages its expertise and relations with wireless companies to get content before viewers.

INTERVIEW: Thomas Ellsworth, CEO of GoTV Networks.

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Plastic Bag Ban Goes Statewide

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags throughout the state by grocery stories, pharmacies, and liquor and convenient stores.