Los Angeles Standup Comic Teddy Ray Dies at 32

Los Angeles Standup Comic Teddy Ray Dies at 32

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The local comedy community was mourning standup comedian Teddy Ray Saturday, one day after reports of the Los Angeles native’s death at age 32. “Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community,” Comedy Central tweeted Friday. Ray performed at many local comedy … Read more

Disney+ Price Increase Shows Limits of Subscriber-Growth Push – The Wall Street Journal

Disney+ Price Increase Shows Limits of Subscriber-Growth Push – The Wall Street Journal

Disney+ Price Increase Shows Limits of Subscriber-Growth Push  The Wall Street Journal Disney+ is getting more expensive… unless you want ads  CNN Disney-owned streaming trifecta unveils price hikes, ad-supported Disney+  Ars Technica Disney Plus’s price increase is a huge blunder — here’s why  Tom’s Guide Disney is raising prices, but this time, don’t blame inflation  CNBC View Full Coverage on … Read more

Disney Reports Earnings Surge, Reduces Long-Term Forecast for Disney+ Subscribers

Disney Reports Earnings Surge, Reduces Long-Term Forecast for Disney+ Subscribers

Walt Disney reported a 26% jump in revenue and more new customers than expected added to its streaming service Wednesday, but it lowered the bar for anticipated future growth at its Disney+ streaming service. Chief Financial Officer Christine McCarthy on the company’s call with analysts ratcheted down its forecast for Disney+, saying it now expects … Read more

Nick Faldo's emotional retirement and best moments on television – PGA TOUR

Nick Faldo's emotional retirement and best moments on television – PGA TOUR

Nick Faldo’s emotional retirement and best moments on television  PGA TOUR Nick Faldo Retires From The CBS Golf Booth, As Colleagues Bid Emotional Farewells  Yahoo Canada Watch an emotional Nick Faldo struggle through tears as he signs off after 16 years as CBS’ lead golf analyst  GolfDigest.com Nick Faldo bids adieu from the booth after 16 years  PGA TOUR … Read more

Advertising Slowdown Spreads Beyond Tech Giants to Hit TV Networks, Publishers

Advertising Slowdown Spreads Beyond Tech Giants to Hit TV Networks, Publishers

U.S. television networks and news publishers are feeling the effects of a slowdown in the advertising market, the latest indication that an ad-spending retrenchment previously flagged by giant technology companies is spreading. Warner Bros. Discovery home of cable channels including CNN, TNT and the Food Network, on Thursday cut its outlook for this year and … Read more

Fire Damages Attic at Home in South Los Angeles

Fire Damages Attic at Home in South Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Firefighters Saturday knocked down an attic fire at a single-story home in South Los Angeles, authorities said. Firefighters dispatched at 7:55 a.m. to 3821 S. Hobart Blvd. had the blaze out within 18 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The … Read more

AMD, PayPal, Starbucks, Uber, Paramount, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

AMD, PayPal, Starbucks, Uber, Paramount, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

It’s the peak stretch of second-quarter earnings season, with roughly 150 S&P 500 firms scheduled to report this week. The highlights on the economic calendar will be a pair of purchasing managers’ index readings and jobs Friday. Wednesday’s earnings highlights will be Booking Holdings , CVS Health , eBay , and Moderna . Thursday will … Read more

Photos: Gord Gibb signs off after 46-year career in radio broadcasting in Peterborough

Photos: Gord Gibb signs off after 46-year career in radio broadcasting in Peterborough

Longtime Peterborough radio personality Gord Gibb signed off the air Friday afternoon with his final shift on 100.5 Fresh FM, ending a 46-year career in radio broadcasting. He began his first radio shift in Peterborough at 6 p.m. Aug. 3, 1976 on CHEX-AM 980 when he was 19. “The city has come such a long … Read more

Marvel Studios Box-Office Slump Shows Limits of Disney’s Superhero Universe

Marvel Studios Box-Office Slump Shows Limits of Disney’s Superhero Universe

“Thor: Love and Thunder,” Walt Disney latest superhero epic, crushed expectations at the box office on its opening weekend, grossing $144.2 million domestically. The movie’s second weekend wasn’t as impressive. Box-office receipts fell 68% to $46.6 million, tying with last year’s “Black Widow” for the steepest second-weekend drop for a Marvel Studios superhero movie, according … Read more

LA-Area Transportation Projects Receive Millions in State Funds

LA-Area Transportation Projects Receive Millions in State Funds

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Millions of dollars in state funds were allocated Thursday to transportation projects across California, including Southland initiatives such as expanding bus service between downtown Los Angeles and Torrance and purchasing hundreds of electric buses. According to the California State Transportation Agency, the disbursal is part of the latest round of grant … Read more