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  • Disneyland parks open 24 hours: Happiest All-Nighter on Earth?

    Disneyland parks open 24 hours: Happiest All-Nighter on Earth?
    The Happiest All-Nighter on Earth? Hundreds of people flocked Friday to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Friday, which opened for 24 straight hours beginning at 6 a.m. The Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando, Fla., was also opened for the...
  • Toontown evacuated: Tourists react to Disneyland explosion

    After a loud boom was heard in Disneyland Tuesday afternoon, people were evacuating Toontown after a report of an explosion that appeared to have involved dry ice, authorities said. Sgt. Robert Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department told the Times the...
  • Disneyland's Toontown explosion shocks visitors

    Disneyland's Toontown explosion shocks visitors
    Disneyland visitors expressed shock Tuesday night that an explosive device was left at the popular family destination that bills itself as “The Happiest Place on Earth.” The apparent dry ice "bomb" exploded about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in a trash...
  • Disneyland employee arrested in Toontown explosion

    Disneyland employee arrested in Toontown explosion
    A 22-year-old Disneyland employee has been arrested in connection with the detonation of a so-called dry ice bomb in the park's Toontown, Anaheim police said Wednesday. Long Beach resident Christian Barnes, an outdoor vending "cast member," was booked...
  • Disneyland employee arrested in explosion had access to dry ice

    Disneyland employee arrested in explosion had access to dry ice
    A Disneyland employee accused of exploding a so-called dry ice bomb in a Toontown trash could have gotten the dry ice from within the park, according to a company official. As an outdoor vending “cast member,” as Disney employees are called,...
  • Disneyland vendor linked to Toontown blast due in court

    A Long Beach man accused of exploding a dry ice bomb at Disneyland is scheduled to appear in Orange County Superior Court on Thursday morning. Christian Barnes, 22, is being held in lieu of $1-million bail in connection with the Tuesday afternoon...
  • Review: Knott's breathes new life into Timber Mountain log ride

    Review: Knott's breathes new life into Timber Mountain log ride
    Knott's Berry Farm has restored a theme park attraction considered groundbreaking in its time to a technological level its legendary creator could have only imagined when the ride was conceived more than four decades ago. Photos: Timber Mountain log...
  • Bob Iger promises to build 'China's Disneyland' in Shanghai

    Bob Iger promises to build 'China's Disneyland' in Shanghai
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger revealed details about the company's forthcoming Shanghai Disney Resort while appearing at the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China.  Speaking on Thursday at the annual conference, Iger said the...
  • LAX shooting: Thousands of frustrated passengers stranded

    In the aftermath of a shooting at LAX on Friday that left one Transportation Security Administration dead and three others wounded, stranded air travelers were trying to make new plans or find their way home. The roads are blocked off near the...
  • Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs

    Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...
  • For 2014, top 14 new rides at theme parks around the world

    For 2014, top 14 new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems like 2014 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world, as a number of new theme parks are planned for Europe and several major attractions are in the works for Asia. PHOTOS: Best new international theme park...