| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Orlando's hotel industry has been having a strong year as evidenced by solid occupancy rates and average daily room rates that are generally higher than last year's.
But Visit Orlando, the region's chief tourism-marketing agency, points out that June'...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks.
The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
When her phone rang that day in 1963, Alice Davis was working as a seamstress, stitching bras and girdles in the downtown Los Angeles garment district.
Walt Disney, the caller said, wanted to see her.
When she arrived at Disney's office, the theme...
| Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
| Jul 11, 2014
Just weeks before the park's opening, Walt Disney, right, and old-time friend painter Clyde (Vic) Forsythe, look over moat at castle which will provide the entrance to Fantasyland at Disneyland....
| Aug 12, 2014
A workman checks the three-horned triceratops, part of the new "Primeval World" exhibit at Disneyland....
| Jul 26, 2014
“Hey,” the kid said. “I can get you out of jail.” I politely said no. Standing in lockup, after all, […]...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Happy just got more expensive. Disneyland, which calls itself the happiest place on Earth, raised its entry prices, a week before the Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer.
Without notice, Walt Disney Co. raised the price of a single-day ticket...
| Dec 25, 2013
Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Injuries and ailments from Southern California amusement park rides are rare. But when they do occur, the most common are fainting, nausea and dizziness.
People are more likely to get sick or hurt on older attractions than on newer rides. And about 1 in...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Officials at Los Angeles International Airport -- and the travelers who want to use it as a gateway -- are hoping Friday will bring fewer flight cancellations to and from northeastern airports affected by a severe winter storm.
In a statement released...