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  • After monthlong search, Silicon Valley exec's plane found in Idaho

    More than a month after a plane carrying a Silicon Valley executive and his family in central Idaho went missing, police officials said it has been found with no survivors. The single-engine plane was registered to Dale Smith, a 51-year-old pilot and...
  • Throwback Thursday: 9 vintage Disneyland photos

    Throwback Thursday: 9 vintage Disneyland photos
    In 1964, Jong Sook Kim visited Disneyland. It was no ordinary trip for the 14-year-old. Doctors once thought she would never see again, but after she traveled from her native South Korea to San Francisco for surgery, her sight was restored -- and she...
  • Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks

    Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks
    One of the most innovative additions to Central Florida's theme parks this year uses a decidedly old-fashioned form of transportation: the train. Trains have been a theme-park staple since the original Disneyland opened in 1955, with the steam-powered,...
  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
  • Tokyo Disney Parks Claim 600 Millionth Visitor

    TOKYO -- Disney's theme parks in the Tokyo area - Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea - recorded their 600 millionth visitor last weekend, according to park officials. The lucky visitor, Yumi Sakai, and her family walked through the park gates on...
  • Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain

    Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain
    Only at Disneyland would they tear down an old and dilapidated gold mining town in order to build a new and identical gold mining town and make it look old and dilapidated again. "The goal was to bring it back to exactly the way it was," said David...
  • Jury says Splash Mountain accident not substantial factor in injury

    Jury says Splash Mountain accident not substantial factor in injury
    Disneyland was negligent in an accident involving the Splash Mountain ride, but the incident was not a substantial factor in the injury of a rider who sued, a jury has found. Steven Wilson of Anaheim said in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los...
  • Family of 5 on way to Disneyland killed by DUI driver, officials say

    Family of 5 on way to Disneyland killed by DUI driver, officials say
    A Hesperia man who took prescription drugs and passed out behind the wheel is responsible for killing two parents and their three children driving to Disneyland in May, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said. Following an...
  • Chef Emeril Lagasse, hotelier Richard Kessler among 2014 Dick Pope Legacy Award honorees

    Chef Emeril Lagasse, hotelier Richard Kessler among 2014 Dick Pope Legacy Award honorees
    Orlando Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Event's Grand Tour Gala Charity Fundraiser will honor Emeril Lagasse, host of the Food Network's Emeril’s Florida; Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General...
  • Hong Kong Disneyland set to debut first Iron Man ride

    Hong Kong Disneyland set to debut first Iron Man ride
    Don't get your hopes up, Marvel fans. The new Iron Man ride coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2016 won't be easily replicated at other Disney theme parks around the world. PHOTOS: Iron Man Experience at Hong Kong Disneyland The $100-million Iron Man...
  • The wonderful world of 'Disneyland Hotel' by Donald W. Ballard

    The wonderful world of 'Disneyland Hotel' by Donald W. Ballard
    I'm a shameless sucker for pastel pink flamingos. I've often lingered at bookstore counters flipping through collections of 1950s picture postcards, delighted by Technicolor images of vacation wonderlands, but I never buy them because perforated postcards...