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  • 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...
  • Disneyland set to reopen exclusive Club 33 after extensive expansion

    Disneyland set to reopen exclusive Club 33 after extensive expansion
    Disneyland's private Club 33 restaurant will double in size after an extensive six-month renovation that adds a new entrance, kitchen and jazz-inspired lounge. Long maintained as a park secret and shrouded in mystery, the members-only club billed as...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks
    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems as though  2015 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world: Several new theme parks are planned for Asia, and several major attractions are in the works for Europe. Consider this a tentative and fluid list of...
  • Tokyo Disneyland overtakes the original Disneyland in park visitors

    Tokyo Disneyland overtakes the original Disneyland in park visitors
    With a surge in theme park attendance in Asia, Tokyo Disneyland has surpassed Disneyland in Anaheim as the second-most-popular theme park in the world. Attendance at Tokyo Disneyland jumped 15.9% in 2013 to 17.2 million visitors, surpassing the original...
  • Bad weather blamed as SeaWorld attendance falls 4%

    While theme parks worldwide drew bigger crowds last year, attendance at SeaWorld parks dropped as the company faced continued criticism over the treatment of its killer whales, a report released Tuesday says. Theme park attendance worldwide jumped 5.4%...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    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...
  • I-Drive complex's website had borrowed images

    The developer of a futuristic mall, hotel and entertainment complex proposed for north International Drive has promised a project that will look unlike anything else in Orlando – a "22nd Century" design. But until recently, parts of it looked an...
  • How to get fluent fast

    How to get fluent fast
    "Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It" Harmony, $16 Learning a language is like fencing, writes Gabriel Wyner. "Stabbing friends with pointy metal objects resembles language learning more than you might think," he...