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  • The Disney way of making you pay

    The Disney way of making you pay
    Walt Disney Co.'s decision to raise admission prices to Disneyland and California Adventure by 4% is one more example of a family tradition fading quickly. ("Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand," Business, May 21) As a lifetime...
  • Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights

    Thousands delayed after smoke at FAA facility halts flights
    There was smoke but no fire Tuesday at a vital air-traffic center tucked away in an Elgin office park, but its evacuation left thousands of passengers in Chicago and across the country waiting hours for flight stoppages to be lifted at the city’s...
  • It's a Small World to become a big Disney film

    It's a Small World to become a big Disney film
    It's a Small World, the 50-year-old Disneyland attraction with the singing automatonic children, is reportedly being turned into a movie. Deadline.com reported that Jon Turteltaub has been hired by Walt Disney Studios to direct the movie based on the...
  • Vigil held for Disneyland-bound family of five killed in crash

    Vigil held for Disneyland-bound family of five killed in crash
    Friends and loved ones of a family of five killed in a car crash while en route to Disneyland gathered in disbelief and shared grief during a vigil in Hesperia on Monday night. The parents -- identified by relatives as Angelica Garcia-Garcia and Gerardo...
  • Enhanced Big Thunder Mountain ride adds thrills to Disneyland favorite

     
    PERSPECTIVE My youngest son’s first roller coaster was Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. He had just turned four, proudly towered […]...
  • Airlines adding seats for holiday period, trade group says

    Airlines adding seats for holiday period, trade group says
    U.S. airlines are adding seats and staff to accommodate travelers during the busy holiday travel season, trade group Airlines for America said Thursday. This year, some 25.1 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S. airlines during the 12-day ...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Hong Kong, China

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Hong Kong, China
    Modern, traditional and exotic Hong Kong is literally where East meets West. Vistas of skyscrapers, mountains and junks –the typical boats with red sails – greet cruise passengers as their ships make their way to the cruise pier and terminal...
  • Disney dreamer turns boyhood passion into lifelong career

    Disney dreamer turns boyhood passion into lifelong career
    As a guy who started his own company before he graduated from high school, Garner Holt is just a big kid who owns a giant toy factory. "I feel like I've never worked a day in my life," said the founder and president of Garner Holt Productions, the...
  • Britain: Horror attraction combines dark ride with haunted maze

    Britain: Horror attraction combines dark ride with haunted maze
    A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft. The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
  • Top 14 theme park rides for 2014: Most anticipated new rides

    Top 14 theme park rides for 2014: Most anticipated new rides
    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2014, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. Photos: Most anticipated...
  • Disneyland princesses moving in together at Fantasy Faire

    Disneyland princesses moving in together at Fantasy Faire
    In this week's episode of "The Real Princesses of Disneyland," Aladdin has his eye on Sleeping Beauty, Ariel calls Cinderella an old hag and Snow White is jealous of Tiana's new line of designer tiaras. The new Fantasy Faire enchanted village opening at...