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  • Ticket agents fined for violating disclosure rules

    Ticket agents fined for violating disclosure rules
    When travel agents sell an airline ticket, they are required by federal policy to disclose the airline you will be flying. So far this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued six fines, totaling $430,000, to travel agencies that have...
  • 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...
  • 2013 Fall movie preview

    2013 Fall movie preview
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park

    Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry-ice bombs outside Toontown must stay away from the amusement parkĀ as part of his plea agreement. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach pleaded guilty Monday to planting two water bottles filled with...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
  • Grumpy Cat goes Disney: Online celebs pitch in for new theme park push

     
    Grumpy Cat was just one of about two dozen Internet stars that turned up at Disneyland in Anaheim Tuesday as […]...
  • Thor invades Disneyland with new Treasures of Asgard exhibit

     
    In time for this weekend's release of “Thor: The Dark World,” Marvel is bringing the magic of Asgard to Disneyland […]...
  • Disney parks look to video games to step up live-action playtime

     
    In the late 2000s Walt Disney Imagineers were tasked with solving a problem that doesn’t typically crop up at Walt […]...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...
  • Disney Gathers Local 'Friends' for First Shanghai Disneyland Attraction

    The Walt Disney Co. has revealed a first look at "Garden of the Twelve Friends," one of the first attractions being built at Shanghai Disneyland, set to open in late 2015. The project, located inside the 11-acre collection of gardens branded the "Gardens...
  • What the impending helium shortage tells us about the cost of government gridlock in an interconnected world

    What the impending helium shortage tells us about the cost of government gridlock in an interconnected world
    This past Wednesday I received an email from my professional organization — the American Physical Society — with the subject line: "Urgent Helium Alert." The message called on me to contact Congress immediately to urge them to act on helium...