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  • Well-heeled theme park visitors get a thrill from VIP treatment

    Well-heeled theme park visitors get a thrill from VIP treatment
    During a honeymoon trip to Los Angeles, Chris Hansen and his new wife, Shoni, decided not to skimp on their visit to Universal Studios Hollywood. They booked a pricey tour for the theme park that included a buffet lunch, an escort to the front of the...
  • The Big Uneasy

    The lavish Carnival banquets already are under way at Antoine's Restaurant, the parading clubs are finalizing their ornate processions and the reviewing stands are in place along St. Charles Avenue. Everything, in other words, looks to be ready for the...
  • Woman convicted of selling fake Disneyland tickets arrested at Glendale Sephora

    Woman convicted of selling fake Disneyland tickets arrested at Glendale Sephora
    A 22-year-old Hollywood woman convicted earlier this month of selling bogus Disneyland tickets was arrested again this weekend after she allegedly punched a loss prevention worker who caught her stealing beauty cream from the Sephora at the Americana at...
  • Man arrested in theft of Disneyland passes

    Man arrested in theft of Disneyland passes
     A 51-year-old man who allegedly represented himself as a Disney family member was arrested in connection with stealing Disneyland passes in a felony burglary case, authorities said Wednesday evening. Stephen Urquidez allegedly had a fake driver's...
  • Disneyland parks open 24 hours: Happiest All-Nighter on Earth?

    Disneyland parks open 24 hours: Happiest All-Nighter on Earth?
    The Happiest All-Nighter on Earth? Hundreds of people flocked Friday to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Friday, which opened for 24 straight hours beginning at 6 a.m. The Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando, Fla., was also opened for the...
  • Shutdown is tripping up vacationers headed to national parks

    Shutdown is tripping up vacationers headed to national parks
    Washington's fiscal deadlock has closed the country's national parks for a third day in a row, forcing travel and tourism officials to find other ways to entertain frustrated vacationers. Visitors turned away from Yosemite National Park, for example,...
  • Feather trend takes off on flight of fancy

    Feather trend takes off on flight of fancy
    Every year, trends seem to fall straight from the sky into our homes. I mean that literally. You'll recall, several years back, the butterfly trend, soon joined by the dragonfly trend. The highly stylized winged insects appeared on everything from wall...
  • 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...
  • Toontown evacuated: Tourists react to Disneyland explosion

    After a loud boom was heard in Disneyland Tuesday afternoon, people were evacuating Toontown after a report of an explosion that appeared to have involved dry ice, authorities said. Sgt. Robert Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department told the Times the...
  • Disneyland's Toontown explosion shocks visitors

    Disneyland's Toontown explosion shocks visitors
    Disneyland visitors expressed shock Tuesday night that an explosive device was left at the popular family destination that bills itself as “The Happiest Place on Earth.” The apparent dry ice "bomb" exploded about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in a trash...
  • Disneyland employee arrested in Toontown explosion

    Disneyland employee arrested in Toontown explosion
    A 22-year-old Disneyland employee has been arrested in connection with the detonation of a so-called dry ice bomb in the park's Toontown, Anaheim police said Wednesday. Long Beach resident Christian Barnes, an outdoor vending "cast member," was booked...