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  • CEO Steve Burke brings turnaround at NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke, who acknowledges being a bit of a taskmaster, is in unfamiliar territory. He took over the top job at a time when NBC Entertainment was hemorrhaging $600 million a year. Now the network is poised to end the...
  • Scary or sweet? McDonald's new Happy Meal mascot dinged on Twitter

    Scary or sweet? McDonald's new Happy Meal mascot dinged on Twitter
    A new Happy Meal mascot introduced by McDonald's to promote more healthful food choices is getting some harsh reviews on social media.  Happy, as the new mascot is named, is an animated red box with a pair of bulging eyes and a mouthful of large teeth. ...
  • Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut

    Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut
    Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch. Set to debut at the...
  • A double dose of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando

    A double dose of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando
    The much-anticipated expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando is expected to be unveiled in late June with a dark ride through the cavernous vaults of Gringotts Bank, a virtual journey on the Hogwarts Express train and a...
  • Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand

     Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand
    "The Happiest Place on Earth" has become one of the most crowded. Tourists and annual pass holders are flooding Disneyland and California Adventure in large numbers, causing headaches for guests and park officials. Waits for rides often stretch over...
  • Disneyland, the happiest, most crowded, most fleecing park on Earth

    Disneyland, the happiest, most crowded, most fleecing park on Earth
    They don't call Disneyland the Magic Kingdom for nothing: It takes a lot of hocus pocus to make an expansive outdoor space sicken people with claustrophobia. Even more magical is that people continue to show up in record numbers, even as they're being...
  • Hotel with exclusive indoor water park is rising near Disneyland

    A big hotel with its own indoor water park is being built near Disneyland as a growing Wisconsin resort operator brings a new tourist attraction to Southern California. Construction officially started Wednesday on a $300-million woodsy-themed inn and...
  • Community center bets on Casino Night

    Community center bets on Casino Night
    The Community Center of La Caņada Flintridge hosts this Friday its annual Casino Night fundraiser, where it hopes to raise at least $10,000 toward maintaining programs and facilities. The event is one of several that provide a lifeline for the center,...
  • The 7 deadly sins of theme-park visitors

    The 7 deadly sins of theme-park visitors
    Is it the heat in Florida that makes people crazy? Is it the overstimulation of the theme parks? The pure joy of being on vacation or just away from soul-smothering workplaces? Whatever the reason, there's no excuse for leaving your social graces at...
  • Kidnapping suspect, woman seemed to live normal lives, neighbors say

    Kidnapping suspect, woman seemed to live normal lives, neighbors say
    The young woman and her husband lived what looked like a normal life in Bell Gardens, working long hours, celebrating birthdays, even taking trips to Disneyland and Universal Studios with their young daughter, neighbors say. But authorities say the...
  • Kidnapping claims conflict with neighbors' view of Bell Gardens couple

    Kidnapping claims conflict with neighbors' view of Bell Gardens couple
    The young woman and her husband lived what looked like a normal life in Bell Gardens, working long hours, celebrating birthdays, even taking trips to Disneyland and Universal Studios with their young daughter, neighbors say. But authorities say the...