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Recreational and Sporting Goods Industry

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  • 24 hours in Disneyland? So long, happy place

    It was not a pretty sight. Staggering through the exit turnstiles of California Adventure, I was stricken with the sort of randomly anxious thoughts I have not experienced since my hardest drinking days. If cotton candy is green and slightly tangy...
  • Public shifts council consideration of sites for new Newport community center

    Newport Beach City Council members on Tuesday crossed off one of two sites under consideration for a new community center in West Newport — and introduced a new alternative. With declining community support, the area at Superior Avenue and West...
  • Social media lessons from a Happy Meal

    Social media lessons from a Happy Meal
    McDonald's caused quite a stir on social media recently when it introduced its new Happy mascot to promote Happy Meals. After @McDonalds tweeted a photo introducing it to America (it has been around in Europe and Latin America for a few years), Twitter...
  • Virtual Reality Poised for Mass Entertainment, but Can Hollywood Make It Happen?

    Legend has it that during the first manned balloon flight in 1783, someone remarked, "What good is it?" Benjamin Franklin, standing nearby, offered the famous riposte: "What good is a newborn baby?" Newborns are about unrealized potential; so are new...
  • Busch Gardens: Falcon's Fury delayed until 'later this summer'

    Busch Gardens: Falcon's Fury delayed until 'later this summer'
    The opening of Falcon's Fury, a dramatic drop-tower attraction, has been officially delayed, according to a statement released by Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa. "Due to a delay in the fabrication of key component parts, neither the manufacturer...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Ravens at the beach

    This weekend in Ocean City: Ravens at the beach
    Here's what to expect at the beach this weekend: Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The...
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3. Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
  • Monorails? Only at Disneyland

    Why is it that every time a transit corridor like the Sepulveda Pass is discussed, someone brings up the "great idea" of monorails? ("Make drivers pay for HOV lane access," Letters, May 29) It has been proved through numerous studies over the years that...
  • 77-year-old Snow White, dwarfs get tech lift in new Disney ride

    77-year-old Snow White, dwarfs get tech lift in new Disney ride
    Tourists crowding onto Walt Disney World's new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction this week in Florida got a glimpse of a new direction for theme parks looking to upgrade old technology. Walt Disney Co. has removed classic attractions such as Mr. Toad's...
  • Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the seamy underbelly of Singapore

    Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the seamy underbelly of Singapore
    The former Baltimore journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a fashionista who doubtless looks pulled-together even when she's sick in bed, a woman with a taste for Narciso Rodriguez gowns and Manolo Blahnik shoes. She also delights in fine food and wine...
  • Diggerland amusement park lets kids operate construction equipment

    Diggerland amusement park lets kids operate construction equipment
    A hands-on amusement park where kids are allowed to operate heavy machinery and ride on the business ends of construction equipment sounds wildly inventive, thrilling, dangerous, litigious and profitable. Set to open June 14, the construction-themed...