| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:49 PM
SeaWorld San Diego plans to unveil a $10 million-plus manta-themed ride and animal exhibit for 2012, according to construction documents.
The marine park had been keeping the project under wraps until Web snoops discovered an online bid invitation for...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 12:10 PM
Legoland Florida will open in October 2011 with 50 rides, attractions and shows at the former Cypress Gardens theme park in Winter Haven, about 40 miles from Disney World.
In many ways, Legoland Florida will be similar to Legoland California in Carlsbad,...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 11:48 AM
SeaWorld marine parks will launch a new killer-whale show in spring 2011 as it attempts to move beyond the death of an animal trainer that forced a complete reworking of the current Shamu show.
The as-yet-unnamed Shamu show, according to the Orlando...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 4:57 PM
As the calendar closes in on Thanksgiving, California theme parks are already setting the table for the Christmas season.
Holiday fun in the form of Halloween, Christmas and New Year's helps fill the parks during the off-season once the spring break...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 5:31 AM
There's a lot more than pixie dust swirling through the air at the Disneyland resort as construction crews, excavators and towering cranes work on several new theme-park rides set to debut this summer and beyond.
The tandem Anaheim theme parks haven't...
| May 9, 2011
| 5:15 AM
SeaWorld San Diego is set to launch a new killer whale show May 27 following the death last year of an animal trainer in Orlando, Fla., that forced a complete reworking of the marine park's signature Shamu attraction.
Photos: 'One Ocean' killer whale...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 5:55 PM
After a month-long delay caused by winter rains and mechanical issues, Belmont Park in San Diego plans to unveil the Octotron thrill ride Sunday -- and I can hardly wait.
State inspectors recently gave the green light to open the prototype flat ride,...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 5:39 PM
It's been a busy year for Belmont Park and it's about to get busier. By the end of 2010, the San Diego seaside amusement park will have added three attractions that bundle big thrills into small packages while putting visitors in control of each...
| Jun 10, 2011
According to In Style, shades of gray, scarlet and yellow are hot this spring. I, however, prefer green and purple, as in fresh English pea green and baby artichoke purple.
Apparently, so do farmer's markets. I've seen some of the most stylish looking...
| Jan 25, 2011
Tyler Suter, 16, is a respectful and responsible teenager who makes A's and B's in his Imperial, Mo., high school. Through a part-time job at a local ice rink, he earned half the money for a 2004 maroon Mustang.
Still, when the time came last summer...
| Sep 7, 2010
Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...