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  • Walter Cronkite: 'Eyewitness to a Century' exhibit

    Walter Cronkite: 'Eyewitness to a Century' exhibit
    "Hello, I'm Walter Cronkite." The stentorian voice booms from an oversize replica of an early console television. To viewers older than 40, the image on the screen is familiar, though more distant with the passing of years. Younger observers appear...
  • Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012

    Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012
    Six Flags unveiled its 2012 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 12 North American locations. > Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012 New Six Flags President and Chief...
  • Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers

    Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers
    Wham! Bam! Ka-Pow! A bruising brawl involving comic-book superheroes, Saturday morning cartoon characters and extreme sports icons will change the ride and roller coaster landscape of Six Flags' 11 U.S. amusement parks in 2011. An intellectual...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood unveils mazes for Halloween Horror Nights 2011

    Universal Studios Hollywood unveils mazes for Halloween Horror Nights 2011
    Universal Studios Hollywood has announced plans for haunted attractions based on "The Thing," "The Wolfman," "Scream," "Hostel" and "House of 1000 Corpses" films as well as shock rocker Alice Cooper and the La Llorona folk legend while continuing to...
  • Harry Reid-Sharron Angle race gets even uglier in Nevada

    Harry Reid-Sharron Angle race gets even uglier in Nevada
    The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters &#...
  • Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit

    Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit
    At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit...
  • New high-tech, innovative Disney Stores and renovations announced

    New high-tech, innovative Disney Stores and renovations announced
    You might see a few new things the next time you visit your favorite Disney Store, and it won’t necessarily be the merchandise on the shelves. Disney is moving ahead with plans to add more than 25 new and remodeled stores this year. But don’...
  • Disney affiliate Steamboat Ventures funds GameSalad expansion

    Disney affiliate Steamboat Ventures funds GameSalad expansion
    In just another seemingly recurring report of Disney expanding its Web- and social-gaming footprint, the game-creation company GameSalad announced Thursday that it had raised $6.1 million in funding led by Steamboat Ventures. According to a press...
  • Few medicines work as well as exercise

    Few medicines work as well as exercise
    We all know we're supposed to exercise, to move our muscles and be strong. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates about three-fourths of older adults are sedentary, despite informative articles insisting activity helps prevent many related...
  • The Review: Sotto

    The Review: Sotto
    The Test Kitchen — that temporary restaurant with a rotating roster of chefs — is no more, but in its place we get Sotto, a new Italian restaurant from Steve Samson and partner Zach Pollack. And it's ample compensation. The name means "under"...