| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:57 AM
The New York company hired for the Simi Valley fireworks display where 28 people were injured in a major malfunction Thursday said it "deeply regrets" the incident.
The Simi Valley Rotary Club hired Bay Fireworks for the show at Rancho Santa Susana...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:31 AM
A sheriff's helicopter surveyed a Simi Valley park Friday morning as authorities walked the grassy lawn littered with items left behind. Lawn chairs. Broken sunglasses. Barbecue grills. Flip flops.
As people gathered near Rancho Santa Susana Community...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A real-world version of the "Resident Evil" video game coming to Universal Studios Japan this summer will arm theme park visitors with a gun and a limited amount of ammunition in a fierce battle against attacking zombie hordes.
Scheduled to debut on...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:35 PM
On a recent afternoon at a Burbank production studio, the members of Big Time Rush were shooting a music video for their song "24/Seven," a characteristically chipper ode to living every day like a holiday. After the shoot the Nickelodeon-bred boy band...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:11 AM
The death of a Cirque du Soleil acrobat following a fall during a performance of "Ka" on Saturday shocked audience members at the MGM Hotel in Las Vegas. The Times reported that some in the audience saw Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31, fall to her death near the...
| Jun 16, 2013
I've visited many theme parks in the United States over the last few years as the theme park blogger for The Times' Travel website, but this summer's crop of rides already has me updating my bucket list. Here's a look at some of the biggest new roller...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:28 AM
That old adage holds true with the new Full Throttle roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain: Looks can be deceiving.
Photos: Full Throttle launch coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain
From the ground, you ask yourself: What’s the big deal? It...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Amid a sea of yellow at the "Despicable Me 2" premiere Saturday, voices of children could be heard yelling "Bee-do, bee-do, bee-do."
A notable line from the nonsense-speaking little yellow creatures that dominate the film, "Bee-do" was not the only...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The long-anticipated RingRacer at Germany's Nurburgring racetrack is set to join the ranks of the fastest roller coasters in the world when it reopens this summer after a four-year delay.
Photos: RingRacer coaster at Germany's Nurburgring racetrack...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A Corona man who maintained rides at Disneyland has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl, and authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify additional victims.
Bryan William Anast, 45, was arraigned Monday in Orange...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Over the years, cirque-style shows have dealt with themes as wide-ranging as Hollywood and 1960s counterculture, magic and martial arts, evolution and sexuality, fairy tales and mythology, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson.
But cirque meets the Wild...