| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:42 PM
When a young Disney employee in the early 1970s by the name of Tony Baxter found his daily assignments to […]...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a small increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks and theme parks.
But gains in those areas were blunted by the performance of Disney's movie studio, which posted a 36%...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Has anyone started a pool on how long Proposition 13 will remain standing, the way it now stands?
The process that made Proposition 13 possible is 100 years old, but the revolutionary tax makeover is 35. And it could be argued that its effect on the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:51 AM
A total of 11 people were stuck Monday morning in a car on the Universal Studios' Transformers ride, but the remaining few were being helped to an exit, said Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
The fire department received a call about the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:52 AM
A total of 11 occupants were assisted in exiting a car that was stuck Monday morning on the Universal Studios Transformers ride.
Officials initially believed 10 people were in the car, which was reported stopped at 9:10 a.m. Monday morning.
| Aug 4, 2013
Re "End the killer whale circus," Editorial, Aug. 1
Thank you so much for the editorial about the documentary "Blackfish." I saw this documentary last week in Hollywood about Tilikum, the orca responsible for the death of a trainer at SeaWorld in...
| Aug 1, 2013
SeaWorld would no doubt prefer that the public forget about Dawn Brancheau, the trainer who died in an attack by a killer whale at its Orlando theme park more than three years ago. But that's unlikely to happen in the near future — not after the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:32 PM
This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. It's been seven-plus years since the last core […]...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:13 PM
The most important member of the Dodgers' lineup doesn't wear a uniform, doesn't have a contract, and is not even allowed in the dugout during games.
The most important member of the Dodgers' lineup doesn't pitch, or catch, or even remotely attempt to...
| Jul 21, 2013
If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:40 PM
There is a kind of denial we cling to when it comes to wild creatures in captivity. As if the smiling, performing orcas of SeaWorld are content to trade freedom for fish and applause. "Blackfish," director Gabriela Cowperthwaite's excellent new...