| Dec 22, 2013
If you live in or near Los Angeles, you've probably seen television ads and billboards for the zoo. The San Diego Zoo, that is. While that zoo's marketing reach goes well beyond the borders of its city, the Los Angeles Zoo has a history of barely...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Facing a mounting public-relations crisis, SeaWorld has finally responded to charges of animal mistreatment made in this year's documentary "Blackfish."
On Friday, SeaWorld paid to publish an open letter in eight newspapers, including the Los Angeles...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:53 PM
John Lee Hancock's new film, "Saving Mr. Banks," about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade testy British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a screen musical, is one of an increasingly rare breed: a studio picture shot in Los Angeles....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Another mega entertainment company jumped into the theme park business Tuesday when Twentieth Century Fox broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in Malaysia.
The project, to be called Twentieth Century Fox World, was unveiled in July but new details...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It already seems that 2014 is shaping up as a great year for water park fans around the world, as a number of new parks teeming with body slides, wave pools and lazy rivers are planned for the United States, Europe and Asia.
Photos: Best new water parks...
| Dec 17, 2013
Peggy Nugent wasn't sure what to make of an offer that arrived recently in the mail.
"Congratulations!" it said in big letters. Nugent, of Manhattan Beach, had been selected to receive a three-day vacation in San Diego, including free hotel...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Though it's been nearly half a century since she played the winsome Jane Banks in the 1964 classic "Mary Poppins," Karen Dotrice still refers to Walt Disney as Uncle Walt.
"He went out of his way to be solicitous," Dotrice, 58, said at her Brentwood...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Is it any surprise Justin Bieber had the most liked photo on Instagram?
The teenage pop singer's feat was announced Friday by Facebook-owned Instagram along with other statistics from 2013.
The photo, which was posted this summer, shows Bieber...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:42 AM
When it comes to theme parks, the Walt Disney Co. could have a new No. 2 – Shanghai Disney Resort.
Speaking at the UBS 41st annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said that Disney’s...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Yesterday's casting announcement that Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot will portray Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Man of Steel” […]...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Wonder Woman is finally coming to the big screen. Gal Gadot has been cast as Diana Prince in Zack Snyder’s […]...