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  • Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments

    Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments
    Injuries and ailments from Southern California amusement park rides are rare. But when they do occur, the most common are fainting, nausea and dizziness. People are more likely to get sick or hurt on older attractions than on newer rides. And about 1 in...
  • Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs

    Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...
  • June Mountain ski area has a good vibe and appealing prices

     June Mountain ski area has a good vibe and appealing prices
    With $100 lift tickets commonplace, some ski resorts seem determined to price most families right out of the sport. Then there's June Mountain — the little hill that could. With snow scarce, it could hardly be a worse year to be staging a comeback...
  • Give Chief Wahoo the Justine Sacco treatment: Fire the racist mascot

    Give Chief Wahoo the Justine Sacco treatment: Fire the racist mascot
    On Thursday, journalist Paul Lukas published a report on ESPN’s website indicating that the Cleveland Indians were relegating their “Chief Wahoo” logo to “secondary status” and would in the future use a stylized letter...
  • Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach wins design award

    Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach wins design award
    A blend of bioluminescent life forms and splashy audiovisual recreations of their eerie haunts in the darkest depths of the ocean has earned the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach an international design award. The $560,000 Wonders of the Deep...
  • Cubs introduce new mascot: Clark the Bear

    Cubs introduce new mascot: Clark the Bear
    The Chicago Cubs haven't been able to deliver a World Series win for their fans in over a century, but they can deliver something else they haven't had for 100 years: a mascot. The Cubs on Monday night unveiled their first official mascot: Clark the...
  • Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park

    Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry-ice bombs outside Toontown must stay away from the amusement park as part of his plea agreement. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach pleaded guilty Monday to planting two water bottles filled with...
  • After string of huge wildfires, 'saner approach' to prevention sought

    After string of huge wildfires, 'saner approach' to prevention sought
    WASHINGTON — On the heels of a fire season that burned more than 4,000 homes and killed 34 people across the country, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) on Tuesday called for a "saner approach" to preventing wildfires while budgets are strained as a...
  • France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris

    France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris
    During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.  For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
  • School's 'Arab' mascot is offensive, civil rights group says

    School's 'Arab' mascot is offensive, civil rights group says
    A civil rights group is urging Coachella Valley High School to eliminate its official mascot, the “Arab,” saying the school is reinforcing ethnic stereotypes. In a letter sent Nov. 1 to the Coachella Valley Unified School District, the...
  • Grumpy Cat goes Disney: Online celebs pitch in for new theme park push

     
    Grumpy Cat was just one of about two dozen Internet stars that turned up at Disneyland in Anaheim Tuesday as […]...