| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It already seems like 2014 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world, as a number of new theme parks are planned for Europe and several major attractions are in the works for Asia.
PHOTOS: Best new international theme park...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Knott's Berry Farm will add six new haunted mazes for Halloween Haunt 2013 and bring back Elvira Mistress of the Dark for her first show at the Buena Park theme park in more than a decade.
The 41st annual Knott's Scary Farm will start Sept. 26 and run...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2014, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.
Photos: Most anticipated...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:51 AM
A Southern California man facing charges of sexually assaulting two young girls -- a relative of his and the daughter of a family friend -- has now been charged in a third case, allegedly assaulting another young female relative, Orange County prosecutors...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Katherine Gould recently enjoyed a thrilling ride on Magic Mountain's fast-zooming, forward-and-backward-rotating, face-down-plunging X2 roller coaster.
Then she underwent a frustrating experience trying to recover from Magic Mountain's lost-and-found...
| 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 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 7, 2013
Re "Two visitors killed in Yosemite," June 4
It is regrettable that another person has been swept over a waterfall in Yosemite National Park. But is raises the question: What was he thinking?
Nature can be a beautiful place, but it can also be a...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Snapchat, the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, has given its logo a facelift.
Since launching in 2011, the Los Angeles-based company has been known for its logo of a ghost making a silly...
| 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...