| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Walt Disney Co. is shutting down most of its ESPN Zone stores, a chain of sports-themed restaurants located in seven cities, according to a person familiar with the matter. The only outlets to remain open are those tied to......
| Jul 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Disneyland will shutter the popular "Star Tours" attraction this month to make way for a major overhaul of the Reagan-era ride -- but D23 members will be given one last, special opportunity to say goodbye to the vintage "Star Wars"......
| Nov 4, 2010
| 11:31 AM
Disney California Adventure has canceled the California Food & Wine Festival for 2011 and 2012 because of ongoing construction associated with the $1.1 billion expansion -- and officials won't say if the popular event will ever return to the Anaheim theme...
| Feb 20, 2011
South of Los Angeles and north of San Diego lies an intermittently magical 789-square-mile realm where freeways hum and Disneyland flourishes, where immigrants remake old communities as new ones ripple across the hills. Many outsiders treat this place...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 5:30 AM
The blurry, fuzzy concept art of a Shanghai Disneyland, filled with fireworks, spotlights and a great big castle, paints a picture short on details and vague on specifics about the planned project in China.
So why all the secrecy on Disney's part?...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Legoland Malaysia will feature miniature Asian landmarks, including a 42,500-brick Taj Mahal and a replica of Malaysia's twin Petronas Towers -- which will become the tallest Lego model in the world -- when the theme park opens in late 2012.
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The shops and restaurants along Disney California Adventure's re-themed entrance promenade will pay homage to the Los Angeles that Walt Disney encountered upon his 1923 arrival.
When the main esplanade reopens in 2012, Buena Vista Street will reflect the...
| Feb 20, 2011
First published on Feb. 20, 2011. Revised and expanded in January 2012.
South of Los Angeles and north of San Diego lies an intermittently magical 789-square-mile realm where freeways hum and Disneyland flourishes, where immigrants remake old communities...
| Oct 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
George Kalogridis, a 38-year Disney veteran who got his start as a busboy at the Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., has been named president of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. As president, Kalogridis will oversee a......
| Jul 23, 2008
FROM OUR table along the water at Blanca, a new restaurant in Newport Beach, we watch as a gondolier in traditional striped jersey and broad-brimmed hat gives his gleaming black gondola a polish with a soft cloth, folding a blanket across the seat. His...
| Aug 3, 2008
If Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth, Anaheim city officials want to make sure the Resort District is also the friendliest place on earth. So to make sure the town is as polite as possible, everyone from cabbies to cops will be offered training in...