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  • Disney parks to require that unaccompanied minors be at least 14

    Disney parks to require that unaccompanied minors be at least 14
    The days when parents could drop kids off at Disneyland for the day, leaving it up to Mickey and Goofy to watch over the youngsters, are over. Walt Disney Co. has unveiled a new admission policy requiring that children entering any of its U.S.-based...
  • DreamWorks Animation licenses characters for Russia theme parks

    DreamWorks Animation licenses characters for Russia theme parks
    DreamWorks Animation SKG is licensing its movie characters for various theme parks being developed in Russia, an increasingly important market for the Glendale-based studio. The creator of the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises said it...
  • Small Wonders: The scoop on some ice-cream expats

    Par•a•dise [par-uh-dahys, -dahyz] a state of supreme happiness; bliss. If there is a paradise, I imagine there will be ample parking and meters that never run out; no taxes, co-pays, high-premium health insurance or any need for guns....
  • Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney

    Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney
    Higher attendance at its overseas theme parks and cruise lines as well as growth in the rates that cable and satellite companies pay to carry ESPN helped drive growth for Walt Disney Co. last quarter. Revenue at the Burbank media giant -- which also...
  • Holiday travel on the rebound

    DOWNTOWN — Thousands of area residents renewed travel regimens this Memorial Day weekend, pouring onto highways and into airports as the nation officially ushered in the summer travel season. Be it falling gas prices, enticing hotel and car rental...
  • Scouts get a jump on jamboree

    Scouts get a jump on jamboree
    Boy Scouts from the Verdugo Hills Council had a dry run on Saturday of what they'll be doing on their first day at the National Jamboree later this month at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. Members put up their tents and eating areas and built their gateway,...
  • Local boy accepted to research program

    Local boy accepted to research program
    Reece LoCicero, the 5-year-old La Crescenta Elementary School kindergarten student suffering from an undiagnosed illness, has been accepted into an elite research program at the National Institutes of Health, officials confirmed Friday. The child and...
  • Disaster looms? It's time for a road trip!

    When the recent turmoil in the Middle East ignited, causing gas prices to soar higher than Charlie Sheen's ego, there was only one sensible thing to do for the wellbeing of my family: rent a petroleum-swilling RV and hit the road. Nothing makes sense...
  • Small Wonders: The tricks to good treats

    Small Wonders: The tricks to good treats
    It's the eve of All Hallows Eve. A special time around our house. It's the day we rush to the store to buy more candy because we've eaten all the Kit-Kats and Reese's. We take our annual holiday purchases seriously at the Caneday house. As early as...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...
  • Movies are a bright spot at Disney

    Movies and movie-themed products were bright spots for Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. in a quarter that saw an overall decline in profits, according to figures released Friday. The diverse company — which owns theme parks, television networks and...
  • On the road again

    On the road again
    Southern California resident Billy Ernst and his wife Stefani spent the Fourth of July weekend in the San Francisco area. After a weekend of wine tasting and playing tourist with family members, they said they were sad to see the weekend end while...