| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:53 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
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...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:05 PM
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....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Jun 1, 2010
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...
| Jun 30, 2010
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,...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2010
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...
| Nov 11, 2010
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...
| Nov 12, 2010
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...
| Jul 6, 2010
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...