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  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Lawsuits by Families of Autistic Children Challenge Disneyland Policy for Disabled Guests

    Walt Disney Parks and Resorts--which includes Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in Anaheim--is being sued over its new Disability Access Service policy. And that has prompted a confession: I have been part of the abuse of the old Disability Access Service policy that led to its change. Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Disney World To Open Beauty and The Beast Restaurant

    We may have the original here in Orange County, California; but it seems that when it comes to Disney Parks, the second born gets all the fun. Disney World is putting the finishing touches of a Beauty and the Beast restaurant in Orlando, Florida called "Be Our Guest." The 500-seat eatery will be set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    [UPDATED with Park Reaction, 5 Boudlal v. Disney Surprises:] Imane Boudlal, Who Clashed with Disney over Wearing Hijab on Job, Sues

    See the update at the end of this post on Disney's response and five surprising allegations from Boudlal v. Disney. ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 13, 9:17 A.M.: At 10:30 this morning, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and the law offices of Hadsell Stormer Richardson & Renick ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Disney Develops "Avatar" Theme Park Attractions

    ​ You: "Uhhh... what?"Me: "Exactly."Disney announced plans today to develop numerous theme park attractions inspired by James Cameron's 2009 film Avatar.I know, I don't get it either.Check out details after the jump, then read on as I list the Top Five Overrated Movies That Disney Could Adapt Into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    D23 Expo Announces Arena Schedule

    ​The annual D23 Expo (or "Disney Expo" for all you non-Disnerds out there) hits the Anaheim Convention Center this August 19th through the 21st.Disney just announced the arena schedule for the three-day event which includes feature screenings, celebrity panels, autograph signings and more.Look fo ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    The Family Business: Stan Freese and Sons Josh and Jason

    The music of the Freeses is ubiquitous. And they talk a good game, too

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Disney Lets Muslim Worker Wear Her Hijab

    Imane Boudlal​UPDATE: Disney releases a statement (see end of post) . . . Disneyland is allowing a Muslim worker to wear her religious headscarf in a position where she interacts with the public.However, the woman in question is not Imane Boudlal, the hostess at Storyteller's Cafe in Disney's Gran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Star Tours to Close Early For Renovations

    2009 © Lucasfilm Ltd. and Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.​As we announced in September, Disney had plans to shut down Star Tours in Disneyland to make improvements--and updates--to the dated ride.But Disney announced today that the ride will close July 27 for almost a year. Origina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2009

    Dishney: Give a Day, Get a Disney Day

    David Roark/Disney​ Hoping to generate the same enthusiasm this year's "What Will You Celebrate?" campaign has received, Disney announced this morning their "Give a Day, Get a Disney Day" program. Disney is working with the HandOn Network, the nation's largest volunteer network, to bring you a sim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Disneyland Suits Offered Buyouts

    Things are tough all over--even the Happiest Place on Earth.Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is offering buyouts to 600 executives in its theme parks in Anaheim and Florida and the Walt Disney Co. in Burbank, reports the Business Journal's Orlando and Los Angeles outlets.More than half of the buyouts a ... More >>