Sexual predator Sid Landau tried for years through the courts to be freed from a state mental institution on grounds he had not committed a crime against children in three decades, but at every turn the Orange County District Attorney's office thwarted the 71-year-old. Now, a three-justice panel at ... More >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on Disney canceling a 2013 Suzy Favor Hamilton appearance in Anaheim.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 20, 1:08 P.M.: Suzy Favor Hamilton, a three-time U.S. Olympic runner who appeared in a Nike commercial, reportedly spent the last year doubling as a $600-an-hour escort for ... More >>
Lowe's is suffering a backlash from politicians, civil rights advocates and celebrities from Mia Farrow to Kal Penn for bowing to pressure from the tiny Florida Family Association to pull the home improvement retail giant's commercials from TLC's All-American Muslim. But Lowe's was just the lates ... More >>
When I was in high school I briefly worked at a crappy little hot dog stand in Milwaukee.One day, a dumb-ass friend of mine thought it would be hilarious to throw an ice cube into the deep fryer I was working as he walked by. Rather than investigate and find out the truth behind the grease geyser ... More >>
It's that time of year, folks, when Disney shuts down nearly every attraction you want to ride for touch-ups and refurbishment, and then closes the parks early on top of it.I was just in both parks on Tuesday and it seemed like every attraction in Disneyland was closed (Pirates of the Caribbean, ... More >>
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 >>
For two days in a row, Disneyland Resort shut down admissions to their parks due to high attendance and crowding.According to the Los Angeles Times, approximately 75,000 to 100,000 visitors visit the Disneyland Resort on Monday and Tuesday.
Flickr user scaredy_catQSR Magazine reported earlier this week that Pollo Campero--a chicken chain specializing in Central American-style fried chicken--was opening a branch in Walt Disney World. Good for them, but in visiting their website to try and steal an image, I realized something rather d ... More >>
Welcome to Tweets From the Park!, where we round up the best, funniest and
most irreverent tweets from Disneyland Resort for your reading please. Follow us on Twitter @OCWeekly!
Critch151: I've been elbowing young children in the head all night at disneyland, I feel like an asshole but th ... More >>
Flickr user Sam ZinoSo this photo was taken at Disney World but that counts, too, right?
Time for Tweets From the Park, where we gather
the funniest, weirdest,
grossest and most interesting tweets ... More >>
Courtesy of Disney Parks BlogPerhaps in an effort to curb all the crazy rumor mongering (heh) being slung around by the squillion Disney fan blogs out there, the House of Mouse has decided to launch an official blog to document all the latest (official) happenings at their theme parks. The blog w ... More >>
The actual House of Mouse, Toontown, DisneylandEver wanted to visit any Disney park you wanted to, whenever you wanted to? Ever wanted to own a piece of Disney real estate? Well, now you can, kind of: A Disneyland insider tells us that the park has plans to sell timeshare residences at the Grand ... More >>
Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle has long been the golden boy among Orange County Republicans. He got elected to the party's Central Committee in 1986, and two years later became the GOP nominee for the Garden Grove area state Assembly seat. The party, under the leadership of then-Chairman Tom Fuentes ... More >>
… or maybe not.
The AP reports:
Evangelical broadcaster Pat Robertson said Tuesday that God has told him that a terrorist attack on the United States would cause a "mass killing" late in 2007.
"I'm not necessarily saying it's going to be nuclear," he said during his news-and-talk television ... More >>