| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Seven motorists were arrested Saturday night during saturation patrols focused on drunk driving in the city, police said.
Of the seven motorists arrested, five were taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and two others...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A wedding crasher prompted a melee with shots being fired Saturday outside a banquet hall in west Glendale, police said.
Witnesses told officers the wedding crasher tried to enter the celebration just after midnight at Anoush banquet hall in the 1300...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:13 PM
An Out of School Splash will be held Saturday at the Robert W. Johnson Community Center, 109 W. North Ave., to recognize and congratulate all of the 2013 graduates.
Music will be provided by djSupaDupa, starting at 3 p.m.
The pool will be open from 11...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In "The Way, Way Back," which arrives in theaters Friday, much of the action unfolds at the Water Wizz Water Park, where 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) finds escape from the pains of seeing his mom (Toni Collette) being wooed by a car salesman (Steve...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Joanne Pauley takes her grandkids to Dorney Park every summer to reward them for getting good grades in school.
They haven't made it through the turnstiles yet this summer because Pauley's tickets went for their own spin. And replacing them, she found,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:13 PM
The gig: Tim Burkhart, 54, is corporate vice president of maintenance and construction for Six Flags Entertainment Corp. , the parent company of Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia and 17 other parks in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Burkhart's resume is...
| Jun 16, 2013
I've visited many theme parks in the United States over the last few years as the theme park blogger for The Times' Travel website, but this summer's crop of rides already has me updating my bucket list. Here's a look at some of the biggest new roller...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Robb Alvey of Orlando found the perfect job as roller-coaster expert on "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination." He travels the world in the series, which begins its second season at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on Travel Channel.
Alvey, 43, says his favorite...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:20 PM
More than 200 firefighters and half a dozen aircraft were battling a fast-spreading fire near Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia on Tuesday afternoon.
The fire started west of the amusement park before 11:30 a.m. and by 1 p.m. had burned 35 acres...
| May 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Got a change of clothes in your backpack?
"Otherwise you are going to be wet all day after the water rides," explained KateLynn Schlenker during a recent visit to Disneyland. The 13-year-old Arizonian added, "Throw in some flip-flops, too, so your...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Memo to the skeptics: Orlando appears to be supporting three children's hospitals just fine, thank you very much.
Ask Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. Or Ashley Greene of "Twilight" fame. Jameer Nelson or Johnny Damon could tell you.
Shaq even made a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:15 AM
By now, everybody knows what to expect from your standard-issue ho-hum water park: body and tube slide complexes with funnels and bowls, deluge-inducing water play towers for the little ones, undulating wave pools and relaxing lazy rivers.