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  • LAX shooting: Thousands of frustrated passengers stranded

    In the aftermath of a shooting at LAX on Friday that left one Transportation Security Administration dead and three others wounded, stranded air travelers were trying to make new plans or find their way home. The roads are blocked off near the...
  • Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs

    Ex-Disneyland employee pleads guilty to planting dry ice bombs
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...
  • Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park

    Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry-ice bombs outside Toontown must stay away from the amusement park as part of his plea agreement. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach pleaded guilty Monday to planting two water bottles filled with...
  • Disney's 'It's A Small World' Goes on New Ride as Web Series

    Disney has launched an animated web series based on its theme park ride "It's a Small World." The first installment, which launched Friday, revolves around the Indian holiday Holi (see below). A Jolly Holi Day - Ep 1 - It's a Small World on Disney Video...
  • France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris

    France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris
    During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.  For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • Grumpy Cat goes Disney: Online celebs pitch in for new theme park push

     
    Grumpy Cat was just one of about two dozen Internet stars that turned up at Disneyland in Anaheim Tuesday as […]...
  • Thor invades Disneyland with new Treasures of Asgard exhibit

     
    In time for this weekend's release of “Thor: The Dark World,” Marvel is bringing the magic of Asgard to Disneyland […]...
  • Disney parks look to video games to step up live-action playtime

     
    In the late 2000s Walt Disney Imagineers were tasked with solving a problem that doesn’t typically crop up at Walt […]...
  • Problem Solver: Tour of Italy canceled, refund slow in arriving

    Problem Solver: Tour of Italy canceled, refund slow in arriving
    The flier promised a seemingly spectacular deal. "Only for the loyal readers of the Chicago Tribune," it said. "An early spring offer from Turkish Airlines." It went on to describe a nine-day cultural tour of Italy, hitting Rome, Florence and Venice,...
  • Here's a tip: Leave cash, but not in a jar

    Yesterday, while attending a luncheon at a Cleveland party center, I stopped by the bar to ask about tipping policies. I do this because I learned a decade ago that sticking a tip into a jar does not necessarily mean the gratuity goes to the person...
  • Airlines are giving passengers some love

    Airlines are giving passengers some love
    Air travelers have endured a lot of grief from the airlines the last few years, thanks to ever-shrinking seats and a proliferation of passenger fees, among other changes. But fliers are finally getting some love in return. American Airlines passengers...