| Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Diane Disney Miller, philanthropist and daughter of cartoon and theme park pioneer Walt Disney, died on Tuesday in California. She was 79.
Miller died in the northern California wine town of Napa from injuries sustained in a fall, the Walt Disney Family...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
While Paramount was celebrating box office success with "Bad Grandpa," it was all about the kids at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Rising Stars Gala at the Beverly Hilton Oct. 26.
Par's domestic marketing and distribution prexy Megan Colligan received...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Richard Nixon's helicopter once landed on the back lawn so the president could play a round at the nearby Lakeside Golf Club. Lucille Ball and Jack Benny drank and gossiped at the holiday parties in the living room. And the homeowner, Bob Hope, tried...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Walt Disney played a role in millions of childhoods. But who could have said that Uncle Walt sat on the edge of their bed and told a story about a wooden puppet who became a real boy?
That would have been Roy E. Disney, actual nephew of Walt, who grew...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:52 AM
“Fantasia” will live on. The Disney brand, first unveiled to the public via a 1940 film that put classical music […]...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story:
Once upon a time …
| Feb 4, 2012
Patricia A. Disney
Philanthropist, ex-wife of Walt Disney's nephew Roy
Patricia A. Disney, 77, who grew up as a neighbor of Roy E. Disney in Toluca Lake and was married to him for more than 50 years, died Friday of Alzheimer's disease, her family...
| Aug 6, 2011
Walt Disney's onetime residence in Los Feliz, the wonderful world where his daughters grew up, has come on the market at $3.65 million.
The two-story French Normandy-style house, built in 1932, sits behind gates on an acre with views to downtown....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:22 PM
No. 14 Dodgers: 17th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Giants.
How about that Frank McCourt? Who knew he secretly was growing his wealth when he and his ex-wife Jamie were running the Dodgers into the ground?
McCourt might have battled...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Burbank residents shined a light on the fight against all cancers with the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, a 24-hour walk around Johnny Carson Park that began at 9 a.m. Saturday and ended at 9 a.m. Sunday.
“We walk for 24 hours because...