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[16 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Completes Five-Year Expansion Project with Opening of Cars Land and Buena Vista Street

Yesterday marked a major milestone for Disneyland, as Disney California Adventure finally completed its five-year expansion and renovation project. The major expansion, which included such exciting additions as World of Color, Toy Story Mania, and The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, was finally completed upon the grand opening of Cars Land and Buena Vista Street.
The exciting occasion was celebrated with a special opening ceremony, which took place in front of the Carthay Circle Theatre, the brand-new restaurant and exclusive lounge that serves as the park’s new centerpiece. Thousands of …

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[12 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Entertainment Offerings at Disney California Adventure to Include News Boys, ‘Cars’ Characters and More

This June, Disney California Adventure will finally wrap up its major expansion and celebrate the opening of two brand-new areas, Buena Vista Street and Cars Land. While there are many new attractions, dining experiences, and new themed areas to look forward to as part of the expansion, guests will be able to enjoy some great new entertainment offerings as well.
We already let you know about some cool entertainment offerings coming to Cars Land, which will include a special show by Red the Fire Truck and “DJ’s Dance and Drive.” In …

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[1 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Red Car Trolley Begins Testing at Disney California Adventure

There’s a lot to look forward to at Disney California Adventure Park in Disneyland this summer. The park will welcome in some huge additions, including Buena Vista Street and the much-anticipated Cars Land. But one addition that should not be overlooked is the Red Car Trolley, which began its test runs at the park this week.
The Red Car Trolley is inspired by the historic Pacific Electric Red Cars that once transported passengers around Los Angeles. The new trolley will take DCA guests around Buena Vista Street and the Hollywood Pictures …

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[12 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Expansion to Create Thousands of Jobs

With new additions such as the renovation of Disney California Adventure, the creation of Shanghai Disneyland, and the Fantasyland expansion in Walt Disney World, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is currently experiencing the largest expansion period in its history. While this expansion has obvious benefits in terms of its effect on guests, another important benefit is the new jobs that these expansions will bring.
Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Tom Staggs delivered a speech Thursday evening to the Orange County Business Council in Irvine, CA, in which he announced …

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[26 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Video: Cars Land Attractions ‘Luigi’s Flying Tires’ and ‘Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree’ Begin Testing

The Disneyland Resort is preparing for the opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure in a few months, and the land’s new attractions are beginning to take shape. The new land will feature three brand new attractions: Radiatior Springs Racers, Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree, and Luigi’s Flying Tires. With the opening just a few weeks away, Walt Disney Imagineering has begun ride testing these new attractions, and thanks to the Disney Parks Blog, we now have a glimpse into these exciting new additions to Disney California Adventure.
Here’s a look at …

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[3 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure Opens at Disney California Adventure

Yesterday afternoon brought the grand opening of a new attraction, The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, to Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort. The attraction, an “Omnimover” ride through classic scenes from the 1989 film, uses music, state-of-the-art audio animatronics, and special effects to bring the movie to life and delight guests of all ages.
With The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, the Disneyland Resort continues “to leverage new technologies to tell a timeless Disney story,” said Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Tom Staggs, “because at our heart, great …