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[9 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Anaheim Disney Parks See Higher Attendance Numbers

Attendance at Anaheim’s Disney Parks has grown tremendously during the late summer, media reports have said. The Walt Disney Co.’s financial report for July 1 through September 29 showed an uptick in attendance, due in large part to the new expansion project at Disney’s California Adventure.
According to the report, visitors at Disney’s California Adventure park contributed to a 3% overall attendance increase since last quarter. Jay Rasulo, the company’s chief financial officer, said in a statement that he attributed the attendance hike to “the great success of Cars Land, both …

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[13 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Registration for 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Now Open

Registration for the 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon is now open!
If you’re interested in running this race, you should register early. Last year, the race sold out very quickly and drew more than 17,000 runners in the various events held throughout the weekend, all of which are geared towards women. This year’s race promises to be just as exciting as the inaugural race last year.
Runners will be able to run through Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure (as well as the streets of Anaheim,) but will also be able to …

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[18 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Help Build a Playground for Anaheim Children

Last weekend, Disney VoluntEARS helped build a playground for children, mere blocks away from the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim – and it all happened in just one day.
In collaboration with the City of Anaheim, Anaheim Family YMCA, KaBOOM! and community members, VoluntEARS helped build a playground at Stoddard Park in an effort to give more than 1,000 local children a safe place to play. In March, local kids met with Disney and KaBOOM! to help design the playground, and their designs were used to inspire the final design of the …

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[15 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Military Families to Get Special Holiday Gift from Disney

This weekend, 17 military families are set to get a special holiday gift from The Disneyland Resort  – a decorated Christmas tree, trimmed by employees of Downtown Disney businesses.
Cpl. Christopher O’Quin is one such man who will be receiving this special gift from Disney. Says O’Quin:
I want the kids to have a really, really amazing Christmas, not like one they’ve ever had. I think this will be one of those things that will make our Christmas that much better.
Representatives of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are expected to pick up …

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[19 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo: Exclusive Pictures of New Cars Land Vehicles

The D23 Expo is officially underway at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, and already, we are seeing exciting sneak peeks of some great new Disney upcoming attractions! 
Take a look at these terrific photos from last night’s exclusive media event.  We can’t wait to take a spin in the Lightning McQueen Car.  And Mater is pretty awesome, too.
We’ll be reporting live from D23 all weekend long.  More exciting news to come!

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[17 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Historic Disneyland Hotel Earns AAA Four Diamond Award

For the first time in 25 years, the landmark Disneyland Hotel has earned AAA’s coveted Four Diamond distinction.
Awarded to only four percent of all hotels reviewed across the United States, the Four Diamond Award indicates that the hotel is
 …upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.
By earning the AAA Four Diamond Award, Disneyland …

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[8 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
D23 Announces Expo Schedule

Taking place from August 19th-21st, 2011, in Anaheim, California, the D23 Expo is an event that’s been eagerly anticipated for two years — and now we have the schedule!
For those who aren’t sure what D23 is, they bill themselves as “the first official community for fans in Disney’s 88-year history.” A membership in D23 offers access to a quarterly magazine, an exclusive collectibles line, and special events like the D23 Expo (members still have to pay, but they do get a discount).
Including detailed presentations and information about many of …

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[2 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Small Fire Ignites at Disneyland Resort; No Injuries Reported

During a small fire that ignited on a construction site behind Disney California Adventure on Wednesday, workers were told to evacuate the site while firefighters worked to put out the blaze. 
According to Anaheim Fire Department spokeswoman Maria Sabol, a plastic tarp over steel framework caught fire. At the time, welders were working on the construction site, and sparks from their equipment may have contributed to the fire. Sabol was quick to add that the investigation is still ongoing, however.
Visitors to the park were not impacted by the fire, which began at approximately …

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[8 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale Visit Disneyland With Their Little Mouseketeers

Orange County native & long-time Disneyland fan Gwen Stefani, accompanied by husband Gavin Rossdale & their two children, visited the Anaheim park on July 7th. “Just Jared” is reporting that the happy family rode the teacups together and spent time exploring the park.
Youngest son Zuma sported Mickey ears, a Mickey Mouse t-shirt, and striped pirate socks while older brother Kingston stuck to a less-Disney Batman tee & jeans look.
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Photos courtesy of “Just Jared”

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[24 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Comic-Con in Disneyland?

The San Diego Tribune is reporting that not only will the world-famous conference, Comic-Con, soon run out its contract with San Diego (2012), but it will receive a bid to move the conference to Disneyland’s hometown, Anaheim, CA!
San Diego isn’t giving up that fast…
A task force, made up of some of the tourism industry’s heaviest hitters and officials from the Convention Center Corp., city and the San Diego Unified Port District, is leading an aggressive campaign to remind Comic-Con organizers just how well-loved they are. Whether such overtures are …