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[24 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Cars Land-Inspired Float to Be in the 124th Rose Parade

Disneyland Resort has announced plans to feature a Cars Land-inspired float in the 124th Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA next year.
The float will feature the stars of Cars in floral-themed glory, including Lighting McQueen, Sally, Luigi, and Guido. Additionally, floral displays of several areas within Disney’s California Adventure “Cars Land” will be integrated within the float, including Radiator Springs Racers and the Cozy Cone Motel.
One of the most exciting things about Disney’s float, however, will be the moving pieces that make the float come to life. There will be a …

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[23 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Mandy Moore Poses with Rapunzel at Disneyland Resort

Last week, Tangled star Mandy Moore stopped by the Disneyland Resort for a meet-and-greet with Rapunzel.
After posing for a photo, the singer/actress said she was looking forward to seeing Disneyland Resort decked out in its Halloween Time decor, and was really eager to check out Cars Land at Disney’s California Adventure.
Of course, no visit would be complete without a ride on Space Mountain – according to Moore, that is her favorite attraction.

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[22 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Announces New Holiday Festivities in Cars Land and Buena Vista Street

The holidays are quickly approaching at Disneyland, and with the additions of Buena Vista Street and Cars Land this year, Disney California Adventure guests will be able to enjoy some new holiday experiences and decorations in these areas. Disney recently announced some interesting new holiday enhancements that guests can expect this year at Disney California Adventure, including new entertainment offerings, specially themed decorations, and more.
Buena Vista Street will be decorated to suit the 1930’s Los Angeles theme that serves as Buena Vista Street’s setting. David Caranci, Manager of Resort Enhancement, says …

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[19 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Make Changes to Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree in Disney California Adventure

Next month, Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure will undergo some changes in an effort to make the ride more comfortable for guests. This will be the second ride in Cars Land to undergo renovations since its opening in June.
In early October, Disney will be adding more padding to the attraction. According to a spokeswoman for the company, guests have complained about the ride being uncomfortable, and three visitors have filed reports that they sustained injuries or medical problems during the ride. No fault on the …

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[13 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Sighting: Sheryl Crow Visits Cars Land with Sons

Singer Sheryl Crow recently stopped by Disney California Adventure’s Cars Land with her sons Wyatt and Levi. The trio posed for a photograph, and you’d be hard pressed to tell which of them seems more excited about exploring Radiator Springs!
For those of you who are fans of the Cars film, you may remember that Crow performed the opening song “Real Gone” from the film, so I am sure walking through Cars Land was a real treat for Sheryl and her boys.

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[9 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reports 24 Percent Profit Increase

Due to the amazing success of Marvel’s The Avengers as well as the recent addition of Cars Land to Disney’s California Adventure, The Walt Disney Co. have seen a 24% increase in quarterly profit – well ahead of company expectations.
Despite the crumbling economy, Disney continues to stay on top. Attendance at both Walt Disney World and Disney’s California Adventure were strong during the quarter, while Tokyo Disneyland has seen an increase in attendance as well now that they have recovered from last year’s earthquake. Additionally, The Avengers raked in $1.5 …

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[30 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Pin Set Inspired by Custom Car Designer Chip Foose Coming to Disney California Adventure

At Disney’s California Adventure Park, the new Cars Land has many impressive details for visitors to enjoy. One such detail – the car hoods found at Ramone’s House of Body Art – were designed by custom car builder and designer Chip Foose, and served as the inspiration for a new pin set coming to the theme park.
Julie Young, product developer for pins, said one particular hood from the collection served as the inspiration for the limited edition pin set. She says:
I first saw an image of the ‘Ramone’s’ car hood …

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[29 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Twenty-Three Fall Issue Goes Behind the Scenes of California Adventure Expansion

Gold-level D23 members and Disney fans will have the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of the recent expansion of Disney California Adventure in this fall’s issue of Disney twenty-three magazine. The latest issue, which is set to debut on August 14, will feature exclusive interviews with Imagineers and breathtaking photographs that give an exclusive look at this major expansion project.
“Disney fans around the world are flocking to Disney California Adventure to experience the extraordinary transformation of the park,” said Steven Clark, head of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. “With the …

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[7 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Donates Lightning McQueen Power Wheels to Local Nonprofits

Children at ten nonprofits in Southern California recently got a dose of Disney magic, thanks to a recent donation by the Disneyland Resort. This week, Disneyland donated thirty of their special Lightning McQueen Power Wheels to the local nonprofits, which include the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange County Ronald McDonald House, and the Anaheim Family YMCA.
These special race cars are now bringing fun and excitement to children at the nonprofits each day. The special Power Wheels are equipped with race car sounds, phrases from Disney/Pixar’s Cars films, and even …

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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 …