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California to Use Disneyland as COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site

California to Use Disneyland as COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN The parking lot of Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, will soon serve as the first Super Point-of-Dispensing (POD) site for COVID-19 vaccines in Orange County, officials said Monday. Orange County said that the resort, which has been mainly shuttered since the onset of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus pandemic in March, will likely become operational later […]

Disney To Lay Off 32,000 Workers As Coronavirus Devastates Theme Parks

Disney To Lay Off 32,000 Workers As Coronavirus Devastates Theme Parks

ANDREW TRUNSKY CONTRIBUTOR Disney is preparing to lay off 32,000 employees as the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep visitors away from theme parks. Most of those layoffs would come from Disney’s parks, experiences and products division, according to a report Disney filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday. The company announced in September that it would lay off 28,000 […]

California allows theme parks to reopen, but Disney and Universal may not return until next summer

California allows theme parks to reopen, but Disney and Universal may not return until next summer

California theme parks closed in mid-March as the COVID-19 pandemic forced business across the U.S. to shutter their operations and society to adjust to the ‘new normal.’ By BRADY MACDONALD  California has cleared theme parks to reopen after more than seven months of coronavirus closures provided they follow newly issued COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, but […]

Anaheim Struggles as Disneyland Waits To Reopen

Anaheim Struggles as Disneyland Waits To Reopen

By DREW VAN VOORHIS Disneyland will likely be waiting longer to reopen its famous Anaheim theme park after California Gov. Gavin Newsom said that he feels “there’s no hurry putting out guidelines” to reopen. In an Oct. 7 press conference, Newsom admitted there were “disagreements in terms of opening a major theme park,” adding, “We’re going to let […]

CA Rules For Reopening Disneyland, Universal Studios, Other Parks Must Be “Thoughtful” And “Responsible,” Says State’s Top Health Official – Updated

CA Rules For Reopening Disneyland, Universal Studios, Other Parks Must Be “Thoughtful” And “Responsible,” Says State’s Top Health Official – Updated

By Tom Tapp UPDATED with latest: After a group of 18 California senators and assemblymembers issued a letter on Monday asking Governor Gavin Newsom to issue guidelines for theme parks to reopen, the state’s top health official addressed the matter. Asked when guidance for theme parks would be released, Dr. Mark Ghaly said, “We’re working hard to get that […]

Disneyland in California to Temporarily Close Over Coronavirus

Disneyland in California to Temporarily Close Over Coronavirus

BY JACK PHILLIPS The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday announced it would close Disneyland over concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus. The closure will go into effect starting on Saturday, March 14, and last until the end of the month, the company confirmed. It will work with visitors who want to change or cancel their plans and provide refunds […]

Disneyland resort raises prices as much as 18 percent

Disneyland resort raises prices as much as 18 percent

The Disneyland resort raised prices over the weekend, several months before the park plans to unveil a remake of its boardwalk-themed area at the California Adventure Park. The prices rose …

DACA protesters temporarily block Disneyland entrance

DACA protesters temporarily block Disneyland entrance

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their allies temporarily blocked a vehicle entrance to Disneyland on Monday, just as the Senate reached an agreement to end the government shutdown brought on in part by a stalemate over the young immigrants’ future.

Walt Disney Opens Iconic American Amusement Park on This Day in 1955

Walt Disney Opens Iconic American Amusement Park on This Day in 1955

Walt Disney was already a well-known creative genius, the creator of Mickey Mouse and the 1938 feature length cartoon “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, when he had an idea to create his famed Anaheim, California amusement park, Disneyland. YouTube “All my life I heard him talk about doing this park, from the time I…

Disney Attractions Updates For 2017

Disney Attractions Updates For 2017

The U.S. Disney parks are going undergoing a transformation. Following the success of the new “Star Wars” films, ailment both Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, are adding new lands dedicated to the franchise. Elsewhere, Disney World is also getting a “Toy Story” land to Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom a […]

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