For many diehard fans, Disneyland means more than just a day at the park -- it's an obsession.
Walt Disney opened the doors of the $17 million Disneyland on July 17, 1955. Six months after opening, it had counted more than a million visitors.
Having discovered that the world might be a bit bigger than one of its trademark tunes indicates, the debut of the Walt Disney Co.'s second Asian amusement park this fall will include the usual…
Mickey Mouse is a potent symbol. "I've seen him crucified and naked, I've seen him with weapons. I've seen him smoking, drinking. I'm sure Disney wouldn't approve of that -- but I think it's almost a…
After volunteering at the Democratic National Convention in 1960, Harry Shearer was assigned the job of driver. "My assumption was, I would drive delegates to the sports arena where the convention…
Production designer and puppeteer Michael Curry's parade and stage creations appear in many Disney projects and properties. But for this puppet pro, whose inventions will pepper Disneyland's 50th…
Today Disneyland guests purchase "passports" that give them the run of the park and its rides. Once upon a time -- more than 20 years ago -- it was a different story.
After some pretty rough riding, Disney's California Adventure might finally have something to celebrate when the theme park hosts what's billed as "a madcap and irreverent Block Party Bash" to mark…
Indiana Jones Adventure Hurtle into the Temple of the Forbidden Eye, where you and Indy face perilous lava pits, whizzing arrows, and the cinematic tumbling boulder. Pirates of the Caribbean The last…
There are some Imagineers who want to take you to infinity and beyond. And they've spent the last two years figuring out just how to get you there on the Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters attraction…
Will Keck, an L.A.-based reporter for USA Today, inherited his love of Disney from his father, a huge collector who died when Keck was 5.