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Book Review: The Disney Story: Chronicling The Man, The Mouse & The Park

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 01.27.2017 | Books
Chuck Mirarchi

THE DISNEY STORY Chronicling The Man, The Mouse & The Parks By Aaron H. Goldberg 211 pp. Quaker Scribe Publishing. $15.95. There are many books writt...

Review: Three Books About Working At The Disney Parks

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.06.2016 | Books
Chuck Mirarchi

It's pretty easy to find books written about Walt Disney, but not so easy to find books written about or by Disney Imagineers or Cast Members.

Exploring Anaheim Beyond Disneyland

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

For many of us Anaheim makes us think of Mickey Mouse and Disneyland. After all, the theme park has drawn hundreds of millions of people since it opened in 1955. But unexpected treasures can be found just outside Disney's walls.

Adventures In Corporate Giveaways: The Curious Case Of Anaheim, CA

John Mirisch | Posted 07.13.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Inspired by the Dalai Lama, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait created the "City of Kindness" initiative. The goal is as simple as the initiative's title: people...

Muslim Teen Responds To Hateful Islamophobes With Dance Party Full Of Love And Life

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.11.2016 | Good News

Hate turned out to be no match for some hip-shaking. The Eid Festival in Anaheim, California, took place this past weekend in celebration of Eid al-F...

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Tips on How to Enjoy the Ballgame

Gina Hall | Posted 06.25.2016 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

With baseball season in full swing, it's time to take in an Angels game. Instead of sitting in traffic, eating a mediocre hot dog or hanging out at so...

5 Things to See in Anaheim Besides Disneyland

Anneli Rufus | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

what if you had time to spend in Anaheim -- say, before and/or after visiting You-Know-Whatland and You-Know-Where Adventure? Or -- hey, it could happen -- what if you wanted or needed to visit Anaheim for totally non-themeparkish purposes?

We All Must Draw a Line Against Hate and Violence

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

On Saturday I went to Anaheim armed with a pen, iPhone and index cards to conduct research on hate groups. The California Realm of the North Carolina-based Loyal White Knights Klan (LWK) group was supposed to come to a park for an "informational walk." As soon as the LWK arrived, the street adjoining the park turned into a violent maelstrom of knives, wooden planks, metal rods, fists, feet and blood.

Video Captures A Violent Brawl Between KKK And Protesters In California

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.29.2016 | Crime

A witness' video captured the moment Saturday when KKK members and counterprotesters began brawling during a Klan rally in California, revealing just ...

Sport and Society for Arete-The Rams Move On

Richard Crepeau | Posted 01.16.2017 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

For the past eighty years Los Angeles has loomed large in the History of the NFL and has shaped the league in significant ways. The centerpiece of course was and is the Rams.

VidCon Takes Over Anaheim, Proves The Internet Is Taking Over The World

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 01.12.2017 | Entertainment

Comic-Con ended just over a week ago, but that's already ancient history for the masses currently converging on Anaheim for VidCon. Like other fan con...

The Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday Celebration - Protestors, D-List Celebrities and Compassion

Mara Shapshay | Posted 07.07.2016 | Los Angeles
Mara Shapshay

This past Sunday my husband and I ventured to the Honda Center in Anaheim, California for the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday celebration. The Dalai Lama holds a special place in my heart because it was just a few years ago that my father and I were visiting San Diego.

Dalai Lama Wraps 80th B-Day Bash

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion
Andrea R. Vaucher

The Dalai Lama's 80th birthday celebration began on Sunday, July 5 in Anaheim of all places, at The Honda Center, as the July Fourth holiday weekend screeched to a halt. We must all make an effort. That was the Dalai Lama's message. An effort to be kind. An effort to be compassionate.

Anaheim's Little Arabia provides tastes, comforts of home

Mona Shadia | Posted 05.06.2016 | World
Mona Shadia

Tucked in the back of an alley lined with various shops, restaurants and stores, Aleppo's Kitchen brings to life the culture and food of one of the Arab world's ancient cities: Aleppo, Syria's oldest and largest.

WATCH: R2-D2 Does Dance With Boy In Wheelchair At Star Wars Convention

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.20.2015 | Good News

You don’t need to travel to a galaxy far, far away to have an out-of-this world experience. At the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, C...

10 Hotel Water Parks Your Kids Will LOVE

Oyster | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel

We scoured the country for hotels that have on-site water parks that are fun for both little splashers and thrill-seeking teens. From Wisconsin to New York to Tennessee, there's a waterslide -- or surf simulator -- with your family's name on it.

Electoral System Accused Of Diluting Latino Vote May Be On The Way Out

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

Anaheim voters will decide in November whether to keep an electoral system that many say has discriminated against the city’s Latino majority. A...

Anaheim Hopes To Settle Suit Over Alleged Latino Exclusion

Los Angeles Times | Posted 02.05.2014 | Latino Voices

Anaheim is in talks to settle a lawsuit filed by the ACLU accusing the city of effectively excluding Latinos from holding political office and violati...

Italian Chef and CNN Hero Bruno Serato Feeds 500 Kids Per Day

Clarissa Burt | Posted 10.26.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

It was in the "Napa Valley of Northern Italy" that Chef Bruno Serato's parents bought a humble little mom and pop Italian restaurant, and it was then that the then 14-year-old discovered his love of cooking.

Disney's D23 Expo: Richard M. Sherman & Alan Menken - Together Again... For the First Time!

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

Disney's D23 Expo, which is taking place August 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, offers visitors an immersive weekend into every aspect of The Walt Disney Company.

Varrati at VidCon: One Year Later

Michael Varrati | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Michael Varrati

Over a year ago, I wrote an article that publicly revealed to the world that I have a teensy little obsession with YouTube.

Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar Pens First Book - "Dream It! Do It!"

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

Whether you are a Disney fan like myself (sometimes we are called Disney Nerds) or just enjoy the various forms of entertainment Disney has to offer in many cases you can thank a Disney Imagineer. What is an Imagineer you may ask?

Anaheim's Changes Not Enough

The Los Angeles Times | Paloma Esquivel | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

It began with violence: Anaheim police firing beanbags and a police dog breaking loose and lunging into a crowd of men, women and children, some of wh...

America's Best Theme Parks

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whizzing around on a roller coaster, splashing down a rushing water slide, noshing on cotton candy and hot dogs -- the theme park might be as quintess...

Anaheim Mothers Make Plea For Their Dead Sons

Orance County Register | Art Marroquin | Posted 03.14.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA – A pair of mothers led a small demonstration on Tuesday demanding a resolution to the Orange County District Attorney's Office's ongoing ...