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The ever-aspiring muckraker Steve Lopez, in his Points West column in Sunday's Los Angeles Times, pokes his finger in Disney's chest.  He writes about the seeming contradiction between the low wages of Disneyland cast members and Disney fighting "affordable" housing in the Anaheim Resort area.But at the end of the workday, many of the people
Well it appears the day went off fairly well, all things considered. The park was packed at times, but the gates never closed. Here's a look around the net at some of the coverage. LaughingPlace.com kept sending photos of the event in real time via it's 'LIVE' cameraphone feature. The official 50th Anniversary Podcasts. The
In a recent interview Diane Disney Miller recounts some of the familiar stories of her childhood as a Disney daughter. What's new and interesting is the information on the Disney Family Museum that is scheduled to open in a refurbished barracks at the Presidio in San Francisco... Miller said the museum will be in a
How much is a professional team worth when there is no functioning league for it to belong to? Broadcom Corp. Chairman Henry Samueli and his wife, Susan, have officially signed the papers their purchase of the National Hockey League’s Mighty Ducks of Anaheim from The Walt Disney Co. The sale was for an estimated $75
Disney themeparks around the world are now flooded with signage and merchandise (see the LaughingPlace Store for the best selection) to honor Disneyland's 50th anniversary. But the one collectible publication everyone will need this year isn't even produced by the Walt Disney Company. Nope. It's issue two of the new magazine Tales from the Laughing
No, it's not the latest attraction dreamed up by Disney Imagineers. Businesses like this have been in existance for many years, most notably just off the strip in Las Vegas, NV. A company called Sky Venture has just opened an indoor skydiving experience in Orlando (and are rumored to be considering somewhere near Anaheim as
The San Diego Tribune reports on a possible buyer for Disney's Mighty Ducks. If the deal goes through that would take Disney completely out of the sports franchise ownership field and leave them as purely broadcasters. Expect to see ties between Anaheim's professional teams and Disneyland continue (it's a good deal for both sides).