Editors Note: I’m republishing a series of posts written by my Aunt Linda seven years ago. In hosting me over my childhood summers in their Southern California homes, she and my Aunt Dorothea played a key role in nurturing my love of Disneyland (although they… Read More »The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1959
Disneyland and Walt Disney World will reportedly furlough their non-essential workers after April 18th which is currently the last day hourly employees are scheduled to be paid during the closure related to are national health emergency. The decision was revealed in an email that went… Read More »Disneyland and Walt Disney World to furlough most non-essential workers
When Disneyland announced its closure amid concerns Coronavirus could spread within the resort, they set a date of March 31, 2020, a little over two weeks later, as the targeted end date for the closure. However, one look at the news and the rate of… Read More »Disneyland Cast Member Unions Petition Disney for information regarding pay, insurance beyond March
If you ever join the cast at the Disneyland Resort, don’t miss out on the chance to participate in Minnie’s Moonlit Madness. The after-hours trivia based event features groups of four cast members, all tied together, running around the park in an effort to get… Read More »Disneyland Cast Members enjoy Minnie’s Moonlit Madness trivia night
One of the very best video series coming from Disneyland is “Every Role a Starring Role.” The series examines the work done by a specific cast member in the park. They may have a unique job or be one of thousands of other workers with… Read More »Behind the scenes video: Training the cast members of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
For Disney cast members looking to continue their education, the company’s new Aspire education investment program offers a very affordable option. Disney just announced that Central Florida’s largest higher education institution, The University of Central Florida, is now available as one of the options. Disney… Read More »Disney Aspire Education Program now includes UCF
One of the things that impresses me about the Walt Disney World organization is how much the company and its cast members care about the communities they live, work, and play in. The Walt Disney World resort VoluntEARS dedicate their time and effort year-round we… Read More »Walt Disney World honors its VoluntEARS of the Year!
The rising costs of rent in Southern California have left many facing difficulty finding affordable housing. According to the Orange County Housing Trust, there are 2,700 people homeless who have an immediate need for housing in Orange County. As it turns out that is also… Read More »Disneyland makes a big gift toward housing the homeless in Orange County