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Magic Mountain Coaster Remains Closed After Derailment, But Thrillseekers Are Undeterred

A roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia remained closed Tuesday after a terrifying accident that hospitalized four people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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Unaccompanied Minors Under 14 Barred From Disneyland Parks

Disneyland will no longer allow unaccompanied guests under the age of 14 to enter the park beginning at the end of March, Magic Kingdom officials said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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Extreme Makeover: Disney California Adventure Edition

Disney California Adventure re-opened with new attractions and a spiffed up look. The new experiences can best be summed up by paraphrasing the words of Cars star Lightning McQueen: Ka-chow, DCA, ka-chow.

CBS Los Angeles–06/18/2012

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Southland’s Best Theme Park Hotel: Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

It’s grand in stature, has elegant ease, offers a prime pool scene, has an exotic Bali spa and hosts rich dining. It’s the antithesis of everything you might expect of a hotel inside a theme […]

CBS Los Angeles–06/01/2012

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Cool Off at Knott’s Soak City

Located next to Knott’s Berry Farm, Knott’s Soak City is open mid-May to mid-September. This separate admission park caters to families looking for a fun way to cool off. Whimsically themed to Southern California beach […]

CBS Los Angeles–05/30/2012

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They’re Here! ‘Transformers: The Ride 3D’ Opens At Universal Studios

They’re here! “Transformers: The Ride 3D” opened at Universal Studios Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/25/2012

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Alliance Claims Magic Mountain Pollutes River With Cleaning Practices

Local environmental groups have issued a stunning accusation against Six Flags Magic Mountain, claiming that the popular theme park is polluting the Santa Clara River.

Empty–04/27/2012

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Disneyland Reopens After Suspicious Item Deemed Harmless

Disneyland reopened Saturday after being placed on lockdown for more than three hours while authorities investigated a suspicious item.

03/03/2012

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‘Wizarding World Of Harry Potter’ Is Coming To Universal Studios Hollywood

Harry Potter fans will no longer need to travel to Orlando to experience a real-life version of J.K. Rowling’s magical world of wizardry.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011

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Disneyland During the Holidays

For 8 weeks out of the year, The Disneyland Resort is magically transformed into a Holiday Wonderland, complete with festive holiday decor, Santa, real reindeer and snowfall.

CBS Los Angeles–12/02/2011

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Knott’s Merry Farm

Spending the holidays at Knott’s Merry Farm is a tradition for many local families in Orange County. While riding on some of the largest thrill rides in Orange County, visitors have an opportunity to get into the holiday spirit.

CBS Los Angeles–11/25/2011

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Halloween Horror Nights at Universal

Universal Studios is the only So Cal Halloween event that takes place on a working studio lot. The location not only provides authentic Hollywood studio-quality experiences for those who dare to enter– but it’s also […]

CBS Los Angeles–10/21/2011

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It’s Boo Time at Disneyland

No matter what time of day you go to Disneyland during Halloween time, there is something seasonal, festive and fun going on. The spirit of Halloween Time visits Disneyland Resort starting in mid-September and stays […]

CBS Los Angeles–10/18/2011

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Knott’s Scary Farm Haunt

Knott’s Berry Farm is home to the first, largest and longest running Halloween celebration in the world. The headlining event is Knott’s Halloween Haunt, which is geared towards those ages 13 and up. Snoopy’s Costume […]

CBS Los Angeles–10/18/2011

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Disneyland Unveils Soundsational Summer

Disneyland Resort introduces its Soundsational Summer: new attractions and a ticket deal for SoCal residents.

CBS Los Angeles–06/07/2011

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