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Revamped California Adventure Opens with New Cars Land, Buena Vista Street

Revamped California Adventure Opens with New Cars Land, Buena Vista StreetFireworks filled the air above Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Calif. June 15, 2012 as Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger joined Mickey Mouse and dozens of Disney characters and performers on-stage for the grand reopening of the theme park.

Reported to have cost upwards of $1 billion, the remodeling includes two new themed lands for Califoirnia Adventure: Cars Land and Buena Vista Street, home to the Carthay Circle Theatre.
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Six Flags Opens Reverse Roller Coaster Ride in Texas, Missouri

Six Flags Opens Reverse Roller Coaster Ride in Texas, Missouri

Two new roller coaster thrill rides have been added in the West for visitors to enjoy this summer of 2012.

Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast is now open at Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas located in Arlington, Texas.

Both rides continue to feature...

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Work Begins to Restore Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach Shoreline

Work Begins to Restore Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach Shoreline An ongoing three-month public-private partnership to improve Honolulu's Waikiki Beach by restoring the valuable and heavily utilized recreational area will shift into active beach building phase Monday, March 12, 2012.

Areas of the beach will be cordo...
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Branson Recovering from Tornado Damage; Major Attractions Spared

Branson Recovering from Tornado Damage; Major Attractions Spared Branson, Missouri recovery efforts were underway March 1 due to major tornado damage the town sustained from a powerful storm system that swept into the area on Feb. 29, 2012 and produced multiple reports of tornadoes in the Midwest.

Initial reports i...
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Ghirardelli Chocolate Coming to Disney California Adventure Park

Ghirardelli Chocolate Coming to Disney California Adventure Park Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. will open a soda fountain and chocolate shop inside Disney California Adventure park in late spring 2012, adding yet another layer of traditional San Francisco flair to the Pacific Wharf area of the park.

"The addition of a w...
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