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Politics | Other Politics

An obituary for old Orange County, dead at age 129

Orange County, the California collection of 34 cities and 3.2 million residents described by President Reagan as where “all the good Republicans go to die,” died Tuesday. It was 129 years old.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid Century

Don the Beachcomber to close Sunday in Sunset Beach; new location being sought

Renowned tiki restaurant Don the Beachcomber will close Sunday night after nearly 10 years at its Sunset Beach location, the restaurant announced Friday.

Entertainment | Miscellaneous Disney

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean ride will stop auctioning brides – Orange County Register

The pirates will no longer be saying “We wants the Redhead” in Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland after the auction scene undergoes a modification in 2018. The Walt Disney Company p…

Miscellaneous | Tomorrowland

Vintage Disneyland; What Happened to the People Mover?

Hey guys! Fastpass Facts here bringing you our second Vintage Disneyland video! This time we’ll be talking about one of our favorite “D” ticket attractions: ...

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

Did you know How Disneyland Started?

Did you know How Disneyland Started? Fastpassfacts and Van Eaton Galleries will take you back to September 1953, to the weekend that’s known as “The Lost Wee...

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

Disneyland In The Summer of 1957: Bernie McCormick Reflects on the Most Magical Place on Earth

There was Disneyland in California. The author recalls the early years of the original Disney theme park.

Entertainment | The Hometown

Popular Disneyland attractions closing for a year to make room for 'Star Wars' land - The Orange County Register

ANAHEIM – To make room for construction of a 14-acre “Star Wars” themed land, Disneyland Resort officials announced today several popular attractions will close for a year at Disneyland, including the railroad, Fantasmic! and most everything along the Rivers of America.

Music | Music

Smut Peddlers

A punk band from Redondo Beach. Check them out and buy their CD at smutpeddlers.net or LIKE them at facebook.com/smutpeddlers

Entertainment | Miscellaneous Disney

Disney buys Anaheim land, sparking expansion speculation - LA Times

The Walt Disney Co. has purchased three parcels of land near its Anaheim resort, sparking speculation that the property would free up land for a future park expansion involving Disney's Star Wars or Marvel's superhero characters.

Entertainment | Miscellaneous Disney

Disneyland ride enhancements to arrive for 60th anniversary celebration - LA Times

Disneyland has already unveiled plans for a new fireworks show, a parade and "sparkling" features on two of its iconic buildings as part of the park's 60th anniversary celebration this summer.

History | Historic Los Angeles

Photos of Orange County, Calif., When Oranges Actually Grew There

Orange County, California, hardly lives up to its name1 anymore. A few relict orchards may survive, but today the endless citrus groves that once clothed the county in green are only a memory.