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Glen Wood, NASCAR Hall of Famer, dies at 93

Glen Wood, the stock car racing pride of Virginia, scored 99 NASCAR Cup wins in a career that started in 1950. He and his brother Leonard are considered among the pioneers in the sport and played major roles in popularizing the sport in Southern California, a continent away from their native Virginia. Following a lengthy illness, Glen Wood, who was the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday at the age of 93. “In every way, Glen Wood was an original. In building the famed Wo...
Tags: News, France, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Obituaries, Ford, Nascar, Wood, Suarez, Motorsports, Southern California, Charlotte, Anaheim


Disneyland’s new popcorn buckets pay tribute to Mickey’s 90th birthday

A new line of souvenir popcorn buckets that pay tribute to Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday have arrived at Disneyland where avid fans in the past have waited hours in line for the coveted collectibles. The Get Your Ears On line of souvenir collectibles include Mickey, Minnie and Steamboat Willie balloon-shaped popcorn buckets, kitchen sink ice cream sundae bowls themed to the famous mice and a sipper cup in the shape of the mouse that started it all. The Mickey Balloon Bucket looks like a Mickey ea...
Tags: Disney, Sport, Soccer, Cinderella, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim, Minnie, Mickey, Disneyland Park, Main Street USA, Steamboat Willie, Mickey Minnie, Downtown Disney Disneyland, Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor


T.J. Dillashaw trades pounds for glory to face Henry Cejudo and become a UFC legend

For weeks, T.J. Dillashaw posted pictures of his transition from bantamweight to flyweight. The UFC 135-pound champion looked shredded as he trained his body to move down an entire weight division in his pursuit of MMA history. To fight fans, though, the former Cal State Fullerton wrestler appeared on an unhealthy path. They bemoaned how Dillashaw looked terrible, drained and dry. “That’s just expected no matter what,” the Orange resident said of his move to 125 pounds. “Someone who wants to try...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Ufc, Espn, Johnson, Orange, Sam, MMA, Denver, Staples Center, Cal State Fullerton, David Taylor, Don


NHL Short Notes

THURSDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 5, St. Louis 2 NY ISLANDERS 4, New Jersey 1 NY RANGERS 4, Chicago 3 Toronto 4, TAMPA BAY 2 Winnipeg 5, NASHVILLE 1 Anaheim 3, MINNESOTA 0 Los Angeles 2, DALLAS 1 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
Tags: Minnesota, Boston, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, New Jersey, Dallas, Nashville, NHL, St Louis, Winnipeg, Tampa Bay, Anaheim, NY Islanders, NY Rangers


Analyzing the Ducks’ Transaction Frenzy

It’s been a wild week so far in Anaheim Ducks country and amazingly, they’ve only played two games. The action has been more intense on the Ducks’ roster than on the ice. General manager Bob Murray has gone on a trading spree that has received mixed reaction among fans and media, the best of which came from Yahoo Sports’ Pete Blackburn. Trying to figure out what exactly the Ducks are doing pic.twitter.com/lOhjTPn6iG — Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) January 17, 2019 He’s not alone in his con...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Sport, Flux, Dallas, Penguins, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Terry, ` Ducks, Grant, Los Angeles Times, Jones, Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild


What to expect from Disneyland’s new Mickey’s Mix Magic nighttime spectacular

Disneyland’s new Mickey’s Mix Magic show makes a direct appeal to Disney fans young and old with a fireworks-free nighttime spectacular filled with building-wrapping animation that will send fans to a new area of the Anaheim theme park in search of the best viewing location. Mickey’s Mix Magic swaps Disneyland’s familiar ightly fireworks show for a laser, lighting and projection show set to a new musical score. The projection show will transform the buildings along Main Street U.S.A. and the faç...
Tags: Elsa, Disney, Sport, Soccer, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim, Minnie, Mickey, Anaheim Calif, Rivers of America, Disneyland Park, Davison, Main Street USA, Cogsworth


Kings edge Stars to climb out of NHL basement

DALLAS, TEXAS – JANUARY 17: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates a goal against the Dallas Stars in the first period at American Airlines Center on January 17, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) DALLAS, TEXAS – JANUARY 17: The Los Angeles Kings celebrate a goal by Drew Doughty #8 against the Dallas Stars in the first period at American Airlines Center on January 17, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Sound The ...
Tags: Colorado, Sports, Sport, Stars, Chicago, Soccer, Kings, Dallas, NHL, Pacific, Bishop, Dustin Brown, Ottawa, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars, Central Division


Mexican Riviera Cruise Ports – Highlights and My Favorite Experiences

Sailing along the golden coast of Baja California has long been one of the most popular cruise itineraries – just watch reruns of “The Love Boat” if you don’t believe me. So when Crystal Cruises approached me about sailing with them in this near perfect part of the world, I very quickly accepted. Sailing from Puerto Vallarta to Los Angeles, most of the trip was along the shores of Baja California, an area that was completely new to me. Over the course of a week I enjoyed the many ports of call ...
Tags: Travel, California, Mexico, Americas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Cruising, Pacific Ocean, Destinations, La Paz, Baja California, Puerto Vallarta, Planes Trains Ships, El Faro, Mazatlan, Anaheim


Meet the new Ducks, who come from near and far to join the struggling team

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Left wing Max Jones and right wing Troy Terry caught a flight from San Diego to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Center Justin Kloos drove roughly four hours north on Interstate 35 from Des Moines, Iowa. Center Derek Grant hopped aboard a flight from Phoenix. Defenseman Michael Del Zotto didn’t join the Ducks for their game Thursday against the Minnesota Wild. He is expected to remain in Vancouver, British Columbia, for several days while his immigration paperwork is...
Tags: Minnesota, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, San Diego, Vancouver, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins, NHL, Terry, Ducks, Grant, Jones, Anaheim-ducks, Dallas Stars


UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi rediscovers joy via her viral floor routines and poetry

LOS ANGELES — A dimpled smile spreads across Katelyn Ohashi’s face. It’s the same one that lit up the internet in her 90-second gymnastics homage to classic R&B that’s turned the diminutive UCLA senior into a viral sensation. Three days after Ohashi’s floor routine earned a perfect 10 at the Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim and more than 50 million views on social media, the gymnast can barely believe her luck Tuesday as she sits in an office on the UCLA campus doing what is the third of at least...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Ryan Seacrest, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Seattle, Ben Schwartz, Kamala Harris, Ucla, Tina Turner


Supercross: Justin Barcia seeks repeat performance in event’s return to Angel Stadium

Sometimes, Justin Barcia says, a Supercross rider has to hit rock bottom before he can find aroute to the top. That seems to be the story of his career. It was just a little more than a year ago, when he thought he was going to have totransition into a life of being just a husband and a father, leaving the sport he loved behind atan age when he still had a lot left to give. But now, after all of the broken bones, concussions and worries over where his next paycheckmight come from, Barcia said he...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nascar, Suarez, Motorsports, Yamaha, JGR, Anaheim, ARLINGTON Texas, Joe Gibbs, GLENDALE Ariz, Angel Stadium, Ken Roczen, Chad Reed, Barcia


Will Disneyland fans want to see a nighttime show without fireworks?

Disneyland plans to roll out a new nighttime spectacular on Main Street USA that is heavy on projection mapping technology but without fireworks most nights as Sleeping Beauty Castle undergoes a months-long rehabilitation wrapped in construction scaffolding. Mickey’s Mix Magic swaps Disneyland’s familiar nightly fireworks show for a laser, lighting and projection show set to a new musical score. The projection show will transform the buildings along Main Street U.S.A. and the facade of It’s a Sm...
Tags: Disney, America, Sport, Soccer, Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Tinker Bell, Brownie, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim, Bengal, Minnie Mouse, Orange County Register, Minnie, Dale


Finishing Them Off

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press, The Wings have won two games in a row for the first time in six weeks, on the strength of closing out opponents in the third period. That was a facet they lacked as recently as this month. Being able to do what the Wings did in their last two third periods - rallying from a one-goal deficit against Anaheim by scoring three goals and padding a one-goal lead at Minnesota with two goals – is especially encouraging for a young team. “I thin...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Wings, Jeff Blashill, Anaheim, Helene St James, Detroit Free Press The Wings


Blake Baggett rides into Anaheim with first Supercross win

Not many know what transpired during the Supercross offseason at the El Chupacabra Ranch in Leesburg, Fla. And don’t expect Blake Baggett, the motocross competitor from Grand Terrace, to unveil the truth. Not after his first 450CC victory last week in Glendale, Ariz.,. the second stop in the 17-race Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series. Baggett scored his first Supercross win of his career Saturday night by taking advantage of circumstances and sweeping past Jason Anderson with 1:30 on the clock...
Tags: Japan, Nbc, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Long Beach, Tokyo, North America, Nascar, Suarez, Forbes, Daytona Beach, San Bernardino, Phoenix, Anaheim, Dale Earnhardt Jr


Late Night Vancouver/Anaheim Trade

Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired defenceman Luke Schenn and a 7th round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenceman Michael Del Zotto. Schenn will report directly to the Utica Comets. Schenn, 29, has split the 2018.19 season between Anaheim (eight games played) and the San Diego Gulls (2-8-10 in 22 games played). In 716 career NHL games split between Anaheim, Arizona, Los Ang...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, NHL, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim, Luke Schenn, San Diego Gulls, Jim Benning, Anaheim Trade, Vancouver BC Vancouver Canucks, Michael Del Zotto Schenn, Utica Comets Schenn, Anaheim Arizona Los Angeles Philadelphia


Heavy rain brings flash-flood threat, high surf, mudslide danger to burn areas

LOS ANGELES — The last and strongest of three storms to hit Southern California this week slid into the region Thursday, generating periods of heavy rain, which could trigger street flooding and shallow mud and debris flows in several areas previously denuded by wildfires, National Weather Service forecasters said. The rain could unleash mudslides and debris flows “in and near recent burn scars across Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. These include the Hill, Sherpa, South, Ston...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Disneyland, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura County, Nws, Santa Barbara, Malibu


NAMM 2019: Here’s what to expect at this year’s show

Big name music festivals may attract tens of thousands of people in a given year, but where do the industry veterans who put on those festivals go when they’re looking for the latest trends and products in the music industry? To conventions such as the National Association of Music Merchants show in Anaheim. This year, 115,000 people are expected to enter the Anaheim Convention Center and surrounding venues Jan. 24-27 to see the show, which limits entry mainly to music industry professionals and...
Tags: Molly, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Miles Davis, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Alice, Sphero, Woodstock, Elle King, Peter, Namm, National Association Of Music Merchants, Anaheim, Orange County Register


Canucks trade Michael Del Zotto to Ducks for Luke Schenn, 2020 draft pick

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks are creating some room on their roster by dealing defenceman Michael Del Zotto to the Anaheim Ducks. The Canucks traded the 28-year-old late on Wednesday for defenceman Luke Schenn and a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL entry draft. Schenn will report directly to the Utica Comets, the Canucks' American Hockey League affiliate. Del Zotto was in his second year with Vancouver after spending time with the Philadelphia Flyers, Nashville Predators and New York...
Tags: News, Toronto, Green, San Diego, Rangers, Vancouver, AHL, NHL, Ducks, New York Rangers, Anaheim Ducks, Vancouver Canucks, Anaheim, Canucks, Luke Schenn, American Hockey League


Canucks deal Del Zotto to Ducks for Schenn, pick

The Ducks and Canucks swapped defensemen on Wednesday, with Michael Del Zotto headed to Anaheim in exchange for Luke Schenn and a 2020 seventh-round pick.
Tags: Hockey, NHL, Ducks, Anaheim, Canucks, Luke Schenn, Michael Del Zotto, Schenn, Del Zotto


Don’t believe your windshield wipers: Despite storms, Southern California water conservation is still needed

As rain continues to pelt Southern California, signs of an abundance of or even too much water are everywhere: Roads are flooded, reservoirs are filling and the wait time for Radiator Springs Racers at the damp Disneyland Resort has been less than a half hour. But as residents of burn areas evacuate and even heavier rain is forecast for Thursday, those who watch the state and local water supplies note that while the drought is technically over, the need to conserve water is not. Related Articl...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, Los Angeles, Water, Drought, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, California Highway Patrol, Jerry Brown, Disneyland Resort, CHP, Local News, Riverside County


Get a first look at Ballast Point Brewery & Kitchen in Downtown Disney

It’s the first brewery ever in Downtown Disney and with it comes elevated pub food and a giant 2,500 square-foot patio. Ballast Point Brewery & Kitchen will be the hangout for craft brew fans. The brewery has eight other locations, including Long Beach, Chicago and of course its home base in San Diego. After a soft opening last weekend, the place was revealed to the public on Wednesday, Jan. 16 with a fun ceremony that celebrated the brewery’s seafaring brand. A ship’s rope instead of a ribbon w...
Tags: Drinks, Restaurants, Disney, Sport, Beer, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Caribbean, Constellation, Southern California, Mickey Mouse, Slater, Anaheim


Ducks deal Pontus Aberg to Wild for prospect as roster makeover continues

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ducks general manager Bob Murray continued his midseason roster overhaul on Wednesday when he traded left wing Pontus Aberg to the Minnesota Wild for center Justin Kloos, a 25-year-old prospect who scored 30 points in 34 games in the AHL this season. In addition, the Ducks placed Ryan Kesler on injured reserve and sent him back to Anaheim to have his unspecified lower-body injury re-evaluated by the team’s medical personnel, after he was hurt in the second period of a 3-1 loss ...
Tags: Minnesota, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, NHL, Detroit, Terry, Ducks, Jones, Anaheim-ducks, Dallas Stars, Murray, Edmonton Oilers, TSN


Wild trades Justin Kloos to Anaheim for Pontus Aberg

Pontus Aberg has 19 points for the Ducks this season, and will step into the lineup against his former team Thursday.
Tags: Ducks, Anaheim, Justin Kloos, Aberg, Pontus Aberg


Minnesota Wild Acquire Pontus Aberg From The Anaheim Ducks

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forward Pontus Aberg (pronounced PAWN-tuhs A-buhrg) from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Justin Kloos. Aberg, 25, has recorded 19 points (11-8=19) including three power-play goals in 37 games with Anaheim this season while averaging 15:37 in TOI/game. He ranks second on the team in power-play goals and T-2nd in goals. The 5-foot-11, 196-pound native of Stockholm...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Iowa, Nashville, NHL, Edmonton, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim, Lakeville, Stockholm Sweden, National Hockey League NHL, NHL Entry Draft Anaheim, Aberg, Pontus Aberg, Paul Fenton, American Hockey League AHL


The Plan For Filip Hronek

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News, Blashill wants to get young defenseman Filip Hronek in the lineup during this upcoming western Canada road trip. He wants Hronek to play, not sit. “My expectation is Fil will play on the trip,” said Blashill, who made Hronek a healthy scratch Tuesday in the Red Wings’ victory over Anaheim. With Danny DeKeyser returning to the lineup Tuesday after missing 20 games after a wrist injury, and none of the remaining five defensemen playing poorly...
Tags: Sport, Canada, Grand Rapids, Blashill, Anaheim, Red Wings, Danny DeKeyser, FIL, Ted Kulfan, Filip Hronek, Hronek, Detroit News Blashill


Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will have X-wing and TIE fighters

X-wing and TIE fighter starships are ready to join a fleet of Star Wars spacecraft already docked at the new Galaxy’s Edge themed land under construction at Disneyland. Disneyland plans to install a $250,000 X-wing and $250,000 TIE fighter at the new Star Wars land scheduled to debut in June, according to Anaheim building permits. The building permits mention Jon Richards Co., which runs a 42,000-square-foot scenic design shop in Mira Loma and a second location in Orlando, Fla. Jon Richards Co. ...
Tags: Disney, Sport, Soccer, Resistance, Disneyland, Orlando, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim, Imperial, Minnie, Mickey, Poe Dameron, ToonTown, Hollywood Studios, Buena Vista Street, Disney California Adventure


NHL Rumors: Penguins, Maple Leafs, Ducks, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Penguins look to be busy, the Leafs are hitting up the rental market and the Ducks will be hanging onto one of their forwards because he simply won’t let them trade him. How Busy Will the Penguins Be? Darren Dreger of TSN, Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now and Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette all seem to agree that the Penguins have something going on, potentially before the NHL Trade Deadline on Feb 25. Derick Brassard Dreger says that center De...
Tags: Usa, Toronto, Sport, Canada, Dallas, Penguins, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Ducks, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Derick Brassard, Leafs, Maple Leafs, TSN


NHL Rumors: Penuins, Maple Leafs, Ducks, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Penguins look to be busy, the Leafs are hitting up the rental market and the Ducks will be hanging onto one of their forwards because he simply won’t let them trade him. How Busy Will the Penguins Be? Darren Dreger of TSN, Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now and Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette all seem to agree that the Penguins have something going on, potentially before the NHL Trade Deadline on Feb 25. Derick Brassard Dreger says that center De...
Tags: Usa, Toronto, Sport, Canada, Dallas, Penguins, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Ducks, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Derick Brassard, Leafs, Maple Leafs, TSN


NHL News & Notes: Kesler, Backes & More

In today’s News & Notes, Ryan Kesler is being re-evaluated for an injury, David Backes is a healthy scratch and the Calgary Flames will be short-handed Wednesday night. Related: NHL News & Notes: Myers, Hedman, Cave & More Kesler Being Re-Evaluated for Injury After he was Taken out of Tuesday’s game during the second period against the Detroit Red Wings, the Anaheim Ducks have sent Kesler back to Anaheim to be re-evaluated for injury. This is going to keep Kesler out for at least the next thre...
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Hopeless Records founder Louis Posen looks back on 25 years of hard work, good times and punk rock

Hopeless Records started as a mere hobby for Los Angeles native Louis Posen, but it has turned into 25 years of blood, sweat and a whole lot of fun and punk rock music. Back in the early ’90s, Posen was a film student at Cal State Northridge and had just shot a music video for punk rock band NOFX when he was introduced to Huntington Beach band Guttermouth. The group basically dared Posen to put out its latest 7-inch, even though his only knowledge of the business side of music came from a book h...
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