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14 of the best hotels for families in the US with kid-friendly perks like waterparks and popsicle hotlines

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. LEGOLAND Castle Hotel With summer here, many are eagerly ready to book family vacations. Expectations are high when it comes to family trips and picking a hotel to please all isn't easy. The best hotels for families in the US feature spacious rooms and seriously cool kid-friendly perks. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With vaccines now available to adults and kids 12 years and older, many people...
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10 California Residents Get $1.5M Richer Via Vaccine Jackpot

Gov. Gavin Newsom has doled out $1.5 million each to 10 vaccinated winners at Universal Studios to mark the end of the state’s coronavirus restrictions.
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California COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery $1.5M Winners Selected – Including 1 From Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — On the same day as California fully reopens its economy, 10 vaccinated people won winning $1.5 million each. The winners were drawn during an event at Universal Studios in Los Angeles that was as much a celebration about the lottery as it was to mark the end of California’s stay at home order. “Today’s about hugging again,” Newsom said. Both Sacramento and Stanislaus counties saw one person selected for the $1.5 million prize. The rest were from Los Angeles (who had a total ...
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Lottery, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Ventura, Los Angeles San Francisco, Newsom, Stanislaus, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Disneyland and other California theme parks just returned to full capacity - here's what is changing

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Pedestrians walk near the entrance to Disneyland Resort on February 19, 2009 in Anaheim, California. With the worsening economy, declining attendance and reduced operating income, the Walt Disney Company announced that it plans to restructure its domestic theme-park operations, which will result in the layoff an unspecified number of employees in the coming weeks. Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida will reportedly be conso...
Tags: News, Entertainment, California, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Economy, Retail, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Disney World


LA County opens for business today, owners, employees cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 restrictions largely end

Life began returning, for the most part, to pre-pandemic normalcy in Los Angeles County and across California Tuesday, June 15 — with folks feeling a mix of apprehension and excitement about it. All but a few of the state’s coronavirus-induced restrictions, which have limited indoor capacity in businesses and required residents to wear masks and keep a safe distance from those outside their household, lifted Tuesday, and elected officials, business owners and other folks celebrated the occasion....
Tags: News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Salinas, Disneyland, Pasadena, PLA, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Southland, Downey


Universal Just Opened A Brand New Rollercoaster. Here Are 3 Great, Can’t Miss Moments From The Velocicoaster (Yes, I Rode It)

Universal Studios has officially unleashed the VelociCoaster out into the world, clever theme park.
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Universal CityWalk is hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site

Come for the vaccine, stay for a doughnut? (Possibly, if you’re early enough.) Universal CityWalk has partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to host a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site, which is open from noon-6 p.m. Thursday, June 10-Sunday, June 13, and Friday, June 18-Sunday, June 24. Walk-ups will be available and appointments can be made in advance at curative.com/sites. Self-parking is free for those that make advance appointments. The first 100 guests each day wh...
Tags: Cdc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pfizer, Amusement Parks, Universal Studios, Southern California, Johnson Johnson, Janssen, Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Top Stories LADN, Johnson Johnson Janssen, Which Universal Studios Hollywood


Jurassic World: Dominion's First Footage Will Play With F9 in IMAX Theaters

Life has found a way and fans are going to get their first look at next year’s Jurassic World: Dominion very soon. Universal Studios will debut a “special extended preview of the film” exclusive to IMAX theaters attached to the upcoming film F9, and it’ll bring us to a time we’ve never seen in the Jurassic franchise:…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Jurassic Park, Imax, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Chris Pratt, Smith, Michael Crichton, Universal Studios, Colin Trevorrow, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Giacchino, Sam Neill, Dominion


Universal Studios Hollywood hiring 2,000 for seasonal or office jobs

Now that the theme park has officially reopened, Universal Studios Hollywood is hiring. The park announced it’s looking to fill more than 2,000 jobs including full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional positions. They’re looking for individuals to run attractions, provide entertainment, production assistants and show controllers, guest relations members, retail, wardrobe, parking attendants and runners and food workers to fill the need for bartenders, baristas, cooks, bakers and food stand ...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Amusement Parks, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Niles, Employment Development Department, Universal Studios Hollywood, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories WDN, Top Stories PSN


Fire Breaks Out at Universal Studios Theme Park on Anniversary of 2008 Blaze

A small fire broke out at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park near the “Despicable Me” attraction on Tuesday night. According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, a Conex cargo box ignited around 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Five fire engines responded to the incident around midnight and were able to quickly get the flames […]
Tags: News, Minions, Universal Studios, Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Despicable Me


The new Florida law that fines tech platforms for removing politicians has a huge loophole for companies that own theme parks in the state

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Bill Clark/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law targeting big social-media companies. Private citizens will be able to sue tech platforms for up to $100,000 if they've been treated unfairly. The rules protecting free speech do not apply to companies that own theme parks in the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. A specific exemption included in a new law signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to draw fire from crit...
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Florida’s ban on bans will test First Amendment rights of social media companies

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a restriction on social media companies’ ability to ban candidates for state offices and news outlets, and in doing so offered a direct challenge to those companies’ perceived free speech rights. The law is almost certain to be challenged in court as both unconstitutional and in direct conflict with federal rules. The law, Florida Senate Bill 7072, provides several new checks on tech and social media companies. Among other things: Platforms cann...
Tags: Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Florida, Government, Disney, Tech, Mouse, Comcast, Silicon Valley, Free Speech, First Amendment, Universal Studios, Ron Wyden, Clarence Thomas


15 incredible hotel pools in the US from a docked barge in Maine to an infinity pool overlooking Colorado's red rocks

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Enchantment Resort A great pool is often the first thing we look for and want when planning a vacation. The best hotel pools have stunning scenery, snacks, plush lounge chairs, and other little luxuries. These are the best hotel pools in the US that are worth planning an entire trip around. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A hotel pool is often the first thing we look for when researching a hotel, es...
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Disneyland and other California theme parks will return to full capacity in June - here's what is changing

Getty On Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced California would fully reopen on June 15. Theme parks, sporting events, and concerts will be able to return to 100% capacity. The state health department added some regulations on vaccinations records and masking for theme parks. See more stories on Insider's business page. California theme parks, including Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood, will return to full capacity on June 15.The announcement was made on Friday as a part o...
Tags: News, Entertainment, California, Disney, Trends, Economy, Retail, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Disney World, Universal Studios Hollywood, California Health Department, Grace Kay, Vaccine Passports, Mask Policies


'Army of the Dead,' director Zack Snyder's new zombie film, is now streaming exclusively on Netflix

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Netflix "Army of the Dead" is a zombie thriller featuring Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, and more. The film is directed by Zack Snyder, known for movies like "Justice League" and "Dawn of the Dead." "Army of the Dead" is now streaming on Netflix; plans start at $9 a month. Monthly Subscription (small) Gift Card (small) As zombies take over the world, a group of soldiers tries to pull off a heist in "Ar...
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Which Universal Studios Hollywood and CityWalk rides and attractions are open now

A month after reopening its gates, Universal Studios Hollywood has relaunched several of its rides and shows including The DreamWorks Theatre featuring Kung Fu Panda, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and The Simpsons Ride. Last week, the park reopened its dry and wet playgrounds located within Super Silly Fun Land adjacent to the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem dark ride and the extended Dino Play area near the Jurassic World ride. Socially distanced character meet-and-greets will continue throughout the...
Tags: California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Harry Potter, Jurassic World, Amusement Parks, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Kong, Niles, Tony Roma, Universal Studios Hollywood


10 of the best affordable hotels in LA for an A-list stay without the 5-star price

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Booking.com LA has some of the world's best hotels, from 5-star splurges to budget chains and chic boutiques. Expensive options are common, but so are budget-friendly alternatives, even in posh neighborhoods. Our list of affordable hotels starts under $250 for hotels that seem like they should cost far more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Along with the seemingly endless sprawl from the be...
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Niles: Theme parks’ missing preshows are important, too

Like many fans, I am happy to see California’s theme and amusement parks reopening safely now that COVID-19 infection rates are dropping, and vaccination rates are increasing across the state. Having the parks closed for 13 months showed many of us the immense economic and emotional value of these destinations — value that we lost while the parks were closed. But the parks’ return is a phased reopening, with many popular elements unavailable for now, including parades, fireworks and big producti...
Tags: Star Wars, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Harry Potter, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney, Universal Studios, Southern California, Knott, Niles, Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood


Universal Studios And Disney World Showing First Signs Pandemic Protocols Are Starting To Wane

Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort are starting to eliminate some of their pandemic protocols.
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Universal Studios Hollywood extends ticket sales to out-of-state guests, but there are restrictions

Universal Studios Hollywood announced it will now be allowing out-of-state visitors into the park. The theme park officially reopened its gates on April 16 after being closed for over a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. At first, tickets were being sold with advance online registration and limited only to California residents. Now, out-of-state guests will be welcomed, but those guests must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a photo ID for park entry. “In accordance with government guide...
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As Disneyland Reopens, Visitors and Many Workers Eager to Return: ‘I Can Already Feel the Magic’

After shuttering for 13 months amid a devastating global pandemic, Disneyland is reopening — and David Vaughn, for one, is excited. Before COVID-19 hit, the 36-year-old would visit theme parks about twice a month. In line to enter Disneyland on Friday morning, he described the atmosphere as “incredibly relaxed,” with other eager visitors wearing masks […]
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Danny Trejo to the rescue again

Los Angeles actor and entrepreneur Danny Trejo in Sherman Oaks Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A dancing Juan Hector Ponce helps his son, muralist Levi Ponce, work on restoring the iconic Danny Trejo mural in Pacoima on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Muralist Levi Ponce works on restoring his iconic Danny Trejo mural in Pacoima on Monday, March 29, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles ...
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All 8 Fast and Furious Movies Will Be in Theaters for Free Before F9 Debuts

Fans of the Fast and Furious on “Fast Fridays” can watch all eight films leading up to the summer release of F9 for free!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Amc, Sports, Paul Walker, Universal Studios, Furious 7, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Movie Theater, Cinemark, Jim Orr, The Fate Of The Furious, Fast Furious, Han Lue, Imax Films


All 8 Fast and Furious Movies In Theaters For Free Before F9 Debut

Fans of the Fast and Furious on “Fast Fridays” can watch all eight films leading up to the summer release of F9 for free!Read more...
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The Fast Saga Hosts Free Movie Fridays Nationwide in Lead-up to F9

The Fast and Furious family is only getting bigger as the years pass. Each new movie converts more once-skeptical fans to the over-the-top action-heavy driving franchise. Truly kicking into gear as The Rock, Jason Statham, and now John Cena joined the proceedings, Vin Diesel’s gang of VCR-stealing criminals/super spies has captured the nation’s attention. RELATED: Vin Diesel Believes F9 Co-Star John Cena Was Sent by Paul Walker Now, Universal Pictures has announced free screenings of each of th...
Tags: Movies, Jason Statham, Universal Studios, John Cena, Vin Diesel, Dominic Toretto, ComingSoon, Movie News, Sung Kang, Fast and Furious, Jakob Toretto, Vin Diesel Believes F9 Co Star John Cena, Paul Walker Now Universal Pictures


Universal Sets Lucifer’s Aimee Garcia & AJ Mendez to Pen 47 Ronin Sequel

Universal sets Lucifer’s Aimee Garcia & AJ Mendez to pen 47 Ronin sequel As she gears up for the debut of some of the final episodes of the hit supernatural police procedural, Lucifer vet Aimee Garcia has found her next project as she is teaming up with New York Times Bestselling author AJ Mendez and Universal 1440 Entertainment to pen the script for the studio’s 47 Ronin sequel, according to Deadline. RELATED: 47 Ronin Sequel Greenlit With Ron Yuan Set to Direct “AJ and I are excited to w...
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Niles: Who’s winning the theme park battle between Disney and Universal?

Universal Creative has been crushing it this spring. From Hollywood to Japan, the design division of Universal Studios’ theme parks has been wowing fans with new and refurbished attractions that are raising standards for excellence in the themed entertainment industry. With The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash, Universal’s designers have delivered something that theme park fans have not seen at Universal Studios Hollywood in a generation — a family dark ride featuring animatronic characters. I...
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Universal Studios Hollywood returns with Potter, pets and dinos after yearlong coronavirus closure

Universal Studios Hollywood has returned after a yearlong coronavirus closure with a new Secret Life of Pets dark ride designed to delight families and a revamped Jurassic World water ride determined to terrify the tourists. Universal Studios Hollywood reopened on Thursday, April 15 for annual and season passholders after a 13-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic that began in March 2020. The Hollywood theme park reopens to the general public on Friday, April 16. Fans anxious to fly alongs...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Harry Potter, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Legoland California, Universal Studios, Southern California, Potter, Knott, King Kong, SeaWorld San Diego


Universal Studios Hollywood adds towering I-Rex finale to Jurassic World water ride

The new and improved Jurassic World water ride at Universal Studios Hollywood boasts an impressive 22-foot-tall I-Rex and an equally terrifying T-Rex doing animatronic battle at just the perfect moment to allow our escape. The updated Jurassic World attraction officially debuts on Thursday, April 15 during annual passholder Bonus Days at Universal Studios Hollywood. The Hollywood theme park reopens to the general public on Friday, April 16 after a yearlong coronavirus closure. Universal previewe...
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Universal Studios Hollywood: The Secret Life of Pets ride finally debuts and it’s worth the wait

The new Secret Life of Pets dark ride at Universal Studios Hollywood strikes the right balance of animatronic figures and practical sets blended with video mapping projections and high-tech gimmickry to deliver a fun and frenetic attraction perfect for the modern day theme park. The new five-minute Secret Life of Pets attraction officially debuts on Thursday, April 15 during annual passholder Bonus Days at Universal Studios Hollywood. The Hollywood theme park reopens to the general public on Fri...
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