Former Disney cast member pleads guilty to trying to trade tickets for sex with a minor


Darreck Michael Enciso

Darreck Michael Enciso

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE

Case # 15WF1533

Date: November 6, 2015

FORMER DISNEYLAND EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR ATTEMPTING TO SELL TICKETS IN EXCHANGE FOR SEX WITH MINOR

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A former Disneyland employee pleaded guilty today to a court offer and was sentenced to one year in jail, five years of formal probation, and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for attempting to sell tickets to Disneyland in exchange for sex with a minor. Darreck Michael Enciso, 27, Adelanto, pleaded guilty to one felony count of attempted lewd act upon a child, one felony count of contacting a child with the intent to commit a specified sex crime, and one felony count of meeting a minor with the intent to engage in lewd conduct.

At the time of the crime, Enciso was an employee at the Disneyland Resort. Continue reading

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers applications open in September


Disneyland Dreamers and Doers

Disneyland Dreamers & Doers Applications Open in September

By: O.C. Supervisor Lisa Bartlett

In honor of the 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration, Disneyland Resort is proud to launch the Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers program. Deeply rooted in Disney’s commitment to supporting youth and the community, Disneyland Resort Dreamers & Doers celebrates the power of possibility and the youth who take action to improve their community, home or school.

The Disneyland Resort strives to drive positive change through four focus areas: Live Healthier, Strengthen Community, Conserve Nature and Think Creatively. We invite Orange County high school students to share their stories of how they are taking action for a brighter tomorrow in these four focus areas: Continue reading

Enter to win Disneyland Resort park hopper tickets and more


Time is Running Out to Win Disneyland® Tickets! Enter now! Sign up by Aug. 31.

Visit onceuponatrain.net and enter to win a four-pack of tickets and a weekend getaway!

While you’re there, discover great places near Metrolink Stations. Hollywood, San Juan Capistrano, and beautiful Orange County beaches are all easily reachable by train. Continue reading

Stay in Costa Mesa, play at the Disneyland Resort for free


Costa Mesa City of the Arts

Stay in Costa Mesa, Play at the Disneyland® Resort for Free

Costa Mesa announces new Magical Memories Package

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Aug. 3, 2015– Summer just became more magical in Southern California with the announcement of Costa Mesa’s Magical Memories Package.

From Aug. 23 through Sept. 7, 2015, guests who book a minimum of two consecutive nights with select Costa Mesa hotels will receive one complimentary one day, one park adult ticket to the Disneyland® Resort, a perfect way to celebrate the park’s 60th anniversary. The ticket is valid for use at any Disneyland® Resort theme park including Disneyland® Park or the Disney California Adventure® Park and will be honored for one single day admission until Dec. 31, 2016. Continue reading

Unauthorized documentary, The Dark Side of Disney, premiering During Disney D23 Expo


The Dark Side of Disney

The Dark Side of Disney is a new unauthorized documentary film inspired by the bestselling book, which has become known as the “anarchist cookbook of Disney travel guides.” It will premiere at the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, California on Sunday August 16th at 4:30PM, coinciding with the D23 Expo, the world’s largest Disney Convention.

The opening scene is a conversation between the director and his mother talking about how she scattered his grandmother’s ashes in the moat of Cinderella castle at Walt Disney World.  Inspired to find other Disney fans who, like his mom, take their Disney passion to extreme lengths, the filmmaker travels to Orlando to investigate what causes certain Disney fans to cross the line over to the dark side. Continue reading

Bay Area probation officer on vacation at Disneyland charged with possession of cocaine and a live gun


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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE

Case # 15NF1743

Date: June 26, 2015

JUVENILE CORRECTIONS OFFICER ON FAMILY VACATION TO DISNEYLAND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF COCAINE AND LOADED FIREARM

FULLERTON – A juvenile corrections officer was charged today with possession of cocaine and a loaded firearm after leaving both in a hotel room he checked out of during a family vacation to Disneyland. Robert Dandrea Minor, 51, Hercules, CA, is charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance with a firearm. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of four years in state prison. The defendant is not in custody and the People will be requesting he be held on $25,000 bail at his scheduled arraignment on July 29, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in Department N-3, North Justice Center.

Minor is a juvenile corrections officer for the Probation Department in San Francisco. Continue reading

Disneyland to host an Avengers Superheroes Half-Marathon Weekend on Nov. 14-16


RunDisney today announced its newest running event: an Avengers half-marathon weekend at the Disneyland Resort in California. The November event will be the third annual running weekend at the Disneyland Resort, joining the Disneyland, according to Theme Park Insider.
Here’s Disney’s announcement: Continue reading