Daily Archives: March 23, 2013

Taft Union High School student saves a toddler at Disneyland, with CPR


Sara Jewell

An 18-year-old from Taft, Calif. is being credited with saving the life of a toddler at Disneyland. Sara Jewell performed CPR on a 1-year -old girl after she heard the child’s mother screaming for help, according to ABC News.

Jewell told the Taft Midway Driller what happened: Continue reading

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Is Disneyland considering adding a new Star Wars land?


Disney obviously rakes in plenty of profit from its movies, but the company also collects a fortune from merchandising and its fabled theme parks. Now that it lays claim to the entireStar Wars franchise, there’s little doubt Disney will leverage the brand both in and out of the theater. In fact, it’s already gauging interest for a potential Star Wars attraction at Disneyland. A new survey being distributed to some of Disney’s most dedicated park visitors — those who hold an Annual Pass — asks participants to rate their familiarity with the Star Wars universe. That includes characters, places, and story arcs across feature films, books, and video games. Disney is even getting a bit granular, with one question asking “what is the name of the microscopic life-forms that dwell within all living beings in the Star Wars universe?” (Source: TheVerge.com) Continue reading