This year’s monster El Niño is truly a monster — it’s been blamed for killing coral reefs. Add another die-off to the list: Southern California beaches are blanketed in hundreds of thousands of tiny crabs. So many that it’s turning the beaches red.
Had one of Tomorrowland’s flying saucers gone missing? When the Anaheim Convention Center’s arena opened in the summer of 1967, it looked as if a spacecraft from another world had touched down directly opposite Katella Avenue from Disneyland.
Beneath all its nostalgia and fantasy, Disneyland is a space that carefully orchestrates the visitor’s visual experience. Forced perspective, an old trick of Hollywood set designers, makes the fairy-tale castle appear bigger than it actually is. Walking paths guide visitors through a three-dimensional story, told through themed buildings and landscaping….