14 interesting things you didn’t know about #Disneyland’s thousands of plants — Orange County Register

Most people think of iconic rides such as Space Mountain or the Matterhorn when Disneyland comes to mind, but more than 100,000 flowering plants, shrubs and trees add to the beauty of the resort. They’re cared for by a small army of gardeners and landscape experts who mostly work behind the scenes…

via 14 interesting things you didn’t know about Disneyland’s thousands of plants — Orange County Register

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Metrolink Proposes New Trains From Burbank to Anaheim — KTLA

Ridership on Metrolink would double between Burbank and Anaheim, relieving freeway congestion, and new high-speed electric trains would slash emissions along the route under a plan that would shift up to $5.5 billion from the bullet train project in the Central Valley to Southern California.

via Metrolink Proposes New Trains From Burbank to Anaheim, Using Billions From Bullet Train — KTLA

Beach, Brews & BBQ Presented by BJ’s Restaurants Benefitting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — KTLA

Vice President of Operations for BJ’s Restaurants David Youngberg joined live to tell us all about “The Fifth Annual Beach, Brews and BBQ” presented by BJ’s Restaurants.

The event is happening on Saturday, Oct 19 at 2pm at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

via Beach, Brews & BBQ Presented by BJ’s Restaurants Benefitting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — KTLA

Anaheim Family Heartbroken After 5 Dogs Stolen From Backyard — KTLA

An Anaheim family is heartbroken after someone stole their five dogs from their backyard in broad daylight. Five stolen dogs are seen in these undated images provided by the dogs’ owners. Monday afternoon, the Anthony Vasquez, Rocio Lopez, and 7-year-old Max came home to find the puppy gate wide open and all dogs were gone.…

via Anaheim Family Heartbroken After 5 Dogs Stolen From Backyard — KTLA

With $50,000 baskets and strict dress codes, whatever happened to the humble picnic? — National Post

Picnics are one of summer’s most egalitarian traditions. There’s no entry fee, a meal can be as simple as bread and cheese and the dress code is comfy-casual.

more via With $50,000 baskets and strict dress codes, whatever happened to the humble picnic? — National Post

San Diego students to join global walkout, climate rally — fox5sandiego.com

SAN DIEGO — Students around San Diego County and all over the world will participate in the Global Climate Strike Friday by walking out of class for rallies throughout the day. Thousands of students and faculty members at more than 20 local middle and high schools and colleges are expected to participate in the strike…

via San Diego students to join global walkout, climate rally — fox5sandiego.com