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Today's column concludes here and includes California Adventure
construction photos, our weekly news and information round-up and more.

For Part 1, please click here.

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Thanks again to Matt "2DieFR" Gottula, Mac Daddy, and Macro for their help with today's update.

For more information on any of the construction projects featured in today's update, just look for a Project Tracker water mark and click that photo for more information on the project and to join the on-going discussion.

There's still more to see in today's update. Let's continue...

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Inside Dateline Disneyland</center></td></tr><tr><td width="100%" bgcolor="#d6d4ac"><a href="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=3874837" target="new"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v647/dustysage/FridayVisions/supportdateline1.png" width="150" align="right" border="0"></a>
  • <a href="http://micechat.com/forums/blogs/dateline-disneyland/1526-california-color-part-1-world-color-debuts-glow-fest-lights-up-blue-sky-preview.html#DD0">Welcome to World of Color!</a>
    The wait is over! World of Color premieres
  • <a href="http://micechat.com/forums/blogs/dateline-disneyland/1526-california-color-part-1-world-color-debuts-glow-fest-lights-up-blue-sky-preview.html#DD1">Colors of Change</a>
    Blue Sky Cellar opens showcasing the upcoming Little Mermaid attraction
  • <a href="http://micechat.com/forums/blogs/dateline-disneyland/1526-california-color-part-1-world-color-debuts-glow-fest-lights-up-blue-sky-preview.html#DD2">Glowings-On</a>
    Glow Fest lights up the Hollywood Pictures Backlot
  • <a href="#DD3">California Construction</a>
    A look at the park's on-going $1 billion expansion and remodel.
    • <a href="#DD3-1">The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure</a>
    • <a href="#DD3-2">Cars Land</a>
    • <a href="#DD3-3">Red Car Trolley</a>
  • <a href="#DD4">This & That</a>
    Disneyland refurbs, Disneyland Hotel construction, DisneyParks merch makes a comeback, new Disneyland book, Ridemakerz
  • <a href="#DDAROUND">Around the Park</a>
    Photos from around the parks...
  • <a href="#DDNEWS">Weekly News and Information Round-Up</a>
    Weekly theme park hours, closures and refurbishments, Hotel workers stage one-day strike.

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A look at California Adventure's ongoing $1 billion remodel and expansion...


<a name="DD3-2">CARS LAND</a>

<a name="DD3-3">RED CAR TROLLEY</a>

<a name="DD4">THIS AND THAT</a>
Disneyland's First Aid building is getting some TLC. It's still open during its refurbishment

DisneyParks-branded merchandise looks like it's trying to make a comeback. Didn't they learn the first time?

And Jeff Kurtti's great new Disneyland Through the Decades book is on store shelves throughout the Resort in a standard and deluxe edition. The standard hardcover edition runs about $25. The deluxe boxed edition is signed by Imagineer Marty Sklar and comes with a reproduction of the opening-day edition of the Disneyland News newspaper and some attraction poster postcards.

You can order the standard edition on Amazon if you can't make it to the parks:
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Ridemakerz in Downtown Disney has received new signage as it approaches its grand re-opening on Wednesday.

And work has begun on remodeling the Wonder Tower of the Disneyland Hotel.

And we'll finish this massive photo update with a couple photos from around the parks...

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Weekly Theme Park Hours
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Disney's California Adventure
</td></tr><tr><td valign="top" bgcolor="">Monday - Tuesday: 8 am - 12 midnight
Wednesday: 8 am - 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 midnight
Saturday - Sunday: 8 am - 12 midnight
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Wednesday - Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Friday - Sunday: 10 am - 10 pm</td></tr> <tr><td colspan="2" bgcolor="">
For a complete listing of theme park hours, visit the Disneyland.com Theme Park Calendar

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Closures and Refurbishment Schedule
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  • Tomorrowland Terrace: Restaurant closed through July 2 for refurbishment. Stage will remain open for shows and performances during restaurant closure.

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Disney's California Adventure
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  • The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure: Under construction. Opens Spring 2011.
  • Souvenir 66 and Corn Dog Castle: Store and dining location closed for remodeling through May 2011.
  • Red Car Trolley: Track under construction in Hollywood Pictures Backlot. Attraction set to open spring 2012.


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As the media swarmed the Resort on Friday for the World of Color debut and "What's Next?" presentation, Disney hotel workers walked off the job in protest, prompting Disney to bring in replacements:</td></tr><tr><td cellpadding="5" width="75%" bgcolor="LemonChiffon">
</td></tr><tr><td cellpadding="5" height="" width="100%" bgcolor="#d6d4ac">For the full article, visit: Around Disney: Disney workers declare one-day strike</td></tr></tbody></table></center>

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