Hollywood Reporter: Disneyland v. Gov. Newsom: When Will the Standoff Over Reopening End?

The iconic Anaheim park is a vaccination site while the Hollywood giant is locked in a stalemate with the embattled Democrat to speed up the return of visitors and employees.

It’s the quiet Mike Morrison finds most striking. A Disneyland Resort employee for 16 years, the manager of engineering services for Anaheim’s California Adventure Park is used to the bustle that accompanies one of the most popular theme parks in the world. But for nearly one year now, the Disneyland Resort has been shuttered amid the pandemic.

Lake County - Record Bee: Assemblymember Quirk-Silva urges Gov. Newsom to reopen theme parks

Assemblymember Quirk-Silva urges Gov. Newsom to reopen theme parks

Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County), Chair of the Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media Committee, introduced Assembly Bill 420 (AB 420), Safe Theme Park Reopening, on Feb. 4, 2021 and continues to work tirelessly in her efforts to help state theme parks return back to business and create a safe pathway to recovery.

Anaheim Supports Assembly Bill to Speed Disney Reopening

Anaheim officials have decided to push the state to help reopen Disneyland sooner rather than later.

As of Tuesday, California counties must reside in the least restrictive COVID-19 tier, known as the minimal tier, for their large theme parks to resume operation. Orange County has remained in the most restrictive reopening tier, known as the widespread tier, since Nov.