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Disneyland crackdown on employee texting, cellphone use

November 22, 2010 |  2:04 pm

Phineas and Ferb at Disneyland

DISNEYLAND CRACKDOWN: Disneyland has banned all workers from texting while driving on the job. According to the Orange County Register, the rule applies to all workers, who are also required to wear earpieces when on cellphones. "Whether it's a golf cart or even a bicycle, everyone is expected to pay attention to what they are doing and not their cellphone," said spokesman said Suzi Brown. Will that apply to Mickey Mouse?

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef0133f4fedafa970b-piWHAT IS A McRIB? The L.A. Weekly investigates the strangely popular McRib sandwich -- and it's suspicious rib-like shape (sans any bones): "Since we're not typically ones to trade our gastropub grass-fed beef for fast food's processed variety, we visited four L.A. area McDonald's and quizzed drive-through employees about what's in the McRib, why it's so popular, and exactly how the boneless meat get its signature "rib" shape."

MORE DRAMA: The latest on the scandal at Hawthorne City Hall. (Daily Breeze)

UNEQUAL ACCESS: Race and income play a role in whether people have high-speed Internet access. (California Watch)

WAY TO SAN JOSE: L.A. rats are thriving in San Jose (L.A. Observed).

-- Shelby Grad

Photo: Disney Channel characters Phineas and Ferb ride in a parade. Credit: Disneyland