Gabriel San Roman
The Hidden History Behind Walt Disney School in Anaheim [Alt-Disney]
On the morning of Aug. 26, activity at Walt Disney School in Anaheim was hectic. Traffic came to a halt at the crosswalk as scores of parents escorted their children to the first day of class. A father posed his children by the school’s marquee for a picture. It’s a familiar scene at the elementary school, one that goes back to its 1957 dedication, when its namesake appeared, declared a school holiday and invited students to his 20-month-old theme park.
Read more on my latest OC Weekly Alt-Disney Column out on newsstands today: