Disneyland, Knott’s and other Southern California theme parks don’t meet new requirements for reopening

Disneyland is still closed for the foreseeable future. Photo by Laura Kondourajian/KCRW

The state issued new protocols for theme parks to reopen. Initially that brought a glimmer of hope, but meeting the requirements may take many more months, leaving the theme park industry and its employees stuck on a ride that just won’t end. Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks remain closed.

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Guest:
Hugo Martin - business writer who covers the travel industry for the Los Angeles Times - @hugomartin

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Angie Perrin, Kathryn Barnes