As the wildly successful summer of 2012 quickly morphs into the next peak season dubbed HalloweenTime, both parks had a scant two weeks when things slowed down a bit before the crowds rushed back to see Disneyland’s popular Halloween offerings and hope that the Standby line for Radiator Springs Racers was less than an hour (it wasn’t).

In this update we’ll fill you in on just how successful the DCA relaunch has been this summer, what it means for the Resort over the short term, and how the One Disney corporate mantra is taking advantage of DCA’s success to remove another little bit of unique Walt-era culture left in Anaheim.