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Park Life: Disneyland can’t reopen for months and Galaxy’s Edge Coke pops up in Alabama

Plus: Marvel Quinjet lands at Disney’s Avengers Campus

Can California theme parks reopen before there is coronavirus treatment? Where is Disney hiding the Quinjet coming to Avengers Campus? Will the coronavirus outbreak delay Six Flags Magic Mountain’s 2021 coaster project? Find all the latest theme park news in the Park Life newsletter.

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California Closures

California theme parks can’t reopen for months until a coronavirus treatment becomes available, according to state government officials.

Avengers Headquarters is the heart of the new Marvel land and features the iconic Quinjet stealth aircraft. (Courtesy of Disney)

Quinjet Sighting

The Quinjet aircraft that will be the centerpiece of the new Marvel Avengers Campus is spotted backstage at Disney California Adventure.

The Wonder Woman Golden Lasso single-rail roller coaster is shown at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. A similar ride was planned for Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia. (Courtesy of Six Flags)

Raptor Coaster

Six Flags Magic Mountain is quietly laying out plans for an innovative new single-rail roller coaster in 2021. But will it happen?

Coca-Cola products that resemble Star Wars thermal detonators are available throughout at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge inside Disneyland in Anaheim, CA, on Monday, June 3, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Intergalactic Mystery

Galaxy’s Edge-exclusive thermal detonator Coke bottles pop up in a small, family-owned grocery store in Alabama. How did they get there?

Riders go over the falls at Splash Mountain in this 2012 photo. (File photo by Joshua Sudock, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Staying Safe

Theme park columnist Robert Niles asks: Who’s responsible for the public’s safety at theme parks?