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Great America (credit: Randy Yagi)

Great America To Hire Over 1,000 Workers, Many For 49ers Pre-Game Pavilion At Levi’s Stadium

Great America is looking to hire people for San Francisco 49ers pregame events at adjacent Levi’s Stadium.

07/15/2014

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (credit: Ken James/Getty Images)

Guide To Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom provides one of the best family experiences in the Bay Area and is less than 35 miles from either San Francisco or Oakland.

05/24/2014

A letter explaining the head wear ban at Boomers in Livermore. (CBS)

Sikh, Muslim Families Allege Discrimination At Livermore Amusement Park

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts at a Livermore amusement park last summer because of their religious head attire.

04/29/2014

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

New Great America Coaster Reopens After Fixing Noise Issues

California’s Great America theme park reopened its newest roller coaster in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend, after noise complaints from a nearby building forced the park to make modifications.

07/04/2013

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

Great America Silences New Roller Coaster Over Excessive Noise

Great America has voluntarily shut down its newest roller coaster, Gold Striker, because the ride has exceeded noise limits.

07/03/2013

"Shrek The Musical" (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Dreamworks Planning New Jersey Theme Park

The Redwood City based studio that created the green ogre and the wisecracking zoo animals of “Madagascar” has announced…

07/11/2012

Liam Mayclem Checks Out 'Transformers 3D' Robots In SF's Presidio

Liam Mayclem Checks Out ‘Transformers 3D’ Robots In SF’s Presidio

Liam Mayclem visits Industrial Light & Magic inside San Francisco’s Presidio to take a look at the technology behind Universal Studio’s new ride, “Transformers 3D.”

06/13/2012

California's Great America

SF Group To Buy Great America Amusement Park; 49ers Stadium Plan To Benefit

The San Francisco-based real estate investment firm will partner with the 49ers to integrate the theme park with the team’s new planned stadium in Santa Clara.

09/19/2011

Scene of a crane collapse at the Scandia amusement park in Sacramento on August 30, 2011. (CBS)

Crane Collapses At Sacramento Amusement Park, 2 Hurt

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating after two workers were injured when a crane set up to perform maintenance on a ride at a fun park near Sacramento collapsed along with part of the ride.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

California's Great America

Great America Sued Over Homophobic Slur On Photo

Two men are suing Great America amusement park in Santa Clara after they claimed employees posted a photograph of them with a caption labeling them with a homophobic slur.

CBS San Francisco–08/09/2011

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