The decade of the depression was not without whimsy, and one of the most fantastic ideas of the 1930s was a scheme to dramatically alter the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges. The state archive holds blue prints for turning both spans into wild rides.
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.
Great America has voluntarily shut down its newest roller coaster, Gold Striker, because the ride has exceeded noise limits.
Nearly 3,000 jobs will open at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo and Great America in Santa Clara over the coming months as both start hiring this weekend for the season that begins in March.
The City Attorney has ruled that the approved loan cannot be put before voters.
Santa Clara officials are set to vote on a deal over parking for the planned $1 billion 49ers stadium in the city.
The San Francisco 49ers still don’t know whether they will have the financing to build a new stadium in Santa Clara but were optimistic enough to unveil plans for one Tuesday.
The proposed sale of California’s Great America theme park to a San Francisco real estate investment firm is not going over well with opponents of a proposed San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.
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.
Kids, grown-ups and everyone in between all love amusement parks. What’s not to love? Rides, games, food, prizes and the opportunity to lug around a giant stuffed animal all afternoon all add up to one of America’s favorite pasttimes. You must be THIS tall to check out this list of the Bay Area’s Top Amusement Parks.