Cal/OSHA Finds Great America At Fault For Roller Coaster Accident, Slaps With $70K FineA state agency says the owner and operator of California's Great America theme park is at fault after a mechanic was seriously injured in a June roller coaster accident.
Cal/OSHA Fines Great America Park Operator More Than $70K For June AccidentThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health announced Monday a $70,200 citation for an accident that critically injured a mechanic in June at the California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara.
2 Injured On Roller Coaster At California's Great AmericaA roller coaster accident left two people injured Friday night at an amusement park in Santa Clara.
Crane Collapses At Construction Site Near Great AmericaIt appears nobody was injured in a crane collapse at a construction site on the Great America Parkway Friday morning.
Great America To Hire Over 1,000 Workers, Many For 49ers Pre-Game Pavilion At Levi's StadiumGreat America is looking to hire people for San Francisco 49ers pregame events at adjacent Levi's Stadium.
'Beverly Hills Cop' Sequel Being Shot In DetroitWill Axel Foley return to Santa Clara? Probably not. But he will film in Detroit...
Over 500 Kids Battling Cancer Enjoy Day Of Fun At Great AmericaMore than 500 kids battling cancer got a chance to just have some fun Sunday at a Bay Area amusement park.
The Peninsula's Best Attractions For KidsThe San Francisco Peninsula's best attractions for kids include CuriOdyssey, Great America, Hiller Aviation Museum, Lemos Farm and Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo.
Architect Once Envisioned Massive Coasters On Golden Gate, Bay BridgesThe 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.
New Great America Coaster Reopens After Fixing Noise IssuesCalifornia'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 Silences New Roller Coaster Over Excessive NoiseGreat America has voluntarily shut down its newest roller coaster, Gold Striker, because the ride has exceeded noise limits.
2 Bay Area Theme Parks To Hire Thousands For Upcoming SeasonNearly 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.