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Top Bay Area Amusement Parks

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.

CBS San Francisco–09/08/2011

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

Hilton Santa Clara (Hilton Hotels and Resorts Global Media Center)

Hotels Packed To The Gills In Santa Clara

Business is booming at the eight hotels around the Great America theme park in Santa Clara. For the second straight year, June hotel occupancy rates in the county have topped 80 percent.


Artist rendition of parking garage for the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara. (City of Santa Clara)

Santa Clara Breaks Ground On Proposed 49ers Stadium Parking Lot

Not wasting any time, Santa Clara officials have broken ground on a parking lot, which would be used for a planned 49ers stadium in the city.


BAy Area Places To Hang With Dad

Bay Area Places To Hang With Dad

Hanging out with your kids is the best feeling. Be it to the movies, going on a drive, to the beach, it doesn’t matter, wherever you go with your kids, its priceless. It’s the time […]

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

49ers New Stadium

49ers Shopping Naming Rights To Santa Clara Stadium

The San Francisco 49ers will partner with a high profile marketing company, CAA Sports, to sell naming rights for the proposed stadium in Santa Clara, the team announced Wednesday.


49ers New Stadium

Santa Clara Guts Redevelopment Agency To Save Stadium Development

With the state poised to abolish redevelopment agencies, the city took urgent steps to protect the proposed 49ers stadium and dozens of other projects.



Muslim Unity Day At Great America In Santa Clara

Thousands of Muslims attended the sixth annual Muslim Unity Day at Great America amusement park in Santa Clara.

CBS San Francisco–09/18/2010