Great America

California's Great America

2 Bay Area Theme Parks To Hire Thousands For Upcoming Season

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.

01/23/2013

A model for the planned new stadium of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara. (AP)

Santa Clara 49ers Stadium Plan Gets Another Boost

The City Attorney has ruled that the approved loan cannot be put before voters.

01/15/2012

A model for the planned new stadium of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Santa Clara Officials Set To Vote On 49ers Stadium Parking Deal

Santa Clara officials are set to vote on a deal over parking for the planned $1 billion 49ers stadium in the city.

01/07/2012

A model for the planned new stadium of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara. (AP)

49ers Show Off Plans For $937 Million Santa Clara Stadium

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.

09/27/2011

California's Great America

49ers Stadium Opponents Not Keen Over Proposed Great America Sale

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.

09/20/2011

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

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/13/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2011

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