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.
Thrill seekers at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk took advantage of one last chance to ride the Hurricane — one of the park’s two roller coasters — on Monday.
Roller coaster enthusiasts will gather at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Sunday to take one last ride on the Hurricane, a roller coaster set to shut down for good.
The Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom left passengers stuck, after reopening one week after it stalled mid-ride and stranded a dozen riders, a spokeswoman for the park said Sunday.
The Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom remains closed Tuesday while the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health investigates why it stalled 150 feet above the ground Sunday.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Monday is investigating what caused a malfunction on one of its roller coasters that left a dozen riders stuck 15 stories in the air on Sunday.
A dozen riders were stuck on top of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster Sunday afternoon in Vallejo for about an hour after it stalled near the top.
VALLEJO, Calif. (KCBS) _ The Boomerang Coast to Coaster ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo was stuck on its track for about an hour Wednesday afternoon.