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Take The ‘Red, White & Pingo!’ Challenge

Share & upload your photos to win tickets to California’s Great America! Details here…

07/02/2015

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2 Injured On Roller Coaster At California’s Great America

A roller coaster accident left two people injured Friday night at an amusement park in Santa Clara.

06/12/2015

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Kevin Hart screams! Guys take on the Single Ladies Dance in heels + more of the week’s viral videos!

06/20/2014

Will Pemble built a roller coaster in his Orinda backyard for his kids. (CBS)

Orinda Dad Builds Roller Coaster In Backyard For His Children

A father in Orinda built something in his backyard for his children that most kids can only dream about: a roller coaster.

05/05/2014

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The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Nana’s first coaster ride, Simpsons Couch Tribute to Dave + more viral videos!

04/11/2014

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

Architect Once Envisioned Massive Coasters On Golden Gate, Bay Bridges

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.

11/22/2013

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

New Great America Coaster Reopens After Fixing Noise Issues

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.

07/04/2013

Gold Striker roller coaster at Great America theme park. (CBS)

Great America Silences New Roller Coaster Over Excessive Noise

Great America has voluntarily shut down its newest roller coaster, Gold Striker, because the ride has exceeded noise limits.

07/03/2013

Roller Coaster Enthusiasts To Say Farewell To Hurricane At Boardwalk

Fans Ride Hurricane Roller Coaster On Last Day At Santa Cruz Boardwalk

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.

09/03/2012

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