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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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Guide To A Three-Day Weekend In Santa Cruz

One of the finest South Bay destinations for a three-day weekend is in Santa Cruz, featuring the University of California at Santa Cruz, the world famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and fabulous Monterey Bay.

01/25/2014

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To South Bay

The Computer History Museum, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Stanford Museum and Winchester Mystery House are all suggested attractions to visit in the South Bay during Thanksgiving weekend.

11/27/2013

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

Roller Coaster Enthusiasts To Say Farewell To Hurricane At Boardwalk

Roller Coaster Fans Say Goodbye To Hurricane At Santa Cruz Boardwalk

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.

08/26/2012

A tractor moves sand in front of the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. (CBS)

Diversion Efforts Save Santa Cruz Boardwalk From Floodwaters

The San Lorenzo River has been shifted away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and no longer threatens to flood the historic amusement park, officials said Wednesday.

03/22/2012

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and Boardwalk (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Swollen River Threatens Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Heavy rain has pushed the San Lorenzo River dangerously close to the retaining wall of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, officials said Thursday.

03/15/2012

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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

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5 Bay Area Spots To Act Like A Kid Again

These places may be more geared towards kids but you can enjoy them even if you don’t have a toddler in tow. Check out these places where you can let your hair down and eat as much junk food as you want while reliving a bit of your own childhood.

CBS San Francisco–08/02/2011

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