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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

The Gardens At Lake Merritt

Our Picks of The Best East Bay Parks

San Francisco may have the Bay Area’s most famous park, but visitors will be pleased to discover a vast collection of open spaces and outdoor activities on the other side of the Bay. Here are five of the best parks in the East Bay, all within an hour’s drive of Oakland or Berkeley.

03/29/2014

Bella, a nine-year-old bottlenose dolphin and first time mother, is seen with her newborn calf, named Mirabella, on Friday, January 10 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Vallejo, CA. (Nancy Chan/Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Baby Dolphin Born At Six Flags Vallejo Gets A Name

A baby dolphin born last week at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo has been named Mirabella, park officials said Friday.

01/17/2014

Bella, a nine-year-old bottlenose dolphin and first time mother, is seen with her newborn calf, named Mirabella, on Friday, January 10 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Vallejo, CA. (Nancy Chan/Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Researchers Closely Watching Relationship Between Baby Dolphin, Mom At Six Flags

According to The San Francisco Chronicle, the dolphin mother may have been the first to be witnessed vocalizing to her unborn baby. The sound was repeated Thursday after the 40-pound calf was birthed and took its first breath via blowhole.

01/10/2014

Child Falls Into Vallejo Pond

Toddler Falls Into Vallejo Creek While Fishing With Grandmother

A toddler was in critical condition Saturday evening after falling into a Vallejo creek during a fishing trip with his grandmother, a fire official said.

11/30/2013

A roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near Vallejo (sixflags.com)

Locked-Out Mechanics Union Warns About Ride Safety At Vallejo’s Six Flags Theme Park

For nearly a month the ride mechanics at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo have been locked out of their jobs. Now, those mechanics are warning the public the longer they are off the job, the less safe those rides will become.

05/31/2013

Mechanics Leaflet Six Flags Discovery Kingdom After Lockout At Vallejo Theme Park

VALLEJO (KCBS) – Ride mechanics locked out at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Friday said they would leaflet the Vallejo theme park all weekend as their union tries to negotiate its first labor contract. With preparations […]

05/06/2013

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

Superman Ultimate Flight

Six Flags Roller Coaster Reopens, Strands Passengers Again In Vallejo

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.

08/05/2012

Superman Ultimate Flight

Six Flags Roller Coaster Remains Closed As Cal-OSHA Investigates

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.

07/31/2012

Superman Ultimate Flight

Roller Coaster Malfunction At Six Flags Under Investigation

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.

07/30/2012

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