Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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Halloween Guide To Parties, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches And More

It is that spooky time of year again and we’ve put together a list of all the best parties, concerts, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches in the Bay Area!

10/03/2014

Brandon, a two-year-old male reticulated giraffe plays with a toy during the first ever World Giraffe Day at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA on Saturday, June 21, 2014.  (Photo by Nancy Chan/Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

World Giraffe Day Kicks Off At Six Flags In Vallejo

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is trying to raise the public’s awareness of the plight of wild giraffe in Africa. Giraffe populations there are dwindling at an alarming rate.

06/21/2014

Sgt. Nevis, the sea lion rescued after being shot in the face in 2009. (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Sea Lion Shot In Face, Left For Dead 5 Years Ago Becomes A Father At Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

A renowned male sea lion that was shot and left for dead in 2009 is believed to have sired a pup at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, amusement park officials said Thursday.

06/19/2014

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

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