Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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

Superman Ultimate Flight

Riders Rescued From Six Flags Roller Coaster In Vallejo

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.

07/29/2012

An Orca swims in its enclosure. (CBS)

Vallejo’s Six Flags Under Fire For Orca’s Living Conditions

A 19-year-old in Vallejo is looking for a roommate, but compatibility may be an issue. She’s an Orca – a killer whale at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. And a Vallejo woman is complaining that the park is breaking the law by not providing a companion.

05/11/2012

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

Hiring Bump At Vallejo’s Six Flags

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo is expected to hire more people this year than last. Hundreds are expected to find work at an upcoming job fair.

02/07/2012

Terry the dolphin at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Oldest Dolphin At Six Flags In Vallejo Dies

A longtime resident bottlenose dolphin at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo passed away Saturday. She was 51 years old, park officials said.

10/04/2011

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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

brandon giraffe, Six Flags, Discovery Kingdom

Vallejo Discovery Kingdom Debuts Baby Giraffe Named For Giants’ Belt

A giraffe born Friday at Vallejo’s Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has a San Francisco Giants connection after he was named Brandon, after the team’s rookie outfielder Brandon Belt.

CBS San Francisco–09/01/2011

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