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  • Bay Area dad couldn't say no, builds son a roller coaster in backyard

    Bay Area dad couldn't say no, builds son a roller coaster in backyard
    A Bay Area man who hand built a roller coaster for his 10-year-old son in the family's backyard says he couldn't think of a good reason to say no when the boy asked. Now, six weeks and $3,500 later, Lyle Pemble has his own red roller coaster winding...
  • Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut

    Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut
    Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch. Set to debut at the...
  • Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo

    Bedraggled Kentucky Kingdom theme park gets a multimillion-dollar redo
    In a place better known for bourbon, baseball bats and thoroughbred racing, Louisville's Kentucky Kingdom was once the state's top tourist destination. A decade later, the declining amusement park was shuttered and left for dead. Now the same man...
  • Fire at Six Flags causes nearly $60,000 in damage

    Fire at Six Flags causes nearly $60,000 in damage
    No one was injured in a fire Wednesday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee that officials said caused nearly $60,000 in damage. The fire, which erupted about 9 p.m., destroyed a wooden employee break area near the park's Grand Music Hall and...
  • Brooke Shields celebrates Mother's Day at Six Flags Great Adventure

     
    Actress Brooke Shields celebrated Mother’s Day over the weekend at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, with her husband, director Chris Henchy, and daughters Rowan and Grier. The family was joined Saturday by two of the daughters’...
  • Weather, winds delays opening of Six Flags' Drop of Doom

     
    Mother nature is not being kind to "Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" the ride which when finished will be the world's tallest and fastest drop ride. The ride originally slated for a Memorial Day weekend opening at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. now...
  • The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?

    The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?
    Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight? After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
  • April 17: Vernon Family Seeks Votes For Wheelchair Accessible Van

    April 17: Vernon Family Seeks Votes For Wheelchair Accessible Van
    VERNON — Becky and Dave Dyment's son Justin was just 4-months-old when he was diagnosed with a rare seizure disorder. At the time, the couple promised to always include Justin in family activities and trips. Now they are hoping to win a customized...
  • Trivia night ends with the right answer: Irene

    Trivia night ends with the right answer: Irene
    I had been back from Seattle for two months. I had moved to the Northwest from my native San Fernando Valley to escape the pain of my first true heartbreak. The beauty and splendor of the Emerald City had done just enough to help me start over again in...
  • Carnett: 'Just pray' is a good credo; still I yearn for holy places

    Sacred spaces. Do they exist on planet Earth? Are there spaces — natural or man-made — that bring us closer to the divine than, say, a supermarket checkout counter or a bus station washroom? Do spiritual vortexes exist where the holy can...
  • La Cañada Crime: Oakwood Avenue home ransacked

    La Cañada March 28 Identity theft: 4500 block of Leata Lane. A woman contacted police to report that sometime between Jan. 15 and March 1, someone had illegally filed her 2013 tax return with the IRS. She received a tax return check, through she had...
  • Taking the Kids: 10 ways to kick-start Halloween all October

    Taking the Kids: 10 ways to kick-start Halloween all October
    Lucky kids. They don't have to wait until Halloween to don their costumes and collect treats — not when every place from museums to aquariums to zoos to theme parks are celebrating Halloween the entire month of October with haunted houses, spooky...