National Roller Coaster Day was celebrated in a big way on Aug. 16, when California’s Great America introduced its newest coaster, RailBlazer. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, RailBlazer is a...
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s rides are open for limited operation — weather permitting (call 831 423 5590 on the day of your visit to confirm) — on weekends and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in January. For hours and dates, see the operating calendar for January here: http://www.beachboardwalk.com/calendar/2011/january.html
You can buy the brand-new poster commemorating the Boardwalk’s Looff carousel’s hundredth anniversary online here: http://www.beachboardwalk.com/store/product125.html
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
web site: http://www.beachboardwalk.com/
— photo: Steven Wilson