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Claire Wineland has cystic fibrosis and helps raise money to help other families cope with the disease. (credit: CBS)

Redondo Beach Teen Works To Help Families Deal With Cystic Fibrosis

“Since she was born, the doctors were telling us, she won’t live to be 10. She will never be a teenager,” says her mom Melissa Nordquist.

10/31/2014

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Magic Mountain Announces New Colossus Roller Coaster

Six Flags Magic Mountain Thursday unveiled plans for a new world-record-breaking hybrid coaster that will replace the now closed Colossus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2014

People lined up for more than two hours Saturday to get one of the last rides on The Colossus at Six Flags. (credit: CBS)

Goodbye, Colossus! Why 1 Family Drove 6 Hours For 2-Minute Ride

There was a line to ride Colossus — as long as two hours. But people didn’t seem to mind.

08/16/2014

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Woman Claims Daughter, 6, Injured When Bungee Strap Separated On Pacific Park Ride

Candace Greene tells KCAL9’s Serene Branson her mother took her 6-year-old daughter to the Santa Monica Pier park Monday for an afternoon of fun that ended in a trip to the E.R.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

Get your (electric) motor running! (credit: ProjectLiveWire.com)

Harley-Davidson Coming To Santa Monica Pier Monday To Offer Test Drives Of New Electric Bike

Here’s your chance to get your (electric) motor running.

07/13/2014

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Magic Mountain Coaster Remains Closed After Derailment, But Thrillseekers Are Undeterred

A roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia remained closed Tuesday after a terrifying accident that hospitalized four people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

4 Injured On Six Flags Magic Mountain Ride That Hit Fallen Tree

L.A. County Fire received a call about the incident at the Valencia theme park at approximately 5:55 p.m., when a car derailed on the Ninja ride.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2014

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Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Reopens After 14-Month Closure

Disneyland Monday will reopen the Big Thunder Mountain roller coaster after a $4 million makeover.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2014

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Thousands Take Part In 30th Annual ‘Love Ride’ For Good Cause

Thousands of motorcyclists are taking part in 30th annual Love Ride, dubbed by the city of Glendale as, “the longest running single-day motorcyclist fundraiser in the world.”

10/20/2013

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Knott’s Berry Farm To Move Troubled Ride Out Of State

A ride that stranded people 300 feet high twice last year will be moving from Knott’s Berry Farm to a sister amusement park in Missouri next year.

09/06/2013

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Glitch Strands Several Guests On Transformers Ride At Universal Studios

Several guests Monday were stranded on a ride at Universal Studios.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2013

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Universal Studios Celebrates The ‘Summer Of Survival’ With New Transformers Ride

Natalie Ceballos, a spokesperson from Universal Studios, stopped by the KCAL9 studios Tuesday with Optimus Prime to talk about the new ride at the theme park: Transformers 3-D.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Knott’s Berry Farm Shuts Down Ride That Left Patrons Stranded 300 Feet High

The parent company of Southern California’s Knott’s Berry Farm says it’s temporarily shutting down all six of its Windseeker rides at parks in the U.S. and Canada after riders at Knott’s were stranded 300 feet high for 3½ hours this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2012

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Ride Malfunction Leaves Visitors Stranded 300 Feet Up At Knott’s Berry Farm

A ride malfunctioned at Knott’s Berry Farm Wednesday, the second time in two weeks the attraction has left riders dangling from on high.

09/19/2012

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CBS2 Gets Sneak Peek Of New ‘LEX LUTHOR’ Ride At Magic Mountain

CBS2’s Joy Benedict got a sneak preview of LEX LUTHOR: Drop of Doom Friday morning, one day ahead of the public.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/06/2012

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