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How the Cyclone Racer looked in 1959. (credit: CycloneRacer.com)

Long Beach Councilwoman Wants City To Bring Back ‘Cyclone Racer’

Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske is feeling nostalgic and will ask her fellow council members to vote on a proposed new roller coaster.

09/19/2013

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Disneyland Closing Matterhorn Ride For $1 Million Renovation

Disneyland is closing the famous Matterhorn ride for what could be its biggest overhaul since the attraction opened 53 years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2012

Speed (Photo Courtest of Navitat Canopy Adventures)

Best Places To Go Fast

Fed up with the freeway crawl? Feeling ho-hum about your normal workaday life? Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to bust out of your rut and put the pedal to the metal…legally. Here are some choice places to satisfy your need for speed.

CBS Los Angeles–10/10/2011

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Knott’s Settles Suit With Boy Injured In Coaster Accident

Knott’s Berry Farm has reached a confidential settlement with a 12-year-old boy who was injured on its Xcelerator roller coaster when a cable broke and ripped into his leg.

08/27/2011

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2 Carnival Workers Injured When Coaster Touches Power Line

Two carnival workers have been hurt, one seriously, when a roller coaster being erected for a Southern California festival touched a power line.

05/04/2011

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10 Injured In Knott’s Berry Farm Ride Mishap

Authorities say ten people have been injured in a rollercoaster accident at Knott’s Berry Farm in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2010