VOL. 23 - NO. 11
MAR 18 - 25, 2018
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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Oakland Zoo’s Zoolights Is A Holiday Light Spectacular!

Dec 02, 2017
From December 1, 2017 through January 1, 2018 everyone can experience an all-new Zoolights from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.! Soar over the Oakland hills in Oakland Zoo’s festively-lit gondolas and see the entire Bay Area like never before! They have added cool new laser light shows and much more to the hundreds of thousands of holiday lights and structures brightening Oakland's night sky.

Other highlights include a candy cane lane-themed Adventure Landing with rides that kids are certain to love, an adventure on the Outback Express train, rocking around the Christmas trees and a music-themed light show that's sure to blow out any bah-hum-bugs!

Don’t forget to warm up with some hot cocoa and homemade s’mores, available at Flamingo Plaza at the Zoo’s main entrance.

There will be Santa Claus appearances on select dates.

Entrance fees are $10.00 for adults and $9.00 for children/seniors. Parking is free. Zoolights is closed on December 24 & 25.

For more information please visit www.oaklandzoo.org or phone (510) 632-9525. Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605.


“KITCHEN GOURMET” – Daelmans Stroopwafels – Simply the Best in the World!

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Curran San Francisco Welcomes James Comey and Pete Souza as Part of “Curran: Show & Tell” Series

BOOK REVIEW: "Forty Things I Wish I'd Told My Kids" by John Allcock

Marines Release Specifications for New Mega-Drone

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Oakland Zoo’s Upcoming Events

Army Aims to Reach Readiness Goal by 2022, Then Shift to Modernization

Coast Guard to Break Up Ice for Green Bay Fuel Shipments

U.S., Allies Conduct Biggest Artillery Event in Europe Since Cold War

“KITCHEN GOURMET” – Annie B’s, B.T. McElrath Chocolatier’s Tasty Treats More than Satisfy One’s Sweet Tooth

Air Force Lifts Limits on Stadium Flyovers

Navy Wants to Use More Washington State Parks for Stealth SEAL Training