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PODCAST | Fairyland

In collaboration with Crosscurrents from KALW News, Mills College students in the Public Radio Reporting Program unearth the many facets of the Oakland community.

The Big Bad Wolf has been huffing and puffing and blowing houses down for years. Honestly, doesn’t he ever get tired? Not at Oakland’s Fairyland, on the shores of Lake Merritt, where he’s been keeping people of all ages entertained for 59 years with stories, rides and performances. And it’s not just for kids – adults can also take a journey through the magical world.

Well, as long as they bring a child. That’s what reporter Dalia Cuenca found out – here’s more.