Monorail malfunction leaves guests at Gilroy-area theme park strandedAt least nine visitors to the Gilroy Gardens theme park got an unexpected thrill Tuesday afternoon when the park’s Sky Trail monorail suddenly stopped, stranding them 35 feet above ground, officials said.Bill Hutchinson is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer.
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