Yesterday Phase 2 started on Fix50 so I did my own unscientific survey. By taking surface streets from my starting point in West Sacramento to catch HWY 99 to go home. So I started on my trek toward the I Street Bridge because I remembered what Courtney said about it.I headed into downtown Sacramento to catch the streets to take for the drive home. Total drive time to home..... 42 minutes. Normal drive time with no construction about 25 minutes. (This Survey was done around 1230pm)
So what is taking place Today in the News......
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El Camino Fundamental High School’s ALL CLASS Reunion – 2014. Please join us for a casual, (BYOB/BYOF) picnic style reunion this year at Ancil Hoffman Park on June 28th, 2014 from 12-6pm. $5 Cover
News You Can Use... Top Headlines:
California Chrome gets set to Run the Kentucky Derby
17 year old arrested for planning to kill/blow up school in Minnesota
Sarah Douglas remembered last night / Search for Fiance continues.
Show us your... Spidey Pose
#GDSJustCurious: What Historical Era would you like to visit
Tina: Port of West Sacramento Lake Washington Sailing Club
It’s time to take to the high seas and set sail! Today, Tina is putting on her wet suit and captain’s hat and hopping on a sail boat with the Port of West Sacramento Lake Washington Sailing Club. This open house event is open to sailors and non-sailors, young and old, and gives everyone the opportunity to ride on a sail boat if they never have before!
Kevin: PTSA Flea Market
Today the students of El Camino High School are putting together their annual flea market for entire community. All the parents & participants donated items for the flea market & the PTSA sell them. All proceeds go to El Camino High School.
El Camino High School
4300 El Camino Ave.,
While you were at work - Best of Clips
Lori: Garden of the Hills
Garden Tour May 3rd - 4th
Tickets $25 10am - 5pm
El Dorado Hills, CA
Cody/Amy: Toby Philpott a puppeteer was the left arm/tongue of Jabba the Hut.
Cody: Skypes with Suveen Mathaudhu who has figured out how Captain America's shield works. This guy is so smart I have no clue what he said.
Lori: Continues from the Garden Tour in El Dorado Hills.
Melissa: 2 Minutes of Mayhem: Bear rescued in South Lake Tahoe area doing well. Moose jumps over a fence and does a face plant. Birds invade a Fresno woman's house and come back at 8pm at night. Monkey slaps TV Host.
Tina: Sails with Lake Washington Sailing Club
Cody/Amy: Local Man Big Spence joined to talk about his career. Big Spence can be seen in the movie The Hustle, Taken 3 and more. He was in town today for a celebrity basketball game. / Friend Charles Johnson sang.
Cody: Art from Wine and Coffee with Matthew Harral
Amy: Josie Lee talks Rire Boutique and we got a fashion show.
Located inside East Sac Mercantile
3257 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816
Kevin: Thunder Over Solano
The Thunder Over Solano 2014 Travis AFB Air Expo is scheduled for May 3-4. We are one of only 2 bases in California to host an airshow. This is a free, open to the public event. Gates open at 9:30a.m. both days and the performances are from 10:30 a.m.- 4:30p.m. The Army Golden Knights parachute team will kick off the event, while the Thunderbirds close it with an hour long performance.
Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield
Gates Open Today & Tomorrow @ 9:30am
Amy: More from Rire Boutique.
Lori: Free Comic Book Day
“Free Comic Book Day.” All the major publishers (and most of the minor ones) create promotional books to hand out at stores, and the stores themselves hold events. Some lined up at 550am for the event.
Empires Comics Vault
1120 Fulton Avenue, Suite K
Tina: Duck Pluck Festival
Today Natomas Schools Foundation presents the 5th Annual Natomas Duck Pluck festival benefiting local Natomas Schools.
The event is free and open to the public, and features more than 100 booths, including food vendors, carnival-like games, arts, sports and education activities that will serve the interest of all ages and all family members.
Inderkum High School
2500 New Market Drive
Cody: Matthew creates not 1 but 2 works of art with coffee.
Cody/Amy talked with Genny Heikka about her Book Signing for Finding Mommy Bliss
Genny Heikka is an author, speaker, and passionate mentor to moms and writers. Before having kids, she was busy climbing the corporate ladder as a manager at a global computer company. But after quitting her job to be a stay-at-home mom, she rediscovered her love for writing and set out to pursue her dream of becoming an author.
She lives in Roseville with her husband and two kids, where she balances writing with motherhood and loves both. She’s the author of Finding Mommy Bliss, as well as seven children’s books. In addition to writing regularly for parenting magazines and websites, Genny co-hosts the Part-Time Author Podcast and reviews books for the San Francisco Book Review. She previously served as the Assistant Regional Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in North/Central California for seven years.
B&N-Creekside Town Center
1256 Galleria Boulevard,
Kevin: Continues from Travis AFB for Thunder over Solano.
Cody: Slaps you with science. NASA Moon from Jupiter could produce life. Illinois students create a 3D hand for a local girl. 3d Printer in your pocket with pen.
Amy: Mary from Michael's Crafts shows gifts you can make for mom this mothers day.
STEP 1 Pour desired amount of bath salts into a glass bowl. Add the desired amount of ArtMinds™ Soap Fragrance and ArtMinds™ Soap Colorants. Mix well. STEP 2 Transfer the desired amount of colored bath salts to the glass jars with lids. STEP 3 Add an embellishment sticker to a blank tag and write a message on the back. STEP 4 Wrap jute cording around the tops of the jars and tie on the personalized tag.
Kevin recreates scene from Top Gun at Travis AFB.
Amy/Cody: Comedian Craig Shoemaker
12401 Folsom Blvd.
Tonight: 7pm & 9:45pm
Craig appeared on Park and Rec.
Lori: The 57th annual Elk Grove Western Festival
Elk Grove Regional Park
Elk Grove, CA
Today & Tomorrow
Amy: Veronica Esparza Takes the Good Day Stage to perform Mariachi.
If you would like to book her to sing at your events call her Cell Phone: 9166269985
Mel: Hot Headlines: Ben Affleck kicked out of casino for counting cards. US Weekly reporting The Hills cast hanging out. Valarie Bertinelli gained 15 lbs. Kerri Washington gives birth to girl. Brad and Angelina team up for new movie.
Kevin: Continues from Travis AFB as festivities kick off.
Tina: Yolo’s Burgers
YOLO aka “You Only Live Once,” is a phrase that has swept the Nation over the last 2 years and is also something Kevin Hernandez has been saying since he was 10 years before Drake, but that’s besides the point!
Anyways, today we are at a new restaurant called Yolo Gyros & Burgers Sports Bar, that promises to bring new meaning to this famous catch phrase! The reason behind the name? It’s because it is right on the Yolo County Line.
Today Tina was there checking out this new soon-to-be hotspot!
1345 Merkley Ave.,
West Sacramento, CA
Lori: Continues from Elk Grove at Western Festival
Veronica Esparza performs another song
Gardens to Drool over
El Camino HS
All this and more in.... Today in the News Weekend Edition Part 1
To kick off today's show the Show us yours topic was Spidey pose for the opening of Spider-Man 2 in which Cody saw. The #GDSJustCurious Topic was in which historical era would you like to visit. Tina was getting ready to set sail on a 3 hour tour... Wait what I've seen this tour before it ends badly. Stay tuned to the 8am hour for the dramatic conclusion of Tina on a Boat. Lori was in El Dorado Hills looking at gorgeous Gardens and making everyone drool over them only to realize our gardens look nothing like these beauties. Kevin was at my old High School for a Flea Market at El Camino HS. Amy and Cody talked to Toby Philpott who was Jabba the Huts left arm in Star Wars as he prepares for May the 4th Be With You.
Cody talked to Mathew Harral who makes art using coffee and Wine. He showed off his art in this hour and then created a totally new piece in the 2nd hour. Cody also talked via Skype to Suveen Mathaudhu who talked about the science behind the Captain America Shield. Amy was with Josie from Rire Boutique who has one shop on Folsom Blvd. and will soon open another on 25th and J Street. Lori continued from Garden in the Hills making us all drool more. Kevin headed to Fairfield for the Travis Air Show Thunder over Solano. and Tina's 3 hour tour was only 3 minutes so she was safe.
In this hour Kevin continued from Travis Open House. Cody slapped us hard with 3D science. Matthew created not 1 but 2 works of art with coffee. Amy talked more with Josie about Rire Boutique. Tina was in Natomas checking out the Duck Pluck event to benefit Natomas schools. Lori was showing her inner geek at Empire Comics for FREE Comic Book Day and some even lined up before 6am to get their free comic book.
In this final hour of the show today comedian Craig Shoemaker stopped by before he performs at Tommy T's Tonight. Keven continued from Travis AFB where he and some Airmen recreated a slow motion scene from Top Gun. Mariachi singer Veronica Esparza took the Good Day Stage. Tina was at YOLO Burger checking out this new restaurant. Lori was home in Elk Grove checking out the parade for the Elk Grove Western Festival. Melissa shared her Hot Headlines including Ben Affleck getting kicked out of a casino for counting card.
Today I had a tough time coming up with a title so I put it to a fan vote and I could have gone American Idol and tried to change the rules but because Angie and Jody both agreed I went with the fan vote of Look to the Sky. What does that title have to do with what took place on Good Day today? For 3 segments Kevin Hernandez was at the Travis AFB Air Show Thunder Over Solano. I would have loved to have gone but circumstances beyond my control said no. (Gas prices / Fix 50). The event looked so cool I hope Good Day can go back on Sunday's show.
Lori was in El Dorado Hills today looking at Gardens to Drool over which was another choice for today's title. These beautiful home gardens are on display all weekend long and just make everyone drool over. However Lori was also at FREE Comic Book Day and that had people lining up in front of Empire Comics before 6am. Former Good Day Cast Member Ashley Williams and current cast member Cambi Brown are the princesses of Elk Grove but did you know Lori Wallace is the Queen of Elk Grove and today she came down to cover the 57th Annual Western Festival. This long standing tradition is a sight to see for sure.
Tina went to Lake Washington and jumped on a boat for a tour. Though the boat tour didn't last 3 hours she still showed us the Skipper, and the Professor and all things beautiful about our town from a boat in 3 minutes which was another possible title for today "3 Minute Tour" After Tina jumped off the boat she headed to Natomas for Pluck the Duck (Just don't say that 3 times fast) This was to benefit Natomas School District.
Another school event today that was covered by Kevin was at my old High School El Camino. which is holding an ALL CLASS REUNION in June. I think this is the first time my class has had one or I never got invited to any.
Amy introduced us to a new boutique called Rire. She not only has one store but soon opening another. Also Amy got DIY tips from Michaels for Mother's Day and I have included the directions for one of the projects above.
We met him last year and tomorrow is May the 4th Be With You so why not bring Toby Philpott back to talk Star Wars and more importantly Jabba the Huts Left Arm and tongue.
I heard about this next story yesterday and could not wait to see what he was all about and as I told Cody during the show today Matthew Harral was better than advertised. WOW! This is going to sound horrible but I hope I can bring my point home. Matthew was in a horrible accident about 5 years ago that changed his life. Losing his eye now having to wear a patch he found art. Luckily for us he found art instead of the other direction he very easily could have gone down. Taking coffee and wine to paint makes his work unique and amazingly beautiful even the ship he painted for Cody was amazing. I am so glad Cody found Matthew and Matthew shared not only his art but his story as well.
No 10am videos posted as of 2pm and pictures today are courtesy of Travis AFB Facebook Page
As I said tomorrow is May the 4th Be With you so get your Star Wars pictures ready to send to firstname.lastname@example.org because I am willing to bet that will be the Show us Your topic of the day. Also Cody, Amy and crew will be dressed up.
Tomorrow is Sunday so you know what that means.....
Looking Ahead To Good Day Sacramento:
Good Day Weekend w/ Cody and Amy
Dishin With Tina at...
May the 4th Be With You
Mark: Cinco De Mayo at Kicos Mexican Food for the Annual Pepper-Eating contest!
2324 Arden Way,
Sacramento, CA 95825
Mark: Water Skiing Barefoot (unconfirmed)
Dishin With Tina
Good Day Lip Sync Contest. The Crew battles in Lip Syncing your favorite song including Van Halen's Ice Cream Man.
Dance Party Friday
Good Day Weekend w/ Cody and Amy
Good Day Weekend w/ Cody and Amy
Dishin With Tina
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