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Rockin Pool Party.... Today in the News 5/1/2014:

Rockin Pool Party.... Today in the News 5/1/2014:

Opening Statement:.
As you know one of the things I love about doing Today in the News is keeping everyone updated of all the goings on for the 3 morning shows. You also know that I get no help from My58 so knowing anything about what they will be talking about is not very good however with Fox40 and Good Day I can sometimes get help whether it be through trends, commercials, Topic of conversations, Facebook/Twitter post and of course on Good Day Show Info and the backing from them on Today in the News. blog.

Thursday on Fox for the time being they have Idol Chatter with Paul and MoJoe which means I watch American Idol on Wednesday's so that I can have my opinion on what the 2 talk about on Thursday. I will give my full review of the show tomorrow in Final Thought but I felt Caleb had the BEST performance of the night on his last performance of the night.

On Good Day it's always GREAT for Thursday because Gina from Thrift Town is in showing off her GREAT ideas for DIY Projects. In addition to today being the Good Day Swim Party in the 9am hour.

So much to cover in so little time so let's see what else is taking place Today in the News.....

Special Announcements:
Please Like Mark at the Movies on Facebook #QuestFor5000  mattm logo 1

From Courtney Dempsey Pancake Challenge: Have you been told your flapjacks are to die for? Enter for a chance to participate in the first Good Day Pancake Challenge! FIRST go to for rules and details. THEN email your sweet or savory pancake recipe to Entries will be accepted through May 14th at 10am. The Pancake Challenge will take place on Friday, May 16th live on Good Day!  pancake

Join Nina Hajian Cody Briana Mark S. Allen and the rest of theNow 100.5 fm family for a day/night of Fun with NOW Glowing 5K $35.00 gets you signed up NOW and includes ALL THE GLOW you need, a concert with the Goo Goo Dolls and Mary Lambert and so much MORE!
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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... Today's Top Headlines:
Florida Jail Explosion kills 2 inmates 100's hurt

Flood warning in much of East Coast.

LA Fire burns out of control

Fix 50 Phase 2 begins tonight

Lodi man pulled from a burning car has died this morning.

My58 7-9:
Get your hat for the Kentucky Derby

The best floral options for Mother’s Day

Sacramento preps for Tour of California bike race / Brian Hickey kicks off 'Bike Month'

Preview of I Heart Radio Awards

Sources/Photos Courtesy of: KCRA 3/My58 TV:
Photos: My58

Viewers Voice: 100 baby rattles are confiscated from an early education rally at the State Capitol... security says they were dangerous weapons. Our Viewers Voice question: Has security at government facilities gone too far?

24th Annual Workers Memorial at State Capitol. Remembering Cal Trans Workers lost

Sabrina Pet of the Week at Sacramento Front Street Shelter - Haute Stuff
4475 Garden Highway
Sacramento, CA
Benefiting the Sacramento Children’s Home pet of week

Halftime Bar and Grill in the Fox40 Kitchen
5681 Lonetree Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765

Idol Chatter: Paul Favorite: Alex / MoJoe Favorite: Caleb / Paul Least Jessica / MoJoe Least Sam / Paul Going Sam / MoJoe Going Jessica

Sources/Photos Courtesy of: Fox40 TV
Photos: Fox40

Good Day Sacramento:
Show&Tell: Ken: Brooklyn Cyclones having Seinfeld Night. Cody: KTLA Reporter asked out by man with no shirt covering fire in LA Live on Air. Marianne Shows Amal's Engagement Ring given by George Clooney

#Questionoftheday: What state did you have to report on when in Elementary School.

Ken: Neil Sheridan - Sensational Senior Hit the longest home run in history (613 feet)

5am Club Member: Ramona and Lilly

Marianne's Daily List: Best Buys for May. Memorial Day Anything. Outdoor Gear. Gym Membership.
It’s May 1st! And as we begin a new month, there are deals to be had. On the Daily List this morning, some of the best buys for the month of May!

Show us your: Ways to keep cool cool 1

Mark: News of the Weird: Hulu to allow order while watching TV. Whale stuck. Woman claims she has birds all over house at 8pm every night

Ju: Celebrating 1 year Too Much Stuff shows all they have to offer Old, New and Vintage. A Shop for EVERYONE!!!
Too Much Stuff
1151 Grass Valley Hwy,
Auburn, CA 95603

Your Daily Joe: 3D pen writes in plastic. Camera guy falls to floor after getting in camera shot. Hamster eats homemade burrito.

Mark and Ken perform online.  party early party early 2

Fun With Courtney's Bar code barcode

Mel: “We Are Infinite” Single
Billboard Top 20 Dance Club debut single “We Are Infinite” by the talented Starling Glow is now hitting the radio! Mel was live with this up and coming LOCAL music star, Liz while she performed her hit single at Sing Inc in Elk Grove!
Sing Inc.
9611 E. Stockton Blvd,
Elk Grove, CA  starling glow

Ken: Dan Rather - Presents joins talk about his show airing on Axis TV May 6

Mel: Starling Glow performs hit single. We are Infinite.

Ju: Talked with Amanda from Mama Momtourage on how to Beat the Heat
It’s heating up so we are helping moms beat the heat with some fun ideas.

Mel: Vans Custom Culture Contest
Local high school students with a flair for the arts have taken a blank shoe canvas and transformed them into colorful kicks! Today Melissa was at Sheldon High School to show these kids in action. Sheldon is encouraging people to vote for their school at

Teen's Tunes: Disco  teens tunes 1 teens tunes 2 teens tunes 3

#9amtopic: What are you most looking forward to this summer.

Tina: Talked With Stefanie about Cinco De Mayo Party in a Crockpot from Amalia’s Cocina
You can now find their products in 94 SaveMarts.

Mark: Little Talk Show with Guest Host Aaron.
Aaron a local 4th grader is inspiring an entire community! We introduced you to 4th grader Aaron Negrete last week when Mark hung out in his classroom! Now he’s took over Mark’s Little Talk Show.
Aaron is 10 years old and entered in the Mobility Awareness Month’s “Local Heroes” contest. If he gets the most votes, he wins a new wheelchair-accessible van. Let’s help Aaron get the most votes and get the help he and his family desperately need!! Voting Ends May 9 and Aaron will be notified if he wins on May 30.

Lori: Ducky Derby for Charity
May 31, Race Starts 11am
McCloud Lake
Weber Point,
Stockton, CA
$5 To Adopt a Ducky

Aaron's Talk Show continues.

Gina from Thrift Town...
5005 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 9164540435 Open till 9 PM
Thrift Town 6328 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608 Corner of Marconi & Fair Oaks 9164800312 Today's topic Decorating your party table with Cake Stands

Ken's Manly Minute: Sensational Senior - Neil Sheridan

Courtney: Asia and Paige model Fit4U Swimsuits

Mel: Niki’s Panda Nation. Niki past away in October and now her family has created this organization to help other who suffered from the disease.
11 a.m.- 7 p.m.
6616 Laguna Bl, #120.
Elk Grove, CA

Tina: Arden Middle School get a makeover for 100th anniversary with a new state of the art MP Room Spring 2015

Final #Questionoftheday: What do your remember most about yourself in middle school.

Sources/Photos Courtesy of: Good Day Sacramento CW31/CBS13 TV
Photos: Good Day Sacramento.

Quick Thought:
My58: I Heart Radio, Bike Month, Amgen Tour, Derby Hats.

Fox40: Idol Chatter, Haute Stuff, Pet of the Week, Halftime Bar and Grill, Cal Trans Remembered.

Good Day Pool Party, Reporter gets asked out, Ducks, Gina from Thrift Town

All this and more in Today in the News...

My58: Today is the start of Bike Month and My58 gave tips and previewed the upcoming Tour of California. They also previewed the Kentucky Derby and it's hat fashion.

Fox40: Pet of the Week from Front Street Shelter was in the Fox40 studio today plus they talked about Haute Stuff an event taking place this Sunday on the Garden HWY. Halftime Bar and Grill was in the Fox40 kitchen making Crab Legs not the same one Florida State QB Jameis Winston stole from the grocery store and was later find $30 and 20 hours of Community Service for. Oh yeah he forgot to pay for them and they believed it. Cal Trans is honoring their own fallen workers that have been lost on the job at the State Capital today.

Good Day Sacramento:
Kicking off today's show Ken had a Seinfeld inspired promotion for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Marianne showed Amal's Engagement Ring and perhaps one of the funniest things you could see Cody showed a KTLA reporter getting asked out with a man with no shirt holding a dog live on air all in today's Show and Tell. The duo 5am Club Members were introduced. Mark had News of the Weird. Today's Question of the Day was What State did you report on in Elementary School. Ken shared a story of a local man who hit the longest home run in baseball history. Playing for the Sacramento Solons Neil Sheridan hit a home run 613 feet making him Sensational Senior.

In this hour Julissa was checking out Too Much Stuff in Auburn who has so many things to offer in their shop for gifts you can't possibly leave without finding something and they are celebrating 1 year. Melissa was in Elk Grove talking to one local singer who's song is in the Top 20 on the Billboard Chart. Marianne had a Burrito eating hamster in Daily Joe and during a commercial break if anyone was watching online Ken and Mark gave a rockin performance and Courtney "checked out" with her Bar code outfit

The 7am hour hit the High note when Starling Glow took the Sing Inc Stage in Elk Grove to perform their hit single for Melissa and all of us. Julissa was getting ways to stay cool from our favorite Mama momtourage Amanda Reinhardt. Ken talked to news legend Dan Rather about his new special airing on May 6 on Axis TV.

In this hour Melissa went to Sheldon High School to check out cool art on shoes from 4 students that designed vans. Tina was getting cooking tips from Amalia’s Cocina. A couple of weeks ago Mark introduced us to Aaron, a Carmichael 4th grader who needs a new van for his family and has no arms or legs well today he took over Mark's Little Talk Show with his friends. Teen's Tunes was played with Disco theme. Lori was getting Ducky as Stockton prepares for the Duck Drop to benefit Child Abuse. The drop is May 31'st. The #9amtopic was introduced. Today's topic What are you looking forward to this summer.

in the final hour of the day Melissa was checking out the launch of Niki Panda Nation. Courtney and friends modeled Swim 4 You Swimwear. Tina went back to middle school to kick off the start of the new upgrade of the MP Room at Arden Middle School that will be ready in 2015. Mark continued from Aaron's Talk Show. Instead of the Manly Minute Ken talked about the Sensational Senior who has the longest home run in baseball history. Julissa and Laura took us through today's #9amtopic while sitting out at the Pool for the Good Day Pool Party. Today is Thursday so that means Gina from Thrift Town was showing how to decorate our Pool Party/Outside Tables with GREAT DIY Cake Stand suggestions. The final question of the day was What do you remember from Middle School  behind the scenes 9am pool party

Final Thoughts:
Keeping with the theme of today My58 previewed the I Heart Radio Awards that will be airing on NBC tonight at 8pm. I may watch it for a bit but I am not up on new music so I don't know if I will enjoy it as much but it's something on.

This week on American Idol the top 5 performed Viewer picks. I have to tell you that for me I thought most of the picks that they sang where awful but as much as it pains me to say it Say Something for Alex was pretty good only because of the backup singer that helped him through the song. It's hard for 1 person to sing a 2 person song but Alex did a nice job with it. However, Alex is still no Caleb Johnson. Caleb had the over done Aerosmith Song Don't want to Close my Eyes. Caleb did okay with it but any Steven Tyler song is tough because he has such a unique voice. But the BEST song and performance of the night for me was Caleb singing Still of the Night by Whitesnake. David Coverdale would be proud because not only did Caleb sound GREAT but has that type of voice that can sing that song the way it should be. LOUD!!! I thought the 2 girls Jena and Jessica did well and Jena should be safe. Jessica should be as well but I think she will find herself in the bottom 2 with Sam who really needs to go and for the Idol judges, producers and everyone in between I see what you are doing and you need to stop. Since Sam's Save they have been pimping him out making sure to get the girl votes. If Sam wins this show it will be fixed. He will sell as many records as Reuben Studdard (Not many) You have 2 GREAT singers who deserve the win and they are not named Sam or Alex However Ariana Grande last night looked SUPER cute delivering the Mic.

Today on Good Day it always starts off with a bang and today's Show&tell was one for the time machine. Marianne showed the huge rock George Clooney gave to girlfriend Amal. If you watched Seinfeld then you are familiar with all the NY Mets being Jerry's favorite team so it only makes sense that their Triple A team has a night honoring all things Seinfeld as Ken talked about in his Show&tell portion but it was Cody who won the segment when a KTLA reporter covering a fire was asked out on live TV from a man with no shirt holding a dog.

Temps are heating up for a couple of days in early May so its time to think about pool parties, graduation parties my birthday in the middle of May (14) and of course Memorial Day. So today on Good Day Sacramento Marianne talked about sales to look for this month, Julissa was getting ideas from Amanda aka mama momtourage for ways to keep cool. Plus it's Thursday so that meant Gina from Thrift Town with great DIY table setting projects. Not only did we learn how to do but Courtney and 2 friends modeled new swimsuits from Fit4You for this year. Plus the entire 9am hour took place pool side at the Good Day Sacramento studio with Laura and Julissa.

With it being Thursday Eve it's never too early to party which is what Ken, Mark and Laura all did today.

We tease Courtney about her Barcode outfit but honestly Courtney is priceless plus she is bringing the FIRST Good Day Sacramento Pancake Challenge on May 16. Gotta love that.

One of my favorite segments that doesn't always get covered but when it does is covered well by Ken and his Sensational Seniors. Today Ken talked about Neil Sheridan who hit the longest home run in baseball history, I always thought it was Babe Ruth but that is not correct. Neil hit his 13 feet longer for the then Sacramento Solons making it 613 feet. I really enjoy this story of this Sensational Senior.

Mark took his Little Talk Show to Carmichael to revisit our 4th grader Aaron who is trying to get a new van for his family and Mark said it and I will too. This kid is awesome. If Mark didn't drive the point home PLEASE VOTE FOR AARON!!! He may be a kid in age but an adult in heart and mind. So if you have 10 seconds to spare and we all do take that time and VOTE AARON!!!

Much to come on a Fun Friday so I will cover Fox40 and Good Day Sacramento only. What's ahead for Good Day Sacramento tomorrow as far as I know....

Looking Ahead to what's coming up on Good Day Sacramento:
Dance Party Friday

Good Day Weekend w/ Cody and Amy

Good Day Weekend w/ Cody and Amy
Ask Eleanor
Dishin With Tina at...
May the 4th Be With You
Nina's Day

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