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  • Sacramento Teen Becomes Finalist in National Singing Competition

    Updated November 17, 2017 On Monday, FOX40 introduced you to Mackinley Grace Melgoza — the 17-year-old was a finalist in a national singing competition and we’re happy to report: she won! Melgoza took the top spot in the “Sing Your Praise” competition. The Sacramento teen won the grand prize of $10,000 and will now get to sing with Grammy winner, Jackie Velasquez.   Sacramento teen Mackinley Grace Melgoza is a finalist in the national online competition “Sing Your Praise.” The […]

  • Experience ‘Star Wars’ in Virtual Reality

    Before “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” comes out in December, experience the galactic adventure through virtual reality. The “Star Wars: Jedi Challenges” is a smartphone-powered, augmented reality game. Battle the dark side with a lightsaber controller during two hours of interactive gameplay. The product is available now and can be purchased for $199.99 at Best Buy.

  • Chris Hansen Discusses His Emmy Award-Winning Show ‘Crime Watch Daily’

    “Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen” has been covering Tim Egkan‘s cold case, a Stockton homicide from Sept. 2015. The first daily crime show on daytime television investigates national unsolved cases, murder mysteries and chilling crimes. The Emmy award-winning show airs at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday on FOX40.

  • Cooking: Chef Breedlove’s Thanksgiving Leftover Makeover

    Chef Keith Breedlove from the Culinerdy Cruzer cooks up mashed potato latkes as inspiration for all your upcoming leftover Thanksgiving food. Breedlove throws in some leftover turkey then cooks up the latkes in a griddle with some cheddar cheese.

  • Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Hosts ‘Route91Strong Benefit Concert’

    Las Vegas shooting survivor Lisa Fine was in the front row of the Jason Aldean concert Oct. 1 when she heard shots ring out. More than a month later, Fine is helping other survivors, victims and their families with the Route91Strong organization. This Friday at 6 p.m., artists from near and far, including Toryn Green, who performed live in the FOX40 studio, will be playing at the “Route91 Strong Benefit Concert.” The concert will raise funds for those affected by […]

  • Making Butternut Squash Grain Salad with Jerry James Stone

    Food blogger Jerry James Stone cooks up a butternut squash grain salad in the FOX40 kitchen. The hearty fall and winter flavors in the healthy dish come from farro, softened cranberries, pine nuts and baby greens. Visit Stone’s site for more festive, seasonal dishes.

  • Best Ways to Beat the Heat at the California Capital Airshow

    The California Capital Airshow is back and Operations Manager Angela Terry explains how to beat the heat at Mather Airport. Planes will be on the air and the ground for next weekend’s event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to bring sunblock and hats to stay safe in the summer sun. Hands-on activities and a shaded pavilion will be provided for children. It’s best that everyone, especially little ones, wear ear protection as jets soar overhead. For tickets […]

  • Meritage Resort and Spa Hosts ‘Events Worth Traveling For’ Dinner Series

    Siena Restaurant Chef Mackenzie Coleman joins Paul in the kitchen to put together a crab and stone fruit salad. Coleman recommends grilling the fruit on a barbecue or inside on a pan. She also adds an interesting touch by charring some avocados before throwing them in with the crab, fruit, greens, pomegranate seeds and cotija cheese. The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley will be holding a number of dinners and cooking classes for their “Events Worth Traveling For” […]

  • ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 14 Premieres

    Monday night marks the season 14 premiere of “So You Think You Can Dance” and Mary Murphy will return to guest judge and welcome the new dancers to the stage. The first episode will once again feature auditions from dancers ages 18 to 30. “So You Think You Can Dance” will air at 8 p.m. on FOX.