Gary Gelfand

Nothing like a kicking back and watching some sports. For me, it really doesn’t matter; football, basketball, baseball, hockey, golf, MMA, I love it all! I’ve been covering sports in Sacramento since 1996 with a 2-year break from 1999-01 when I anchored and hosted shows at CNNSI in Atlanta. Covering the Kings during their heyday is easily the highlight of my career. I’ve done a lot morning TV and really enjoy hanging out with the viewers. You probably didn’t know this, but FOX40 has its own food market. Not kidding. It’s all based on the trust system (except for the little camera in the corner pointing right at you), you grab what you want, scan it and pay for it. I suggest the Earthquake Chips, Chocolate Milk, and String Cheese. mmmmm

Next time you see me out on a live shot, stop by and say hello.

Recent Articles
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    Fun with Sunset Ranch Elementary Kids

    Gary is out at Sunset Ranch Elementary having some fun with the students with rocket launching and mini Olympic activities.  

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    Toughest Monster Truck

    Gary is out at the Sacramento County Fair checking out the monster trucks — a new attraction this year.

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    Calling All Dreamers Competition: Milk and Sugar

    The goal of the Calling All Dreamers Competition is to foster Sacramento’s entrepreneurial spirit and cultivate the next generation of dreamers in downtown Sacramento. Today Gary is hanging out with one of the five finalists: Milk and Sugar. Milk and Sugar makes fresh rolled  ice cream right before your eyes on a very rare machine.

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    The Joker at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

    Gary and photojournalist Lawrence are in Vallejo having a fun morning at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. The park has opened up the highly anticipated ride: The Joker described as “is a maniacal and extreme new roller coaster.” The Joker ride is a state-of-the-art extreme coaster featuring the first ever step-up under-flip, an inverted roll that actually takes riders horizontal then upside-down. The villainous character’s personality is evident in the coaster’s chaotic twists and turns. The hybrid marvel combining a 3,200 […]

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    Tree House for Adults

    Gary is out in El Dorado Hills with Shelly and Steve Lange checking out their backyard oasis featuring a tree house made with adults in mind. This backyard dream took about 16 years to turn into a reality.

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    Urijah Faber Talks Upcoming Title Fight at UFC 199

    Urijah Faber talks to Gary Gelfand about his upcoming title fight against Dominick Cruz at UFC 199 on June 4 in Los Angeles.

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    Coconut’s Fish Cafe Opening in Midtown

    Midtown’s newest restaurant Coconut’s Fish Cafe is opening today, so FOX40 sent Gary Gelfand to talk to the restaurant’s owner,  Michael Phillips. Coconut’s Fish Cafe officially opens at 11 a.m. at 1420 16th St in Midtown.

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    In Your Neighborhood: Carmichael

    It’s Friday and FOX40 is in your neighborhood. Bethany and Gary are checking  out everything they have to offer. Gary is at the iconic Hagen’s Orange Freeze getting a taste of the freezes and their history at Hagen’s Orange Freeze. A tradition that goes back decades, when it was the original Merlino’s Orange Freeze. Same old location, small, old-school shop. Now they make a ton of flavors. It’s an area favorite in the hot weather. Bethany is in the very, […]

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    2016 Sacramento Mile at Cal Expo

    Gary is out at Cal Expo getting a preview of this weekend’s Sacramento Mile. Sacramento Mile History:  “This race returned in 2011 after a 12-year absence and has once again stamped itself as one of the most intriguing events on the schedule. On May 21, 2016, the AMA Pro Grand National Championship will make its second West Coast stop at the famous Sacramento Mile in Sacramento, Calif. Fans have witnessed the power of Bryan Smith’s Kawasaki lead him to five dominating […]