Gary Gelfand
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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.


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    Dave Bass performing at Antiquite Maison Privee

    The Dave Bass Sextet includes Dave Bass (piano), Michelle Deveaux (vocals), Carlos McCoy (flute/tenor sax/clarinet), Ben Kopf (upright bass), Jack Stanfill (drums), and the great Carlos Caro (conga/perc.) — they will be performing at Antiquite Maison Privee at 2114 P St. in Sacramento. The Antiquite is a stunning 1920s era Mediterranean style venue known as the “Jewel of Midtown” — an intimate, warm, inviting atmosphere furnished with fine antiques. Antiquite is also a boutique urban winery featuring handcrafted wines. The show will be Jan […]

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    Chando’s Tacos Opens New Downtown Cantina

    Chando’s fans, rejoice. Lisandro “Chando” Madriga has opened up a new location downtown. The Cantina is different from Chando’s other four locations, which offer traditional taqueria counter service. Those locations serve Tijuana-style street food and the cantina will serve food from different regions of Mexico. Diners will find new items like sopes, pozole, mole and even chicken wings. Gary is on sight getting a first-hand look — and taste — of the new spot.

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    New Local Workouts for the New Year

    Our region has a wide variety of exercise resources that can help mix up any workout routine. Savage Life Fitness was established in 1996 by Chris Savage, a prior battery training officer for the U.S. Marines. The fitness center offers both personal training options, including meal plans and tailored workouts, as well as group fitness programs. Not to mention, the world record holder for most the pushups in 30 minutes, Fiona Castleton, trains with them. Castleton was able to achieve 555 […]

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    In Your Neighborhood: Loomis

    Today, FOX40 is in your neighborhood, LOOMIS! — Gary and Paul are hanging around town at some local spots. Gary is out at Twin Palms Combined Training checking out the horses at the property owner by Chris McNabb. Chris has over 40 years of experience in the equestrian industry. A level II USEA/ ICP certified instructor, and Area VI Young Rider Advancement Program Director YRAP, so she has a lot of knowledge to share with the riding community. Paul is enjoying […]

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    “Bridal Showcase” at Cal Expo Sunday

    Cal Expo is hosting the Sacramento Bridal Showcase and Gary is at the Vizcaya Mansion – located downtown – where future newlyweds can book their big day. “You will find the best bridal professionals in the wedding industry. Bridal Showcase features professional California d.j,’s, bands, bridal salons (gowns), formalwear (tuxedos), cakes, photographers, videographers, florists, honeymoons / reception sites, specialty items such as favors and invitations. HOURLY FASHION SHOWS. No boring runway shows, but full production numbers to help give the […]

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    Fresher Sacramento Helping Young Adults Develop Job Skills

    Fresher Sacramento is a program that aims to provide culinary and job skills training for at-risk 18-24 year olds. Fresher Sacramento aims to hire Johnnie Shaputis full time with help from 100 sponsors at a dollar a day for just one year. Donations will help build a sustainable business looking after the nutritional needs of children and families in under-served areas with much higher rates of diet related illness and persistent hunger. Since the program’s start, over 500 youth have been trained […]

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    National Sangria Day with Old Sugar Mill

    It is National Sangria Day and Gary is at Old Sugar Mill learning how their wines could be put together to make a white and a red sangria, and to also show viewers how to make mulled wine for the holidays.

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    The Chop Shop in Dixon Outfits Your Jeep for Off-Road Adventure

    DIXON — The Chop Shop in Dixon provides upgrades for jeeps, trucks and SUVs to prepare them for off-road adventures. All installs are led by the professionals at The Chop Shop following preliminary consultations with all customers regarding their end goals for their vehicles. In order to reach the “full capabilities” of a customer’s jeep, safety tests, like those rating the car’s ramp travel index, are performed. Jeep and truck parts are also available for purchase, including suspension lift kits, interior and exterior […]

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    Kicking Your Way to Fitness With 9Round Natomas

    SACRAMENTO — Keba Arnold is the owner of 9Round Natomas, a new kickboxing and boxing fitness center on Natomas Boulevard. The 30 minute, full-body workouts at 9Round go through nine, three minute rounds of strength training, kickboxing and ab strengthening. People of all fitness levels are encouraged to attend the trainer-led sessions. More information about 9Round, including their fitness programming, nutrition system and heart rate system can be found at the 9Round Natomas site.