Today we honor Camera Guy Dave who started working for Good Day 20 years ago today. Dave started at Action News which then turned into Good Day 1 year later. Throughout the morning Dave remembered some of his most memorable stories he covered in his 20 years.
Julissa and husband Steve Large are adding to their family. Julissa is having a baby and is due in March. Congratulations to both of them as well as daughter Natalia for becoming a BIG Sister.
The Box Office Numbers are in and this week The Equalizer will take the top spot with an estimated $35,000,000. Falling 1 spot to #2 was The Maze Runner with $17,500,000. Coming in a nice 3rd place finish Elle Fanning and Ben Kingsley in The Boxtrolls $17,250,000. Falling to fourth and continuing to disappoint This is Where I Leave You with $7,010,000 and staying in the 5th spot Dolphin Tale $4,835,000.
We all know someone who has battled or been lost to Breast Cancer. While so many are not lucky I feel like I am very lucky because I know 3 people who have had it and all 3 of them are survivors. My Sister Laurie, and my Sisters in Spirit Tina Macuha and Shawn L Brown aka The Hair Doctor.
Today no one story stood out because the show seemed to have a theme of Culture. From Lori covering the Romanian Festival and Weekend at Greece to Cambi in Dixon for the Scottish Games. and then Farm to Fork bring many cultures together.
Today the popular show Gilligan’s Island turns 50 and Dawn Wells aka Mary Ann joined via telephone to talk about the show and her new book What Would Mary Ann Do.
Today’s Favorite Story of the Day comes from Cody who was with local kids in Roseville are helping each other with raising money and whipping cancer. Cody took a Whip Cream Challenge and got pies to the face. The money raised will help families get items they need in a care package. One local girl raised $500. This was such an awesome story it is no wonder why it is today’s favorite story of the day and Cody was filling in for Kristin who could not get there because of the traffic and weather but Cody did not mind at all and took one for the team.
The Franklin Drumline of Elk Grove needs our help and today the performed a special song for Good Day to help get votes. All you need to do is vote 1 time and 1 time only with this link. http://votefhs.weebly.com/