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Yolo County Visitors Bureau Launches “Bak2Sac” Free Train Ride Program

Yolo County Visitors Bureau Launches “Bak2Sac” Free Train Ride Program

The Yolo County Visitors Bureau introduces a new program designed to get bicyclists to ride to Davis, patronize local businesses, and get a free train ticket back to Sacramento on the Capitol Corridor railroad. Called “Bak2Sac,” the program involves several businesses in Davis as co-sponsors who stand to benefit from increased visitation.

“The program is really pretty simple,” says Alan Humason, Executive Director of the YCVB. “Come to Davis on or with your bike, and visit participating businesses to pick up a voucher for a free train ticket back to Sacramento. The voucher is good for any train leaving after 7pm on weekdays and after noon on weekends. Turn in the voucher at the Davis Amtrak station and receive the train ticket, free. Hop on board with your bike and go Bak2Sac!”

Register NOW for 12th Annual Walt Gray Ride Aug 17!

Register NOW for 12th Annual Walt Gray Ride Aug 17!

Click HERE for details and to register!

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014, Registration: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Ending Event: 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Tennis Anyone? Arden Hills Offers Junior Tennis Camp!

Tennis Anyone?  Arden Hills Offers Junior Tennis Camp!

Make sure your kids are outdoors and active this summer...consider signing them up for Tennis Camp at Arden Hills! 

They’ll love spending beautiful mornings on the courts having fun and receiving instruction from some of the very best tennis coaches in the region.  Afterwards, for full day “campers,” they can enjoy lunch and cool off with a splash in the amazing pools in the afternoon.  Arden Hills Junior Tennis Camps are open to kids ages 6 to 15. 

Tennis Camp starts at 9:15 a.m. on Mondays through Thursdays. Costs are as follows: Full Day (9:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. - includes lunch and free swim) is $240/week; Half Day (9:15 until 11 a.m.) is $180/week.

For more information, please call 916-292-5781 or visit http://ardenhills.net/home.php?display=tennis
 

Shoot Hoops with Arden Hills During Basketball Development Camp!

Shoot Hoops with Arden Hills During Basketball Development Camp!

Summer is the perfect time for young basketball players to spend quality time working on skill development, team work and sportsmanship at the Arden Hills Basketball Development Camps. 

Open to boys and girls ages 7 to 15 and available on a weekly basis, young players will refine their skills and receive personal instruction from top-notch coaches and fitness experts at Arden Hills.  

Basketball Development Camps run Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and the cost is $130 per week session and $100 for each additional child.

For more information, please call 916-482-6111 or visit http://www.ardenhills.net/home.php?display=fitness

2014 Weekly Challenge #23: Gear Yourself up for Success

2014 Weekly Challenge #23:  Gear Yourself up for Success

Let's talk about your bra. Yes, you read it right - your bra.

We all know that 8 out of 10 women are wearing the wrong sized bra (thank you Oprah for telling us!). But did you know you may not be wearing the right sports bra?

The very first sports bra was literally two jock straps sewn together. Thirty-some years later, technology has come a long way! Scientists have figured out (finally!) that a sports bra needs to do more than stop up and down movement, it needs to take care of side to side movement as well. Most bras stop only up and down movement, which could be part of the reason more than half of women suffer breast pain during exercise. The right bra, however, can eliminate this pain for about 80 percent of women.

 

UFC Champion T.J. Dillashaw makes Sactown victory tour

UFC Champion T.J. Dillashaw makes Sactown victory tour


SACRAMENTO - New UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw spent the entire week letting his new found fame as a world champion soak in with a victory media tour that included a stop at the News10 studios on Friday evening.

"The attention coming from this fight is huge," Dillashaw told News10. "Everyday it gets more real, and it is in full effect now."

Dillashaw shocked the mixed martial arts world when he dominated Renan Baro for five rounds before winning by a final round TKO last Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as the main event of UFC 173. The victory has been called one of the greatest upsets in the history of the UFC after he snapped Barao's 22 fight win streak.

JMG Tennis Academy Director Joseph Gilbert Honored With “Coach of the Year" Award

JMG Tennis Academy Director Joseph Gilbert Honored With “Coach of the Year" Award

Joseph Morris Gilbert, Director of the JMG Tennis Academy at Arden Hills in Sacramento, was recently recognized during the Team USA Coaching Awards reception with a prestigious “2013 USOC Developmental Coach of the Year” award.  Each year, the U.S. Olympic Committee honors the best in sport coaching as part of an annual recognition program and the “Developmental Coach of the Year” award is presented to a dedicated coach at the youth club, high school or junior level, or a coach who is directly responsible for training athletes to reach the junior and/or elite level.