Saturday Gayle on the Go, July 18, 2015

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Happy Saturday!

There's no reason to be bored this weekend. There are activities all day and all night throughout southern California. Take a look!


OEX Racing / Gladstone's

 Transpac Race Live

Follow 24/7

Transpac 2015, the Trans Pacific sailing race from California to Hawaii is underway! More than 61 boats have been leaving Long Beach for the more than 25-hundred mile competition. To learn more about the team racing, take a look at the website

To learn about Team OEX, which is not only competing but working with Ocean Cleanup to map the dangerous debris found in the ocean during their adventure, follow Team OEX Racing on

And, we can follow the all skippers live via satellite at


20th Annual Wiener Nationals @ 4:30pm

Seal Beach Animal Care Center Los Alamitos Race Course

4961 Katella Avenue

Los Alamitos

(714) 820-2800

In addition to racing sailboats, there are racing dogs. This is the 20th Annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals. The gates open at 4:30pm for the running of the rovers.


Duesenberg: The Encore Exhibit

Lyon Air Museum

19300 Ike Jones Road

Santa Ana


These decadent one-of-a-kind automobiles were owned by the most influential people of the era, including many celebrities and highly successful businessmen. They’re known as the Duesenbergs, custom built by E.L. Cord and Frederick Duesenberg. The finest cars money could buy from 1928 to 1935.

It is estimated that 378 of the 481 originally manufactured Duesenbergs are still on the road today.


Auctions America

Barker Hangar

3021 Airport Avenue

Santa Monica

While we’re on the subject of cars, you might find something special at Auctions America. One of the stars of the auction, this 1938 Mercedes Benz 540K Special Roadster.


The Bill Pickett Rodeo

Industry Hills Expo Center

16200 Temple Avenue


The “greatest show on dirt” happens at the Industry Hills Expo Center. This is the Bill Pickett Rodeo, honoring the legendary African and Native American rodeo cowboy from Taylor, Texas.


Nelson Mandela’s Birthday Celebration

California African American Museum

600 State Drive Exposition Park

Los Angeles

213 744 7432

Bring the family to the California African American Museum to celebrate the birthday of South African revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist Nelson Mandela.

The day, honoring the man who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, includes storytelling, South African music, an art workshop, and a screening of the documentary film based on Mandela’s life and his many accomplishments.


Triumph Foundation’s 7th Annual Let ‘Em Roll Casino Night @ 5pm 

Hyatt Regency Hotel

24500 Town Center Drive


661 799 1234                     Foundation

Saturday is casino night in Valencia at the “Let’em Roll Fundraiser.”  The proceeds from this event benefit the Triumph Foundation’s mission to help individuals coping with spinal cord injuries.


Summer of Music Free Concerts @ 6pm 562nd United States Air Force Band Redondo Beach Pier 100 Fisherman's Wharf

Redondo Beach

Music is in the air for FREE on the Redondo Beach Pier. Enjoy the Saturday 6pm sunset as you listen to the 562nd United States Air Force Band.


 The Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Women’s Dive Day @ 10am

Catalina Island 

Women who have wondered about learning how to scuba dive can get their questions answered today at the first Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ Women’s Dive Day on Catalina Island.


Idea World Fitness Convention

Los Angeles Convention Center

Downtown Los Angeles

1 800 999 4332

Learn about the new exercise trends at the Idea World Fitness Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles.

There are more than 12,000 exercise experts in town for what is described as “the Super Bowl” of fitness.


Special Olympics

World Games

Los Angeles 2015

A week from today “Reach Up LA” and attend the opening ceremonies for the SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Grammy Award Winners Stevie Wonder and Siedah Garrett are headliners.

For ticket information about the 25 sports competitions at venues throughout Los Angeles, check the website


2015 OC Fair

One Big Party 125th Celebration

88 Fair Drive

Costa Mesa

And, this is the opening weekend of the 2015 Orange County Fair, celebrating 125 years of operation with new fair rides, new fair food, and new fair entertainment.


Gayle, "Gayle on the Go," Anderson

KTLA 5 News

5800 Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90028


Twitter: @ktlagayle

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 So, what’s going on in your world? Let me know! Please be sure to provide video with your request. The deadline for your information is EVERY Tuesday 5pm.

 And, don’t forget you can always post your information on the KTLA Community Calendar. Here’s the link:

Have a GREAT weekend! 

Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.







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