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July 3, 2008
Natalie - out and about


OK, so I like fashion, trends, nightlife (not too late) and dining out in Sacramento. Well, I've found my twin (albeit a much, much younger version) in Natalie Bomke (pictured), Fox40's morning news anchor.

Her "The Sacramento Scene" segment runs twice during the station's morning show from 6 to 8 a.m. Fridays and, typically, during that night's 10 p.m. newscast.

What has Natalie tried to date?

"Hot Yoga, gone for a spin with the Sacramento Ballet, tasted Crawdad's, indulged in a chocolate massage, learned to ride a Segway, trashed a pristine white wedding gown and tried on the new big, bulky sunglass trend," she says in an e-mail.


She gets her ideas from what's happening around town and from viewers via her "Sacramento Scene Blog" here.

"You get an artsy, comprehensive look at what's new in a tight little package you can always count on, every Friday," she says.

That said, I'll shamelessly promote today that tomorrow's installment of "Sacramento Scene" will feature yours truly, along with Natalie, of course, talking about the dos and don'ts of Fourth of July fashions.

You know, no stilettos by the pool, don't dress like a flag and bring your own towel.

If I'm not mistaken former mayoral candidate Leonard Padilla will be making a guest appearance about how he stands the heat in that all-black attire of his.

Anyway, it's all in good fun on a day that's all about fun - and celebrating!

Check it out.

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