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Debbie Cobb

Debbie brings more than 25 years of reporting and anchoring experience to Northern California.

Title: Anchor
dcobb@actionnewsnow.com

Debbie brings more than 25 years of reporting and anchoring experience to Northern California. She covered everything from President Ronald Reagan's re-election campaign in 1983 to the U-2 Spy plane crash in Oroville in 1996. the explosion at the Kopper's Wood Treatment Plant and countless court trials and drug busts.

The longtime journalist started her career at KCRA in Sacramento as an intern. Debbie also worked in radio part time, before becoming a news reporter at KHSL TV, weekend anchor, noon news anchor and evening anchor.

Debbie sat on several non-profit boards, including the Salvation Army Advisory Board. She currently sits on the Board for Chico Friends of the Library.

Debbie is also the author of two children's books, 'Gracie's Big Adventure with Augustine the Beaver' and 'Gracie's Big Adventure with the Misfits'.

Debbie attended grade school and High School in the Sacramento area. She is a graduate of Chico State University and also attended University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.

She and her husband have two children. Debbie is very active in their school.

Her family also has a dog they adopted from the Butte Humane Society.

Recent Posts by Debbie Cobb

'Firebirds of Paradise' a tribute to those lost in the Camp Fire

A powerful tribute to those souls who lost their lives in the Camp Fire is now on display in Chico.

Butte and Tehama Population numbers changing

The first real numbers are out showing the number of people who have left Butte County since the Camp Fire.

Chico Project Save delivers worldwide

There is a group of North State nurses and doctors who are thinking big. Action News Now Reporter Debbie Cobb took us to the hub of Project Save in Chico, where surplus medical supplies are put to good use around the world.

Bomb squad called to Chico Library

A bomb squad was called to the Chico Library Wednesday evening due to reports of a suspicious package.

6 months after the Camp Fire: Rebuilding the covered bridge

Action News Now spoke with locals in the area about what the Honey Run Covered Bridge meant to them and what rebuilding efforts are in place.

Chico and Paradise Libraries team up after Camp Fire

The Chico Library is seeing a lot more people using the library since the Camp Fire ripped through Paradise in November.

Chico Police arrest stolen car suspect wearing victim's shoes

Chico Police beef up patrols after increase in crime at Community Park. Police find a stolen vehicle and arrest 2 people. Police say one of the suspects was wearing the victim's shoes left in the car

Measles outbreak: Q&A with Butte County Public Health

Lisa Almaguer with Butte County Public Health discussed the current state of the measles outbreak and also responded to questions regarding the virus.

Interim Gridley Police Chief made permanent

Interim Gridley Police Chief made permanent

Automatic weapons seized in north Chico traffic stop

Automatic weapons seized in north Chico traffic stop

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