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

FEMA announces support for local Fire Victims

FEMA announced on Monday several ways wildfire victims can begin getting assistance.

Cal Fire confirms injuries, Feather Falls school destroyed in Bear Fire

Cal Fire Public Information Officer, Rick Carhart confirmed with Action News Now's Debbie Cobb that a school has been destroyed and there have been burn injuries from the Bear Fire.

Chico State named one of Region's Best Bangs for the Buck

Chico State University is earning a new title from Washington Monthly's "2020 Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: West."

2 killed in Redding plane crash, cause remains unknown

UPDATE: The City of Redding says there is still no cause for the accident.

Citizens help capture a suspected arsonist in Redding

The fire was about a half-acre in size.

Chamber cancels popular community events in Paradise due to Covid-19

Two popular Paradise events have been canceled due to Covid-19.

Chico issues emergency order to help restaurants

City officials say parallel and diagonal parking spaces may be used.

Siskiyou County fire station burglary solved

Deputies cracked a major theft at a volunteer fire station.

Chico Police investigate early morning stabbing

The victim's injury is considered life-threatening.

Manhunt for Chico armed robbery suspect ends in deadly collision in Red Bluff

UPDATE: 8:38 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - The suspect who was wanted in two armed robberies in Chico is now dead after a high-speed chase in Red Bluff Tuesday night.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 779491

Reported Deaths: 14893
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2585166330
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino51750858
Orange516461123
San Diego44007757
Kern31148340
Fresno27487355
Sacramento21171375
Alameda20364370
Santa Clara20129295
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16229329
Contra Costa15640198
Tulare15517256
Ventura12167142
Imperial11534312
San Francisco1064096
Monterey933765
San Mateo9332142
Santa Barbara8803109
Merced8719133
Kings715877
Sonoma6987114
Marin6522112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer340741
San Luis Obispo333227
Yolo273253
Butte272033
Santa Cruz21758
Sutter163110
Napa159213
San Benito127211
Yuba11127
El Dorado10584
Mendocino82218
Lassen7310
Shasta66814
Glenn5483
Nevada5035
Colusa5026
Tehama4874
Humboldt4826
Lake43310
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2204
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1600
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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A disturbance moved over northern California and the rest of the Pacific Northwest this afternoon. It brought more gusty wind like yesterday, and cooler air, but only isolated rain showers. It will be much quieter this weekend with a late summer warmup.
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