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

Rebirth of Honey Run Covered Bridge nears full sight

Sunday will mark two years since the Camp Fire roared through Butte County. One of the county's crown jewels was destroyed by those flames.

Man in stable condition after being shot by officers in Red Bluff neighborhood

Chief Kyle Sanders says the two officers were not injured.

Man shot by Chico Police investigated in unrelated officer assault

The man shot and killed by Chico Police outside Petco in Chico Wednesday night is now connected to another incident involving police, according to District Attorney Mike Ramsey.

Chico Police Officers involved in OIS identified

Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey identified the two Chico Police Officers involved in the officer-involved shooting last night near Petco.

Rescue and death on Mt. Shasta

The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a climber just before 7:00 p.m.

FEMA announces support for local Fire Victims, here's what you need to know

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.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1246042

Reported Deaths: 19304
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles4083967700
San Bernardino941061129
Riverside877221443
San Diego834211019
Orange793431577
Kern41957448
Fresno38712488
Sacramento37884581
Santa Clara35457482
Alameda29972514
San Joaquin25920509
Contra Costa24475261
Stanislaus22399426
Tulare20913312
Ventura20308183
Imperial16364356
Monterey15837122
San Francisco15639160
San Mateo14614170
Sonoma12319157
Merced12175181
Santa Barbara11602136
Kings1136687
Solano1073181
Marin7808129
Placer666471
Madera634686
San Luis Obispo631138
Shasta513250
Yolo493077
Santa Cruz455828
Butte414860
Sutter356517
Napa309118
El Dorado25464
Lassen21603
Yuba215810
San Benito192917
Tehama172425
Mendocino159423
Nevada13489
Tuolumne10558
Glenn95410
Lake95120
Humboldt9199
Colusa7376
Siskiyou7223
Amador63816
Mono5493
Calaveras47822
Del Norte3391
Inyo30416
Plumas2200
Trinity1640
Modoc1510
Mariposa1433
Alpine510
Sierra230
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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It certainly didn't feel like early December around northern California this afternoon with plentiful sunshine and much warmer than average highs. A cold front is approaching, but we unfortunately don't have rain or snow in our forecast.
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