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.
FEMA announced on Monday several ways wildfire victims can begin getting assistance.
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 University is earning a new title from Washington Monthly's "2020 Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: West."
UPDATE: The City of Redding says there is still no cause for the accident.
The fire was about a half-acre in size.
Two popular Paradise events have been canceled due to Covid-19.
City officials say parallel and diagonal parking spaces may be used.
Deputies cracked a major theft at a volunteer fire station.
The victim's injury is considered life-threatening.
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.
Data is updated nightly.
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