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.
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
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
Automatic weapons seized in north Chico traffic stop
Marysville Police are investigating an attempted murder and mayhem case.
The California Highway Patrol says a driver is facing DUI charges after crashing their car off a bridge in Chico Tuesday.
A Chico Police officer and his K-9 are being credited with a major drug bust Tuesday.
Multiple agencies responded to an overdose incident at Gold Country Casino & Hotel in Oroville on Monday.
At midnight on Wednesday, Enloe Medical Center will terminate its contract with Anthem Blue-Cross unless a deal is reached before then.
Monday a motorist slammed into the wall of a Paradise laundromat and destroyed the menu sign in the Taco Bell drive-thru line. Both businesses were evacuated.