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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

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.

Big changes for Chico's Pleasant Valley High School

Pleasant Valley High School is getting an upgrade throughout its campus that should be complete by the 2021-2022 school year.

Gridley traffic stop nets guns, drugs and cash

A traffic stop ended in the arrest of one man and the seizure of drugs, weapons and cash.

Paradise Police quickly solve grand theft case

Paradise Police arrested a man after they say he stole a chainsaw out of a man's truck.

Mylar balloons cause power outage off Garner Lane in Chico

Hundreds of residents in North Chico spent a good part of their Mother's Day without power.

Butte County Library offers free e-Cards

The library is encouraging people to get library E-Cards.

Suspected drunk driver to be charged in deadly crash

Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey said Tuesday he will file charges against the driver of the truck that crashed in Oroville, killing three people.

Fire damages RV in Oroville, 1 man injured

One person was injured Thursday afternoon in an RV fire in Oroville.

'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.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 238681

Reported Deaths: 6169
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1056653405
Riverside18041463
San Diego14623370
Orange14413345
San Bernardino12746258
Imperial652397
Alameda6156136
Fresno528975
Kern476876
Santa Clara4572158
Tulare4323128
San Joaquin391454
San Francisco364850
Sacramento339768
San Mateo3311108
Contra Costa324877
Ventura309646
Santa Barbara289629
Kings250434
Marin239419
Stanislaus231044
Monterey169115
Solano140225
Sonoma11857
Merced113111
Placer72411
San Luis Obispo6422
Yolo55524
Madera5415
Santa Cruz3993
Napa3334
San Benito2392
Lassen2330
El Dorado1980
Sutter1973
Butte1892
Humboldt1334
Shasta1294
Nevada1171
Glenn1150
Yuba941
Mendocino850
Tehama821
Lake790
Colusa590
Del Norte511
Mono421
Calaveras400
Inyo321
Siskiyou310
Tuolumne300
Mariposa271
Amador240
Plumas100
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
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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July began on a seasonably hot note for northern California with plenty of sunshine, and fortunately very little wind. We'll have a minor cooling trend through Friday before more heat arrives for the holiday weekend.
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