Hayley Watts

Hayley Watts is an anchor & producer for Action News Now.

Title: Anchor & Producer
HWatts@ActionNewsNow.com

Hayley grew up just outside of Los Angeles, but she fell in love with Chico when she attended Chico State to study journalism in 2003.

After college, she went back to Los Angeles to work as a freelance music journalist.

Her sense of adventure also took her to Parkersburg, WV, where she worked as reporter and weather anchor for WTAP News.

After years of being away, Hayley is happy to be back in her home state and in the city she fell in love with as a college student.

Her new home of Chico is where she met her husband and became a loving step-mom of two amazing boys (and the other kids – Kramer the cat, Harley the dog and Ellie the new puppy!)

When Hayley isn't working she enjoys exploring the many adventures the North State has to offer with her family, or even just going for a run out in Bidwell Park. You can find Hayley on Facebook and Twitter.

When she is working, her passion is to tell meaningful stories that have a useful and positive impact on the North State community she loves.

If you have story ideas, feel free to email her at Hwatts@ActionNewsNow.com or contact her on Facebook.

Recent Posts by Hayley Watts

Chico State virologist talks new COVID-19 research

Professor Troy Cline says we're learning the coronavirus death rate may be lower than once thought.

Local contractors work to support small businesses

Slater & Son Inc. donated $100,000 to get the ball rolling on a fund to save local businesses in Chico.

Rain continues for your Sunday

Light rain moves through for the rest of the weekend ahead of a warm-up by mid-week.

Carport fire spreads to home

A fire that started at a carport did serious damage to a home in Redding.

Paradise's Underground Infrastructure Future

We check in with the progress the Town of Paradise has made to get all of its utilities underground as people rebuild.

Our Future After The Fire, Power shutoffs: the new normal?

Action News Now investigates whether PG&E will mandate blackouts during Red Flag Warnings for the foreseeable future.

New bills aim to keep less recyclables out of the dump

How much of your so-called recyclables are actually repurposed? We look at why trash is piling up, and what state lawmakers want to do about it.

Chico cannabis committee has ordinance in the works

After 9 weeks, the committee has a good idea of the ordinance they want to propose to regulate recreational marijuana sales in the City of Chico.

City of Chico considering curfew in case of a power outage

City leaders say they can't control possible blackouts, but they can have a backup plan to keep people safe.

Mass shooting reaction from leaders and the community

How people are feeling after 29 people were killed in 2 mass shootings this weekend.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 292560

Reported Deaths: 6718
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Riverside21957515
Orange20225376
San Diego17842406
San Bernardino16586293
Imperial7464125
Fresno728184
Alameda7245142
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Kern575987
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Tulare5298148
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Contra Costa424186
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San Mateo3743111
Marin323226
Stanislaus300450
Kings282338
Monterey227017
Solano192227
Merced162311
Sonoma148714
Placer97011
Madera8578
San Luis Obispo8453
Yolo76028
Santa Cruz5033
Napa4534
Sutter3234
San Benito3042
Butte2954
El Dorado2800
Lassen2670
Shasta1715
Humboldt1574
Nevada1551
Yuba1543
Glenn1530
Lake1001
Colusa980
Mendocino980
Tehama981
Calaveras610
Del Norte580
Tuolumne580
Mono491
Amador350
Inyo341
Siskiyou330
Mariposa311
Plumas150
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
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