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Kristian Lopez

Kristian Lopez is a bilingual reporter for Action News Now

Title: Reporter

Kristian Lopez is a bilingual reporter for Action News Now and a weather fill-in for Acción Noticiero Telemundo.

She is was born and raised in Chico, California.

Kristian started as an intern in June 2018, and then became an associate producer and weather fill-in for Acción Noticiero Telemundo.

Kristian graduated from Chico State in December 2019 with a degree in Communications and Broadcasting.

She became a full-time reporter for Action News Now in January 2020.

You can follow Kristian on Twitter at @KlopezNews or email her directly at if you have any story ideas!

Recent Posts by Kristian Lopez

CAL FIRE air operations playing crucial role in fighting Dixie Fire

The fight against the Dixie Fire continues both on the ground and in the air. Action News Now spoke with crews at The Chico Air Attack Base to see how they're playing a crucial role.

Riley's Bar sharing Barstool Sports prize money with the community

Riley’s Bar is sharing its $10,000 prize with the community after winning Barstool Sports Best College Bar in America.

Crews working on Dixie Fire containment while battling warm temperatures

Firefighters continue working on getting a handle on the Dixie Fire as it continues to threaten communities and containment remains the same.

Community members in Butte Meadows choosing to stay, despite evacuation orders

Action News Now spoke with people who live in Butte Meadows who say they are choosing to stay despite the mandatory evacuation orders.

Local man gifted car after community learns of hour-long walk to work

One worker at The Commons in Chico was gifted a car after community members learned of his hour-long walk to work every day.

Sheriff's Association donates to rebuild Honey Run Covered Bridge

The California Sheriff's Association donated over $6,000 to help rebuild the Honey Run Covered Bridge that burned during the 2018 Camp Fire.

Paradise Ridge Elementary ready to reopen for the first time since 2018

Students will return to Paradise Ridge Elementary on Aug. 16 for the first time since 2018.

Local businesses respond to new state COVID-19 requirements

Local businesses respond to Gov. Gavin Newsom's announcement that state employees and health care workers must show proof of vaccination or get tested regularly.

Smoky air conditions impacting air attack operations

The smoke outside isn't only impacting the air we breathe but can also setback air attack operations helping battle nearby fires.

City of Oroville moves forward with CAL FIRE for city's fire protection needs

The city of Oroville has decided to move forward with contracting CAL FIRE for the city's fire protection needs.

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