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Kristian Lopez

Kristian Lopez is a bilingual reporter for Action News Now

Title: Reporter
Klopez@ActionNewsNow.com

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 Klopez@ActionNewsNow.com if you have any story ideas!

Recent Posts by Kristian Lopez

Debate over reopening schools continues

The new school year is right around the corner but it’s still not clear what it will look like. Parents have mixed reactions when it comes to sending kids back to school during the pandemic.

Camp Fire and pandemic precautions make running restaurant a challenge

The Old Barn Restaurant had only been open seven weeks when the Camp Fire destroyed their business. They moved to Chico, and now are facing new and unexpected challenges.

Helping hands restore historic Chico church

The community of Chico has come together to restore the Bethel AME Church. The historic structure was built in 1867

Local school district to offer in-person or online classes

The Palermo Union School District says it will offer two different options for parents this fall, in-person classes or online courses.

Restaurants closing again due to coronavirus concerns

Some restaurants are closing their doors after employees are testing positive while others are choosing to shut down temporarily due to coronavirus surge concerns.

Chico City Council considers reopening meetings to the public

During Tuesday's Chico city council meeting, city leaders discussed a variety of topics, including extending free parking in downtown and the controversial needle distribution program.

Demand for testing grows as coronavirus cases spike

Health care providers say the recent surge in coronavirus cases is prompting more people to get tested and this is impacting some of our testing sites.

Los Molinos parade marches on, despite coronavirus concerns

The 53rd annual Fourth of July parade still went on as planned in Los Molinos, with precautions in place.

Businesses caught in the middle of mask mandate battle

One local business owner told Action News Now that his employees have been receiving threats on both side of the mask mandate issue.

Landlords and tenants react to eviction ban extension

The coronavirus continues to impact people's ability to pay rent, but California is extending its eviction ban in the state.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 333357

Reported Deaths: 7089
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1363573824
Riverside25748550
Orange25255424
San Diego19929422
San Bernardino19502307
Fresno828288
Imperial7977136
Alameda7976148
San Joaquin698870
Kern660198
Santa Clara6542167
Tulare5942152
Sacramento571483
Stanislaus497351
Contra Costa485290
San Francisco459050
Ventura424653
San Mateo4045112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin370232
Kings297039
Monterey279018
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma181916
Placer111411
San Luis Obispo10065
Yolo92928
Madera8938
Santa Cruz5693
Napa5184
Lassen4280
Sutter4034
San Benito3622
Butte3384
El Dorado3070
Shasta2006
Yuba1983
Glenn1760
Humboldt1654
Nevada1631
Mendocino1320
Lake1211
Colusa1130
Tehama1071
Tuolumne730
Calaveras670
Del Norte610
Mono521
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo351
Mariposa321
Plumas190
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 73°
Oroville
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 75°
Paradise
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 73°
Chester
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 67°
Red Bluff
Clear
80° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 80°
Willows
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 73°
We're getting hotter as we head into the middle of this week, and the potential for thunderstorms will prompt a Fire Weather Watch in the Sierra on Thursday. Hot & dry conditions continue through your weekend.
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