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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

Chico State to expand in-person classes, dorm capacity

When the Fall semester at Chico State begins, campus life will be closer to normal, with distancing rules relaxing in the dorms and inside classrooms.

An annual Oroville tradition is making a comeback this year

Usually the whole downtown is closed off with a street fair, car show and parade but those events are on hold. Friday’s event is a drive-in movie. Saturday, a salsa taste-off and a spring fest.

City of Chico considering idea to help homeless find jobs

Local leaders in Chico are looking into an idea to help get the homeless off the streets and into jobs.

CAL FIRE officials urging community to prepare ahead of fire season

With the upcoming fire season, CAL FIRE officials are urging everyone to do their part to stay vigilant and stay safe and update things like defensible space.

Local leaders accused of 'criminalizing' homeless, violating Brown Act

Several Chico city councilmembers and butte county supervisors -- facing claims they met in secret to troubleshoot the homeless shelter situation.

CAL FIRE gearing up ahead of fire season

Firefighters across the area are ramping up efforts ahead of the fire season.

Netflix show "The Circle" features a Chico native

A Netflix reality show and social experiment is featuring Chico native, Bryant "Ikar" Wood. He might be able to win $100,000 -- if he survives the season.

Family members remember victims killed in Oroville crash

Friday, friends and family members came together at the site of a deadly street racing crash in Oroville to remember their loved ones who were killed.

Businesses in Glenn County react after county moves into orange tier

Businesses in Orland are reacting after Glenn County moved into the orange tier on Wednesday.

Community gathers to protest new needle distribution site in Chico

People in Chico gathered for a protest to rally against the return of a needle distribution program that is planned to start at a new site on Park Ave. and E. 18th St.

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