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Amy Lanski

Amy Lanski is a reporter for Action News Now.

Title: Reporter
alanski@actionnewsnow.com

Amy was raised in Ventura, CA, and she’s happy to be working in California.

Before joining the Action News Now team, Amy worked as an anchor and reporter at KCWY News 13 in Casper, Wyoming.

While in Central Wyoming, she had various experiences including covering the primaries. She worked with State Senator John Barrasso and other politicians.

She then went to San Jose State to get her masters in mass communication and journalism. While living in San Jose, Amy worked at NBC Bay Area. While she was there she helped with the wildfire coverage of her hometown with the Thomas Fire. She also helped produce the Winter Olympics for NBC Bay Area.

She attended Tulane University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She was also part of the volleyball team. Amy also worked at WDSU in the sports department for a year.

While at Tulane University, she covered various sporting events including Saints games, the LSU regional baseball tournament, the USA women’s soccer tour, Tulane athletics, and the Pelicans.

When she’s not reporting, Amy loves going home to Ventura to spend time with her brothers and parents and going to the beach. She also loves playing beach volleyball, being outdoors and reading.

You can watch Amy’s stories on Action News Now during the weekdays.

You can find Amy on Facebook or follow her on Twitter at @AmyLanskiTV
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Recent Posts by Amy Lanski

Paradise woman battling Covid-19 shares her story

As Butte County remains in the Purple Tier, COVID-19 cases are impacting families, Action News Now spoke to one Paradise woman about her complications.

Downtown Chico Small Business Saturday

November 28th was Small Business Saturday, and Downtown Chico Business Association members went out of their way to encourage people to keep it local for the holidays, explaining it's more important than ever because of COVID-19.

Man who died in Magalia house fire was squatting, sources say

Cal Fire's Butte Unit is still investigating Friday night's fatal mobile home fire in Magalia.

Essential workers spending Thanksgiving a little different due to COVID-19

Typically firefighter families are allowed to join loved ones at the station for the holidays. However, this year because of COVID-19 departments across the state have changed their rules. Action News Now spoke to some local departments about what is different for them.

Start date for youth sports remains in limbo

As cases climb, some school districts are switching gears with plans for the rest of the semester. Action News Now reporter Amy Lanski shares what changes student athletes can expect.

Gridley Police identify man killed in Sunday night shooting

The Gridley Police Department has identified the man killed in a shooting Sunday evening.

Wildlife Sanctuary dealing with COVID-19 impacts

A wildlife sanctuary in Butte County is feeling the financial hit of COVID-19. Action News Now spoke to a volunteer from Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation about how it is hurting them.

Oroville author releases children's book about Camp Fire

One author from Oroville just published a book, Polly Pine Cone, aimed at helping kids cope with Camp Fire trauma.

7 Chico firefighters test positive for Covid-19

Action News Now has spoken with the Chico Fire Department Chief and a spokesperson for CAL FIRE's Butte Unit about operations during the pandemic.

Bear Fire fundraiser in Oroville

A fundraiser was put on by four women in Oroville to help Bear Fire victims.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1246042

Reported Deaths: 19304
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles4083967700
San Bernardino941061129
Riverside877221443
San Diego834211019
Orange793431577
Kern41957448
Fresno38712488
Sacramento37884581
Santa Clara35457482
Alameda29972514
San Joaquin25920509
Contra Costa24475261
Stanislaus22399426
Tulare20913312
Ventura20308183
Imperial16364356
Monterey15837122
San Francisco15639160
San Mateo14614170
Sonoma12319157
Merced12175181
Santa Barbara11602136
Kings1136687
Solano1073181
Marin7808129
Placer666471
Madera634686
San Luis Obispo631138
Shasta513250
Yolo493077
Santa Cruz455828
Butte414860
Sutter356517
Napa309118
El Dorado25464
Lassen21603
Yuba215810
San Benito192917
Tehama172425
Mendocino159423
Nevada13489
Tuolumne10558
Glenn95410
Lake95120
Humboldt9199
Colusa7376
Siskiyou7223
Amador63816
Mono5493
Calaveras47822
Del Norte3391
Inyo30416
Plumas2200
Trinity1640
Modoc1510
Mariposa1433
Alpine510
Sierra230
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 70° Lo: 38°
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Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 65° Lo: 39°
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Paradise
Clear
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Hi: 65° Lo: 41°
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Chester
Clear
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Hi: 50° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 19°
Red Bluff
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Hi: 70° Lo: 38°
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Willows
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It certainly didn't feel like early December around northern California this afternoon with plentiful sunshine and much warmer than average highs. A cold front is approaching, but we unfortunately don't have rain or snow in our forecast.
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