Jafet Serrato

Jafet Serrato is a reporter for Action News Now.

Title: Reporter
JSerrato@actionnewsnow.com

Jafet is delighted to be a part of the Action News Now team.

Jafet started as a reporter with Action News Now in August 2019.

Jafet grew up right here in Northern California in the small town of Orland.

He was a track and field athlete for Orland High School, running in events like the mile and the 2 miles.

He graduated from California State University-Chico in May 2018 with a degree in journalism.

While attending Chico State he worked for the college newspaper “The Orion.”

Jafet is a big fan of Disney, Ariana Grande, and the Green Bay Packers.

In his free time, Jafet likes hiking, reading, dancing and walking his dog “Hiro.”

Connect with Jafet on Facebook and Twitter, he would love to hear your story ideas!

Recent Posts by Jafet Serrato

Chico State professor provides historic context of conceding after presidential election

President Trump has not conceded to President-elect Joe Biden. This is not the first time this has happened in American history. Action News Now caught up with a history professor to talk about it.

FedEx truck crosses into oncoming traffic, crashes near Willows

CHP Officers said a big rig driver drove into oncoming traffic, then crashed into a ditch along Interstate 5 near Willows early Wednesday morning.

Long-time president of 'Red Bluff Round-Up' passes away

Representatives from the "Red Bluff Round-Up" announced on Friday that the former longtime director and president of the popular rodeo Frank Moore has passed away at the age of 88.

'It's alarming:' Redding investigators noticing a steep increase in arsons

Fire investigators in one local community say they are seeing an increase in arson - linked to carelessness.

‘Basic Needs Project’ by Chico State

For a link click this article.

Caltrans project could fix flooding problem on Highway 99 north of Chico

There is a stretch of road in Butte County known for giving drivers a headache. The reason? Flooding.

Couple arrested after Sunday evening stabbing in Chico

Chico Police arrested two people on Sunday night.

400 flags on display in Paradise for 82nd annual Veterans Day

Volunteers in the Town of Paradise woke up early on Wednesday to put up at least 400 flags along a popular road to honor veterans who have served.

Caltrans testing program would charge drivers by miles rather than gas tax

Could we soon have to dive deeper into our wallets to get behind the wheel? Caltrans is looking into a program called a "road user charge," an alternative to the state gas tax.

Sign up to volunteer with Cal Trans for road charge research

To sign up for a volunteer opportunity with Cal Trans regarding the road charge research story heard on Action News Now Mornings November 11, 2020.

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: 39°
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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°
Feels Like: 55°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 50° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 23°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 70° Lo: 38°
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Willows
Clear
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Hi: 72° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 55°
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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