Jafet Serrato

Jafet Serrato is a reporter for Action News Now.

Title: Reporter

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

Glenn County impacted by ambulance shortage

Ambulances; they're the vehicle we depend on whenever there's an emergency situation.

Camp Fire debris removal now complete

Progress on the ridge! Debris removal from the Camp Fire is now complete and happening Tuesday leaders from Butte County and Cal OES will meet to talk about it.

Fire destroys 3 barns in Bayliss, farmer feels economic impacts

A farmer in Glenn County is struggling to keep business afloat after a fire destroyed 3 of his barns. Action News Now reporter Jafet Serrato shares his story.

Chico City Council moves forward with creating districts for local elections

The Chico City Council discussed two new lawsuits claiming voting discrimination in how councilmembers are elected.

Orland Police Department selling K-9 featured coins

The Orland Police Department is selling coins featuring their K-9 department.

Palermo mobile home completely burned by flames

Firefighters battled a house fire that broke out at 3 a.m. Tuesday on District Center Drive in Palermo.

Chain reaction crash involving CHP patrol cars and 93-year-old man

A CHP officer got quite a scare Monday morning in Glenn County after a 93-year-old man rear-ended one of their patrol cars.

Police: Man arrested for stabbing in South Chico, witness found with meth

Chico Police arrested a man after they say he stabbed a man around 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 in South Chico.

The future for schools on the ridge

“We are very dedicated to our schools and we are dedicated to our children,” said Michelle John, the superintendent of Paradise Unified School District.

Camp Fire survivor recounts the makeshift Walmart shelter in Chico

Hundreds of survivors took refuge from the raging Camp Fire at the Chico Walmart parking lot. Action News Now reporter Jafet Serrato spoke to one of those survivors about this past year.

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