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.”
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Bear Fire survivors are making preparations ahead of another powerful storm in Berry Creek, Action News Now caught up with some folks to see what the conditions are like out there.
A local realtor is looking for help from the community to get her new non-profit up and running so it can house people struggling to put a permanent roof over their heads.
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A new law will make it easier for the City of Willows to sell its only well, in an effort to get safer water.
Butte County Supervisors have unanimously voted to extend temporary housing for Camp Fire survivors for up to a year. While dry camping is still up in the air.
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One man deemed the "Super Bike Cop Officer" by his workplace at Chico police is on a quest to find stolen bikes.
Crews from the Oroville Fire Department made quick work putting out a small vegetation fire in South Oroville early Wednesday morning. Law enforcement also arrested someone nearby.
There could be an extra step required for fire prevention when property changes hands in Paradise if a change to an ordinance is approved.
A gunman has not been arrested following a shooting in downtown Chico that sent one person to the hospital.