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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.”

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Recent Posts by Jafet Serrato

Bear Fire survivors preparing for the worst outcome from flash floods

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.

NorCal realtor launches new non-profit with a mission to permanently house single parents

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.

Locations to grab sand bags in Butte County

Click this article to learn more.

New law allows Willows a fast way to sell well to Cal Water, efforts to reduce Chromium 6 levels

A new law will make it easier for the City of Willows to sell its only well, in an effort to get safer water.

Temporary housing extended in Butte County, deadline for dry camping fast approaches

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.

All you need to know about Golden State Stimulus II payments

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Chico's 'Super Bike Cop Officer' on a mission to retrieve stolen bikes

One man deemed the "Super Bike Cop Officer" by his workplace at Chico police is on a quest to find stolen bikes.

Firefighters put out small fire in South Oroville, 1 detained nearby

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.

An extra process for fire prevention could be added when Paradise property ownership changes

There could be an extra step required for fire prevention when property changes hands in Paradise if a change to an ordinance is approved.

Gunman still on the loose following downtown Chico shooting

A gunman has not been arrested following a shooting in downtown Chico that sent one person to the hospital.

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The first of two storms moved over northern California late last night and this morning, but our weather has quieted for now. More rain showers will fall Saturday, but heavier rain and snow with stronger wind arrives Sunday.
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