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 Fire Department prepared for the virus, now and long term

One Northern California Fire Department is preparing for impacts of the coronavirus not just now ---but also long term.

Fisherman drowns at Pit 7 spillway in Round Mountain

Shasta County deputies say on Thursday a man drowned after he went fishing and was swept away by a fast-moving current in Round Mountain.

Chico company creating masks and shields for workers on the front lines

Due to an overwhelming number of calls, Idea Fab Labs is asking if you would like to order a mask or learn about sewing opportunities to please contact the links listed below.

How to connect with Idea Fab Labs Chico

If you would like to connect with Idea Fab Labs regarding possible jobs or want to purchase masks from them click this article.

University of California eases admission requirements amid coronavirus pandemic

The University of California announced it is temporarily adjusting admissions requirements, like suspending letter grade requirements and standardized test requirements for incoming freshmen.

CHP Redding clears up confusion in regards to travel during the pandemic

One Northern California law enforcement agency has been hearing a number of rumors regarding enforcement practices during this pandemic.

How to file for unemployment online if you live in California

Millions of Americans are filing for unemployment in record numbers during this pandemic. So how exactly do you file for unemployment if it happens to you?

Chico leaders explain state of emergency impacts

On top of the aid, the city wants to hire what they call a "Homeless Solutions Coordinator".

Many Northern CA counties grade poorly in social distancing, website says

When it comes to social distancing how well are Northern Californians following the guidelines? One website suggests that several counties in our region aren't doing well.

Birthday parade held for 7-year-old boy in Orland

At a time when social distancing is encouraged, one family in Orland got creative and held a birthday parade for their son Thursday evening.

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