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Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo is the sports director for Action News Now.

Title: Sports Director
vromo@actionnewsnow.com

Vanessa Romo joined the Action News team in July 2019 as the Sports Director.

Vanessa was previously a sports reporter at KERO-TV in Bakersfield.

Vanessa graduated from California State University, Fresno in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Communications and Journalism with an emphasis in broadcast. In that time, Vanessa worked for the Mountain West Network, Fresno State Athletics, the MiLB and Fresno Foxes.

Feel free to reach out to Vanessa with any story ideas.

Recent Posts by Vanessa Romo

Bear Fire evacuee returns to find his home still standing

Some Bear Fire evacuees are now getting to return to what's left of their lives.

Fighting for a future

Pleasant Valley senior Sean Saise practices ten times a week for hours a day to make his dreams come true despite the hurdles he faces.

Resilient Runner

Gridley High freshman Brian Brown lost his home to the Camp Fire and his mother a year before, but still finds the heart to keep running.

Vicious V completes Skate the Bay marathon

Vicious V participated in Skate the Bay. She completed a 155 mile virtual marathon in Chico due to COVID-19 concerns.

Chico State announces switch back to online classes for fall semester

All on-campus housing must be vacated by Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020

Chico State says 5 more Covid-19 cases identified on campus

Chico State shares its protocols on handling Covid-19 cases that are campus-related.

22 individuals at Chico State test positive for COVID-19

Media Relations Coordinator at Chico State, Sean Murphy, tells Action News Now that Chico State has 22 on campus cases since August.

Chico City Council votes to retract emergency directive for homeless camps

Chico’s City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to retract April’s emergency directive that allowed homeless camps in its green ways and waterways.

Bulldogs talk journey amid pandemic

Gridley High's cross country team is taking its mark and getting ready for the upcoming season.

Meet the new Butte County Public Health Officer, Dr. Robert Bernstein

Butte County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Bernstein sat down with Action News Now to discuss the pandemic and introduce himself.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 786168

Reported Deaths: 15016
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2607976353
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino52471908
Orange520631128
San Diego44577760
Kern31379354
Fresno27668355
Sacramento21297375
Alameda20558374
Santa Clara20410296
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16319335
Contra Costa15837199
Tulare15599256
Ventura12328143
Imperial11558314
San Francisco1074599
San Mateo9522143
Monterey946767
Santa Barbara8862110
Merced8750134
Kings728377
Sonoma7060114
Marin6557112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer346641
San Luis Obispo336927
Butte274835
Yolo274754
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa161413
San Benito130111
Yuba11187
El Dorado10684
Mendocino84918
Lassen7310
Shasta68714
Glenn5503
Colusa5096
Nevada5066
Tehama4984
Humboldt4826
Lake46510
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
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Paradise
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Chester
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Air quality has worsened for most of northern California as a lot of smoke from our area fires as settled over the valleys and foothills. We can expect more hazy, smoky sunshine on Tuesday with light to moderate breezes as autumn begins.
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