Brandon Benitez joined the Action News now family in August 2019 as the Sports Reporter.
He comes from Los Angeles where he worked in sports production at KCBS. Brandon graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2018 with a Bachelor’s in Journalism emphasizing in broadcast.
Brandon loves playing basketball, soccer, being outdoors, and talking about every sport you can think of.
Brandon’s always looking to cover sports in the North State so he’d love to hear what’s new in the community.
The governing body of California high school athletics allowed districts to decide when athletics can resume. While some were given the green to return now, rival schools in different counties, are growing frustrated still on the sidelines.
The NCAA division one council recently voted to allow voluntary on-campus athletic activity for some fall and winter sports. With the coronavirus pandemic still looming, what about division two schools like Chico State?
The state's recent budget cut plans include reverting money from Paradise Irrigation District's recovery projects from the Camp Fire.
Los Molinos High School hosted a signing day for five student-athletes on Wednesday.
A standoff in Oroville lasting close to five hours ends in the arrest of a wanted man.
Chico State received ten million dollars to help students cope with the coronavirus pandemic
With support from Yuba and Sutter County governments, the Yuba Sutter Mall became the first mall in the state to reopen to the public.
Don Bartlett is a Camp Fire survivor, but his stepbrother was one of the 85 who didn't. Now, during the coronavirus pandemic, Bartlett commemorates his lost loved one in a special way.
From Las Plumas to Sierra College now to Morehead, Kentucky. Blake Friese is about to embark on a new chapter thanks to football.
Lake Oroville joins a list of other California parks that will be shutdown starting May 1st, 2020.
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