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 Butte County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a homicide that happened Thursday in Berry Creek.
Top athletes throughout the country have attended private camps to showcase their skills to college scouts, but the coronavirus is adding another hurdle to lives of many, including those in our region.
Butte County D.A. Mike Ramsey is pressing criminal charges to a man after an investigation reporting unlawful dumping of asbestos near a Chico waterway.
The City of Chico allowed businesses to expand operations outdoors. Businesses continue adjusting to these changes.
It is one of the only apartment housing complexes with a sewer line that survived the fire.
Some of the largest high schools in our area postponed multiple sports to next year, but that could lead to potential schedule conflicts with multisport athletes.
State penitentiaries are restricting county jail inmates forcing places like Butte County Jail to use extra resources.
Some of the largest high schools in our region are keeping athletics alive, but rescheduling seasons across a variety of sports.
The Feather River Recreation and Parks District opened Riverbend Beach with multiple amenity upgrades.
Oroville is home to a variety of businesses that are still finding ways to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
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