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Amanda Venegas
Amanda Venegas joined the Action News team as a general assignment reporter in July 2012.

Amanda is a Valley native and graduated from Clovis High School. After graduation, she took off for the sandy beaches of San Diego and graduated with a BA in Journalism from San Diego State University. During her time in college, Amanda spent many hours interning at ABC30.

Amanda began her television career at KTVQ-TV in Billings, Montana, where she worked as a reporter and anchor.

She is thankful to be back in the Valley and reporting in the community where she grew up. You can send her story ideas on her Facebook page or via Twitter.

When she is not working on news stories, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and their two pugs. Amanda and her husband also enjoy backpacking and are looking forward to exploring Yosemite and beyond.

Every day, Valley Children's Hospital serves hundreds of children in our community. Their good works recently caught the attention of a well-known show, thanks to one viewer.
It's one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Valley with blossoms sprouting up on trees all over.
Wednesday marked the fifth anniversary of a deadly shootout in Minkler that killed two local law enforcement officers.
In at least two incidents, police say women posing as prostitutes led men to hotel rooms where they were beaten and robbed by men hiding in the room.
Fresno students and community members are giving the gift of life. Bullard High School's annual blood drive took place Tuesday on campus.