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.

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The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year, and this year millions are expected to take to the road, rails and air.
More than a thousand people packed the Manchester Center parking lot in Central Fresno Tuesday morning -- not for a sale, but for food.
Americans spend thousands of dollars a year eating out at chain restaurants like the Cheesecake Factory or Red Lobster, but could the very dishes you're ordering be made at home?
Thanksgiving cheer was in the air at Chukchansi Park on Monday, as families received a free Thanksgiving meal.
Local non-profit are getting to feed the hungry, but organizations like the Poverello House are in need of donations.