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Amanda Venegas
Amanda Venegas joined the Action News in July 2012 and is co-anchor of Action News AM Live.

Amanda is a Valley native and graduated from Clovis High School. After graduation, attended 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 in Billings, Montana, where she worked as a reporter and anchor.

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When she is not working on news stories, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their two pugs. Amanda and her husband also enjoy backpacking.

You can watch Amanda every morning on Action News AM Live alongside Tony Cabrera and Alena Lee.

For the past year, Pendleton has worked to piece together her concept for entrepreneurs while crews finish out her building space off Ingram near Alluvial.
For the first time in almost 50 years cars will be able to drive through this six-block-long thoroughfare. The grand opening celebration is today from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
It's the quiet before the crowds on Fulton Street, as Downtown Fresno Police Officers patrol the area by bike. Saturday, thousands of people are expected for the grand reopening.
Stories and learning come to life at the children's storybook garden and museum.
"The idea in here is a grand feeling so we're going to have chandeliers in place of the current lights and a reception area where you can pick up your mail," said founder Kayla Pendleton.