Dale Yurong
Action News Live at 6:30 anchor Dale Yurong is celebrating 34 years with ABC30. For three decades he has enjoyed telling the untold stories of the Valley.

The Stockton native graduated with a Communications degree from the University of the Pacific. He and his wife have three children.

The Emmy-award winning journalist has also been named Associated Press Reporter of the Year. Dale established Ag Watch to give viewers insight into the valley's number-one industry. He is a two-time winner of the Fresno County Farm Bureau Award and has garnered many other honors.

You may recall his days as a Sports Anchor. Yurong has interviewed elite athletes such as Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan but he especially enjoyed watching locals like Bruce Bowen and Olympic snowboarder Andy Finch realize their childhood dreams.

In his spare time, Dale likes to read, play basketball and tend to his tropical plants.

Even though the river is open for recreation, deputies will keep a close eye on people out on the water because the current remains strong.
With Councilmember Paul Caprioglio out Thursday, the Fresno City Council deadlocked on an item restricting home cultivation of marijuana to six plants.
Fresno Mayor Lee Brand looked over the improvements made to an East Central Fresno complex. For years residents dealt with substandard living conditions, but all 13 units are now up to code and almost ready for families to move in.
Summer sessions in math and English are designed to prepare African-American students, not just for high school, but for college as well.
The Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County is the latest wildfire to spew smoke and ash into the air, and many people around the Valley woke up to find ash covering their cars.