Nathalie Granda
Nathalie Granda joined the Action News Team in July 2016 as the North Valley Reporter.

Before coming to the west coast, Nathalie worked as a multimedia journalist at KVII-TV in Amarillo, TX. During her time there, she covered stories ranging from the new open carry laws, a summer camp aimed at helping kids facing cancer, and reported about several law enforcement agencies in the area placing 'In God We Trust" stickers on their vehicles.

Nathalie graduated with from the Missouri School of Journalism with a B.A. in Radio/TV Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She grew up in Miami, FL, but would visit family in Los Angeles every year.

When she's not working, Nathalie loves traveling, spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and being anywhere with live music.

Nathalie is excited to join the Action News team, and looks forward to covering Merced, Madera, and Mariposa Counties. You can reach her on Facebook and Twitter if you have a story idea, or just to say "Hi!"

Police say former basketball coach Craig Branstetter was arrested for the accusations on Thursday.
The Merced Rescue Mission has been at its location on Canal Street for years providing shelter and help to the many who walk through the doors.
Hundreds of kids who play on a little league team in Los Banos were getting ready to head back to the Colorado Ball Park for a new season, but after an early morning fire to their equipment shed they are now having to start over.
The park waived its admission fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Visitors say they went to see both the sights and the freshly fallen snow.
Now that the rain has subsided, Merced County crews are busy Friday trying to clear debris from the road.