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Sara Sandrik
Sara Sandrik joined the ABC30 team as the North Valley Bureau Chief in February of 2007. She currently anchors Action News at 6pm and 11pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Sara has covered a variety of stories during her time at KFSN, including the capital murder trial of Tao Rivera who was sentenced to death for killing Merced police officer Stephan Gray. She has also followed local firefighters as they helped batttle numerous wildfires from Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara, as well as the devastating Telegraph fire in Mariposa County.

Sara began her career in television news working behind the scenes at the ABC affiliate in San Francisco. From there she moved on to become an award-winning anchor, reporter, and producer at KYMA-TV in Yuma, Arizona. During her time in the desert southwest, Sara covered President George W. Bush's visit to the U.S./Mexico border, interviewed Senator John McCain, and went skydiving twice for stories with the Army's Golden Knights.

Sara graduated with honors from Stanford University, where she also played for the 2001 National Champion volleyball team. Sara has always enjoyed competing in athletics and also won state championships in basketball and high jump in high school. Along with sports, she enjoys traveling and keeping in touch with family and friends across the country. She grew up in Florida, Texas, Wyoming, and Alabama and is now happy to call California her home.

A flash flood warning was issued for the Rim Fire burn area in Tuolumne and Mariposa counties on Sunday. The warning expired at 7 p.m.
It's been 11 months since one of the biggest fires in state history ripped through the Stanislaus National Forest and parts of Yosemite National Park. The impact is still being felt nearly a year later.
Two AT&T call centers near Atwater are scheduled to close next month. But the employees and a Valley congressman are asking the company to re-consider.
A Merced County couple is facing the harsh reality of the drought after their well dried up this past weekend.
An employee with the Merced County Public Defender's Office is accused of helping an inmate escape during a trip from the Bay Area.