Sontaya Rose
Sontaya Rose is a reporter and fill-in anchor. She reports weekdays on Action News at 5, 6, and 6:30pm.
Sontaya is intense and incredibly driven when it comes to collecting news. Her competitive spirit and personality help her land some of the most sought out stories in the Central Valley.

Sontaya's specialty is investigative news reporting and she is constantly working on and off the clock to break stories. Each day, Sontaya works to deliver news that is more in-depth, with personal stories you want to hear.

Fresno is home for Sontaya. She was born and raised here. Her passion for journalism began at Clovis High School in Mr. Menendian's English class. She started as a feature writer for the school newspaper and after a year earned the title of Editor of the Cougar's Growl.

Sontaya stays very busy. When she isn't chasing news stories, she's running after her three young children. She has two daughters and a son. Weekends are typically spent on soccer fields or at dance competitions rooting on the kids!

When she gets the opportunity, Sontaya loves to travel. Her favorite destination is her father's native country, Thailand. She also likes taking in the beauty of plumeria flowers in Hawaii.

Any chance she gets, Sontaya enjoys gardening and reading up on the latest real estate news.

The floodwaters have not made it into any homes. The big priority Monday was filling the breach with rocks and sand so the golf course and homes can dry out.
The Kings River is flowing at a very high speed. Even in the small wading areas, sheriff's deputies say it's unsafe. The only activity allowed at this point is fishing from the shore.
Officer Toamalama Scanlan's tazer camera captured some of the dramatic moments during the fight of his life.
PG&E crews have all hands on deck-- 150 crews throughout the state are working to get the power back on for thousands left dreadfully hot during outages.
PG&E says the problem isn't a lack of power, but it's the record-breaking heat that's stressing equipment.