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.
Kids and the fair go hand-in-hand and this year, there's more than ever to enjoy with the young and youthful for absolutely free.
This year, many officers working the Big Fresno Fair have body cameras that can record their contact with fair visitors.
All three women said the suspects who are not related to them, took over the home. They also said three young children were home and the adults were high on meth during the stabbing death of Oscar Seja.
The witness, who is only being identified as Jane Doe, cried as she told the court about being hog tied, stabbed, and then having a toxic chemical poured on her body before watching a man get stabbed to death.
The family of a Fresno man murdered this weekend is tearfully awaiting the arrival of his unborn baby. His sudden death and the circumstances surrounding it are making it very difficult to celebrate the birth.