Dale Yurong
Action News Live at 6:30 anchor Dale Yurong is celebrating 37 years with ABC30! For well over three decades he has enjoyed telling the untold stories of the Valley.

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

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

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

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

Dale's Stories
Chowchilla golf course introduces scooters in place of carts
The Finn Scooter was designed to increase the speed of play but once the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the company and the golf world found it to be on par with what today's environment requires.
2 cooling centers open in Fresno with COVID-19 protocols in place
Staff were prepared to hand out masks and check temperatures, and chairs were spaced at least 6 feet apart.
Sunnyside High School seniors visit campus to pick up cap and gown
Sunnyside High seniors clearly had a lot of energy to unleash after being away from their friends and teachers for so long.
Central California Food Bank relying on volunteers during pandemic
Among those answering the call to help feed the needy are members of Americorps Listos California.
Health officials urging public to continue wearing masks during warmer weather
Scientists and doctors have not reached a consensus over whether the summer heat can effectively fight COVID-19.
Fresno State sweet corn to go on sale May 25
Fresno State's popular sweet corn will go on sale on Monday, with social distancing guidelines in place to keep shoppers safe.
UC Merced's new chancellor talks about changing lives
Juan Sanchez Munoz, UC Merced's newest chancellor, will become the school's first Hispanic leader when he takes over in July.
Fresno Unified sends WiFi-equipped school buses to elementary school
The southwest Fresno neighborhood that Kirk Elementary is in was identified by the school district as one lacking WiFi access.
Mental health residential facility set to open in Clovis neighborhood
Dr. Matt Tatum runs Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health. He says this is the Valley's only in-home facility for mental health clients with private insurance.
Clovis dental office reopens doors after closing for 2 months
A trip to the dentist might not excite most kids, but parents and staff at California KiDDS Pediatric Dentistry in Clovis were thrilled to be back after being closed for the past two months.