Dale Yurong
Action News Live at 6:30 anchor Dale Yurong is celebrating 38 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 four-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
UC Merced students come up with solution to expensive farm problem
Sometimes during harvest, sweet potatoes still in the ground get smashed. A team of engineering and computer science students from UC Merced came out to the farm to try to find a solution.
Valley farmers continue to clean up following strong winds
Valley farmers have been left to pick up the pieces after this week's powerful winds.
Housing Watch: Townhomes growing in popularity throughout the Valley
A neighborhood quickly taking shape at Copper and Willow in northeast Fresno, the Brambles, had both houses and two-story townhomes being built for families.
Valley doctor urging preventative healthcare visits amid pandemic
During the ongoing pandemic, we have seen many people put off preventative healthcare visits but doctors say it is important to address medical issues before they worsen.
Cleanup efforts underway as strong winds impact Central California
Strong winds pushing through Central California are leaving some destruction in their paths.
Central California wakes up to rain, fall-like conditions
Yes, that's the rain you heard this morning! Those cloudy skies and fall-like temperatures are a welcome change to the grueling heat Central California faced this summer.
Iconic sign at The Ahwahnee in Yosemite National Park returns after being stolen
The return of a sign atop the gatehouse outside The Ahwahnee helps visitors come full circle. In March of 2016, the original sign was stolen.
Housing Watch: Merced home prices hit all-time high
Just 92 homes were available to buyers in Merced. Normally, you would see 350-400 houses for sale, according to realtors.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signs education law while visiting Fresno County school
The governor signed a law focused on early childhood education and discuss plans for the expansion of opportunities for students.
New activities coming to Big Fresno Fair this weekend
Excitement is building over the in-person return of the Big Fresno Fair. It reopens to the public on Wednesday.