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
Valley Congressman David Valadao appointed to high-profile House committee
David Valadao from Hanford, who was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump, has been appointed to the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
When will local schools reopen? Gov. Newsom announces new website with guidance for state educators
California Governor Gavin Newsom says a new state website will improve transparency and accountability to help schools transition to in-person learning.
Valley's largest physician group preparing to vaccinate senior citizens
Sante Physicians see over 17,000 seniors in the Valley. They'll soon receive letters informing them the vaccine is available.
State Democrats believe some Capitol rioters are also focused on California
The state Democratic Party believed a group funding the recall, the California Patriot Coalition, was directly linked to extremists involved in the violent insurrection in DC.
Mariposa County teachers set to receive COVID-19 vaccine this week
Life in the rural community has always moved at a slower pace but it has picked up the pace when it comes to vaccinations.
Mayor Jerry Dyer, other Fresno City Council members publicly sworn in at City Hall
Fresno Mayor Jerry Dyer is settling into his new role after taking part in a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. He was joined by several members of the Fresno City Council.
Rumble strips, double-striping to serve as temporary fix for dangerous Highway 41 stretch
Work will soon begin to improve safety on a two-lane stretch of Highway 41 that has seen 260 accidents in the past five years.
Jerry Dyer sworn in as Fresno's new mayor
As he took the oath of office, Dyer said he could feel the added weight on his shoulders.
Fresno Mayor Lee Brand looks back and ahead to what comes next on his last day in office
Businessman Lee Brand served as a fiscal hawk overlooking finances over the past 12 years as Fresno mayor and a two-term city councilmember.
Farmworker turned astronaut Jose Hernandez urges kids not to give up
When he was 10, Jose told his dad he wanted to be an astronaut, so his father laid out a five-part recipe for success.