Sara Sandrik
Sara Sandrik is the North Valley reporter for Action News, based out of ABC30's North Valley Bureau located at Merced College.

Sara is an Emmy award-winning journalist who has covered a variety of stories during her time at ABC30, including wildfires, earthquakes, major crime investigations, and high profile court cases. She also enjoys sharing compelling human interest stories and highlighting positive news happening across the Valley.

Sara began her career in television news working behind the scenes at the ABC affiliate in San Francisco. From there she moved on to become an award-winning anchor, reporter, and producer at KYMA-TV in Yuma, Arizona. During her time in the desert southwest, Sara covered President George W. Bush's visit to the U.S./Mexico border, interviewed Senator John McCain, and went skydiving twice for stories with the Army's Golden Knights.

Sara graduated with honors from Stanford University, where she also played for the 2001 National Champion volleyball team. Sara has always enjoyed competing in athletics and also won state championships in basketball and high jump in high school. She now enjoys cheering for her favorite teams, traveling, and keeping in touch with family and friends across the country. She grew up in Florida, Texas, Wyoming, and Alabama before moving to California. Sara and her husband are proud to call Merced their home.

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Merced Co. program offers resources for students, their families to improve school attendance
The training is just one part of a collaboration between the Merced County Office of Education, the District Attorney's Office, and all 20 school districts in the county called the "Here to Learn" program.
Merced student hit by car, seriously injured while riding bike to school
Merced Police say a student suffered major injuries when he was hit by a car while riding his bike to school Thursday morning.
UPS employee shot while walking home from work in Merced
Deputies say a UPS employee was walking home from work at around 10 p.m. Monday night when a bullet suddenly struck him in the head.
State, local leaders tour Merced Unified's CTE programs
The district has been at the forefront of the statewide shift toward career technical education and currently offers more than 30 different CTE pathways.
Camera captures brazen mail thief in action in Merced County
Merced County detectives are investigating a series of mail thefts - caught on camera.