Vince Ybarra
Vince Ybarra joined the Action News team as a general assignment reporter in January of 2023.

Before joining the ABC30 Action News team, Vince was a multimedia journalist, anchor, and producer at KYMA in Yuma, AZ. During his time there, he covered wildfires and environmental stories regarding the Salton Sea. He also covered a plane crash in Santee, CA, that left several dead, including a Yuma doctor. This led to the news team receiving an Emmy nomination.

Vince received his bachelor's degree in Journalism from California State University, Sacramento. He was born and raised in Sacramento, Calif. Vince is grateful to be closer to home.

When he isn't working, Vince likes checking out an art or live music scene, binge-watching the latest show on Netflix, or taking a day trip nearby. Have a recommendation for a fun Central Valley activity? Message Vince!

Vince's Stories
Fresno introduces low or no-cost spay and neuter program for pets
Mayor Jerry Dyer to announce a partnership that will allow eligible residents in the City of Fresno to receive low or no-cost spay and neuter services for their pets.
Resources still available for Merced County flood victims
People in Merced County are still clearing out the mess left behind by flooding that happened a few weeks ago. Several organizations are still there offering resources to those who need them.
SBA offering low interest loans in Merced County after severe flooding
The Small Business Administration was in Merced County on Tuesday offering loans to repair any damage to businesses caused by floods earlier this month.
Merced Mini Storage clearing out flooded units
As waters rose quickly in the North Valley two weeks ago, Merced Mini Storage was left completely flooded.
Crews tear down Fresno event center after fire
"It was definitely a scary experience, I'm sure everyone out here felt the same," said Robert Anderson. He just moved back to Fresno from Texas one day ago.
FEMA assisting people in Merced County
FEMA has been stationed in the north valley to help those who were impacted by flooding. This is how the agency is bringing relief to the hard-hit area.
Fire destroys Merced non-profit and damages businesses nearby
A fire in Downtown Merced destroyed Saint Vincent De Paul on Thursday evening. The flames threatened other businesses next door but fire crews were able to save them.
Community donates money to help Fresno deli employees after strip mall fire
The Sunnyside Deli is trying to piece together what it can after a fire blazed through the building in early January. The Fresno Fire Department says it was an arsonist that set fire to the string of businesses next to Sunnyside Deli.
New details on Half Moon Bay shooting
More is coming to light about the suspect and a possible motive.
AAPI community shocked over back-to-back mass shootings in California
More questions than answers. That is the feeling after two mass shootings involving the AAPI community in just the last three days.