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.

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Vince's Stories
Road closure in Central Fresno for High-Speed Rail Project
Residents in Central Fresno expressed concern after the California High-Speed Rail Authority announced a road closure that will significantly impact traffic.
14-year-old arrested for deadly shooting in Merced that stemmed from money and prostitution: PD
Police say the teenager and a 41-year-old man got into an argument over drug money and the prostitution of a woman who was in the home.
22 arrested for smuggling thousands of pounds of drugs into U.S., officials say
More than 20 people were arrested in a major drug trafficking crackdown in California that began in Mexico.
EXCLUSIVE: Chris Sorensen Studio closing, artists must leave by Monday
The artist community at the Chris Sorensen Studio has been told they must vacate the property by Monday.
Valley Children's nurse donates organs after medical decline
Several dozen people gathered at Community Regional Medical Center on Thursday to honor Patrice Sanders before she went into surgery to donate her organs.
16-year-old boy drowns at Shaver Lake, deputies say
The body of a 16-year-old boy who did not resurface after going into the water at Shaver Lake has been recovered.
Keeping cool at the Merced County Fair amid high temperatures
The fair is in town at the Merced County Fairgrounds, and so is the heat.
State of emergency remains in effect in Madera due to sewer line failure
Crews in Madera working to repair a broken sewage line approximately 20 feet underground.
Air quality concerns in Central Valley grow as fires continue to flare up
As fires flare up across the state of California and temperatures rise, there is concern over poor air quality.