You may not think of poetry and firefighting as two things that go together, but a Fresno Fire captain is writing poems about his experiences and healing while he does it. Action News Digital Reporter Brandon Johansen introduces us to Gary Wedemeyer, who gives a look at what first responders see while on duty, in this ABC30.com Original.
Read Captain Wedemeyer's story here.
In the town Columbia, California, you go back in time to experience what things were like in 1848. The gold rush town has historical charm, educational activities and it's a great place to take the family during summer vacation.
Read more about this Hidden Adventure here.
In 1991, Rudolph Acosta, the so-called "Tower District Rapist," terrorized several victims. He was sentenced to 78 years in prison and eligible for parole after serving about 40. Now, Acosta has his first shot of freedom, but one of his victims, Mirna Garcia, is turning her secret into a loud and public fight to keep him behind bars.
Read Garcia's emotional message here.
Baseball has taken Fresno Grizzlies Infielder Carter Kieboom to places he dreamt of about as a kid. Action News Sports Director Chris Alvarez sat down with the 21-year-old who is considered to be one of the top prospects in the Washington Nationals system.
Read about Kieboom here.
Still looking to make some 4th of July plans? ABC30.com has you covered! Check out our list of Independence Day celebrations and 4th of July fireworks shows around the Central Valley.
View the events list here.