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Martina Del Bonta is excited to be back in her hometown working for FOX40. She grew up in Elk Grove, and graduated from Elk Grove High School and U.C. Berkeley.

Martina bounced around from Fargo, to Missouri and last was the Weekend Sports Anchor in Tulsa, OK covering the Thunder, Oklahoma and Oklahoma St. Martina’s won multiple broadcasting awards in Oklahoma and Missouri and most recently was nominated for an Emmy.

She’s excited to return home to root for her Kings and Cal Bears (and of course the Thundering Herd).

Recent Articles
  • Festa di Vino

    Tickets for this year’s Festa di Vino are now available! Sample tastings from top Sacramento-area restaurants, wineries and breweries on Feb. 24 at the California Automobile Museum. Learn more and get tickets here. Proceeds benefit the Food Literacy Center and the Point West Rotary Club Foundation.

  • Gekkeikan Sake Brewery

    Martina is out in Folsom taking a tour at Gekkeikan Sake Brewery — the company is nearly 400 years old (dating back to its origins in Japan). The Folsom location has been open since 1989.

  • Sacramento County Academic Decathlon: Are You Smarter than a News Anchor?

    The Sacramento County Academic Decathlon is back and hundreds of high school students will be testing their knowledge of Africa this Saturday. FOX40’s Paul Robins will be the quiz master at the 38th annual event. The public is also welcome to join in at Inderkum High School for the Super Quiz round at 3:45 p.m. For more information, visit the Sacramento County Office of Education’s site. Do you think you’re smarter than a news anchor? Give it a shot! Check […]

  • Cooking: Jimboy’s Tacos Loaded Queso Fries

    Jimboy’s Tacos has you set for your holiday stocking stuffers. Buy a $25 gift card at any Jimboy’s restaurant and get a $5 card for free. Use that extra cash to grab some loaded queso fries. Jimboy’s steak fries with special seasoning are topped with house made queso, jack cheese and special diablo sauce. Find a Jimboy’s Taco near you by visiting their site.

  • Cooking: Holiday Hors d’Oeuvres

    Hugh Groman, Northern California hospitality expert and chef, visits the FOX40 kitchen to whip up three simple holiday hors d’oeuvres all made with pork. Toast some baguette slices and add pork pate, cornichons and whole grain mustard, then top with homemade pickled onions. Wrap bacon around goat cheese and add some olive oil and plenty of pepper. Bacon wrapped waterchestnuts are quick and delicious, plus they can be made ahead.  

  • Health Matters: Coping with Holiday Stress

    Kaiser Permanente Psychologist Hillary Van Horn-Gatlin, Ph.D. addresses the physical and emotional toll the holidays can have on everyone. Van Horn-Gatlin says the most important things to focus on are the three “F’s” — family, finances and feelings. Pay close attention to physical symptoms when handling stress. Are you experiencing headaches, fatigue, or is it difficult to sleep? It’s important to take time for yourself on top of giving back to others. Lower your expectations to make things easier and […]

  • Celebrate the Holidays with a Piecaken

    Pecan pie baked inside a chocolate cake … stacked on a pumpkin pie baked inside a vanilla cake! Awesome! Martina is in the FOX40 kitchen with the details on this loaded dessert.      

  • Chroma Kitty’s Birthday Food Drive with Front Street Animal Shelter

    SACRAMENTO — It’s Chroma Kitty’s birthday here at FOX40 and she’s celebrating with Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento! Chroma’s one birthday wish is to host a food drive for the animals waiting to be adopted by loving families. You don’t even have to leave your house to donate food and supplies to all of the pets in need! Front Street has set up an Amazon wishlist, full of much needed resources to help support the shelter. Front Street also […]

  • Tastes of the Valley

    Gerry and Paco from Redwood Cafe make beet and arugula salad and miniature beef wellington to tell us all about Tastes of the Valley tonight in Turlock!