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Sarah Acosta is part of the FOX40 morning news team. She joined the team January 2017.

Sarah comes from Corpus Christi, TX where she was a reporter for three years for the ABC affiliate KIII 3News. Her first job was at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times working as an online personality and reporter for During that time she also partnered with Clear Channel and KIII 3News for weekly contributions. Sarah also had internships with the Texas Tribune, covering Texas politics and public policy, The Dallas Morning News, as a breaking news reporter, NBC DFW, as a features reporter and for the Corpus Christi Caller Times, as a multi-media journalist.

She grew up in Corpus Christi, TX and calls South Texas home. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2010 with a bachelor’s in Convergence Journalism, and was the managing editor of SMU’s news website, The Daily Mustang. She played for the SMU Women’s Tennis team, she was also an avid tennis player in high school, graduating from Richard King High School in Corpus Christi.

Sarah loves to volunteer with her certified Go Team Therapy Dog, Scooby Doo. She and Scooby are part of a National Therapy, Crisis and Service Dog group that volunteer their time to the local community. They are excited to start volunteering in the Sacramento area! In her free time she and Scooby like to go on runs and visit dog friendly businesses.

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    Winter Storm Moves into the Sierra

    NYACK — Steady snow in the Sierra calls for chain control Thursday morning. Up I-80 at the Drum, Applegate exit Caltrans has set up shop making sure chains are in place. Chains are mandatory for all vehicles without 4WD and snow tires. There is about 4-5 inches of snow so far. I-80 chain control R2,EB/WB Drum to Stateline. Trucks MAX , turning all single drives pulling trailers EB Applegate/Hwy 20 WB Stateline. — Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) January 19, 2017

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    Sacramento, Nevada Counties Declare State of Emergency after Last Week’s Storm

    SACRAMENTO — Sacramento and Nevada counties have joined El Dorado County in declaring a state of emergency after last week’s storm. This will allow the counties to ask for state funds in necessary repairs for damage caused by the severe weather. “We are trying clean up here and right now, we’ve just built a little fire because it’s getting cold out here. We had to clear out the garage and we are just working in cold and, like I said, […]