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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 Caller.com. 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.


Recent Articles
  • New Garage Aims to Help Sac State Parking Woes

    SACRAMENTO — When school starts at the end of August, Sac State students will be seeing a lot of “No Parking” signs. The limited parking, more so than usual, is because of several construction projects — a new residence hall, an expansion to the student union center, a new science building and a five-story parking structure. The new garage is set to open in January and will feature 1,000 parking spots. “(Parking) can get pretty hectic. Like during the first […]

  • Driver Crashes Into Two Utility Poles on 65th Street

      SACRAMENTO — Around 154 Tahoe Park residents are without power due to a driver crashing into two utility poles on 65th Street and 8th Avenue. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday. At this time, it is not known if the driver suffered any injuries. Police closed 65th Street from Broadway to 9th Avenue in both directions so SMUD crews could restore the power poles and downed power lines. Lanes were reopened around 4 a.m. Tuesday. SMUD’s webpage says they […]

  • In Your Neighborhood: Manteca

    This week for In Your Neighborhood, Gary and Sarah are checking out Manteca and some of its cool locations. Bass Pro Shop – 1356 Bass Pro Drive This store includes an archery range where you can take lessons. Tony and Mrs. K’s Bakery and Cafe – 1195 E Yosemite Avenue This place is a local favorite that includes Greek favorites as well as traditional breakfast and lunch items. Tony and Mrs. K’s is named after Artemis and Hercules’ father and mother, […]

  • Muralists Kick Off Sacramento ‘Wide Open Walls’ Festival

    SACRAMENTO — If you drive by The Mill on Broadway, you can’t miss the bright colors glaring off the old water tower nearby. It’s just one of the 40 murals that will be completed over the next 10 days. Fifty artists, 11 of them international, are part of the Wide Open Walls mural festival, which began in Sacramento on Thursday. “More color and more art and more culture,” Spanish muralist Okuda San Miguel said. Festival organizers say they were able […]

  • Citrus Heights Neighbors Find, Hold Down Stabbing Suspect

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — A Citrus Heights woman is recovering after she was stabbed twice in the neck during a home invasion robbery Wednesday morning. Joshua Estrella woke up at 5:40 in the morning to a woman yelling for help. He soon learned that a man had broken into his next door neighbor’s home and stabbed her. “As soon as I got out front this guy was running in the middle of the street and my other neighbor was trying to […]

  • New Health Clinic Breaks Ground in Underserved North Sacramento Neighborhood

    SACRAMENTO — Business leaders broke ground Tuesday for a new health clinic in an underserved community near Del Paso Heights. Jerry Bliatout, CEO of the Health & Life Organization (HALO), grew up in the area. “This is our community,” he said Tuesday morning. The new HALO clinic is the first to be built from the ground up on El Camino Avenue near Del Paso Boulevard. Once it opens, people in the neighborhood will have access to medical and dental care […]

  • Local Butchers Part of ‘Team USA’ in International Competition

    SACRAMENTO — Six of the country’s best butchers are in Sacramento this week to prepare to compete in the World Butcher’s Challenge next year in Ireland. Two members of Team USA work at Taylor’s Market in Sacramento’s Land Park neighborhood, including owner Danny Johnson. “Yesterday afternoon we cut up a half beef, got to see everybody’s knife skills, what the strengths are,”Johnson said. “We’ve already assigned everybody on the team what they will be doing.” Johnson is bringing along long-time […]

  • Crews Investigating House Fire at Unfinished Housing Development

    El Dorado Hills — Fire crews in El Dorado Hills are investigating to determine what may have caused an unfinished home to catch fire. The fire started around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday on Aristotle Drive at a home in the new residential development The Oaks. The home was 50-60 percent complete with all walls and wiring in place. However, the roof was not complete which gave crews a hard time while trying to put the fire out. No one was inside […]

  • CSU Eliminates Math Requirement to Boost Graduation Rates

    SACRAMENTO — For many college students, math is a dreaded subject. “Taking all these unnecessary math classes is just unnecessary,” Noah Rodriguez, a freshman at Sac State, told FOX40. “If you are taking classes for your major, you can graduate on time.” Getting students to graduate on on time is the reason behind the California State University system’s recent decision to do away with a requirement for students to take intermediate algebra. For years, that course was a prerequisite to […]