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“First and foremost, a public servant.”
This motto and view point continues to shape the journalist I am, and aspire to be.
Reporting and anchoring are responsibilities I do not take lightly. I view it as my way to give back, and my way to better the community I live in.
A Coloradoan at heart, I was born in San Francisco. My extended family has called Northern California home for decades. I’ve spent summers and holidays learning to love the bay area and all of the fascinating adventures it has to offer. In 2012, an internship in Sacramento refocused my goal of coming back, hoping to someday work in news here.
Returning to Sacramento in 2015 to work for FOX40 was a dream come true! A wonderful chance to become part of a community that I love.
I’m a proud graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and Metropolitan State University, earning multiple degrees in political science, speech communication, and broadcast journalism.
I was fortunate to begin my career in Montana, joining the Montana Television Network in 2013. My adventures there took me all across the state, from Great Falls to Billings. Living and working in Montana gave me a sense of balance.
Prior to working in broadcasting, I spent six years as a behavior therapist in Colorado. This had a big impact on the woman I am today. I learned patience, respect, and most importantly, compassion. I remain a strong advocate and friend for those with developmental disabilities.
If I’m not in the newsroom you’ll find me running marathons, hiking with my German Shepherd “Casper,” or hunting for the best sushi spot!

Recent Articles
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    Lifestyle expert Kristi Torrington shows off her picks for Memorial Day must-haves: Poketti- https://www.poketti.com/ Pebbles- http://www.kahiniwalla.com/shop/ Flamous- http://www.flamousbrands.com BeliBea- http://www.belibea.com/ Modern Child- https://modernechild.com/ (Dress on Kristi) Humble Brush- http://www.humblebrush.com/ Mother Trucker- https://www.mothertruckerco.com/ Grand Trunk- https://www.grandtrunk.com/ Magic Opener- http://www.magicopener.com/ Liberti- https://www.libertiusa.com/ (Jewelry on Kristi)

  • In Your Neighborhood: Folsom

    This week for In Your Neighborhood, Paul and Simone are having a blast in Folsom checking out some of the fun things the city has to offer. BJ Cinnamon  Based on Yelp Review and algorithms, BJ Cinnamon was voted the Best Bakery in California. Folsom History Museum The Folsom History Museum focuses on exhibits about Folsom’s native people, the discovery of gold in California and the formation of mining camps, ethnic groups who contributed to this area, the formation of […]

  • Healthy Ways to Meal Plan

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  • Widow, Brother of Slain Stanislaus Deputy Speak Out

    SACRAMENTO — It’s a bit worn, tattered from decades of service, but Deputy Dennis Wallace’s badge still shines. “I feel him here every day,” Wallace’s wife, Mercedes, told FOX40. Deputy Wallace was shot and killed last November in Hughson while investigating a stolen van. In the wake of his death, Mercedes Wallace would find out just how many lives he touched — but it’s the man behind badge no. 61 she wants the world to know. The two met by […]

  • Ask a Vet: Causes of Cough in Dogs and Cats

    Repetitive coughing in dogs and cats should not be ignored. Dr. Jyl recommends that pet owners take action and get their pets to the veterinarian for a full workup and chest x-rays if they notice excessive coughing. Viruses, bacteria, parasites and heartworms can all be responsible for coughing fits. Repetitive coughing at night could also mean dryer sheet allergies. Coughing can be treated through medications prescribed by a vet. Holistic options like Chinese herbs and oil diffusers are available for […]

  • Terry Crews Talks Stop and Frisk Episode of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

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  • Spring Grilling with Safeway

    Safeway’s chef Jeff Anderson whips up cast iron grilled lamb chops using Safeway’s exclusive Open Nature meat. Easter brunch or big spring meals for family gatherings can be easy to make. By flattening out the lamb chops first, Anderson says the cooking time can be cut down and the lamb can be seared nicely in a pan. Couscous salad with peas makes a great side that is fresh and simple

  • Nevada City Native Alexander Rossi Wins 100th Indy 500

    Nevada City native and Sunoco Rookie of the Year Alexander Rossi won the 100th Indy 500 after a nail-biting race. The 25-year-old never thought he would come out on top, especially because in the last 36 laps he drove on a single tank of ethanol. He ran out of fuel before he could even cross the finish line. “The first emotion that crossed my mind was just relief that we made it,” Rossi said. “Then it was a couple minutes after the […]

  • Fun Tips for Decorating Eggs this Easter

    Jessica Briggs, a local blogger from Antelope, has a ton of fun Easter crafts tips on her blog, “Blog About It All.” Briggs recommends using fresh, organic and cage-free eggs for children who might have allergies. Baking eggs in a cupcake pan cuts out the hassle of hard boiling. Once they’ve cooled, the eggs can be dyed with vinegar and food coloring or Kool-Aid. Making an ombre egg just takes a little patience. Using the cap from a soda bottle […]