Ken Mashinchi joined FOX 40 News as a general assignment reporter for the Stockton-Modesto bureau in September 2017.

Prior to joining the FOX 40 team, Ken worked in Bakersfield at 23ABC for nearly two years. Ken specialized in the crime and court beat and won an Emmy award for his role in the breaking news team coverage of the Erskine fire in June 2016.

Ken also currently works as a part-time lecturer at California State University, Stanislaus, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 2013.

While attending CSU Stanislaus, Ken played, and was captain, on the men’s basketball team. After graduation, Ken served as an assistant coach for the 2013-2014 school year, helping the Warriors to the NCAA D-II Sweet 16.

Ken received his Master’s degree from the University of Southern California in 2015 and worked as an intern at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut before joining 23ABC in December 2015.

In his free time, Ken likes to read, play videogames and watch and play sports.

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Recent Articles
  • Stockton’s Filipino Community Honors Late Professor and Author

    STOCKTON — A prominent member of the Filipino community in Stockton passed away at the age of 46 on Friday. At the 2018 Barrio Fiesta on Sunday attendees spoke about Dawn Mabalon’s impact on the community. For the past 46 years, the Barrio Fiesta has been nestled inside the Filipino Center Plaza in downtown Stockton the second weekend of August. “The dancing and the music and then the food is also the best. The Filipino lumpias and the barbeque pork […]

  • Thief Steals from Islamic Center in Lodi then Tries to Break into Manteca Islamic Center

    Update: The City of Manteca reports the same man attempted to break into the Islamic Center of Manteca at around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. Nothing was stolen or damaged and the man was only able to remove a screen from a window. SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY– The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say broke into the California Islamic Center in Lodi early Friday morning and stole from the donation boxes. The California Islamic Center says they […]

  • Sikh Man Attacked while Hanging Campaign Signs in Stanislaus County

    TURLOCK — A man says he was attacked by two men Tuesday night while putting up campaign signs in Keyes. The incident is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Surjit Singh Malhi says he was putting up the final sign of the night at the corner of Keyes and Foote road when the men jumped him, hit him on the head and spray painted “Go back to your country” and a common white supremacist symbol on his truck. Malhi […]

  • Utility Worker Killed While Working Near the Carr Fire Lived in Antelope

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY — The utility worker community is grieving the loss of one of their own tonight after lineman Jairus Ayeta died while working near the Carr Fire Saturday. A neighbor and fellow lineman who knew Ayeta talked about how dangerous the work of a lineman is. Dr. Cedric Shelby says Ayeta lived in his neighborhood for about a year and always had a smile whenever he talked to him, although he didn’t know Ayeta was a fellow lineman. Ayeta’s […]

  • Organizations are on the Fence on What People Should Donate During Catastrophes Like the Carr Fire

    STOCKTON — As the fire fights continue, organizations helping with disaster relief are split on the donations they desire to receive from the community. For the Lions Club, the motto of ‘we serve’ is very simple. “When we get a call or something is happening in our community, we immediately go and help. There’s no question about it. Lions will just stop and we go and help,” said Connie O’Dea, Lions Club International (LCI). Several local Lions Club members from […]

  • Good Samaritan Speaks Out for the First Time about Life after Losing Her Legs

    TURLOCK — A good Samaritan lost her legs in December after being hit by a car while trying to help a woman move her stalled car off the road. Cracked ribs, a broken collarbone and arm, internal injuries, and two severed legs. On the night of Dec. 7 Lindsay Shabazian’s life was drastically changed. “Unfortunately, I was awake for the whole thing, so I remember all of it,” Shabazian said. After getting out of the car to help a woman move […]

  • Residents in Clearlake Oaks Decide Whether to Stay or go as Ranch Fire Nears

    CLEARLAKE OAKS — More evacuations caused by the Mendocino Complex fires, as towns like Clearlake Oaks are being told to leave because of the Ranch Fire, residents are deciding whether to pack their stuff and go or stay and wait it out. As some people were heading out of town in Clearlake Oaks, several said they’ve lived there for decades and have never seen the area like this. They are now praying the flames will stay away from their community. […]

  • Suspect Drags 72-Year-Old Man Alongside Car Trying to Steal His Gold Chain

    STOCKTON — Stockton police need your help identifying a vehicle and suspects after they tried to rob a man of his gold chain Wednesday afternoon. The neighborhood near Tam O’Shanter and Knickerbocker drives is often busy during the afternoon, according to the police department, which investigators hope will help them find three suspects who they say struck a man around 12:30 p.m. Police say a 72-year-old man was walking on Astor Drive when a white Jeep drove up to the […]

  • San Joaquin County Aims to Ensure At-Risk Residents Have Narcan on Hand

    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY — San Joaquin County is continuing to battle the opioid crisis head-on, using a grant to provide families and agencies with Narcan to combat overdoses. The department has had over 900 doses of Narcan, commonly known as naxolone, to give since November. They said they have seen an increase in families coming in for it since Demi Lovato’s apparent overdose over a week ago, even though that was not directly connected to opioids. “It is just as […]

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