Victor Calderón

News Producer/Host

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.

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The Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was in Yuma along with local Border Patrol and elected officials to celebrate border wall construction success. 

Victor Calderón/KAWC

As the winter ag season continues in Yuma County, local fields are filled with workers, visible from early in the morning until late in the evening.

Their days are long and the work is physical, but these men and women are vital to the region’s $3.2 billion annual ag industry.

For 25 years, Campesinos Sin Fronteras has organized on a December night to connect some of these workers with local services like health care and immigration help. But organizers say the annual Dia Del Campesino event in San Luis is really designed as a way to thank this hard-working population. 

Office of Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls

Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls today has withdrawn a State of Emergency proclamation he issued in April following a large number of migrants seeking asylum in the Yuma area.

As the House of Representatives debates before a vote on whether to impeach President Donald Trump. Democratic U.S. Representative Raúl Grijalva issued a statement on his anticipated vote in favor of both articles of impeachment.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A Senate panel voted Tuesday to ask the full Legislature to consider requiring health insurance policies sold in Arizona to cover fertility treatments.