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.

Arizona wildlife officials say an elk rescued from a canal near Wellton last week is still in danger and can’t be returned to a more favorable environment.

Yuma Police announced Wednesday they arrested a man and woman who became combative with them after they reportedly refused to wear face masks inside a Walmart store and coughed on some employees.

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey today announced a month-long closure of several businesses before the 4th of July weekend as COVID-19 numbers throughout the state continue to soar.

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JUNE 29 UPDATE- The on-again, off-again Yuma visit by Vice President Mike Pence is off again.

Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls has clarified his no vote on a city proclamation that requires people within city limits to wear a face mask in public to slow the spread of COVID-19.