Soberanes Fire

UPDATE: Soberanes Fire grows to 23,500 acres

The Soberanes Fire continues to grow Tuesday night. According to Cal Fire the fire has now burned 23,500 acres and remains 10 percent contained. 



Spencer Washburn

Spencer Washburn

Spencer Washburn joined NewsChannel 5 in March 2014 as the evening anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts on KION.

Amanda Gomez

Amanda Gomez

Amanda Gomez joined the NewsChannel 5 team as the evening anchor in December 2014.

Matt Sizemore

Matt Sizemore joined NewsChannel 5 August 2015 as the 10 p.m. News Anchor for the CW and news reporter for KION.

Ashley Allen

Ashley Allen

Ashley Allen joined NewsChannel 5 in July 2015 as the anchor of Wake Up Central Coast.

NewsChannel 5 Weather Team

Dann Cianca, Chief Meteorologist

Dann Cianca

Dann Cianca loves weather, quite possibly more than a man should, he says.

Jason Atcho, Wake Up Central Coast Meteorologist

Jason Atcho joined NewsChannel 5 in March 2015 as the morning meteorologist and co-host of Wake Up Central Coast.

Steve Fundaro, Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter

Steve Fundaro

Steve Fundaro joined the KION Weather Team in July 2015.

NewsChannel 5 Reporters

Brandon Castillo, Reporter

Brandon Castillo

Brandon Castillo started reporting for NewsChannel 5 in October 2014. He was born and raised in San Jose, California.

Mariana Hicks, Reporter

Mariana Hicks

Mariana joined NewsChannel 5 in December 2014. She comes to the Central Coast from Seattle, where she worked at a local station for nearly four years.

Monica Jacquez, Reporter

Monica Jacquez

Monica Jacquez joined NewsChannel 5 in July of 2014

Erika Mahoney, Digital Director/Reporter

Erika Mahoney

Erika Mahoney joined NewsChannel 5 as a reporter in 2014. She was promoted to Digital Content Director in October, 2015, but you'll still see her reporting out in the field from time-to-time.

Maya Holmes, Reporter

Multi-Media Journalist Maya Holmes is ecstatic to be back in California. She joined the NewsChannel 5 team in early October, 2015. 

Telemundo 23

Michelle Pulido, Anchor/Reporter

Michelle Pulido

Michelle Pulido is the main anchor for Telemundo 23’s 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. You'll occasionally catch her reporting on NewsChannel 5.

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