Bob DeCastro

Bob DeCastro

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Bob DeCastro anchors the FOX 11 news at noon and reports for FOX 11 News at 5 p.m. Since 2004, he has covered some of the biggest stories impacting Southern California. DeCastro came to Los Angeles from our sister station WNYW-TV in New York City. He reported live from Ground Zero immediately after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. He also covered the Anthrax Scare and the crash of American Airlines Flight 587. Before moving to New York, Bob worked in Las Vegas, Reno, and Chico as an anchor and reporter. He got his first television job after responding to an ad in the newspaper for a “Reporter” on a San Diego Cable Station. Journalism is Bob’s second career; he traveled all over the world as a Lieutenant on a U.S. Navy Destroyer based in San Diego.

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2021 ushers in new laws in California

The new year will usher in new laws in California, including a minimum wage increase. Find out what other laws will go into effect in 2021. 

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Salvation Army struggles due to increased need for families during ongoing pandemic

They are traditional sounds of the season.  Through the years, the Salvation Army relied on its annual Red Kettle Campaign to raise money for its programs to buy toys for children, meals for families, and warm beds for those without shelter.  But this year, the non-profit has only received half of what it normally does. 

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'Aviles Law' targets illegally converted garages

This week marks the 13th anniversary of a deadly fire that took the lives of three girls in Long Beach. Now, there are new safety concerns amid a huge surge in the construction of "granny flats" in California.

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Family business honors Long Beach tradition

Traditions this holiday season seem more important than ever. They bring us a sense of normalcy, a sense of warmth, and a sense of family.  For one mother battling a serious illness, it’s more meaningful than ever and she's made it her mission to honor a Long Beach tradition.