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.
Twenty years ago, Rudy Giuliani was the Mayor of New York City and his leadership in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks earned him the unofficial title of “America’s Mayor.” Now, he reflects on that horrific day and how he was inspired by first responders.
Pepperdine University is hosting a series of tribute events to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.
FOX 11's Bob DeCastro spoke with a courageous LAUSD transgender student who returned to school for in-person instruction this week for the first time in the pandemic since coming out. Hear her story and learn more about the school district's policies.
A special week is underway in Los Angeles to celebrate African, African American and Caribbean cuisine. Black Restaurant Week Los Angeles goes on through Sunday, Aug. 15. The event also seeks to highlight Black-owned culinary businesses, many of which were hit hard during the pandemic.
There is a big effort underway to reopen the only public pool in Pico Rivera for the summer.
A new restaurant in Lincoln Heights seeks to honor Cambodian history and culture.
A growing number of veterans, public officials, and academics are joining a campaign to name a U.S. Navy warship after a brave sailor who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. He is the only American national of Asian and Filipino descent to receive that distinction.
Los Angeles Police Department investigators were working to determine whether an attack on diners in Beverly Grove was a hate crime. The violent incident was caught on camera.
One of Southern California's most beloved public gardens is rethinking and rewriting part of its rich history. Descanso Gardens' collection of world-renowned camellias can now be traced back to Japanese-American growers who interned during World War II.
Even as the conversation continues about reforming the criminal justice system in our country, funding for many programs that aim to reduce the number of repeat offenders has been cut, including the Pawsitive Change program.