Amanda Palacios
Amanda Palacios is a community journalist for ABC7 covering stories in the North San Fernando Valley. She officially joined the team as a community journalist in October of 2021 after working as an intern, news assistant, freelance assignment editor and video journalist at KABC.

Amanda is an alumna of California State University, Fullerton, where she studied broadcast journalism. During her time at CSUF, Amanda was part of the Titan TV sports team where she was a sports reporter.

Amanda is a SoCal native and grew up in Chino Hills. She is grateful for the privilege to report on stories that are affecting the North San Fernando Valley communities.

When Amanda is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing golf and traveling to new places.

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Amanda's Stories
San Pedro couple celebrates 75 years of marriage
Sergio and Helen Gonzalez are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary on May 29, marking an incredible, rare milestone.
Veterans find healing through guitar lessons at Long Beach VA
At the VA in Long Beach, veterans find a therapeutic escape through Guitars 4 Vets, a nonprofit program offering music lessons to help alleviate PTSD.
How a Long Beach professional MMA fighter overcame adversity through his dedication to the sport
From foster care to professional MMA fighter, how Eugene Correa overcame life obstacles and is inspiring the next generation.
Madres trabajadoras y proveedores se reúnen en Reseda en respuesta a la crisis del cuidado infantil
Madres trabajadoras, proveedores de cuidado infantil y defensores unieron fuerzas en Reseda para Un Día Sin Cuidado Infantil, un evento nacional que pone a la luz las luchas que enfrentan muchas familias para conseguir cuidado infantil asequible.
Working moms, childcare providers rally in Reseda to highlight childcare crisis
Working moms, childcare providers and advocates joined forces outside of Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center for A Day Without Childcare, a national event shedding light on the struggles many families face in securing affordable childcare.
Operation Homefront teams up with Kia to throw baby shower for SoCal military families
Operation Homefront hosted a baby shower with gifts, food and games for 50 new and expecting families at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro.
Congresswoman Barragán secures $1 million in funding to replace rooftops for Paramount residents
Congresswoman Nanette Barragán secured $1,044,000 in federal funding in Paramount to replace rooftops on houses for low-income residents.
Long Beach kickboxing instructor inspires students with courage and discipline
Oum Ry Ban is a 79-year-old kickboxing instructor in Long Beach who went from the heights of champion fighting to battling for his own survival in Cambodia. Now, he is passing down his life skills and values to future generations.
A Carson entrepreneur highlights LA streetwear and Pacific Islander culture in clothing brand
A first-generation Samoan from Carson created his clothing brand called Island Avenue to represent his Polynesian heritage and pay homage to the street where his journey began.
Orange County volunteer organization supports foster kids with donated suitcases
A volunteer organization in Orange County known as My Own, A Case for Kids provides foster kids with a suitcase filled with essential items and clothing.