Sid Garcia
Sid Garcia is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Sid was raised in Southern California and is a graduate of California State University Long Beach with a degree in journalism.

He started his broadcast career in 1983 at KBAK in Bakersfield as an anchor and reporter. In 1987, Sid went to WGN in Chicago. He returned to Los Angeles in 1994 to anchor and report at KFWB news radio. He then went to KFSN in Fresno as a reporter and anchor before returning home to join ABC7 in 1997.

During his tenure at ABC7, Sid has also served as the Eyewitness News Orange County Bureau Chief.

Sid is a long time member of the California Chicano News Media Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Sid is committed to the community, regularly participating in educational projects and other civic events.

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Contact:
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500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Sid's Stories
SoCal martial arts schools hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic
Like gyms and workout studios, martial arts schools have also taken a big hit and had to close down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Strong winds create hazardous driving conditions, bring fire danger and power shutoffs across SoCal
Dangerous Santa Ana winds are whipping through the Southland, bringing increased fire danger and causing hazardous driving conditions as thousands are under the threat of having their power shut off.
Superintendent Beutner pushes for LAUSD schools to become COVID-19 vaccination sites
The head of the Los Angeles Unified School District says one way to get students back in class faster would be turn schools into vaccination centers.
California law enforcement preparing for Inauguration Day protests
The FBI has warned potentially violent demonstrations are being plotted for all 50 state capitols and elsewhere in the coming days. Law enforcement in California are preparing for the protests.
Ventura County seeing surge in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations as vaccination efforts ramp up
For a long time, Ventura County reported some of the lowest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Southern California. Now, like just about everywhere else in the state, cases and hospitalizations there are skyrocketing.
Some Los Angeles first responders reluctant to get COVID-19 vaccine
First responders are among the first to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine, but some Los Angeles law enforcement and firefighters are reluctant to get the shot.
SoCal police warn of New Year's Eve crackdown on illegal fireworks
Long Beach and Los Angeles police departments are some of the law enforcement agencies planning on having extra patrols to crack down on illegal fireworks on New Year's Eve.
Some overflowing LA hospitals resort to putting patients in gift shops, conference rooms
Some hospitals in Los Angeles County are so packed with COVID-19 patients, they're resorting to placing patients in conference rooms or even gift shops.
Storm dumps 10 inches of fresh snow at Mountain High
The first major storm of the season dumped nearly a foot of fresh snow at Mountain High Resort on Monday.
CA COVID update: ICU capacity drops to 0% in Southern California as state reports 379 new deaths, shattering record
The ICU capacity in the 11-county Southern California region has dropped to 0% amid a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases, officials said.