Rita Stevens

Rita Stevens


Rita Stevens joined KNCO as morning news anchor in 1999. She comes to KNCO following a 20 year career in journalism in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a news reporter for KRON TV Channel 4 and KPIX, and earlier worked in the newsrooms at KNEW/KSAN radio. Rita is a graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. Rita says she came to Nevada County to enjoy the rural pace and finds working in a community radio station like KNCO refreshing. Her hobbies include bicycle riding, and quilting.

Check Out this video of American Fire

The American Fire started on August 10th and as of this morning’s report is almost 15,000 acres in size. The American fire is only 54% contained and has a tentative containment date of September 1.

This video was forwarded to me by the Fire Safe Council of Nevada County. Towards the end is time lapse video of how the fire grows. Amazing!  Produced by Jason Phipps and Kellen Walker.  American Fire video.


For tips on how to create defensible space around your home, or to sign up for a Free Defensible Space Advisory Visit contact The Fire Safe Council at www.areyoufiresafe.com

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