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Cambi Brown

Born and raised in Elk Grove, Cambi attended Sacramento State and began her broadcasting career right here. As an intern at Good Day Sacramento, she knew she wanted to someday return as a reporter, and has been able to do just that on Good Day and CBS13.

With some help from some amazing people at the station, many who still work here, she landed her first on-air job in Yuma, Arizona. She realized you can take the girl out of California, but you can’t take California out of the girl. Most recently she returned to The Golden State, working on a morning show in Bakersfield. Her “Cambi on the go” franchise there allowed her to do a lot of things from skydiving to joining the circus. Despite Cambi’s mom and dog, Polly Pocket, making frequent TV appearances in Bakersfield, home was always in the back of her mind, so in December of 2012, she moved back to work for the station where she first learned the ropes.

Twitter: @CambiBrown
Email: cbrown@kmaxtv.com

Cambi Brown

Cambi Brown

When not at work, you’ll find Cambi watching “I Love Lucy” reruns, bragging about her brother, who is proudly serving our country, or trying to stop her mom from telling everyone in town to watch her daughter on Good Day!

Getting Answers with Cambi Brown

1. How long have you lived in Northern California? Born and raised.

2. Where are you from originally? Elk Grove, CA

3. Do you have any siblings? A younger brother with an equally weird first name, Dak

4. Do you have any pets? A yorkie named Polly Pocket

5. iPhone or Android? iPhone

6. What’s your favorite app? I’m not very tech savvy so probably instagram

7. What’s your favorite thing about working in news? Meeting new people and telling the stories of my hometown

8. What’s your favorite book? Where the red fern grows. I loved reading as a little girl and still do.

9. What’s your favorite movie? Wild hearts can’t be broken

10. What’s your favorite TV show? Mad Men

11. Who is your favorite band? Lady antebellum and death cab for cutie

12. What’s your favorite concert you’ve ever been to? Boyz II Men

13. What’s the one thing about you that would surprise us? Surprise! I don’t like surprise parties. It’s too much attention.

14. What’s your favorite past time? Am I old enough to have a past time?

15. If you could drive any car – what would it be? I’d rather be the passenger. I’m a terrible driver.

16. Who’s the person you most admire? My mom. She raised us all by herself and made a lot of sacrifices.

17. What’s your favorite quote? Pretty is as pretty does

18. What’s the one place you’d like to visit that you’ve never been to before? Italy

19. What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited? Hawaii

20. If you were stranded on a desert island, and had the chance to take just one item with you, what would it be? I’d rather take a person, but if I can’t, I’ll bring a notebook.

21. What’s the funniest thing you’ve ever overheard someone say? Spend one day in a newsroom and you’ll realize why I can’t pick just one!

22. Who’s your favorite actor/actress? Paul Rudd

23. What’s your favorite line of dialogue from a movie? I am terrible at remembering movie lines.

24. What do you do for exercise? Lots of cardio and some weights

25. What’s your favorite area restaurant? Roxy restaurant and bar. I used to work there in college!

26. What food could you not live without? Froot loops with marshmallows. I am obsessed.

27. What’s your favorite Northern California attraction? Touring Alcatraz and Napa

28. Where’s the strangest/farthest place you’ve been recognized? Disneyland

29. At what age did you decide you were interested in news? College

30. What’s the world’s biggest question that you’d like to find the answer to? I don’t think we want to know the answers to those!

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Compassion Planet Helps Foster Children Who Age Out Of Program

Adam Reed is beating the statistics as a computer science major at Sierra College. More than half of aged-out foster kids don’t have a place to live, and less than 5 percent attend college.

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Water Main Break Hindered Firefight Following Napa Quake

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Built By Girls: STEM Taking Hold With Girl Scouts

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Oak Park: Building A Community At The Dinner Table

The idea is simple: the neighborhood that eats together, stays together.

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New Fireworks Make Their Debut At Stands

Five new fireworks are debuting today as firework stands open for business.

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Stockton Waste Management Rewarding Residents Who Recycle Right

Trash in recycling bins is becoming a common sight in Stockton.

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Lifeline: Making Exercise Fun For Elementary School Kids

With the lights and fog machine, it’s easy to see why the kids at Carmichael Elementary School are getting up and moving.

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Owners Of Sutter Buttes Offering Public Tours

The beauty of the Sutter Buttes is often seen from afar, but few get to see them up close because it’s private property. But over the next few weeks, the public has the chance to tour what’s often referred to as the world’s smallest mountain range.

04/20/2014

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Brewery: New FDA Rule Could Spike Prices For Beer And Milk

A big change could hit breweries – and their bottom line. The Food and Drug Administration is considering changing how breweries get rid of their grains, and some say it will impact the consumer.

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Hallmark Store Latest To Leave Sacramento’s Country Club Plaza

Friday saw the closing of Claire’s, leaving the mall about 75 percent vacant. And that’s before the Hallmark Store leaves after more than two decades.

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New K-9 Officer Hitting Streets With Folsom Police Department

Gunner and his partner Mike Grueneberg have been patrolling the streets of Folsom for almost a month now.

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City Of Davis Considers Cutting Ties With PG&E

Davis city council is considering creating the city’s own utility company, possibly saving its residents a lot of money.

02/01/2014

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