Cristina Rendon has been with KTVU since 2013. She joined the station as a reporter and was promoted to weekend anchor in 2020. Some of the most significant stories she’s covered include the Bay Area protests against police brutality and the North Bay wildfires.
Cristina was born and raised in San Benito, Texas, on the southern border of Mexico. She attended college at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and St. Edward’s University in Austin where she received a degree in Communication.
Cristina worked at KRGV Channel 5 News in the Rio Grande Valley and ABC 4 Utah in Salt Lake City before coming to KTVU.
Cristina loves the Bay Area’s perfect weather and variety of outdoor activities available from the coast to the mountains. When she’s not anchoring or reporting, Cristina enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Her family loves to travel and explore new cities.
A 49ers fan from overseas is gaining the attention of the 49ers Faithful with her daily drawings about the team after vowing to sketch daily until the team gets to the Super Bowl.
Legendary basketball coach Tom Bonfigli is calling it a career at the end of the season after 42 years of coaching.
One man has made it his mission to spread joy and light to children with chronic illnesses or disabilities for nearly a decade.
A special meeting on Tuesday reunited a 5-month-old from Livermore with the firefighters and first responders who saved her life earlier this year.
More than 900 workers at Cruise were notified by email Thursday that they had been let go. The layoffs come after months of safety issues plaguing the autonomous vehicle company owned by General Motors.
This Giving Tuesday, KTVU partnered once again with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals to raise money for Bay Area children and their families.
At least two people who were put in handcuffs on Thursday morning during a pro-Palestinian protest on the Bay Bridge -- a Stanford professor and a retired firefighter – who said they were wrongfully detained when they got out of their cars to see what the ruckus was about.
Authorities found the body of Desiree "Lisa" Huey in the water beneath a bridge in Alameda.
A bilingual newspaper in San Francisco is celebrating more than five decades of service to the Bay Area’s Latino community. The newspaper is the longest-running bilingual publication in California, based in the Mission District.