Marc Cota-Robles, ABC7 News

Marc Cota-Robles

ABC7 News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • ABC7 News
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News
Past:
  • Action News on 6abc
  • Eyewitness News
  • ABC 7 Chicago
  • ABC30 Fresno

Recent articles by Marc:

SoCal blaze sparked by house fire prompts mandatory evacuations, burns 2K acres

A vegetation fire in Silverado Canyon in Southern California quickly grew to 2,000 acres and prompted mandatory evacuations after it was first sparked by a house fire late Wednesday night. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Silverado Canyon blaze sparked by house fire prompts mandatory evacs, scorches 3,600 acres

A vegetation fire in Silverado Canyon quickly consumed over 3,600 acres and prompted mandatory evacuations after it was first sparked by a house fire late Wednesday night. → Read More

Silverado Canyon blaze sparked by house fire prompts mandatory evacs, scorches 7,200 acres

A vegetation fire in Silverado Canyon quickly consumed over 7,200 acres and prompted mandatory evacuations after it was first sparked by a house fire late Wednesday night. → Read More

Keck Hospital of USC nurses hold protest demanding safer work conditions

The nurses are concerned not only about the visitation policy at Keck Hospital of USC, they also claim the medical center discourages health care workers from staying home if they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. → Read More

Spark of Love toy drive goes virtual with need greater than ever

The need to provide toys to SoCal children is greater than ever and ABC7 is joining with local firefighters and other sponsors to present the 28th Spark of Love toy drive. → Read More

LA County's new stay-at-home order kicks in Monday, one day after 5K new COVID cases reported: WATCH LIVE

Los Angeles County's new stay-at-home restrictions took effect Monday, and county officials say further restrictions could follow if things don't get better. → Read More

COVID-19 surge in LA County could lead to more restrictions as Thanksgiving, other holidays approach

Health officials in L.A. County warn that if COVID-19 trends persist upward, the county may be forced to impose more restrictions on public activity. → Read More

Murrieta restaurant offers free meal, helping hand to those in need

Outside Mitra's you'll find a sign letting people know if you're hungry and don't have money, don't worry. Here, they'll feed you. → Read More

Survey shows travelers plan to ignore CDC Thanksgiving suggestions; millions expected to hit the roads

Californians plan to ignore 2020 CDC Thanksgiving guidelines as evident in recent travel survey by AAA. Although Governor Newsom and many other health officials have advised against travel due to COVID-19, many are still expected to hit the roads. → Read More

Hundreds of vote centers set to open across SoCal

Voting is already well underway across the Southland, and casting a ballot in person will become a lot easier starting Friday, when hundreds of additional vote centers open across Los Angeles and Orange counties. → Read More

Celebrations after Dodgers' World Series win turn unruly, violent in downtown LA; 8 arrested amid looting, vandalism

Celebrations for the Dodgers' World Series win took a chaotic turn overnight in parts of Los Angeles, including in downtown where eight people were arrested, several officers were injured and there were multiple incidents of looting and vandalism. → Read More

LIVE: Firefighters battle Blue Ridge Fire in Yorba Linda as wind-driven flames move toward homes

A blaze known as the Blue Ridge Fire has burned at least 6,600 acres and is advancing toward homes in Yorba Linda, fire officials say. → Read More

Silverado Fire: Blaze near Irvine doubles in size to 4,000 acres, prompts mandatory evacs

Firefighters are battling a quickly spreading vegetation fire that broke out in the Santiago Canyon area near Irvine Monday morning, prompting mandatory evacuations amid strong winds. → Read More

Disneyland's ongoing closure could ultimately cost SoCal economy $5 billion

The monthslong shutdown of Disneyland Resort's theme parks due to the pandemic has already cost the local economy $3 billion, and could ultimately cost another $2 billion. → Read More

LA County schools to reopen at 25% capacity as students with special needs return to campus

More students in Los Angeles County will soon be getting to back inside classrooms. → Read More

SoCal heat wave prompts Flex Alert urging residents to conserve energy to prevent rolling blackouts

The dangerously hot temperatures have prompted the manager of California's power grid to issue a Flex Alert that will be in effect from 3 to 10 p.m. Thursday. → Read More

Santa Ana winds, heat wave bring increased threat of wildfires across parts of SoCal

A red flag warning signifying a high risk of wildfire is in effect Monday for several parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties because of strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity at the start of another heat wave. → Read More

Weekly Zoom call among friends may have saved Palos Verdes woman's life

A Palos Verdes woman is thanking her friends and a medical team for saving her life after she suffered a stroke while on a weekly Zoom call. → Read More

LA County residents can cast their vote at Dodger Stadium this year. Here's what that'll look like

Dodger Stadium has been closed to the public for months but now it is preparing to welcome voters who want to cast their ballots in person or simply drop off their mail-in ballot for the upcoming election. → Read More

Gyms reopen after Riverside County moves into red tier on state's COVID tracking system

Gyms reopened in Riverside County on Wednesday morning after the region moved from the purple to the red tier on the state's COVID-19 tracking system, which allows more businesses to reopen. → Read More