Houston FOX 26 anchor Rita Garcia leaving for Los Angeles

Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 04:13:09 AM. Texas-native Rita Garcia is leaving FOX 26 for Los Angeles after six years in Houston.

Anchor Rita Garcia is leaving FOX 26 for the Los Angeles affiliate after six years in Houston.

The news was confirmed by fellow Fox anchor Melissa Wilson on Facebook Monday morning.

"Our FINAL FAREWELL to Rita Garcia FOX 26... she's heading to Los Angeles to work for our sister station FOX11. She's one of the best, hard to see her go, but so happy for her bright future!" Wilson wrote.

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Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini with FOX 26 News anchors Tom Zizka, Melissa Wilson and Rita Garcia

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Garcia will be joining FOX 11 KTTV Los Angeles

"I can't tell you how much I have appreciated your support & kind messages during my years here at FOX 26 Houston," Garcia wrote on Facebook Monday. "It's been an honor serving this incredible city & being allowed into your homes every day."

Swipe through the slideshow above to see photos from her time spent at Fox 26.

Fernando Alfonso III is a digital reporter at Chron.com. You can read more of his stories here and follow him on twitter at @fernalfonso. If you also like surreal GIFs and Polaroids, go here and here.

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