Ann Notarangelo

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Ann Notarangelo is an award-winning journalist and is KPIX 5’s News Weekend Edition anchor. A native of Contra Costa County, Ann joined KPIX 5 in February 2001. She covers Contra Costa County and the Tri-Valley.

Ann has served as anchor for all of KPIX 5’s newscasts and was at the anchor desk the morning of September 11th, bringing viewers the first reports of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania. She followed this with field reports about the tragedy’s impact on the Bay Area.

Ann joined KPIX 5 from KFSN in Fresno, where she was Weekend Anchor/Political Reporter. She also worked for ABC News covering stories for a national audience: the El Nino and Yosemite Floods, Southern California wildfires, John Denver’s fatal plane crash and the Yosemite Tourist Murders. As a political beat reporter, Ann uncovered fraud in Fresno’s Parks Department and also investigated the City Council’s use of a questionable slush fund. Both stories led to changes in the way the city operates.

Prior to that, Ann worked as a Reporter and Anchor for WJRT-TV, Flint, Michigan, covering the automotive beat – the region’s most vital industry. While there, she created a popular weekly series, featuring positive children’s stories.

She began her career at CNN, Washington, D.C. as a Producer. During this time, she covered the inaugurations and administrations of Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton, Washington politics, the Gulf War and the fall of the Soviet Union, East Germany and Czechoslovakia. Ann was soon promoted to be Producer of “Inside Politics” with Bernard Shaw and “PrimeNews”, a national nightly newscast.

Ann has received numerous awards for her work including, an Emmy, several Emmy nominations, two Northern California RTNDA Awards and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Merit Award.   She was also selected as Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay — Reporter. Ann spends much of her off-air time volunteering with various non-profit organizations, such as Community Violence Solutions, Shelter, Inc., the Contra Costa County Women’s Commission and Boy Scouts of America. She also emcees Concord’s Moms’ Day in the Park, Dads’ Day in the Park and the city’s Fourth of July parade.

Ann graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from UCLA. She and her husband (a news photographer at CBS5) live in Contra Costa County with their two daughters. They spend much of their time, pushing their girls on swings; enjoying playgrounds and parks; live, local music; farmer’s markets and the abundance of activities the Bay Area has to offer.

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Enlight Preschool in Fremont. (CBS)

Fremont Preschoolers Injured When Cabinet Falls On Them During Naptime

Two young children attending a preschool in Fremont were hurt, one seriously, when a cabinet fell on them during naptime last week. A state official told KPIX 5 that the school didn’t call for help.

11/25/2014

Valuable water resources in Antioch.

Drought: Valuable 100-Year-Old Water Rights Could Make Some East Bay Cities Rich

California’s pre-1914 water rights are not regulated. Even in drought years, whoever claimed the water first, gets it.

11/14/2014

Members of the California Association of Student Councils returned to the Bay Area on November 11, 2014, after being put on trial in Russia. (CBS)

Bay Area Students Return After Being Interrogated, Put On Trial In Russia

A group of students from Bay Area who went to Russia for a youth conference returned Tuesday after they were detained, interrogated and put on trial.

11/11/2014

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chevron Spending Millions In Richmond City Elections

Chevron is pumping millions of dollars into several local races in Tuesday’s election, hoping to get its candidates into key seats on the Richmond City Council and the mayor’s office.

11/03/2014

Seal of the City of Dublin. (CBS)

‘The New American Backyard': Dublin Spends $136,000 For Branding Campaign, New City Slogan

Only three decades old, Dublin is the third fastest growing city in California and city leaders wanted to give it a brand. They spent a lot of money to come up with the slogan, “The New American Backyard.”

10/27/2014

Jody Miranda (left), Teri Lineker (center) work side-by-side at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Woman Set For Life-Saving Kidney Donation From Longtime Friend, Co-Worker

A Walnut Creek woman who learned she had the same kidney disease that killed her grandfather, mother and uncle is getting a live-saving transplant from someone near to her, literally and figuratively.

10/15/2014

Thomas Woodrow "Woody" Price

Arrest Of Ross School’s Former Principal Shocks Small Town

The former principal of an exclusive private school in Marin County was released on bail after being arrested Friday when he was allegedly found in a hotel room with an unconscious woman and drugs.

10/07/2014

A so-called "zombie home" in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Seeks Socially Conscious Investors In Plan To Flip Neglected Homes

Richmond hopes a one-of-a-kind plan will fix struggling neighborhoods. The program teams up with nonprofits, contractors and socially-conscious investors to buy and flip neglected homes.

10/06/2014

Wildfire destroying a structure in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout California

Officials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.

09/16/2014

One Concord business owner was turned in after sprinklers leaked for a couple of weeks when the Contra Costa Water District got a complaint. (Source: Claycord.com)

Water Wasters Ratted Out In Concord

Water wasters in Concord are being ratted out by neighbors in the midst of California’s severe drought.

07/21/2014

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