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Anna Duckworth

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Anna started her broadcasting career at KCBS in 1994, a few months before graduating from San Jose State University. After 5 years, she moved on to a brief stint reporting traffic on the radio. In 1999, she began writing and reporting at local television stations KRON and KPIX before returning to KCBS in 2010 as a reporter.

Anna owes not only the start of her professional career to KCBS, but the start of her family as well. It was while working at KCBS in 1997 that she met her future husband at the home of one of her colleagues. Anna and Don were married in 2003 and have since had 3 children. Anna and Don love to travel. Some of the highlights of their past trips include going inside the Giza pyramids in Egypt, touring the Angor Wat temples in Cambodia and traveling Thailand by train.  So far, with the kids, they’ve made it as far as Disneyland, but she hopes they will all hop on a plane soon so her children can see the world.

Anna is a Bay Area native. She was born in San Jose and raised in Milpitas. She feels very fortunate to be able to work in such a beautiful place, doing work that allows her to meet new people everyday.

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An algae bloom has closed Temescal Lake to swimming. (CBS)

Algae Bloom And E. Coli Close Popular East Bay Lakes To Swimmers And Their Dogs

With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.

07/25/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Department To Get Boost From Community Service Officer Program

25 recruits began their training this week as part of the city’s first-ever Community Service Officer program.

07/23/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Community Police Program Turns Around Once Crime-Ridden Park In San Francisco’s Mission

A once crime-ridden park in San Francisco’s Mission District is now teeming with community activity and the credit is going to a new unit within the police department.

07/14/2014

Airfield Safety Officers honored at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on July 8, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

SFO Airfield Safety Officers Receive Commendations For Response Following Asiana Crash

The five Airfield Safety Officers were honored at Tuesday’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting.

07/09/2014

Photos: Alameda County Fair 2011

Man Arraigned For Trying To Lure Underage Girls Into Prostitution At Alameda Co. Fair

A Pleasanton man accused of trying to lure underage girls into prostitution at the Alameda County fair was arraigned Tuesday afternoon.

07/08/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive Commendations

The Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.

07/06/2014

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Bay Area’s 3 Biggest Cities Report Homicide Rates Are Down So Far This Year

Homicide rates in the Bay Area’s three-biggest cities were down for the first half of 2014 compared to the same time period last year. San Francisco is reporting the largest decline.

07/02/2014

Silicon Valley security officers and their supporters rallied on Wednesday outside of Google's Developers Conference. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Protesters Gather In Front Of Google Conference In San Francisco

Silicon Valley security officers and their supporters rallied on Wednesday outside of Google’s Developers Conference in San Francisco.

06/25/2014

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Family Awarded Posthumous Degree From SF State On Behalf Of Slain Family Member

San Francisco State University held a special graduation ceremony Thursday afternoon for a student who was shot to death last month in his SoMa apartment building.

06/20/2014

Clean vehicle event at San Francisco International Airport on June 19, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Receives Grant For High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The new 480-volt electric vehicle charging stations will be located at the airport’s Cell Phone Lot, and charge cars in about 30 minutes.

06/19/2014

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