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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Vinod Khosla  (James Duncan Davidson/O'Reilly)

Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Involvement

Despite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin’s Beach.

01/28/2015

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Daly City Suburb Makes Top 10 List Of Hottest Neighborhoods In The Country In 2015

The Crocker neighborhood came in ninth in the annual list by online real estate brokerage Redfin.

01/28/2015

A truck loaded with used mattresses (CBS)

Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda County

A pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.

01/27/2015

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Woman Dies From Injuries In Hospital After Oakland Hit & Run

A woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in East Oakland Friday morning, according to police.

01/23/2015

Berkeley High School

Berkeley Student Arrested, Another Hospitalized After Police Respond To Massive Brawl Near High School

A Berkeley High School student has been hospitalized and another is under arrest after a fight on Thursday near campus.

01/23/2015

Rodney Halbower (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Prison Inmate Charged In Two Murders From Peninsula 70s-Era ‘Gypsy Hill’ Slayings

A man, who was serving prison time in Oregon, has been transferred to San Mateo County where prosecutors have charged him with two of the “Gypsy Hill” killings that happened in the 1970s.

01/22/2015

Lee Weathersby III

Oakland Police Join Mothers Of 3 Teens Shot, Killed Last January To Ask Witnesses Come Forward

Oakland police investigators joined the mothers of three teenagers shot and killed last January to make an appeal for anyone with information to come forward in a community where serious crimes can tend to go unreported.

01/20/2015

Zipper truck preparing for construction of a movable median on the Golden Gate Bridge (photo credit: Anna Duckworth, KCBS)

‘Zipper’ Trucks Arrive, Ready For This Weekend’s 52-Hour Golden Gate Bridge Shutdown

Two “zipper” trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend’s 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.

01/06/2015

Protesters upset over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case gathered in San Francisco's Union Square ahead of the Macy's tree lighting celebration. (Joe Vazquez)

San Francisco Prepares For New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Police Ready For Demonstrators

While fireworks are being set up for the annual New Year’s Eve festivities along San Francisco’s Embarcadero waterfront, many are vowing to rally tonight out of continued protest against police brutality.

12/31/2014

Fireworks

Businesses Along San Francisco Waterfront Prepare For Thousands Of New Year’s Eve Revelers

Restaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.

12/31/2014

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