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Anne Makovec

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Anne Makovec helps usher in the morning on KPIX 5 Eyewitness News both weekdays and weekends. During the week, she covers breaking news all over the Bay Area for KPIX 5 Early Edition and the news at noon. On Saturdays and Sundays, she anchors the KPIX 5 Early Edition Weekend and reports for the evening broadcasts.

Anne has been covering Northern California news as a reporter and anchor since 2004 in the Monterey Bay, Sacramento, and San Francisco Bay Area. She started her career at her hometown radio station in Wisconsin before she was even finished with high school and hasn’t stopped chasing news since.

Anne has spent much of her journalism career covering politics from the red state of Georgia to wildcard Wisconsin, and most recently, the challenged California Capitol. On Sunday mornings, Anne joins Phil Matier on the anchor desk, getting in-depth interviews with the Bay Area’s state and congressional representatives and other major news makers.

Anne lives in downtown San Francisco with two former shelter cats, Toby and Rusty.

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To schedule an appearance for KPIX 5 on-air reporters/anchors, please contact Akilah Bolden-Monifa, Market Director of Communications. Please provide the date, time, location of the event, number of attendees expected, and name and url of sponsoring organization.

(CBS SF)

Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni’s Pilot Program

Police moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday morning — day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city’s mass transit commute.

08/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Muni’s New Pilot Program Charging Tech Shuttles Prompts Protesters To Block Buses

Muni’s new pilot program charging Google and other tech corporate shuttles to share a network of designated bus stops in San Francisco prompted protesters to block buses leaving from the Mission District Friday morning.

08/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Oakland City Leaders Call Increased Garbage Rates ‘A Victory’ For Residents

The City Council awarded the new garbage contract to a local company, which plans to raise rates by 27 percent next summer.

07/31/2014

Sign promoting 'Brown is the New Green' a Water District $500K campaign  encouraging residents to conserve water.

Brown Is The New Green When It Comes To Bay Area Lawns

Brown is the new green. At least, it is when it comes to lawns in Alameda. Water officials hope it’s a new trend that will catch on all over California.

07/25/2014

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SFO Passengers Tense After Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash

The news about Thursday’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash is stirring some anxiety among SFO passengers getting ready to fly.

07/17/2014

San Francisco recycling center is closing its doors.

Protesters Fight Against Eviction Of San Francisco’s Last Non-Profit Recycling Center

Protesters briefly gathered this morning to voice their opposition to the eviction of San Francisco’s last non-profit recycling centers.

07/16/2014

A visitor pets a cat at the pop-up "Cat cafe" in New York. A similar cafe called "KitTea" is set to open soon in San Francisco. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images)

Customers Can Soon Play With Adoptable Cats At San Francisco ‘KitTea’ Cafe

There’s a new way to find a pet at this upcoming San Francisco cafes where adoptable kitties mingle with cafe customers.

06/23/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Alameda County Leaders Pressure Lawmakers To Make Kill Switch Mandatory On Cell Phones

Alameda County leaders are pushing state lawmakers to pass a smartphone kill-switch bill — with the intention of passing their own at a local level should it fail.

06/19/2014

California Earthquake generic

California Earthquake Warning System May Hinge On Private Funding

Depending on how close to the epicenter of an earthquake you are, you could get more than a minute warning if California can find the funding for a new early warnings system.

05/07/2014

PG&E truck in San Carlos.

Safety Concerns Over Gas Line Prompts Emergency Declaration In San Carlos

San Carlos city officials Saturday activated an emergency operations center in a limited capacity following a meeting of city officials and PG&E representatives regarding the safety of a disputed gas pipeline.

10/05/2013

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