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, 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.
Anne lives in downtown San Francisco with two former shelter cats, Toby and Rusty.
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Some 1,700 people in Guerneville remained under evacuation orders Wednesday as residents waited to see when flood waters from the Russian River might recede after the latest storm.
The use of a controversial weed killer has grown in California and the world, but you won’t know anytime soon if any residue is found on your produce.
Officials from several Bay Area cities on Friday joined forces to show their support of a November ballot measures that would tax sugary beverages.
City leaders on the Peninsula are saying “Welcome to the Hotel California” to people in need of affordable housing in Palo Alto as a 20-unit converted complex prepared to open its doors for residents on Monday.
The San Jose City Council will tackle the South Bay city’s homeless problem Tuesday as officials discuss possible solutions being considered to get people off the streets.
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier wants to get help from the Feds to install more surveillance cameras on East Bay roads to catch culprits behind highway shootings.
Mayor Ed Lee spoke out Thursday about safety on San Francisco streets, a day after cyclists were killed in two fatal hit-and-run crashes.
Of all the scandals plaguing the Oakland Police Department right now, it’s the investigation into a homicide detective’s alleged unlawful actions could affect the ongoing trial of a suspected killer.
The legal battle over the proposed Warriors arena in San Francisco heated up Friday as a judge heard arguments for and against the construction of the Mission Bay complex.
A new device promises to smash your bad habits in a shocking way – by zapping you with electricity.