Anne Makovec


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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Engineers, Entrepreneurs Hoping To Re-Engineer Humans For Skill, Strength

A growing number of engineers, biohackers and entrepreneurs hope one day we’ll all be super human


Artist Rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

San Jose To Bakersfield May Be First Stretch Of California High Speed Rail To Be Built

California’s high speed rail officials are now considering San Jose to Bakersfield as the first major stretch for service.


Bay Area traffic

Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Vehicle Fee To Fix Crumbling Roadways

Gov. Jerry Brown has revived a proposal to help fix California’s crumbling roads and bridges with a $65 annual fee.


Heavy Rain

San Francisco Announces Preparations For Upcoming El Nino

With El Nino rains expected this winter, San Francisco city officials announced Wednesday their plans to prepare for a major dousing ahead.


The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Californians Getting Mixed Messages During Drought

California is adopting unprecedented restrictions on water use, but residents are getting mixed messages from state and local officials.


(Cat Town Cafe)

How An Oakland Man Created The Nation’s First Cat Cafe

The country’s first caffeine-infused cat cafe is keeping busy in downtown Oakland.


Pumpkin Cheesecake (credit:

Anne Makovec’s ‘Not-Nearly-As-Bad-For-You-As-It-Sounds’ Pumpkin Cheesecake

KPIX 5’s Anne Makovec has a guilt-free recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake!


A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow Speaks Publicly For First Time Since Dodger Stadium Attack

Bryan Stow, the Giants fan beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on Opening Day 2011, is speaking publicly for the first time since the attack.


Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Congressman Swalwell In Dallas For Hearing On How To Curb Ebola Outbreak

East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell will be attending a congressional hearing in Dallas Friday to review international, local and federal responses to the Ebola crisis.



‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.




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