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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The planned Mission Bay Warriors Arena.

Legal Battle Over Warriors’ San Francisco Arena Project Heats Up

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.


Device Uses Electric Shock To Zap Users Out Of Bad Habits

A new device promises to smash your bad habits in a shocking way – by zapping you with electricity.


Gun Store Robbery San Carlos

Smash & Grab Burglars Hit Gun Store In San Carlos

Burglars smashed their way through the front facade of a gun shop in San Carlos Sunday morning.


Family Offers Tearful Farewell For Slain Richmond Police Officer

Thousands of people filed into Richmond Memorial Auditorium Friday to pay their respects to a East Bay police officer who was fatally shot in his Vallejo home by the father of his grandson.


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.


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.




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