Cate Cauguiran

cate cauguiran bio head Cate CauguiranCate Cauguiran (pronounced Co-GEAR-an) is a reporter for CBS Eyewitness News Early Edition. She joins the team selected as part of CBS Network’s News Development Program.

You can find her bright and early bringing you the top national and international stories in “Your World” on Eyewitness News This Morning. On KPIX 5 Eye Witness News at Noon, Cate is back out in the field tackling the latest stories in the Bay Area.

She joins KPIX 5 from Medford, Oregon where she was morning anchor, producer and multimedia journalist for KTVL News 10. In the news trenches of Southern Oregon, Cate did it all – write, shoot and edit.

Cate graduated from the University of Southern California with her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and International Relations, with a focus in foreign policy analysis and culture, gender and global civil society in 2008. She returned to her alma mater to get her master’s degree in Communication Management from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in 2010.

Cate started her journalism career interning for CBS Los Angeles/KCAL, NBC Nightly News and working at her college station, Annenberg TV News.

She is what they call a “third culture kid.” She is Filipina and a military brat who grew up on U.S. military bases overseas in Japan. When she’s not in the newsroom, she is out and about exploring the food, culture, music and outdoors of the Bay Area with her pup, Cooper.

Cate would love to connect with you on your stories and day-to-day.

Connect with Cate on Twitter at @CateCauguiran.

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SFMTA Pushing For Speed Cameras In San Francisco To Improve Pedestrian Safety

The SFMTA is drafting a proposal that would allow the agency to install the cameras near schools and other areas where pedestrian safety is an issue.

05/18/2015

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Personal Information Collected By License Plate Readers May Be Available To Anyone Who Asks

If you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.

05/10/2015

Courtroom in the Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland. (CBS)

68 Percent Of Potential Alameda County Jurors Fail To Appear, Face Little Punishment

It’s a piece of mail a lot of people don’t like getting: a jury summons. In an East Bay county, many people are ignoring them and getting away with it.

05/09/2015

Seized stuffed wildlife. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Undercover Agent Busts Bay Area Illegal Wildlife Sellers

An undercover agent has seized all kinds of contraband over the years, from tigers to wolves, monkey skulls, even a guitar made out of a giant sea turtle.

05/06/2015

Russian lawmaker Ilya Ponomarev says he is exiled in San Jose after standing up to President Putin. (CBS)

Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President Putin

A Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.

05/03/2015

Tippi Hedren visits with refugees at the Hope Village near Sacramento. (CBS)

A Manicurist’s Tale: How A Hollywood Legend Helped Shape The Vietnamese Nail Industry

Kimberly runs a thriving nail salon. Her family is among the thousands of Vietnamese-Americans who make up the estimated 80% of nail technicians in California.

04/27/2015

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Oakland Residents Say Landlord Is Playing Dirty With 110% Rent Increase

Some residents in Oakland say their landlord is playing dirty.

03/17/2015

Diamond Rings

Fake Diamonds No Different From The Real Thing?

Lab technology and engineering has advanced in big ways, producing a new brand of manmade diamond remarkably close to the real thing

03/13/2015

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Smartphone Obsession Leading Many To Feel Painful ‘Text Neck’

As our obsession with our gadgets grows, more doctors are seeing a painful phenomenon known as “text neck.”

03/11/2015

Alcoholic drinks known as "Summer Coolers" that police say were sold at an underground bar in East Oakland. (CBS)

Black Market Bars Selling Booze Popping Up In Bay Area Homes, Garages

It looks like any other house on the block, but inside police say it’s the modern day version of a speakeasy, selling something called summer coolers.

03/10/2015

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