Elizabeth Cook

Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5 Anchor

Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5 Anchor

Elizabeth Cook is co-anchor for KPIX 5 News at 5:00pm and 11:00pm and profiles Jefferson Award winners. Cook is a seven-time Emmy and two-time Edward R Murrow recipient. She is also the recipient of a Nor Cal RTNDA award in 2012.

She began her career in Palm Springs where she was a reporter, morning anchor and then the primary evening anchor for the NBC affiliate, KMIR.

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She covered various events that attracted national attention including the death of President Gerald Ford, the devastating Sawtooth Complex Fires and the deadly Black Friday Toy R Us shooting.

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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Beware Of Produce Cheats At Farmers’ Markets — They Don’t Grow What They Sell

How do you know you’re getting freshly picked produce from a local farm, and not from Central America?

05/16/2015

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Marin County Cyclists, Hikers Butting Heads Over Trail Use Rights

A debate over trail use is raging in Marin County, with cyclists and hikers butting heads over rights-of-way.

05/14/2015

Bob Senz at the 2015 Dream Machines event in Half Moon Bay. (CBS)

‘Dream Machines’ Event Founder Funds Senior Center For Half Moon Bay

The tens of thousands of people who attend every year go for the fun. But for the founder of Dream Machines in Half Moon Bay, it’s always been about the good it could do.

05/13/2015

PCSK9 Inhibitor. (CBS)

New Drug Being Tested Helps Lower Cholesterol In Hardest To Treat Patients

Doctors say there’s a new drug that shows remarkable success in lowering cholesterol, when nothing else works.

05/13/2015

Former Pan Am stewardesses gather to remember their rescue flight from South Vietnam 40 years ago. (CBS)

Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon

40 years ago, a heroic mission unfolded at Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon, a few days before the North Vietnamese army and the Viet Cong took over South Vietnam on April 30, 1975.

04/29/2015

Judith Cohen with some of the Handful Players in San Francisco. (CBS)

Western Addition Kids Take To The Stage To Fine-Tune Life Skills

Some San Francisco kids are taking to the stage under the direction of this week’s Jefferson Award winner, learning all about teamwork, communication, and presentation while they have a whole lot of fun.

04/29/2015

Marilyn and Jerry Burke. (Burke Family Collection)

East Bay Mom, Dad Honor Memory Of 16-Year-Old Daughter By Ensuring Bright Future For Others

Parents turn grief into giving, helping music in the schools, organ donation, and the poor from Oakland to Angola.

04/15/2015

Charles Williams with the robotics team at Cupertino High School. (CBS)

Robotics Team Mentor Helps South Bay Students Engineer Success

Some South Bay high school students are getting lessons in engineering that will carry them a long way outside the classroom, and it’s thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

04/01/2015

Narada Michael Walden at the piano at Tarpan Studios in San Rafael. (CBS)

Marin Musician Shares His Time And Talent With Kids

A North Bay musician fills his calendar with work for his own band and producing music for top recording artists. But this week’s Jefferson Award winner still makes time to share his art with local kids.

03/18/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 5: The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

‘The Bay Lights’ Go On Temporary Hiatus After Becoming Major Bay Area Attraction

It’s been a little over two years now since The Bay Lights went up on the Western Span of the Bay Bridge. On Friday, they’re going to come down, but just for a little while after the art display became famous around the globe.

03/05/2015

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