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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San Rafael Mayor Closes City Park To Shut Out The Homeless

Fed up with complaints about homeless people and their behavior at a popular San Rafael park, the mayor says it’s time to shut it down.

01/23/2015

Art Shanks (right)  watches a construction class at The Cypress Mandela Project in Oakland. (CBS)

Earthquake Rescuer Builds Training Program For Builders

The Loma Prieta earthquake changed a lot of lives back in 1989. Thanks to the creativity and hard work of this week’s Jefferson Award, it’s still changing lives today.. for the better.

01/21/2015

Oakland Nutcracker Ballet

‘The Nutcracker’ Celebrates 70 Years In San Francisco

Despite its age, the popular holiday classic hasn’t changed much aside from a few tweaks here and there.

12/24/2014

Alexander Jason shows off a device he says stimulates his brain using electrical current. (CBS SF)

Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More Focused

The latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren’t convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.

11/26/2014

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Elizabeth Cook’s Eggs Brunch California Recipe

Here is my recipe for Eggs Brunch California. Its not really a classic Thanksgiving Day recipe…its really for the brunch before or after the holiday. Eggs Brunch California (if you find yourself having to make […]

11/12/2014

Raw chicken. (CBS)

Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With Europe

It’s called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it’s hit a massive stumbling block – over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.

11/08/2014

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Bay Area Scientists Work On Test To Find Ebola Virus Early

It will take a monumental effort to stop the Ebola outbreak in its tracks, but scientists in the Bay Area are working on a new way to detect the virus before it can spread.

10/17/2014

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Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples Split

In San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.

10/09/2014

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State-Of-The-Art High School For Students With Learning Differences Opens In San Mateo

A new high school using high-tech tools and programs designed for students with learning differences has opened on the Peninsula this week – a college-preparatory school for kids who might otherwise have struggled in a traditional school.

10/03/2014

US-Energy-Gas-Environment A Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig explores the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA on April 13, 2012. It is estimated that more than 500 trillion cubic feet of shale gas is contained in this stretch of rock that runs through parts of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and West Virginia. Shale gas is natural gas stored deep underground in fine-grained sedimentary rocks.  (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

San Benito County Divided Over Fracking Measure On November Ballot

Voters in San Benito County will become the first in California to decide on a measure about fracking in November. Measure J would ban the practice, and that vote has a county divided.

09/30/2014

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