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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East Palo Alto Gives Homeless RV Dwellers City-Funded Parking Place

East Palo Alto is giving people who live in RV’s and mobile homes a permanent place to park on city-owned property on Bay Road. The city hopes that by doing providing the new RV park, it will become a model for other cities to follow. 


Activists Claim Cow Palace Gun Show Organizers Have Firearm Convictions

Some gun control advocates renewed their push Tuesday to shut down the gun shows at the Cow Palace in Daly City.


San Francisco’s Mayor To Be Speaks To Supporters At Old School

San Francisco’s unofficial mayor elect London Breed returned to her roots Thursday morning, addressing her supporters for the first time.


Students Rally In San Francisco For Afghan Teen Detained By ICE

Bay Area high school students on Friday rallied around a teenager seeking asylum from the Taliban who has been in federal ICE custody for six months.


San Francisco Officials Ask Driverless Tech Companies To Give Up Data

With San Francisco looking for ways to reduce its enormous traffic problems, city officials are calling on driverless tech companies to provide some GPS data to help address the issue.


People's Park

People’s Park Seen As Site For UC Berkeley Housing

One of the main sites for Vietnam-era protests in the Bay Area may be turning into a site for much-needed housing.


Oakland Fights Developer’s Lawsuit To Allow Coal At New Shipping Terminal

The City of Oakland was in court Tuesday, engaged in a battle to uphold a ban on coal within its borders.


Angry Wildfire Victims File Lawsuits Against PG&E

A dozen plaintiffs filed a new lawsuit against PG&E in San Francisco on Friday, blaming the utility in the destructive Wine Country wildfires.


Winchester Mystery House Opens Rooms To Public For First Time

The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose on Thursday opened new doors that allow visitors to view parts of the home that have never been seen by the public before.


Protesters Call For Rollback Of UC Tuition Hike Outside Regents Meeting

Protests heated up outside a meeting of the University of California regents Wednesday morning as officials gathered to discuss budget concerns raised by a recent audit.