Alix Martichoux | ABC7 KGO News Team
Alix Martichoux has lived in the Bay Area nearly her entire life. (There was a detour to Oklahoma for a couple years. It's a long story.) Before joining the team at ABC7 News, Alix was a Digital Editor at SFGate. She has also worked at KFOR and NBC Bay Area.

These days, in between breaking news, she likes to write about local change-makers, weird trends, those "only in SF" moments, and whales.

In her free time, Alix likes to cook, bake and eat - you know, all the good stuff.

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Alix's Stories
Coronavirus California: Map shows which counties can, can't reopen under reopening tiers
San Mateo, Mono and Madera counties changed reopening tiers Tuesday as COVID-19 cases continue to drop in California.
What you've seen at Cal Academy is the tip of the iceberg
Underground, behind the walls and even on the roof -- there's so much going on at the Cal Academy that the public never sees. We went behind the scenes.
CDC vs. SF: The 1 mask rule that's stricter in San Francisco
The CDC and San Francisco agree on all but one thing when it comes to when you need to wear a mask and when you don't.
The Bay Area county where pandemic home sales skyrocketed (and aren't slowing down)
Homes selling for way above list price is standard practice in San Francisco. Since the pandemic, it's become the new normal in more rural parts of the Bay Area.
California recall election: Everything you need to know about the race against Gov. Gavin Newsom
Recalls in California are convoluted, at times comical, and this time around - expensive. Confused about what comes next? Here's everything you need to know.
San Francisco is joining the yellow tier: Here's what can reopen
Big news for San Francisco! Here's what a move to the yellow tier means for the city.
'Unfortunate and shameful': Animal advocates slam John Cox's use of live bear in campaign stop
"There's nothing natural about this," said the Oakland Zoo's Darren Minier about John Cox's 1,000-pound running mate.
Here's when Hawaii plans to drop COVID-19 test requirement for vaccinated travelers
If you're fully vaccinated, you may not need to get a COVID-19 test before traveling to Hawaii this summer.
There's a small pocket of the Bay Area where 99% of adults are vaccinated
The neighborhood of 12,000 people has just about everyone over 16 on their way to full immunity.
Monterey Bay Aquarium like you've never seen it before: Through the eyes of a clumsy penguin
While the doors of the aquarium were closed to the public, a little penguin named Rey got to run free. She is so cute and so, so clumsy.