Betty Yu joined KPIX 5 in November 2013 as a general assignment reporter. She spent two years at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami, as a reporter before moving to San Francisco.
Prior to that, she was an anchor and reporter for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, a 24-hour cable news station, for four years. She covered New York City crime, politics, sports, and severe weather. In 2012, Betty was honored as anchor on the “Best Single Newscast” from the New York Press Club.
A Bay Area native, Betty graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in political science and rhetoric. She also has a Master of Science degree in journalism from Columbia University.
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Known for smash hits like “Closer,” Oakland-born singer songwriter Goapele is ready to open for Alicia Keys Saturday night at Super Bowl City.
He’s one of the biggest rap stars in the game, but on the field, he’s known as Coach Snoop.
Dave Matthews Band, The Band Perry, Pharrell, One Republic and Alicia Keys are scheduled to play in San Francisco leading up to the Super Bowl.
A pregnant woman in Berkeley is now being tested for the Zika virus, which is carried by mosquitoes, and has been linked to birth defects.
Police in San Leandro are investigating a shooting that occurred outside the Bayfair Center in San Leandro Thursday night.
The apparent leader of a group of dirt bikers seen on video tearing through city streets is no longer employed by the Marin County Sheriff’s Department following a KPIX 5 investigation into the group.
El Nino may help, but California’s still in its 4th year of drought. We’ve all been forced to cut back and pay more for water. But what about the agencies providing it? Are they cutting back too?
Home burglaries continue to plague San Jose but only a small percentage of those cases every get solved.
After a series of close calls, some unmanned aircraft are now being pre-programmed to steer their users away from trouble. These smarter drones were on display at the first ever Drone World Expo in San Jose.
After fights in the Levi’s Stadium parking lot, fights in the men’s bathroom and fights in the stands, the city of Santa Clara is talking about banning alcohol sales at halftime.