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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One doesn’t have to travel too far out to sea these days to see a pod of humpback whales splashing about in front of you. This spectacle is becoming the new norm, right off the Monterey County coastline.
Mile after mile, weeds and rocks, trash and dead fish litter the riverbed where water used to flow in downtown San Jose.
A mom-and-pop Italian restaurant in San Jose has served hot pasta to comic legends, to baseball greats. But now, it’s losing its lease, to make way for a sleek cafeteria for tech workers.
Charcoal has been replaced by gas as the darling of the backyard barbecue, but it may have a future as the newest and hottest beauty trend.
California state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
An egg shortage pushing prices higher for restaurants is prompting Panda Express to substitute corn for eggs in their fried rice, and discontinue another menu item.
Surveillance cameras with license plate readers will soon be keeping a close eye on drivers in one East Bay community.
The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.
Their slogan says “travel is our deal,” but pilots who fly for Allegiant Air say the company is cutting too many corners at the cost of safety.
After a lengthy renovation that cost millions of dollars, the north end of Dolores Park in San Francisco was reopened Thursday, as revelers celebrated with a silent disco party.