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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A woman who set out on Monterey Bay to chase the sunset Tuesday ended up clinging to her inflatable raft for 15 hours overnight, stranded in the frigid waters.
Facebook has agreed to pay the City of Menlo Park more than $200,000 a year over the next three years for a community safety police officer. The officer will work out of a new substation near the social networking giant’s headquarters and serve the surrounding neighborhood.
Caltrans is blaming a group of metal thieves for flooding on Highway 87 during stormy weather Friday morning. The agency said thieves took copper wiring from a sump pump that was supposed to keep water off the road.
Police and residents in Fremont credit the increased use of home surveillance cameras for a sharp drop in burglaries. The cameras have become so popular that Thursday’s police workshop on surveillance was moved to a larger venue.
Amy Chua, the self-proclaimed “Tiger Mom” who set off a fire storm about her extreme parenting in 2011 is back with a new book. In “Triple Package” the author and her husband, Jed Rubenfeld have more to say about why certain groups in America are more successful than others.
New details are coming out about a Bay Area slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall skirted inspection rules, according to federal authorities.
Nationwide, consumers have been affected by the recall of 9 million pounds of beef from a Petaluma slaughterhouse. But nowhere is it hurting more than right here in the Bay Area, the heart of the organic grass-fed beef movement.
A recall of close to 9 million pounds of beef involving a Bay Area slaughterhouse expanded across the U.S. and into Canada on Wednesday. The impact is being felt far and wide, from major retailers, to mom-and-pop stores, and to small ranches known for high-end steaks.
An company based in the Bay Area whose mission is to empower girls has just won a super honor. Oakland-based toymaker GoldieBlox has scored a free Super Bowl ad, as part of a contest hosted by software maker Intuit.
An after school counselor at a middle school in San Jose is under arrest, after authorities said he sold marijuana to students.