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 well-known TV show has started filming on the streets of San Jose, but this isn’t the kind of show you would want a small part in.
Para-rescuers from the 129th Rescue Wing based out of Moffett Field reached a sailboat off the coast of Mexico to begin treating a seriously ill toddler Friday. Meanwhile, it might take up to another day for a U.S. Navy rescue ship to arrive.
Detectives in Redwood City are crediting Pinterest with helping reunite a family with a piece of jewelry stolen over thirty years ago.
The record drought in California may have meat lovers changing their eating habits. Over the past year, the price of beef has gone up significantly.
Despite an extended deadline to sign up for health care under Covered California, some in the Bay Area are choosing to pay a penalty instead of insurance because of the cost.
Lawns in a San Jose neighborhood aren’t brown because of California’s drought. According to residents, vandals have been poisoning lawns in a new kind of crime wave.
SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — The sleek, new eco-friendly design of updated San Jose fire stations is making it more challenging for crews to meet their response time goals, according to fire officials. “They’re built [...]
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.