Betty Yu


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 house in Mountain View that could be used to shelter the homeless. (CBS)

Silicon Valley’s Multimillion-Dollar Homes May Be Shelter For Homeless

Multimillion-dollar homes butted up against homeless encampments in Mountain View may be the solution to providing shelter to the homeless.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/06/2016

captured Santa Clara County inmates (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Two Inmates Who Escaped Santa Clara County Jail Back In Custody

Two inmates who escaped a Santa Clara County jail last week are back in custody, deputies said.


A Samsung Galaxy S6 belonging to a San Francisco man reportedly exploded in 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Man’s Lawsuit Claims Samsung Galaxy S6 Phones Explode Too

A San Francisco man is a plaintiff in a new lawsuit that claims older Samsung models, other than the Galaxy Note 7, are also exploding.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2016


America Ferrera Seeks To Get Out The Latino Vote

Actress America Ferrera, best known for her role in the hit show “Ugly Betty”, is hard at work on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton.


Tristan Walker

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Builds Line Of Personal-Care Products For People Of Color

The highest-profile black CEO in Silicon Valley is shaking things up in the health-and-beauty industry.


San Francisco artist Mel Rice (L) speaks with reporter Betty Yu inside her ceramics store at Amnesia Beer and Music Hall on the 800 block of Valencia St. in San Francisco. (CBS)

Tiny San Francisco Shop May Be Smaller Than Your Closet

An artist’s ceramic shop in San Francisco – where real estate is the priciest in the country – is easily the smallest store in the city and maybe the country, measuring just 36 square feet.


Ayesha Curry (CBS)

Ayesha Curry’s Career Heats Up With Cookbook, Cooking Show

Ayesha Curry is a self-taught chef, blogger, entrepreneur, media star, and now…author.



Curry Says He’ll Stand For The National Anthem

While he agrees with the cause, Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry says he will not be joining San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in sitting for the national anthem.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/14/2016

A driver claims this security guard at Valley Fair mall pulled a gun on him after he drove over a traffic cone in December 2015. (CBS)

Lawsuit Filed After Valley Fair Mall Guard Pulls Gun On Driver

An Apple employee has filed a lawsuit against the Westfield Valley Fair Mall, a security company and two guards after a frightening confrontation captured on cellphone video.


3rd shift harassment billboard/KPIX

Billboards Target Sexual Harassment Of Third Shift Janitors

The Bay Area janitorial labor union’s message is clear – It’s time to end sexual harassment of female janitors who worked the overnight shift.

CBS San Francisco–09/06/2016


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