Betty Yu

(CBS)

(CBS)

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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California Beaches, Parks Turning Off Showers, Foot-Faucets To Save Water During Drought

California state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.

07/15/2015

Panda Express

Panda Express Replaces Egg With Corn In Fried Rice Recipe After Egg Shortage Pushes Prices Higher

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.

07/14/2015

A surveillance camera in Fremont. (CBS)

$300,000 In Surveillance Cameras, License Plate Readers To Keep An Eye On Fremont Drivers

Surveillance cameras with license plate readers will soon be keeping a close eye on drivers in one East Bay community.

07/09/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering Wheel

The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.

06/25/2015

Allegiant Airlines. (CBS)

Allegiant Airline Pilots Say Company Cutting Too Many Corners At Cost Of Safety

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.

06/22/2015

A silent disco marked the reopening of the north end of Dolores Park in San Francisco on June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Silent Disco Marks Reopening Of Revamped Dolores Park

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.

06/19/2015

Winston the dog with his owners, Alexis and Matt Lakin of San Rafael. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Says Airline Lost Dog On Journey To SFO, Endured Hours Without Food Or Water

American Airlines has apologized to a North Bay couple after they said the airline lost their dog on a journey to the Bay Area and had to endure more than 12 hours without food or water.

06/18/2015

SAT Test. (CBS)

College Board Admits Printing Error In SAT, Some Questions Won’t Count

The College Board said there was a printing error in the SAT exam taken last weekend by high school students in the Bay Area and across the country. As a result, part of their scores won’t count.

06/09/2015

Marijuana-infused coffee from House Of Jane. (CBS)

Idea For San Jose Company’s Marijuana-Infused Coffee Prompted By Trip To Amsterdam

Marijuana enthusiasts can now drink their bud with breakfast, thanks to a San Jose company.

05/19/2015

Participants play an escape game at the PanIQ Room in San Francisco. (CBS)

Escape From A Locked Room Becomes Bay Area’s Newest Attraction

How would you like to be locked inside a room, for fun? Some of the Bay Area’s biggest tech companies, including Google, Cisco and Hewlett-Packard, have used it as a team-building exercise.

05/19/2015

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