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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Virtual Digital Riches Minted Inside San Francisco’s ‘Crypto Castle’

The future of virtual money – cryptocurrency – is the real life focus of of a handful of entrepreneurs who live and work out of a three-story home in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.


Bay Area Firm Targets Food Allergies By Introducing Allergens To Infants

A new approach to protecting children from developing food allergies involves introducing infants to the most common allergens.

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Marin Mom Says Smoking Marijuana Makes Her A Better Parent

You could call it mother’s little helper. A new survey found that 20 percent of parents use pot. Emma Cunningham is one of them.


Women In Tech Face Challenges Of Maternal Bias

Silicon Valley has a well-documented gender discrimination problem, but more female entrepreneurs are coming forward saying they’ve been victims of “momism” or maternal bias.


Executive Jet Maker Launches Smart Plane, Plans For Silicon Valley Market

Aerospace conglomerate Embraer is banking on Silicon Valley business with the rollout of a new luxury jet and the opening of a Bay Area innovation office.


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Richmond Real Estate Markets Heats Up

The city of Richmond is one of the few spots where you can still buy a home for about a half-million dollars in the Bay Area.


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Peninsula School District Installing Washers, Dryers To Help Frazzled Families

When school starts next week in East Palo Alto, families will be able to unload their clothes on campus, and for many in the working class community – their stress.


$60,000 Children’s Train Stolen In Pleasant Hill

A train used to entertain children at community events in Contra Costa County was stolen overnight from Pleasant Hill this weekend, according to police.


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Tour A $16 Million Sonoma County Dream Home

Sales of homes priced at more than a million dollars across Sonoma County are on the rise – in large part because of a boom in Silicon Valley buyers.


Former Vice President Al Gore attends a special San Francisco screening of 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' at Castro Theater on July 24, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Al Gore Touts New Film About Climate Crisis In Bay Area Visit

Former Vice President Al Gore has doubled down on his campaign to solve the climate crisis, promoting his new film in a visit to the Bay Area.



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