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Betty Yu

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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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El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose May Crack Down On Bar After Reports Of Violence, Prostitution

City officials may soon shut down a San Jose bar, after neighbors said the establishment is attracting crime, drugs and prostitution.

09/12/2014

Ray McDonald

Neighbors Say 49ers Player’s San Jose Home Is Site Of Raging Parties

Ray McDonald drove his new Bentley down Bentley ridge drive Monday night, a street that’s typically quiet, except when neighbors say the 49er throws one of his raging house parties.

09/01/2014

Out of the Envelope in Los Gatos after vandals shattered a window on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

Downtown Los Gatos Hit By Wave Of Vandalism

Over the past month, several businesses have been repeatedly targeted by vandals who are shattering storefront windows.

08/30/2014

A mystery structure under construction next door to the Flint Center on the De Anza College campus in Cupertino. (CBS)

Mystery Structure In Cupertino Adds To Secretive Nature Of Apple Product Launch Announcement

The mystery behind Apple’s new product launch announcement is deepening with the building of a secretive structure at the site of the planned announcement next month.

08/29/2014

Flash of light during an earthquake in Japan. A scientist with the SETI Institute calls the phenomenon "Earthquake Lights," or EQL. (CBS)

Some Bay Area Residents Report Mysterious Flashes In The Sky During Napa Quake

Several people called the KPIX 5 newsroom after Sunday morning’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, reporting mysterious flashes of light in the sky. Witnesses said the strange phenomenon looked like lightning.

08/27/2014

(CBS SF)

Napa Struggles To Clear Debris Following Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake

After Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 quake caused major damage in Napa, the city is struggling to keep up with the amount of debris being disposed.

08/26/2014

20-year-old Vanessa Flores of Hollister was last seen on August 1, 2014. Flores may have been taken by ex-boyfriend Jose Barajas. (CBS)

Hollister Woman Missing For More Than 10 Days, May Have Been Kidnapped By Abusive Ex-Boyfriend

Police in Hollister are trying to figure out what happened to 20-year-old Vanessa Flores. Authorities said her ex-boyfriend may have taken Flores and killed her friend.

08/12/2014

Screenshot of tweets from political consultant Jay Reed, who once worked on Dave Cortese's campaign for San Jose mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayoral Candidate Fires Campaign Advisor Over Inappropriate Tweets

A personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.

08/06/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Despite Previous Denials, Documents Show SJPD Purchased Drone

Despite previous denials, documents show the San Jose Police Department purchased a drone.

07/30/2014

(CBS SF)

App Lets Riders Connect With Drivers For Late-Night Runs From SF To South Bay

When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.

07/29/2014

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