Betty Yu

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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San Francisco Police Search For Owner Of Pit Bulls In Dolores Park Attack

Police in San Francisco are asking for the public’s help finding the owner of two pit bulls who walked away after authorities say his dogs caused several injuries in the off-leash area at Dolores Park last weekend.

05/16/2018

New Cancer Treatment Uses Patients’ Altered Cells To Fight Disease

A revolutionary, one-time treatment is giving new hope to cancer patients by treating them with their own immune cells that have been altered in a lab to become cancer killers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/09/2018

ASUC Senator-Elect ‘Furry Boi’ Says He Is Serious About Job

While not everyone at UC Berkeley is nuts about the fact a man in a squirrel costume ran for a seat in the school senate and won, the newly elected senator tells KPIX 5 his plans are no joke.

04/22/2018

Cannabis Labs Busy At Work Testing Crops In California

California’s first legal 4/20 festivities kick off on Friday, but do you really know what you’re smoking?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/18/2018

Sinkhole In Posey Tube Snarls Traffic Out Of Alameda

A sinkhole in the Posey Tube was slowing traffic for drivers traveling from Alameda to Oakland Sunday as crews scrambled to make repairs, according to authorities.

03/18/2018

SFO Runway

San Francisco Bay Area Cities Built On Landfill Are Sinking Faster, Study Finds

A new study says parts of the Bay Area are sinking faster than expected.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/07/2018

Cannabis Treatments For Pets Could Be Coming To California

There’s a California bill that could allow cannabis to be a veterinary care option.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/27/2018

Crime Scene Investigation

Suspect At Large After Triple Shooting Leaves Two Dead Near Daly City

San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday night are searching for the suspect in a triple shooting near Daly City that left two victims dead and injured one other, according to authorities.

02/25/2018

Vigil Held For 19-Year-Old Woman Left By Roadside With Fatal Stab Wounds

A vigil was held for a 19-year-old Tracy woman found with fatal stab wounds on the side of the road in unincorporated Livermore.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/13/2018

Water Main Break Caused By Movement On The Hayward Fault

The USGS says a water main break was caused by what’s called a creep – a constant or periodic movement – on the Hayward Fault.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/31/2018

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