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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Over the past month, several businesses have been repeatedly targeted by vandals who are shattering storefront windows.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.
Despite previous denials, documents show the San Jose Police Department purchased a drone.
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.
A man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.
Fed up with being photoshopped, pop star Colbie Caillat took off her makeup for her latest music video. The video has become a hit, getting more than 15 million views in less than two weeks.