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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Levi's Stadium

Santa Clara City Leaders Unable To Authorize Levi’s Stadium Booze Ban

After fights in the Levi’s Stadium parking lot, fights in the men’s bathroom and fights in the stands, the city of Santa Clara is talking about banning alcohol sales at halftime.


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Hidden Identity Dangers On Your Discarded Boarding Passes

Next time you fly here’s some advice: be careful about what you do with your boarding pass.


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Despite Unmarked Grave, Steve Jobs Fans Continue Searching Palo Alto Cemetery

Steve Jobs is buried in an unmarked grave in Palo Alto’s Alta Mesa Cemetery, but that hasn’t stopped fans of the tech mogul from trying to find it.


Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

X-Rated Audio Shocks Customers At San Jose Target Store

Shoppers at a Target store in San Jose stopped in their tracks Wednesday morning when a sexually explicit recording began blaring over the store’s public address system.


A doctor analyzes a mammogram to search for signs of breast cancer. (CBS)

Marin County Breast Cancer Rates Drop More Than 30 Percent

Fewer women in Marin County are getting breast cancer and dying from it now than ever before.



Creators Of Peeple Face Backlash For People-Rating App

An app being billed as the Yelp for people has caused quite the controversy. Called Peepel, the app allows users to rate anyone they know, but critics said the app would cause cyberbullying.


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More Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards On Leave Amid Flood Of Inmate Complaints

More correctional guards in Santa Clara County are off the job, as investigators look into a flood of inmate complaints. One of the guards placed on leave has compared the investigations to a witch hunt.


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Study Finds Plastic Ending Up In The Guts Of Some California Fish

If you’re in the market for fresh fish, there’s a chance it didn’t eat the healthiest dinner.


Ahmed Mohamed, a Texas teen who was handcuffed for bringing a homemade clock to school, visited the Google campus in Mountain View on September 21, 2015. (CBS)

Texas Teen Handcuffed Over Homemade Clock Gets VIP Treatment At Google’s Science Fair

A Texas high school freshman who ended up in handcuffs when he brought his homemade clock to school was the star on the Google campus Monday night in Mountain View.


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Dreamforce Hosts 1st Ever Women’s Leadership Summit

For the first time ever, the Dreamforce conference hosted a women’s leadership summit on Thursday. The final speaker used the opportunity to make a big announcement about her own company.




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