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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For at least five days, eight hikers were stranded in a forest inside the Soberanes wildfire.
A recently posted YouTube video shows the January arrest of a Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputy after he allegedly pulled a gun on Jack In The Box employees.
Several hundred men in the Silicon Valley slipped on high heels Wednesday night for the annual “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” sexual assault victims fundraiser.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tear down four homes around his Palo Alto residence and rebuild them to his liking.
A Morgan Hill family was stunned to discover several dozen cows that stampeded into their backyard on Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind a huge mess.
The Oakland Police radio system failed Thursday afternoon, and it isn’t the first time. It has a rocky history, at times leaving officers unable to communicate with each other during emergencies.
Palo Alto has taken the expensive step of offering raises to city workers, including police and firefighters, in an effort to help more employees live closer to where they work.
A Bay Area teen who said she has been bullied for years and even called a “terrorist” for being Muslim has broken her silence.
In-N-Out Burger is giving its loyal fans one more reason to indulge, saying that it plans to switch to beef from cows that are not treated with antibiotics.
Lisa Gillmor was sworn in as mayor, ending a week of uncertainty in Santa Clara, since former Mayor Jamie Matthews abruptly resigned a day after the Super Bowl.