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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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.
A Bay Area music industry veteran in charge of mixing sound at Monday night’s Grammy Awards has won a Grammy herself.
Human remains were found in the woods in Gilroy on Wednesday.
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Dave Matthews Band, The Band Perry, Pharrell, One Republic and Alicia Keys are scheduled to play in San Francisco leading up to the Super Bowl.
A pregnant woman in Berkeley is now being tested for the Zika virus, which is carried by mosquitoes, and has been linked to birth defects.