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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Women In Tech Face Challenges Of Maternal Bias

Silicon Valley has a well-documented gender discrimination problem, but more female entrepreneurs are coming forward saying they’ve been victims of “momism” or maternal bias.


Executive Jet Maker Launches Smart Plane, Plans For Silicon Valley Market

Aerospace conglomerate Embraer is banking on Silicon Valley business with the rollout of a new luxury jet and the opening of a Bay Area innovation office.


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Richmond Real Estate Markets Heats Up

The city of Richmond is one of the few spots where you can still buy a home for about a half-million dollars in the Bay Area.


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Peninsula School District Installing Washers, Dryers To Help Frazzled Families

When school starts next week in East Palo Alto, families will be able to unload their clothes on campus, and for many in the working class community – their stress.


$60,000 Children’s Train Stolen In Pleasant Hill

A train used to entertain children at community events in Contra Costa County was stolen overnight from Pleasant Hill this weekend, according to police.


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Tour A $16 Million Sonoma County Dream Home

Sales of homes priced at more than a million dollars across Sonoma County are on the rise – in large part because of a boom in Silicon Valley buyers.


Former Vice President Al Gore attends a special San Francisco screening of 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' at Castro Theater on July 24, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Al Gore Touts New Film About Climate Crisis In Bay Area Visit

Former Vice President Al Gore has doubled down on his campaign to solve the climate crisis, promoting his new film in a visit to the Bay Area.


World’s Smallest Private Jet Goes On Market

Want to skip the Bay Area traffic hassles? Have a couple of million dollars on hand? Perhaps the world’s smallest private jet is up your alley.


Trump’s Presidency May Be Impacting Silicon Valley Home Sales

Home sales have been soaring on the Peninsula lately. One real estate expert says Donald Trump’s presidency could be a contributing factor.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/26/2017

San Francisco Celebrates The 50th Anniversary of The Summer of Love

VIDEO: On Thursday, thousands gather in Golden Gate Park for Summer Of Love celebration. Betty Yu reports (06/23/2017)




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