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Betty Yu

(CBS)

(CBS)

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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Hirsch Elementary School in Fremont. (CBS)

7-Year Old Fremont Boy Removed From School After Alleged Groping Incidents

A 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.

05/13/2014

James Franco with brothers Dave and Tom. (CBS)

James Franco Film ‘Palo Alto’ Hitting Bay Area Theaters

The movie features high school kids partying, having sex, and generally behaving badly in Palo Alto, where Franco had his own share of wild times growing up.

05/08/2014

Tai Wu restaurant in Millbrae. (CBS)

Millbrae Restaurant’s Success Comes At Cost To Neighbors

Is there such a thing as being too popular? People who live near a new restaurant on the Peninsula are complaining the eatery has led to a lack of parking and an increase in odors.

05/06/2014

Hawaiian Airlines jet. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Of Stowaway Teen Breaks Silence About Hawaiian Flight And Miraculous Survival

The family of the 15 year old who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet says he’s run away before, and was not trying to get to Africa, or see his birth mother, despite international reports.

04/28/2014

Antihistamines & Decongestants

Drought Making Bay Area Spring Extra Tough For Allergy Sufferers

It’s tough for allergy sufferers to appreciate the beauty of spring, and doctors say the drought California is facing is making it even tougher for them in the Bay Area.

04/17/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

‘Cops’ TV Show To Follow San Jose Police Officers

A well-known TV show has started filming on the streets of San Jose, but this isn’t the kind of show you would want a small part in.

04/16/2014

An Air National Guard unit takes off on rescue mission from Moffett Field, April 4, 2014. Inset: Lyra Kaufman.

Rescuers From Moffett Field Reach Sick 1-Year-Old Off Mexican Coast, Await Navy Ship

Para-rescuers from the 129th Rescue Wing based out of Moffett Field reached a sailboat off the coast of Mexico to begin treating a seriously ill toddler Friday. Meanwhile, it might take up to another day for a U.S. Navy rescue ship to arrive.

04/05/2014

Redwood City detectives are crediting Pinterest with helping to reunite an owner with a bracelet stolen 31-years ago. (CBS)

Pinterest Helps Reunite Bracelet Stolen 31-Years Ago With Redwood City Owner

Detectives in Redwood City are crediting Pinterest with helping reunite a family with a piece of jewelry stolen over thirty years ago.

04/03/2014

Beef, meat, butcher

California’s Drought Contributing To Higher Beef Prices

The record drought in California may have meat lovers changing their eating habits. Over the past year, the price of beef has gone up significantly.

04/02/2014

(CBS SF)

Some Bay Area Residents Refuse To Sign Up For Insurance, Will Pay Penalty

Despite an extended deadline to sign up for health care under Covered California, some in the Bay Area are choosing to pay a penalty instead of insurance because of the cost.

04/01/2014

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