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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Blind Dog Rescued In Santa Cruz Mountains After A Week Missing

A blind dog that was lost in the Santa Cruz Mountains was missing for more than a week before someone found her.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/06/2017

Toyota Sees 3-Wheeled Electric Vehicle In Bay Area’s Future

The i-Road is a cross between a car and a motorcycle. And a definite head turner.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/03/2017

Uber CEO Apologizes For Disrespectful Interaction With Uber Driver

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was caught on video swearing and being rude to his Uber driver.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/28/2017

TYLER,TX - SEPTEMBER 11: Monolingual Hispanic students raise their hands to answer a question during a class taught in Spanish at Birdwell Elementary School September 11, 2003 in Tyler, Texas. The first grade students spend half their school day learning reading, writing, and arithmetic in Spanish and the other half learning them in English. Birdwell, a school of 600 students, 60 percent of them Hispanic with a significant portion of them Spanish speakers, requires a dual-language curriculum for it?s kindergarten and first graders. (Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

California School Administrators Still Pension Spiking, Despite Pension Reforms

California’s schools may be cash strapped, but many school administrators are still retiring on easy street.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/28/2017

East Palo Alton Homeless KPIX

Reading, Writing And Homeless In Silicon Valley School District

Amid the staggering affluence of the Silicon Valley sits the Ravenswood City School District where a third of its students are homeless.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2017

Chariot Ride-Share Van

Chariot Ride-Hailing Service Featured In Ford’s Super Bowl Ad, Future Tech Plans

When Ford’s 2017 Super Bowl commercial airs before kickoff this Sunday, it will feature San Francisco-based service Chariot.


Santa Cruz County To Issue Licenses To Local Marijuana Growers

Santa Cruz County wants to bring marijuana growing completely out in the open by issuing licenses for cultivation, and growers seem to be embracing the chance for greater legitimacy.


Santa Cruz Pipeline

Santa Cruz Residents Urged To Conserve After Water Pipeline Damaged

Santa Cruz is facing a serious water shortage after the most recent storm damaged a main pipeline.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/09/2017

Apple’s Enormous Spaceship Campus Nears Completion

An Apple spokesperson would not commit to an exact month, but said they expect the new campus to be ready in early 2017.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/04/2017

Bad Batch Of LSD Plagues Santa Cruz County

Parents in Santa Cruz County are being warned about an especially deadly batch of LSD.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/21/2016



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