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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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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Vallejo Emerges As One Of Bay Area’s Hot Real Estate Markets

If you’re looking for a bargain in the Bay Area’s pricey housing market, look no further than Vallejo.


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New Bay Area Venture Fund Formed To Help Women Entrepreneurs

Women in California make about $7,000 less than men, the widest gap in 15 years, according to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Person Of Interest Sought In San Francisco Uber Driver’s Disappearance

Police are seeking San Francisco resident Bob Tang, a person of interest in the disappearance of Uber driver Piseth Chhay, of San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–05/24/2017

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Migrating Whales Putting On Show Off The Coast

The migration of whales up the California coast is in full swing and nowhere is this more evident than in the waters of Monterey Bay.


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California Teachers Struggle As School Administrators Get Generous Pensions

As California public schools face layoffs and budget cuts, some school administrators are retiring with huge pensions.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/23/2017

Generation Of Social Robots Being Created In The Bay Area

A Bay Area facility is churning out social robots.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2017

10 San Jose Unified Schools Affected By Norovirus

Ten schools in the San Jose Unified School District have reported being impacted by the norovirus.

CBS San Francisco–05/16/2017



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