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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Surveillance footage captured a mountain lion lounging on top of a car in a South Bay home’s driveway.
People who live near Mission Peak in Fremont are upset that hikers are ignoring a new curfew. The new rules were prompted by the trail’s sudden popularity, stemming from hikers eager to take selfies from the top and post them on social media.
A man was killed in front of his San Jose home in what may be a case of mistaken identity.
Neighbors Say Intersection Where Elderly Woman Was Killed Crossing Street Near Stockton Tunnel Is Unsafe Due To Impatient Drivers
The accident happened just before 10 a.m. near the intersection of Stockton and Sacramento streets. Neighbors say the intersection is notorious for congestion, speeding and impatient drivers.
City officials may soon shut down a San Jose bar, after neighbors said the establishment is attracting crime, drugs and prostitution.
Ray McDonald drove his new Bentley down Bentley ridge drive Monday night, a street that’s typically quiet, except when neighbors say the 49er throws one of his raging house parties.
Over the past month, several businesses have been repeatedly targeted by vandals who are shattering storefront windows.
The mystery behind Apple’s new product launch announcement is deepening with the building of a secretive structure at the site of the planned announcement next month.
Several people called the KPIX 5 newsroom after Sunday morning’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, reporting mysterious flashes of light in the sky. Witnesses said the strange phenomenon looked like lightning.
After Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 quake caused major damage in Napa, the city is struggling to keep up with the amount of debris being disposed.