Da Lin


Da Lin is an award-winning journalist at KPIX 5 News. He joined KPIX 5 in 2012, but has been reporting the news in the Bay Area since 2007. Da grew up in Oakland, and before his return to the Bay Area, he spent five years covering the news at three other television stations in Texas, Southern and Central California. He also spent five years reporting at KRON 4.

Da has traveled and lived all over the world, from China to England, but he says his heart belongs in the Bay Area. He says there’s simply no place like it. Da’s coverage of major stories including the Oscar Grant killing has earned him 10 awards from the Bay Area Press Photographers’ Association and the Northern California Radio and Television News Directors’ Association.

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Officers in Court

Oakland Police Officers Implicated In Sex Scandals Appear In Court

Two Oakland police officers were in court Friday in separate sex scandal cases.


A Raider supporter talks about team staying in Oakland (CBS)

Raider Boosters Hopeful In Face Of Vegas Stadium Bill Passing

The quick passage on Friday of the hotel tax bill that will help fund a Vegas football stadium was a blow to those hoping the Oakland Raiders will stay in the East Bay.


Black Panther Exhibit Opens in Oakland

New Exhibit Celebrates History Of Black Panthers

Long before the Black Lives Matter movement, the Black Panther Party was fighting to end police brutality in the Bay Area.


Oil sheen cleanup efforts on San Pablo Bay near Rodeo on September 22, 2016. (CBS)

Oil Spill Near Phillips 66 Refinery, Tanker Remains Mysterious

Investigators are still trying to figure out how two large oil sheens near Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery ended up in the San Pablo Bay.


A prostitute waits for clients in a street of the French southeastern city of Nice, on September 5, 2015.

Oakland Urges Residents To Report Sexual Solicitation On ReportJohn.org

Now there’s a new way to report suspected Johns to law enforcement.


SRO Resident in Oakland

Judge Orders Landlord To Fix Squalid Conditions At Oakland Tenement

Tenants say that after the new owner purchased the building last year, he has been harrassing them, trying to get them to move out.


Creek View Apartments in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Tenants Face Mass Eviction Just Before Vote On Rent Control

Tenants at a large Richmond apartment complex are angry over mass evictions just several weeks before people are set to vote on rent control.


Attempted burglary suspects in Oakland. (Photo: Nelson Luesse)

Oakland Family Plagued By Attempted Robberies

Police say would-be robbers went after people several times in a span of a few hours in an Oakland neighborhood that’s seen it before.


Oakland Latham Square Uptown

Oakland’s Latham Square Reopens After 3-Year Makeover

People in Oakland got their first look at a transformed neighborhood centerpiece Thursday.


Woman robbed in Oakland caught on camera. (CBS)

Caught On Video: Oakland Woman Robbed In Broad Daylight By Motorist

A young mother in Oakland got out of her car and moments later was confronted by a man with a gun. A video captured the robbery.



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