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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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.
Dozens of residents enduring poor living conditions at a tenement building in Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood may face eviction.
A 17-year-old boy took his dog for a walk and ended up in the hospital with serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash in the East Bay.
An Oakland church is expanding its work from preaching to building. Acts Full Gospel Church recently broke ground on a low-income housing project in East Oakland.
Low-income housing is scarce in Oakland, but one church is taking on the matter and working from the ground up.
Oakland is trying to keep passengers happy. The airport will hire 30 private security guards to help speed up the line.
An internal affairs investigation is underway focusing on a sordid tale of several Oakland police officers who allegedly had sex with an underage girl.
The city of Vallejo is bouncing back from recession and bankruptcy and local real estate prices show it.
Oakland has been fighting to become healthier in recent months, but it looks as though several fast food companies are looking to make the move to the town.
Residents in Dublin say property crime has gotten so bad that they aren’t waiting for police to solve the problem, and are patrolling the streets of their own neighborhoods.