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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Occupants of Tiny Homes Community in Alameda Face Evictions

Some folks who have created a tiny home community in Alameda may be forced out soon.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/16/2018

Tiny Homes

Tiny Homes Fill A Need For Many Californians Who Can’t Buy Big Homes

When buying a full-size home isn’t an option, many people are turning to tiny homes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/15/2018

Alameda’s Crime-Fighting License Plate Readers Prompt Privacy, ICE Concerns

Alameda is monitored by four license plate readers and there’s a push to get more. But worries about ICE and privacy abound.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/01/2018

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Wildfire Victims Hit A Snag On The Road To Rebuilding

A shortage of labor has stalled rebuilding efforts in one of Santa Rosa’s hardest hit neighborhoods.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/26/2018

Bike Share Racks Block View Of Oakland Firestorm Memorial

The latest installation of bike sharing racks at a BART station in Oakland has set off a major pushback because of its location – directly in front of a memorial display for victims of the 1991 Oakland firestorm.


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Alameda Family Faces $2,000 Rent Increase

A family in the East Bay just learned their rent is about to go up by 133 percent: from $1,500 dollars a month to $3,500.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2018

Lawsuit Alleges Abuse Of Pregnant Inmates At Santa Rita Jail

Six current and former inmates who were pregnant at Santa Rita Jail leveled accusations of abuse against guards in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Oakland,


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Bay Area Still Has Some Homes Listed For Under $500K

Bay Area area home prices are up almost 13 percent from a year ago, but we found some Bay Area cities where you can still buy a home for under $500k.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/29/2017

Traffic passes through the toll plaza of the San Francisco Bay Bridge November 2, 2009 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Bridge reopened this morning after being closed for six days to undergo emergency repairs of cross beams and rods that broke and fell into traffic damaging three vehicles. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Voters Who Don’t Use Bridges To Weigh In On Proposed Toll Hike

A proposed toll hike on Bay Area bridges is likely headed for the ballot, but not everyone who’s voting on it will be paying the higher tolls.


Apple Gets Huge Windfall in GOP Tax Plans

The Republican tax plan which would lower corporate tax rate could mean Apple Inc might save as much as $47 billion.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/07/2017


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