Da Lin

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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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Surveillance footage of a serial burglary suspect targeting homes in Concord. (Erick Molnar)

Concord Serial Cat Burglar Breaking In While Residents Sleep Inside

Police in Concord are looking for a serial cat burglar who they say is responsible for numerous break-ins.

07/10/2015

Paramount Theater in Oakland. (CBS)

Warriors Victory Parade To Showcase Revitalized Part Of Downtown Oakland

As the Golden State Warriors prepare to celebrate their first NBA championship in four decades with their fans, Oakland is especially ready to show off a revitalized downtown along Friday’s parade route.

06/17/2015

The 2015 Berkeley High School yearbook has been recalled after pranksters placed an offensive message. (CBS)

Berkeley High School Recalls Yearbooks Over Offensive Prank

Berkeley High School has asked all students to bring back their yearbooks after offensive language was placed into the yearbook. The students affected believe the comment was motivated by race.

06/04/2015

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Officials To Enforce Ban On Nighttime Protests In The Streets

Saying protests that turn violent need to end, the Mayor of Oakland has come up with a new strategy, by cracking down on people who march on the streets at night.

05/22/2015

Five-pound packages of Harris Ranch ground beef from Grocery Outlet. (CBS)

Grocery Outlet Pulls Ground Beef Packages After Customer Finds Glass Pieces Inside

A grocery chain pulled ground beef packages from its shelves after a customer reported finding pieces of glass inside the meat. UPDATE: Testing confirmed the crystals were coarse salt.

05/20/2015

A van that went over an embankment in the Oakland Hills on May 15, 2015. (CBS)

3 Injured When Van Takes Wrong Turn In Oakland Hills, Goes Over Embankment

A family who wanted to take their graduating daughter out to dinner made a wrong turn in the Oakland Hills Friday night and drove straight into trouble.

05/15/2015

Elementary school children in Oakland. (CBS)

Every Kindergartner Gets $50 Saving Account In Oakland Leader’s Proposal

Some Oakland leaders want to give every student entering kindergarten a college savings account. It sounds like a noble idea, but critics said the city has more pressing needs.

05/15/2015

Berkeley High School campus. (CBS)

Berkeley High School Students Say District Not Doing Enough To Combat Sexual Harassment

Students in Berkeley say their high school has become a hostile learning environment, saying they are being harassed in the hallways and administrators aren’t doing anything about it.

05/07/2015

Computer Server

‘Cyber Attack’ On California Common Core Testing Shuts Down Access For Hours, State Denies Deliberate Tampering

“It was a deliberate attack. Not just a malfunction,” educators said after hundreds of thousands of California students were blocked from logging on to take mandatory Common Core tests Thursday.

05/01/2015

Alemu Solomon booking photo (San Francisco Police Dept.)

4-Month-Old Safe After Car She Was Riding In Stolen From San Francisco Street; Suspect Arrested

A 4-month-old was back with her family safe and sound after the car she was riding in was stolen Wednesday in San Francisco.

04/29/2015

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