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Da Lin

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Da Lin is an award-winning journalist at CBS 5 Eyewitness News. He joined CBS 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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Leadership Public Schools proposed campus on 7700 Edgewater Drive in Oakland. The location is across the street from a parole office. (CBS)

Oakland Charter School May Be Moved Near Parole Office

An East Bay high school is under scrutiny over plans to move to a location that could put kids in close contact with parolees and possibly sex offenders.

04/03/2014

River Rock Casino in Geyserville. (CBS)

North Bay Casino Struggles With New Competition, Workers Leave In Droves

The Bay Area’s newest casino has resulted in serious consequences for the competition. Workers are leaving in droves and revenue is down significantly at one competitor.

03/19/2014

Alameda County is proposing to move a probation office to this building on the 1100 block of Jackson Street in Oakland. The building is located next to Lincoln Elementary School and American Indian Public Charter School. (CBS)

Probation Office May Be Moved Near Oakland Schools

Parents in one Oakland neighborhood said they are outraged as Alameda County looks to move a probation office next to two schools.

03/05/2014

Rayman Hussein of Oakland has not been able to return from Yemen following a trip in late 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Business Owner Stuck In Yemen For More Than A Year

An Oakland business owner has been stuck in Yemen for more than a year. His relatives said the U.S. Embassy has confiscated his passport and won’t let him return home.

01/31/2014

Aya Nakano was shot and killed in Oakland on June 12, 2013, just minutes before his 23rd birthday. (CBS/BCN)

Mother Of Man Killed In Oakland Slams Quan For Touting Success

More than four months after her only son was murdered on a street in Oakland, a mother is criticizing Mayor Jean Quan over a recent newspaper editorial touting her success in fighting crime.

10/31/2013

A dashboard camera captures a man in a blue sweatshirt who shot at a passing car on the corner of 23rd Avenue and East 23rd Street in Oakland on August 14, 2013. (CBS)

Dashboard Camera Records Daytime Shootout On Oakland Streets

A video obtained by KPIX 5 shows a driver being caught in the crossfire of a daytime shootout in East Oakland Wednesday morning.

08/16/2013

Two people were killed in a fire in Richmond Friday. (CBS)

2 Killed, 1 Critically Injured In Richmond House Fire

After extinguishing the fire within about 15 minutes, crews found the man and woman inside the garage. Life-saving procedures were unsuccessful and both victims, believed to be in their 50s, were pronounced dead at the scene.

07/05/2013