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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The school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.
A Bay Area church is now under fire over a controversial new policy saying only boys can be altar servers.
The Oakland Unified School District is looking for charter schools and other outside groups to take over the district’s most underperforming schools.
‘Crazy Legs Howard’ May Have Danced His Last Oakland Raiders Season As Nation’s Oldest Stadium Vendor
Raiders ended their season Sunday with a disappointing 3 and 13 record leaving fans without a whole to cheer for. But there’s something else that has many fans literally up on their feet dancing at the Oakland Coliseum.
A charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.
Police in Richmond have fired an officer accused of corruption involving years of drug cases. The fallout could clog the court system in Contra Costa County and lead to many convictions being overturned.
Wednesday’s heavy downpour flooded six out of the 16 classrooms at The Cove School in Corte Madera. As workers dry out the evacuated classrooms, the district is preparing for Friday night’s storm to prevent further water damage.
Chief Charles Hanley of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District made about $177,000 a year in salary. But including retirement benefits, his total compensation comes out to roughly $380,000.
Antioch School Board Candidate Feuding With Ex-Wife Tries To Clear Name, But Refuses To Answer Questions
A board of education race in the East Bay which would normally not draw widespread attention is getting more interest over one candidate’s background, and his feud with his ex-wife.
A Santa Rosa City Councilmember is under scrutiny following a confrontation with a bus driver that was caught on camera earlier this year.