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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Dueling groups of protesters sounded off on the Israel-Palestine conflict Sunday outside a temple in San Francisco, with both sides blaming each other.
The City of Berkeley cleared out a homeless encampment of about a dozen people on Friday, following complaints about rotting food, animal waste, and rats. But moments after police left, some of the tents popped up nearby.
Authorities are analyzing store surveillance video and monitoring Bay Area hospitals as they look for a suspect in a violent robbery at a Santa Rosa jewelry store on Thursday. One other suspect has been arrested.
While the Bay Area can’t afford to waste a single drop of water during this drought, a leak in the East Bay has been going on for years, and no one can decide whose job it is to fix it.
An autopsy report said it wasn’t the crash or the upside-down slide that killed pilot Eddie Andreini during an airshow at Travis Air Force Base last month. The report indicates he had survived the crash, only to be burned to death.
Oakland Mayoral Hopeful Rebecca Kaplan Faces Backlash For Leaving Behind Trash After Announcing Candidacy
Some people in East Oakland said City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan used their community as a prop for political advancement, but did nothing to help them. Now, they’re taking action to make sure she won’t be their next mayor.
A proposed 10-year lease extension at O.co Coliseum by the Oakland A’s have some saying the deal would be the catalyst to drive the Raiders out of town.
A group of students at a high school in Oakland are voicing support for a security guard who was recently fired for hitting a student in a wheelchair, in an incident caught on camera.
In less than two weeks, voters in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District will decide on a $270 million bond measure. But the committee tasked with how the district spends tax money is frustrated over a lack of information.
More Bay Area teachers are using so-called “robo-readers” to grade assignments, such as essays. While it saves time, some educators worry the technology could hurt learning.