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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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Race Issues Raised When Oakland Firefighter, Kids Detained By Police Officer

A black Oakland firefighter has filed a complaint with the Oakland Police Department after he and his young kids were detained by a white police officer outside the station where the firefighter worked.

17 hours ago

Crews repair water leaks following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Napa Families Remain Without Running Water After Earthquake, New Leaks Found

At least 500 families are still without water after Sunday’s earthquake struck the Napa Valley. Officials said they are finding new leaks and the number could go higher.

08/27/2014

(CBS SF)

Ambulance Diverted From East Bay Hospital May Have Cost Man His Life, Family Says

An East Bay family said the decision not to take their relative to a nearby hospital this week was a fatal one. They said Doctors Medical Center had the equipment to save him from cardiac arrest, but the cash-strapped hospital recently stopped accepting ambulance patients.

08/21/2014

A man is seen on surveillance video stealing bottles of champagne at an Oakland liquor store before getting confronted by store workers. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops Ignored

Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.

08/20/2014

(CBS SF)

Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.

08/20/2014

Protesters face off with police in Oakland on Saturday. (CBS)

Protesters Angry Over Michael Brown Killing Crash Oakland Pro-Palestinian Rally

A large pro-Palestinian demonstration in West Oakland Saturday was infiltrated by protesters angry over the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teen in Missouri.

08/16/2014

(Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Will Raiders Be Gone By Next Year? Owner Mark Davis Has No Plans To Extend Oakland Coliseum Lease

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — By this time next year, the Oakland Raiders may no longer be playing at O.co Coliseum. Raiders owner Mark Davis has announced the team has no plans to extend its Coliseum [...]

08/14/2014

San Jose home where a son stabbed and killed his father, and injured his mother.

Quiet SJ Neighborhood Stunned After Man Stabs, Kills His Father, Injures His Mom

A quiet San Jose community was in shock Saturday after a 20-year-old man stabbed and killed his father and injured his mom. Police and neighbors described it as a bloody, tragic murder scene.

08/09/2014

'Your Health Today,' the controversial sex-education textbook for freshmen students in Fremont Unified School District.

Fremont District To Tone Down New Sex-Ed Textbook After Complaints, Threats From Parents, Lawyers

”Your Health Today’ talks about masturbation, sex toys and orgasms. There’s a paragraph about bondage, using handcuffs, ropes and blindfolds for sex games. The book’s been shelved for now, but parents still aren’t happy.

08/09/2014

Dueling groups of protesters sounded off on the Israel-Palestine conflict Sunday outside a temple in San Francisco. (CBS)

Dueling Protests Face Off On Israel-Palestine Conflict Outside Jewish Temple In San Francisco

Dueling groups of protesters sounded off on the Israel-Palestine conflict Sunday outside a temple in San Francisco, with both sides blaming each other.

07/20/2014

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