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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Looking to solve their shortage of teachers, the Oakland Unified School district is looking at a plan to build its own affordable housing to attract candidates.
A new report from the Federal Aviation Administration details just how often drones cause problems for airplanes above the Bay Area.
The University of California at Berkeley is putting up a fence around Chancellor Nicholas Dirks’ on campus house. While school officials are calling the fence a security measure, the project is under fire from faculty members and students.
Just 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.
A moving company has been caught on camera dumping furniture on an Oakland street and dashing away.
Police in Concord are looking for a serial cat burglar who they say is responsible for numerous break-ins.
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.
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.
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.
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.