Da Lin


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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Piece Of Berkeley History Uncovered At Estate Sale

It is a piece of Berkeley history that most thought they would never get a chance to see in person.


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Benicia Residents Worry Their Homes Will Flood When Storm Drains Fill

Major storms will sometimes overwhelm a Benicia drainpipe, sending water onto the street and flooding homes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/06/2017

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BART Wrestles With Ridership Slump, Considers Rolling Back Services

Despite packed trains, BART ridership is down. And commuters could end up paying the price.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/24/2017

Founder Of Bette’s Oceanview Diner In Berkeley Leaves Behind A Legacy

Bette Kroening, the founder of Bette’s Oceanview Diner in Berkeley, is remembered and missed by her family, longtime customers and employees.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/23/2017

Waves, Wind, Rain Force Closure Of Pacifica Pier

The storm sent huge waves pounding the coastline and in Pacifica sneaker waves posed a real threat.


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13-Year-Old Student Arrested For Attacking Antioch Substitute Teacher

An East Bay middle school student allegedly punched a substitute teacher several times.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/03/2017

Fallen Trees In San Pablo Creek Raise Flooding Worries

Several downed trees are raising flooding concerns for people living near an East Bay Creek as a new round of storms rolls into the region.


East Bay Mother’s Body Remains Submerged In The Sacramento River

An East Bay mother was killed in a car crash and days later, officials still can’t get to her body.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/19/2017

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Orinda Sinkhole Causes Major Suburban Gridlock

Another growing sinkhole has opened up in Contra Costa County with a new crater in Orinda rupturing sewer lines and creating gridlock for drivers.


USF Hosts Police Use Of Force Symposium

Some of California’s top cops came together in San Francisco Thursday to discuss big questions over the use of force during a two-day symposium.




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