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Linda Yee

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Linda Yee has been a general assignment reporter for KPIX 5 Eyewitness News since 2005. She also does political coverage, investigative and feature stories.

Previously she was a reporter and producer at KRON-TV and a producer and newswriter at KGO-TV.

Yee has been awarded six Emmys for news, including a National Emmy for coverage of the Oscar Grant protests and riots in Oakland in 2009.

Other recognition include: Radio and Television News Director awards, UPI award, AP award, World Affairs Council International Journalism Award, Columbia University Journalism Award, Asian American Journalists Association National Award.

Yee is a Silver Circle member of the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences.

She attended San Francisco State University and graduated with a degree in Journalism.

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A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Miracle Drug’ That Reverses Heroin Overdoses Now Being Given To Patients Prescribed Opiates

Doctors call it a miracle drug that reverses heroin overdoses. Now drug prevention programs are giving it to families and friends of opiate users, just in case of an accidental overdose.

05/01/2014

BAE shipyard in San Francisco. (CBS)

Black Workers From Bay Area Shipyard Allegedly Called ‘Aunt Jemima,’ N-Word Refuse Cash Settlement Requiring Silence

A San Francisco shipyard that gets big defense contracts with the Navy is now under fire for alleged racial harassment and discrimination.

04/29/2014

Raine Matthes and Chicken

9 Yr. Old Marin County Girl’s Pet Chickens Running A-Fowl Of Kentfield Neighbors

A Marin County family is being sued by their homeowners’ association over the chickens living in their backyard. Meanwhile the 9-year-old girl who owns them is not giving them up without a fight as the dispute goes to a vote.

04/19/2014

The Kern Water Bank aquifer near Bakersfield. (CBS)

Ceded By State Years Ago, Control Of Central Valley Water Bank Under Scrutiny Amid Drought

Amid the worst California drought on record, a Central Valley water bank that could bail out struggling farmers is instead off limits to most everyone.

03/18/2014

Kern Water Bank. (CBS)

Group Sues California For Privatizing Massive Water Reserve

California is in a drought so serious, Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency. Yet a handful of the state’s biggest agribusinesses may not be feeling the pinch as much.

02/07/2014

Atheer founder Allen Yang models a prototype of his company's 3D facial recognition glasses. (CBS)

Bay Area Researcher Developing Facial Recognition Glasses To Help Stop Crime

Google Glass launched the first eyeglass computer. But soon a Mountain View startup will begin selling a 3D version with technology so sophisticated it could help crime fighters stop crime before it happens.

02/04/2014

Frank Quan is the last remaining resident at China Camp in Marin County. (CBS)

The Last Man Standing In Marin County’s China Camp

Frank Quan walks the long pier to his fishing boat most days at China Camp in Marin County. He has been doing this for more than 80 years. Quan is the last resident of this historic fishing village.

02/04/2014

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Bay Area Family’s Ordeal Raises Questions Over Shaken Baby Convictions

Every year, it is estimated that 200 people are convicted of shaking babies to death. Doctors have said violent shaking causes babies’ brains to swell and bleed, but now that science looks shaky. KPIX 5 talks to a Bay Area father who was wrongly accused.

01/31/2014

Jim Marshall

Late, Great Rock Photographer Jim Marshal Honored At Grammys

Sunday night, at the Grammy Awards, the Academy paid tribute to legendary rock ‘n’ roll photographer Jim Marshall, who captured the Beatles final tour performance at Candlestick Park.

01/26/2014

Foster Farms chicken. (CBS)

USDA Shuts Down Central Valley Foster Farms Plant Over Cockroaches

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended operations at a Foster Farms poultry plant in the Central Valley, after a cockroach infestation was discovered.

01/08/2014

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