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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 shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Looks At Removing Some Parking Spaces To Accommodate Tech Shuttles

Shuttle buses for people who work in the tech industry have made Muni riders mad and have been the subject of protests. A plan to accommodate the shuttles could lead to fewer available parking spaces.

06/20/2014

72-year old Wolfgang Zech. (CBS)

Runner Finishes Dipsea Foot Race While Suffering Heart Attack

A Bay Area runner finished a grueling 7.4 mile Marin County competition despite suffering a heart attack while running.

06/17/2014

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

Muni Gets Doctor’s Notes From Majority Of Operators Who Called Out Sick, Snarling Commutes

Muni says a majority of the 1,500 operators who called in sick this week have turned in doctors notes excusing their absences.

06/05/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Administrator Accused Of Stealing $90,000 From School, Had Previous Embezzling Conviction

An administrator at the University of California, Berkeley who was convicted for embezzling money from a previous employer was fired from her job at the school for allegedly stealing $90,000 from the university.

05/30/2014

Website advertising "birth tourism" in the Bay Area. (CBS)

Women From China, Taiwan Pay $30,000 To Give Birth In Bay Area, Get U.S. Citizenship For Child

A growing number of women from China and Taiwan are coming to the Bay Area to have their babies and get U.S. Citizenship for their children. So-called “maternity homes” have popped up in Foster City, Fremont, and San Jose.

05/09/2014

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

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