Betty Yu joined KPIX 5 in November 2013 as a general assignment reporter. She spent two years at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami, as a reporter before moving to San Francisco.
Prior to that, she was an anchor and reporter for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, a 24-hour cable news station, for four years. She covered New York City crime, politics, sports, and severe weather. In 2012, Betty was honored as anchor on the “Best Single Newscast” from the New York Press Club.
A Bay Area native, Betty graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in political science and rhetoric. She also has a Master of Science degree in journalism from Columbia University.
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Frustrated by years of failed efforts, East Palo Alto officials are turning to a campaign of public shaming to halt the illegal dumping of junk in the city’s streets and parks.
Marijuana retailers are selling weed and edibles at deep discounts to get rid of inventory as they rush to meet tougher new state regulations by July 1.
Police in San Francisco are asking for the public’s help finding the owner of two pit bulls who walked away after authorities say his dogs caused several injuries in the off-leash area at Dolores Park last weekend.
A revolutionary, one-time treatment is giving new hope to cancer patients by treating them with their own immune cells that have been altered in a lab to become cancer killers.
While not everyone at UC Berkeley is nuts about the fact a man in a squirrel costume ran for a seat in the school senate and won, the newly elected senator tells KPIX 5 his plans are no joke.
California’s first legal 4/20 festivities kick off on Friday, but do you really know what you’re smoking?
A sinkhole in the Posey Tube was slowing traffic for drivers traveling from Alameda to Oakland Sunday as crews scrambled to make repairs, according to authorities.
A new study says parts of the Bay Area are sinking faster than expected.
There’s a California bill that could allow cannabis to be a veterinary care option.
San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies Sunday night are searching for the suspect in a triple shooting near Daly City that left two victims dead and injured one other, according to authorities.