Betty Yu


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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Illegal Dumping Piling Up In East Palo Alto Streets

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.


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Pot Clubs Slash Prices, Inventory As July 1 Deadline Looms On New Regulations

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.


San Francisco Police Search For Owner Of Pit Bulls In Dolores Park Attack

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.


New Cancer Treatment Uses Patients’ Altered Cells To Fight Disease

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/09/2018

ASUC Senator-Elect ‘Furry Boi’ Says He Is Serious About Job

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.


Cannabis Labs Busy At Work Testing Crops In California

California’s first legal 4/20 festivities kick off on Friday, but do you really know what you’re smoking?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/18/2018

Sinkhole In Posey Tube Snarls Traffic Out Of Alameda

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.


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San Francisco Bay Area Cities Built On Landfill Are Sinking Faster, Study Finds

A new study says parts of the Bay Area are sinking faster than expected.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/07/2018

Cannabis Treatments For Pets Could Be Coming To California

There’s a California bill that could allow cannabis to be a veterinary care option.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/27/2018

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Suspect At Large After Triple Shooting Leaves Two Dead Near Daly City

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.