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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At 32, Jesse Arreguin becomes the youngest and the first Latino Mayor-elect in Berkeley.
A Milpitas high school principal was placed on administrative leave after ending a speech to students with a profanity directed at President-elect Donald Trump Thursday.
A youth group from South Los Angeles attending a tech conference in Oakland were victims of a vehicle burglary. And when the victims asked for help, police were nowhere to be found.
Two Oakland police officers were in court Friday in separate sex scandal cases.
The quick passage on Friday of the hotel tax bill that will help fund a Vegas football stadium was a blow to those hoping the Oakland Raiders will stay in the East Bay.
Long before the Black Lives Matter movement, the Black Panther Party was fighting to end police brutality in the Bay Area.
Investigators are still trying to figure out how two large oil sheens near Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery ended up in the San Pablo Bay.
Now there’s a new way to report suspected Johns to law enforcement.
Tenants say that after the new owner purchased the building last year, he has been harrassing them, trying to get them to move out.
Tenants at a large Richmond apartment complex are angry over mass evictions just several weeks before people are set to vote on rent control.
Police say would-be robbers went after people several times in a span of a few hours in an Oakland neighborhood that’s seen it before.
People in Oakland got their first look at a transformed neighborhood centerpiece Thursday.
A young mother in Oakland got out of her car and moments later was confronted by a man with a gun. A video captured the robbery.
Dozens of residents enduring poor living conditions at a tenement building in Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood may face eviction.
A 17-year-old boy took his dog for a walk and ended up in the hospital with serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash in the East Bay.
An Oakland church is expanding its work from preaching to building. Acts Full Gospel Church recently broke ground on a low-income housing project in East Oakland.
Low-income housing is scarce in Oakland, but one church is taking on the matter and working from the ground up.
Oakland is trying to keep passengers happy. The airport will hire 30 private security guards to help speed up the line.
An internal affairs investigation is underway focusing on a sordid tale of several Oakland police officers who allegedly had sex with an underage girl.
The city of Vallejo is bouncing back from recession and bankruptcy and local real estate prices show it.
Oakland has been fighting to become healthier in recent months, but it looks as though several fast food companies are looking to make the move to the town.
Residents in Dublin say property crime has gotten so bad that they aren’t waiting for police to solve the problem, and are patrolling the streets of their own neighborhoods.
Some parents in the East Bay were furious Wednesday after former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was invited to speak to Hayward high school students about self-control, despite the fact that he is facing rape charges.
Even though it’s been a dry day in the Oakland Hills, water continues to seep out of a hillside with homes on it, causing a landslide.
A local pastor was caught on camera dumping trash on a street in his own West Oakland neighborhood.
A few months after Richmond leaders approved rent control, the measure has been repealed after a signature drive backed by the California Apartment Association.
Health officials in San Francisco say fake Xanax pills have killed one woman and are making others extremely sick.
The father of a third grader attending Mount Diablo Elementary School knows his son has major behavior problems, but didn’t know it was to the point of disrupting the entire school.
Some parents at Mount Diablo Elementary School have stopped sending their kids to class because they say the school has become dangerous because of a third grader.
The arrest of 16-year-old Nolen Buchanan has shocked people in his hometown of Benicia. Nolen is accused of killing his family at their cabin in the Sierra Foothills before burning the cabin down.
The latest Bay Area community to hit the $1 million mark for home prices isn’t located in Silicon Valley or Marin County, it’s Berkeley.
Neighbors are rallying around an East Bay family being threatened with eviction. The family said the landlord has even turned violent.
The Oakland Unified School District is trying to sell teachers and parents on a plan to move special education students into regular classrooms.
The Vallejo Junior Jaguars on Friday were getting in their final practice before Saturday’s first regular season game. But life back on the football field is different for Kumar Polk.
Looking to solve their shortage of teachers, the Oakland Unified School district is looking at a plan to build its own affordable housing to attract candidates.
A new report from the Federal Aviation Administration details just how often drones cause problems for airplanes above the Bay Area.
The University of California at Berkeley is putting up a fence around Chancellor Nicholas Dirks’ on campus house. While school officials are calling the fence a security measure, the project is under fire from faculty members and students.
Just 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.
A moving company has been caught on camera dumping furniture on an Oakland street and dashing away.
Police in Concord are looking for a serial cat burglar who they say is responsible for numerous break-ins.