Chris Filippi

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Chris is a proud graduate of Castro Valley High School and San Jose State University who is glad to be back home in the Bay Area.  KCBS hired Chris in 2006.

Before coming to KCBS, Chris was a reporter for KIRO radio in Seattle and KFBK radio in Sacramento.  He also had a stint at TechTV in San Francisco after starting his professional career at KLIV radio in San Jose.

Chris has had the chance to cover several major stories during his career including the Scott Peterson trial, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and most recently the deadly gas line explosion in San Bruno.  His coverage of the Peterson trial included repeated appearances on CNN, MSNBC and CourtTV.

Chris spends most of his free time chasing after his young daughter as well as enjoying rare quiet moments with his wife.  He’s also involved in more fantasy sports leagues than any sane person should ever consider and is constanly hoping his beloved Oakland Raiders will one day return to greatness.

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One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

Amid Criticism, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says Raiders Deserve Clarity From City Over Stadium Plans

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is vowing to give the Raiders more “clarity” on what steps the city is prepared to take to keep the team from moving following criticism from the NFL commissioner that her city does not have a firm stadium plan.

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BART workers pose with campaign signs supporting Susan Bonilla. (CBS)

Orinda Mayor Faces Concord Assemblywoman In East Bay’s State Senate Special Election

The state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.

05/18/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

Golden State Warriors redesign planned SF Mission Bay arena after an old design drew comparisons to a toilet bowl (CBS SF).

Golden State Warriors San Francisco Arena Plan Faces Growing Opposition

A group called Mission Bay Alliance has concerns about what the planned arena would do for healthcare services, with traffic congestion expected in the area.

04/29/2015

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

East Bay MUD Considers Excessive Water Use Penalty For Customers

Water wasters in the East Bay are looking at new outdoor water restrictions as well as penalties because of California’s exceptional drought.

04/13/2015

Homelessness

Latest Count Shows Number Of San Mateo County Homeless Drops Significantly To 689

San Mateo County leaders are exploring the possible reasons why there has been a significant drop in the number of homeless people on the Peninsula.

03/25/2015

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

Design Forum Held To Give San Francisco’s Most Dilapidated Playgrounds A Makeover

San Francisco is poised to spend millions of dollars to improve some of the city’s most dilapidated playground and planners are getting public input on how they should move forward.

03/02/2015

San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near 26th Street and Folsom in the Mission District on February 26, 2015. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Robbery Suspect Carrying Knife In San Francisco’s Mission District

San Francisco police are investigating a Thursday night officer-involved shooting in the Mission District that left a robbery suspect dead.

02/27/2015

A chimp at the San Francisco Zoo. (Photo by Jodie Wilson, SF Zoo)

Officials Agree To Keep 3 Aging Chimpanzees At San Francisco Zoo

There had been a recommendation in place to relocate the chimpanzees after the matriarch of the group, Tallulah, died in 2013.

02/26/2015

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Republican Assemblywoman Introduces Bill To Prevent Future BART Strikes

A Bay Area lawmaker has started a new effort to ban strikes by BART workers. The bill’s proposal is getting mixed reviews with some BART riders giving it a thumb’s up.

02/24/2015

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