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.
A proposal to require more local ownership of medical-marijuana outlets in Oakland has taken a step forward.
Anyone who drives through the I-80 corridor in West Contra Costa County knows that it’s congested, and planners are looking at new ways to ease the gridlock.
The U.S. Postal Service in San Francisco is being recognized for its efforts to go green after cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfills by as much as 70 percent over just two years.
Books Inc. announced it is closing its store on Market Street after more than 20 years.
Uber is hoping to make an impact on the meal delivery business in San Francisco.
The East Bay community of Orinda is installing more video surveillance cameras and automatic license plate readers at some key locations.
A new lawsuit claims many people who staffed Levi’s Stadium during Super Bowl 50 were not paid for all of the hours they worked.
This November, California voters may be asked to decide between the high speed rail project and new water storage.
It’s a reversal for the DMV, as the accident reports provide details about crashes involving self-driving cars that are being tested on public roads in California.
East Bay Assemblywoman Proposes Cap On Buying Butane As Illegal Hash-Lab Explosions Become More Common
Health officials in California are concerned about a large increase in the number of hash-oil explosions stemming from illegal labs.