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.
While plans for the Warriors arena along the city’s waterfront still additional government approval, a former city mayor and team president faced off on Tuesday night in one-on-one debate over the planned development.
Starting Saturday, Oakland will take a big step towards fully implementing its neighborhood policing plan by assigning officers to one of five newly identified districts in the city.
Oakland police interim Chief Sean Whent and community partners held a news conference Monday afternoon to announce strategies to address sideshow activity in the city.
The streets of East Palo Alto were a little quieter Thursday night; police officers were enforcing a long-standing curfew that prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from being in a public space between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. It’s been on the books since 1995, but hasn’t been strictly enforced because of limited police resources.
This Friday marks the first of a series of musical performances along San Francisco’s waterfront to celebrate the America’s Cup competition when Imagine Dragons takes the stage.
A new report is raising serious questions about how public schools in Silicon Valley are doing when it comes to preparing minority students to go to college.
The California State Legislature returned to work on Tuesday to examine Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget amid a widening divide over how much money the state can spend.
The two sides are at an impasse and no talks are currently scheduled.
The Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted for a possible ban on smoking at all public parks and plazas.
The presence of the CHP will increase with 10 officers and two sergeants deployed four days a week rather than two.