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.
In the wake of high-profile cases involving NFL players, Santa Clara city leaders took a stand issuing a resolution on Tuesday against domestic violence, but didn’t mention the recent arrest of a 49er player.
While the organizers of Ironman Lake Tahoe said the event is still on for this Sunday, some are worried that smoke from the King Fire, burning near Pollock Pines, could create a health hazard for competitors.
Supporters of Bay Area Bike Share are hoping to get expansion plans back in the fast lane after financial woes have created delays.
Golden Gate Bridge District announced 50 of its workers will be going on a one-day labor strike beginning Tuesday morning, but the bridge itself will remain open and that bus and ferry service won’t be impacted.
For many 49er fans on Sunday, it was a long wait to get home after the team’s regular-season home opener at Levi’s Stadium as some fans that drove to the game faced hours of delays
Nearly 270,000 California public school students were homeless at some point during the last school year, according to a new report that finds the number of homeless students is growing at twice the national rate.
The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life.
Service was disrupted through the Tuesday evening commute after a train was taken out of service near the Pleasant Hill station, after it had a problem with a wheel component.
The Napa Valley tourism industry is hoping to make a quick recovery after Sunday’s earthquake as shops and restaurants urge people to visit.
A dozen candidates who want to be mayor of Oakland faced off Thursday night in a campaign debate at City Hall in which public safety was hot-button issue.