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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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Seattle Sounders FC v San Jose Earthquakes

Levi’s Stadium Inaugural Game Marred By Transit, Traffic Problems; Long Lines At Earthquakes-Sounders Match

The 49ers are taking a close look at how things went with this past weekend’s inaugural sporting event at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Management says there’s always room for improvement.

08/04/2014

The Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Richmond City Council Approves Chevron Plan To Modernize Refinery

The $1 billion plan would include upgrades to all carbon steel piping in the refinery’s crude unit and the installation of more sensors and air monitors.

07/30/2014

Construction Nears Completion On Bay Bridge Linking Oakland And San Francisco

Artists Line Up For A Piece Of The Old Section Of The Bay Bridge As Part of New Arts Project

People from as far away as New York want some of the old Bay Bridge steel now that a new plan is in the works that would allow artists to use some of the steel from the under-demolition old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

07/25/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Still In The Running For Tesla Motors’ New Battery Factory

California is making a late push to land electric-car maker, Tesla Motors’ new high-tech battery factory that would create thousands of jobs.

07/21/2014

A view of the San Francisco waterfront near the Ferry Building. (Port of San Francisco)

State Lands Commission, Which Includes Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, Files Lawsuit Challenging Prop B In San Francisco

Proposition B, approved in June, requires voter approval for any developments along the San Francisco waterfront that exceeds current height limits.

07/16/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

South Bay Labor Leaders Push For Higher Paying Jobs At 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

Labor leaders in the South Bay are pushing for more high-paying jobs at the 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara.

07/14/2014

Daphne Viola Webb reported missing by her father on July 10, 2013. (Oakland Police Department)

1 Year After Oakland Girl Goes Missing, Police Hand Daphne Webb Investigation Over To Prosecutors

One year after the disappearance of a two-year-old girl who remains missing, Oakland police confirmed they’ve now handed over their investigation to prosecutors.

07/11/2014

PG&E workers inspect a segment of gas pipeline.

PG&E Reveals Hundreds Did Not Finish Required Pipeline Training

Hundreds of Pacific Gas and Electric employees responsible for fusing together the plastic pipes that deliver natural gas to homes have not properly completed training required to be certified to perform the work, PG&E officials said Thursday.

07/10/2014

An overflow spillway stands dry at the Lexington Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Drought Conditions Force Santa Clara County Water Officials To Let Los Gatos Creek Go Dry

Water officials said they need to reduce flows from Lexington Reservoir to Los Gatos Creek by more than half, so there’s enough water to keep at least some the creek wet until the winter.

07/03/2014

California Aqueduct in the San Joaquin Valley. (AP)

Water Supply Flow May Shift From South To North For Santa Clara County

he severity of the drought has Santa Clara Valley water officials considering a dramatic proposal to increase their supply by shifting water north from the southern end of the Central Valley.

06/25/2014

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