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.
Friday will be the end of the grace period to get health insurance starting Jan. 1 for consumers who were frustrated in their attempts to sign up by Monday’s deadline.
Animal control officials in Oakland said a suspected dog-fighting ring they broke up on Thursday could be a small group operating among many that force animals to fight to the death in the Bay Area.
The Richmond City Council has set up new guidelines for the proposal.
More California voters think that organized labor does more harm than good, according to the latest Field Poll that shows a dramatic shift in the state’s attitudes about labor unions.
More than 150 environmental groups have urged California coastal regulators to halt offshore fracking, saying the practice violates state law.
Protesters rallying against a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 13-year-old boy clashed with police in riot gear in front of Santa Rosa City Hall Tuesday evening.
A majority of Californians now favor legalizing marijuana for not just medicinal but also recreational purposes, according to new Field Poll results released on Tuesday.
With the opening of the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara fast approaching, the team is reaching out to surrounding communities, who have expressed concerns about potential impacts.
A Silicon Valley project called, The Last Mile, sets up a group of volunteers with select inmates from San Quentin State Prison to prepare them to join the workforce in tech jobs once they are released.
Mayor Ed Lee and State Senator Mark Leno were among the leaders gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to mark 35 years since the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.