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 crowded field of 10 candidates shared the microphone Wednesday night in the latest Oakland mayoral debate at City Hall with many of the nine challengers taking direct aim at Mayor Jean Quan.
George Gascon is looking to create a high-tech crime unit to combat the increasing problem of cybercrime in the city.
The proposed 10 story project would bring more than 300 units to the Mission District, though many residents said they are again being priced out of their neighborhood.
A new concern has arisen with some of the bolts used on the new $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge. There is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.
The proposed ordinance would place strict restrictions on how medical marijuana dispensaries can operate in San Jose.
High-Speed Board Approves Central Valley Section; Fresno Assemblyman Says Authority Has Gone Off The Rails
Plans to build a $ 68 billion high-speed rail system in California took a big step forward as the state’s high-speed rail board approved a route for a key segment of the project that stretches from Fresno to Bakersfield.
This despite plans announced by the Golden State Warriors this week that they have purchased land in San Francisco and plan to build a stadium in the Mission Bay neighborhood.
The father of the Bay Area teen who survived a dangerous flight from San Jose to Hawaii as a stowaway in the wheel well of a jetliner went through a range of emotions as Hawaii police explained his son’s ordeal.
A new report on Covered California’s first enrollment period points out some of the much publicized problems, but also gave the state’s healthcare exchange some positive grades.
An overwhelming majority of Californians agree the state is facing a serious water shortage, but most are also opposed to mandatory rationing.