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.
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.
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.
A grassroots campaign to bring healthy food options to San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is starting to make an impact with better food choices on the way.
The new overtime plan is expected to be implemented in the next week or two and would require some officers to work 2-3 hours of overtime on days when staffing is below minimum levels.
City College of San Francisco is expected to retain its accreditation and will not be forced to close. On Wednesday, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges proposed new rules in a turn of events.
The new rules would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located and would also force them to grow their own marijuana.
Oakland Police say they’ve made multiple arrests in connection with a pair of unrelated shootings on Monday that wounded two young children.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is now responding to an American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) lawsuit challenging its policy of mandatory pregnancy tests for all female detainees under the age of 60.
A challenge to California’s ban on bilingual education in public schools took a step forward Tuesday after the state Senate approved a measure aimed at overturning key sections of the law.
San Francisco’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in six years, but for those in the restaurant industry, the booming economy is making it hard for some small businesses to fill job openings.