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.
Oakland Police are looking for witnesses to a multiple shooting that left an eight-year-old Alaysha Carradine dead at a sleepover. Meanwhile, the community came out for her vigil.
An Antioch man is facing 16 felony counts for a deadly rampage in San Francisco last week that killed two women and wounded a store owner. Prosecutors have also revealed a possible motive in the case.
Several people aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214 have said at least one of the Boeing 777′s evacuation chutes opened inside the cabin rather than outside the jet after it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, federal investigators said Tuesday.
Striking San Francisco Bay Area rail workers and transit agency officials have returned to the bargaining table for talks that one union leader described as “frustrating.”
Municipal workers in Oakland returned to their jobs on Tuesday after a one-day strike that shut down all but the emergency public services in the city. Union leaders said the work stoppage was designed to send a message to city leaders.
While BART workers may strike, union workers at AC Transit have voted to authorize a strike if they and their transit agency can’t agree on a new contract.
Alameda County’s chief probation officer is expressing uncertainty over the release of state prison inmates ordered by federal courts.
While plans for the Warriors arena along the city’s waterfront still additional government approval, a former city mayor and team president faced off on Tuesday night in one-on-one debate over the planned development.
Starting Saturday, Oakland will take a big step towards fully implementing its neighborhood policing plan by assigning officers to one of five newly identified districts in the city.
Oakland police interim Chief Sean Whent and community partners held a news conference Monday afternoon to announce strategies to address sideshow activity in the city.