Melissa Culross

Melissa CulrossMelissaCulross_180 had intended to become a novelist but was side-lined by radio during her college years.

After graduating from Brown University with a degree in English and American literature in 1992, Melissa worked as a radio disc jockey, news anchor and traffic reporter in Boston and Providence, Rhode Island. She began working at KCBS as a production assistant just three weeks after moving to the Bay Area in late 1996. After a short few months, Melissa left KCBS to work on the air as a disc jockey for sister station KLLC (Alice@ 97.3) and later KIOI (Star 101.3). In August, 2004, she returned to KCBS as a fill-in anchor and began co-anchoring the mid-day hours with Rebecca Corral in May, 2008.

Raised in Pasadena, Melissa has studied acting and spent several years performing in San Francisco and Berkeley. She now sings, both on her own and with the cover band Sober Nixon. Melissa enjoys going to the theatre and live music shows, reading, and spending time at a good spa. She also writes a column for the monthly neighborhood newspaper, The Northside San Francisco.

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FBI Releases Surveillance Photos From Smash-And-Grab Gold Heist At Wells Fargo Museum In San Francisco

Officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have released photographs from Tuesday morning’s brazen smash-and-grab robbery of gold nuggets from the Wells Fargo History Museum in San Francisco hoping the public might be able to help them identify the suspects.

01/29/2015

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San Francisco Opens Waiting List For Nearly 200 Housing Units To Homeless Applicants

San Francisco’s Housing Authority is opening their waiting list for nearly 200 units to become available to the homeless for the first time in five years. The deadline to apply is by Sunday, but they must do so online.

01/13/2015

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Yosemite Free Climbers Could Be Days Away From Completing Ascension

A pair of free climbers took to Yosemite’s El Capitan’ Dawn Wall on December 27th. It’s been called the hardest rock climb in the world, but there may be hope on the horizon for the adventurers who might be days away from finishing their ascent.

01/09/2015

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The Science And Myths Of Hangover Cures

If it’s only your head that’s ringing in the new year after indulging in a little too much New Year’s Eve fun Wednesday night, you might be in need of some help feeling better.

01/01/2015

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Upcoming Storm Has PG&E Preparing For Outages; Wants Customers To Be Ready Too

The big storm expected to hit the Bay Area this week has PG&E preparing in advance to respond to power outages and is recommending that customers to do the same.

12/09/2014

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Rats Part Of Growing Pains For Fresh Food Program At San Francisco Schools

San Francisco Unified School District serves more fresh food and a greater number of meals to their students since switching food providers last year, but the fresh-food program has led to some infrastructure challenges of its own.

12/01/2014

"The Jungle" homeless encampment in San Jose (Colgan/CBS)

San Jose Homeless Encampment Residents Want City’s Help With Improving Living Conditions

Residents of the country’s largest homeless encampment want the city of San Jose to improve their living conditions. Residents of the Jungle specifically want to know what San Jose’s mayoral candidates would be willing to do to help them.

11/03/2014

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Stanford Doctor Under Ebola Quarantine Remains Symptom-Free

Colin Bucks, the Stanford Medical Center doctor under home quarantine after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, said Thursday he feels well and has shown no symptoms of the virus in the week since his return from Liberia.

10/30/2014

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Ants Invade Bay Area Homes; A Side-Effect Of California’s Drought

If you think you’ve seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.

08/29/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Says Early Warning System Proved Successful After Napa Quake

BART officials said on Monday that an early warning system currently in development stages worked perfectly just before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck.

08/26/2014

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