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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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Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

California’s High-Speed Rail Project Piques Private-Investor Interest

California’s high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.

07/21/2014

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. Shutdown Appears Imminent; Settlement Being Negotiated

After nearly two years of legal battles, it appears the Drakes Bay Oyster Company will soon shut down its farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

07/08/2014

Beach cleanup scene (CBS)

Environmental Group Names Bay Area’s ‘Dirtiest’ Beach

A Marin County beach has earned the dubious distinction of being named the dirtiest in the Bay Area.

07/07/2014

(Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill To Repeal Law Requiring Restaurant Workers To Use Gloves Approved By State Senate

Many workers in the restaurant industry were up in arms about the law, arguing it would create unnecessary waste of disposable gloves and restrict their work.

06/26/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

North Bay Congressmen Call For Increased Funding To Investigate Food Safety Breaches

Congressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.

06/12/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hayward Man In Custody After San Francisco Hit-And-Run, Driving Rampage

A Hayward man was arrested Monday after a series of hit and run crashes in San Francisco Sunday night, where according to police, two pedestrians were injured.

06/09/2014

San Francisco skyline in view from Alameda Point. (AP Photo)

New Poll: Most Bay Area Residents Happy With Economy And Region’s Direction

According to a new Bay Area Council poll, almost 60 percent of Bay Area residents believe the region is headed in the right direction.

05/27/2014

SF Supes Approve Big Hike In Ellis Act Payouts

Anti-Eviction Group Publishes List Of Tech Landlords With History Of Evictions In San Francisco

An anti-eviction group has compiled list of San Francisco landlords from the tech industry that have a history of evicting tenants.

05/20/2014

water sprinkler head, drought

San Francisco PUC Considers Mandatory Water Rationing— 1st In Over 20 Years

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission may impose mandatory water rationing for the first time in more than 20 years. Despite the continuing drought, the commission says it appears many aren’t heeding the conservation call.

05/19/2014

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Lawmakers Begin Series Of Hearings On Homelessness

San Francisco lawmakers have begun a series of hearings on homelessness in the city, which focuses on cost-effective strategies to house the homeless.

04/30/2014

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