Mike Colgan

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Mike Colgan, who has worked in Bay Area radio for more than 40 years, has been at KCBS since 1988. Other stops include a 13 year stint at KFRC, then known as the Big 610.

Mike is assigned to the KCBS Silicon Valley Bureau. He has covered many of the biggest Bay Area stories over the last four decades, including the Moscone/Milk assassinations.

An avid sports fan, Mike grew up in San Francisco. He also loves playing backgammon and staying fit. What he enjoys most though is spending time with his two young grandsons.

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Jail Cameras Prove Inmate Made False Allegation Against Santa Clara County Correctional Officer

Newly installed cameras in the Santa Clara County Jail are already paying off for the county.


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San Jose Couple Honored After Fostering Over 80 Children

A San Jose family that has fostered more than 80 children over eight years is being honored by the county.


computer animation of California high-speed rail station (CBS)

High-Speed Rail Changes Proposed, Including Silicon Valley To Merced Link

The board had been scheduled to adopt the latest revisions to the $64 billion project at its meeting in San Jose, but instead put off a vote for another week.


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Big Jump In Homelessness For California Students; Wealthy Districts No Exception

California schools are seeing a big jump in the number of homeless students, and wealthy districts like many of those in the Bay Area are no exception.


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$2 Per Pack Tobacco Tax Proposed For California Smokers

With fewer people smoking these days, the amount of tax revenue that California gets from tobacco sales is going up in smoke – but that could soon change.


2014's Hottest Gifts And Toys

Lego Releasing Stay-At-Home Dad In New Line Of Figurines

Lego is releasing a new line of figurines this summer that includes a stay-at-home dad.


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Patent, Trademark Resource Center Opens In San Jose Library

A new patent and trademark resource center in San Jose is making it easier for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to find information about how to protect their intellectual property.



Millennials Fear Doing Taxes, Survey Shows

While very few Americans enjoy doing their taxes, a recent survey revealed that an overwhelming majority of millennials are actually afraid of doing them.


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9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some Barred

A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.


The shuttered Fremont headquarters of Solyndra in 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 Jobs

Tesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.



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