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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Batkid and "Batman" (photo via Batkidbegins.com/ KTF Films)

Batkid Documentary Movie Takes San Jose’s Cinequest Film Festival By Storm

The 25th Anniversary Cinequest Film Festival brings Batkid to the big screen in San Jose where more than 200 films will be shown through March 8th.

02/24/2015

Wind turbines near the Altamont Pass. (CBS)

Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View Headquarters

Google announced on Wednesday, a 20-year deal with the Altamont Pass wind farm that will allow its Mountain View headquarters to be entirely powered by wind energy.

02/11/2015

(L-R) Gabriel Becerra Esparza, Manuel Anthony Maldonado-Avalos (San Jose Police Dept.)

‘He Killed Our Sister’ Courtroom Outburst In Fatal San Jose Pedestrian Death From Alleged Street Race

One of the two suspects in the death of a woman killed in a suspected street race in San Jose on Monday was arraigned. There was a dramatic courtroom outburst by the victim’s family at the end of the hearing.

01/28/2015

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

3 Bay Area Cities Add More Than 100,000 Jobs In The Last Year As Boom Continues

The Bay Area job boom is showing no signs of let up with the Bay Area’s three biggest cities alone adding more than 100,000 jobs over the last 12 months.

01/23/2015

A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737 plane is seen at the Changsha airport in Hunan Province,  01 November 2007.(MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Nonstop Airline Service Between China And Silicon Valley May Reality This Summer

Travelling between China from Silicon Valley could become much easier very soon as the first-ever nonstop connection Beijing and San Jose is expected to start in mid-June.

01/22/2015

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Can Yoga Turn Around East Palo Alto Schools’ Drop-Out Rate?

A school district in a low-income area of East Palo Alto is hoping to lower dropout rates by launching a health and wellness program that includes yoga.

01/21/2015

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Homeless People Hired To Serve As Guides In Santa Clara County Census Count Of Others Without Homes

The 2013 census found more than 7,600 people living without shelter in Silicon Valley. A new homeless count will be conducted next week to get the latest numbers, with some homeless people serving as guides.

01/20/2015

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

22 New San Jose Firefighters Graduate, But How Long Will They Stay On The Job?

22 new firefighters will be added to the San Jose Fire Department on Tuesday. The good news is that the new recruits are sorely needed on the short-staffed department, but it’s uncertain how long they’ll stick around.

01/20/2015

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Familiar White Postal Service Trucks Too Small For Increasing Amount Of Parcels Being Mailed

Those little white U.S. Postal Service trucks aren’t equipped to handle the increasing amount of parcel packages being delivered these days, as letter-size mail is on the decline.

01/19/2015

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Councilmembers Worried Eliminating El Camino Lanes For Rapid Bus Could Congest Downtown Palo Alto

Parking could be getting even harder to find in downtown Palo Alto. Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing that one lane in each direction on busy El Camino Real be dedicated for rapid buses.

01/13/2015

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