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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.
San Jose independent police auditor Judge Ladoris Cordell says it’s time to do away with grand juries and that they no longer serve their purpose. This follows two grand juries that decided not to indict officers who killed unarmed black men.
San Jose police have called off a search that involved the SWAT team for a shooting suspect in West San Jose Friday where residents were told to shelter in place and schools were locked down for a time.