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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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San Jose

State’s Imposed Fines For Water Wasters Don’t Sit Well With Some Silicon Valley Businesses

The newly approved state-imposed fines for water wasters doesn’t sit well with some Silicon Valley business owners.

07/16/2014

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Challenge To San Jose’s New Pot Club Ordinance Struggling To Gather Needed Signatures

Medical marijuana collectives have until July 18 to turn in 66,000 valid signatures.

07/16/2014

Great America (credit: Randy Yagi)

Great America To Hire Over 1,000 Workers, Many For 49ers Pre-Game Pavilion At Levi’s Stadium

Great America is looking to hire people for San Francisco 49ers pregame events at adjacent Levi’s Stadium.

07/15/2014

Backpack Giveaway

Sacred Heart Backpack Giveaway Sends San Jose Students To School With Confidence

Parents from low-income families lined up in San Jose Friday morning to register their kids for a free backpack giveaway.

07/11/2014

San Jose

San Jose’s Rapid Housing Construction Causes Concerns Of Overbuilding

The demand for additional housing in Silicon Valley is producing results, but some are concerned over-building could create the next housing bubble.

07/11/2014

A box is filled with marijuana plants at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco (AP)

San Jose Pot Club Owners Protest New City Regulations

SAN JOSE (KCBS) – Advocates of medical marijuana rallied outside San Jose City Hall Thursday in a noisy protest over stringent new operating rules about to go into effect which, pot club owners, said would shut down all the city’s existing marijuana collectives, and force those permitted to re-open into remote areas of the city.

07/10/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Offering Guided Tours Of 49ers’ New Santa Clara Home

The 49ers say everything is on schedule for the opening of Levi’s Stadium less than a month from now. Public tours of the billion-dollar plus facility have now gone on sale.

07/09/2014

San Jose's largest homeless encampment, The Jungle (photo courtesy housing1000sv.org)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Bringing Medical Care To San Jose’s Largest Homeless Encampment

Residents of The Jungle, San Jose’s largest homeless encampment, have recently received on-site medical care after the county moved a mobile clinic to the site.

07/08/2014

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

KCBS Cover Story Series: Welcome To ‘The Jungle,’ San Jose’s Rapidly-Growing Homeless Encampment

While Silicon Valley is known for its high tech entrepreneurs who are making millions of dollars, the latest numbers show that the homeless population in San Jose has grown by about 20 percent since 2011. That increase is visibly evident in an area known as “The Jungle”—arguably the largest homeless encampment in the nation.

07/07/2014

The Oakland Athletics celebrating a win at O.co Coliseum on June 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Jose Officials Remain Hopeful For Oakland A’s Move To South Bay, Despite Lease Extension Agreement

City leaders said their chances of landing the A’s still comes down to a federal appeals court hearing next month.

07/03/2014

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