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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A student poses her dressed up taxidermied mouse during an anthropomorphic mouse taxidermy class with Susan Jeiven at the Observatory art and events space in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York February 21, 2012. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Taxidermy Classes Growing In Popularity

Believe it or not, there’s a growing interest in taxidermy classes.


Mountain View’s Downtown Cherry Trees On The Chopping Block

The trees on the median in front of city hall have been around since 1990.


Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose. (CBS)

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.


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.


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.


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.


A man lights a cigarette with a lighter on September 6, 2012 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

$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.


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.


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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