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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Sam Liccardo, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department’s Potential Racial Bias

San Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.

05/12/2015

Stingray, by Harris Corporation. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Officials Pull The Plug On Stingray Cellphone Tracking Technology

Santa Clara County officials couldn’t reach a contract agreement with the manufacturer of the device that mimics a cell tower, allowing authorities to track a phone.

05/07/2015

FBI agents and San Jose police seized illegal gambling machines from the Golden King cafe during a raid on March 10, 2015. (CBS)

San Jose Police Patrol Cars Replacing Faulty Computer System That Crashed When Officer Was Killed On Duty

For years now San Jose police officers have had to rely on an outdated laptop computer system in their patrol cars, but they won’t have to put up with them much longer, thanks to a $1.6 million grant that the department received from the state.

04/28/2015

(photo courtesy Operation Surf/ Amazing Surf Adventures)

Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves Lives

A Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.

04/22/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Files Petition With U.S. Supreme Court In Antitrust Case Against MLB

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo acknowledges that just getting the Supreme Court to hear the case is a longshot, but he remains hopeful.

04/15/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

4 Months After Its Closure, Homeless Advocates Return To San Jose’s Jungle

Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.

03/31/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: WWE wrestler John Cena speaks at a news conference announcing the WWE Network at the 2014 International CES at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The network will launch on February 24, 2014 as the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, offering both scheduled programs and video on demand. The USD 9.99 per month subscription will include access to all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events each year. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.

WrestleMania Could Mean $100 Million Boost For Bay Area Economy; Cena Calls Silicon Valley ‘Beautiful’

WrestleMania 31 is in Santa Clara this Sunday. The WWE’s annual springtime extravaganza is expected to bring $100 million in economic activity to the Bay Area.

03/27/2015

(Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

Calls For Police Drones Renewed Following Shooting Of SJPD Officer

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.

03/26/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Valley Water District Considers Tighter Restrictions Than State’s New Regulations

With the state expanding emergency water restrictions in the wake of the drought, some Bay Area residents could soon be asked to conserve even more. It could happen as soon as next week in Santa Clara County.

03/18/2015

(Photo Credit: Ballet San Jose)

Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Must Raise $550,000 By March 14 To Continue Operations

The ballet company, the second largest professional company in California, has been facing financial struggles for some time.

03/05/2015

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