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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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.


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.


(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.


San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Students Noticing More Homeless On SJ State’s Campus Since Jungle’s Closure

Ever since the closure of the jungle homeless encampment in San Jose the homeless have been spreading throughout the city including places like San Jose State University.



3-Alarm Fire Near San Jose State Destroys Garage

San Jose fire crews are on the scene of a three-alarm structure fire on the 200 block of North 9th Street near San Jose State University.


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.


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.


(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.


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.


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.