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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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A picture of the power drill mistaken for a gun that a woman was carrying when she was shot and killed by San Jose police on August 14, 2014. (San Jose police)

Woman Carrying Cordless Drill, Believed To Be A Gun, Shot And Killed By San Jose Police

Police responded to the scene after receiving calls the woman was threatening to kill family members with an Uzi-like weapon. It was determined she was holding a cordless drill.

08/14/2014

Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose City Council Vow Thorough Investigation Of Airport Security Measures

The San Jose City Council’s Public Safety Committee will receive an update next month on airport security following a security breach at Mineta San Jose International Airport in which a woman was able to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles without a ticket in August—the second security breach in five months.

08/14/2014

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Calls For More Legal Representation For Children In Need Of Immigration Services

With so many immigrant children facing deportation and a lack of legal representation, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is calling for not only more lawyers, but for them to do pro-bono work.

08/12/2014

David-Sanborn plays this year's San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. (photo credit: Scott Chernis)

While SF Rocks Outside Lands, San Jose Hosts 25th Annual Jazz Summer Fest

While many Bay Area music fans hip-hop and rock out at Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park, San Jose will be hosting the 25th annual Jazz Summer Fest.

08/08/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Santa Cruz Residents Already Fined Thousands For Excessive Water Use

Santa Cruz residents have already racked up more than $500,000 in fines for excessive water use.

07/30/2014

An injured sea lion, rescued by Sausalito's Marine Mammal Center, is released back into the wild in Santa Cruz. July 29, 2014 (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

Sea Lion Released In Santa Cruz After Being Rescued By Marine Mammal Center

An sea lion rescued last week when Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center found it entangled in plastic netting, was released back into the ocean in Santa Cruz Tuesday.

07/29/2014

2015 Nissan Leaf (Nissan)

Plug-In Car Sales Charging Ahead In California, Other States

Plug-In 2014, the premiere electric vehicle conference in the nation, began on Monday at the San Jose Convention Center with those in attendance discussing and debating the future of plug-in cars.

07/29/2014

Police respond to the city's 21st homicide in East San Jose on Gramercy Pl. (Photo Credit: Mike Colgan)

Man Shot And Killed In What Police Call East San Jose Gang-Related Incident

San Jose Police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide, where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Gramercy Place. According to investigators the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital after what they called a gang-related incident.

07/28/2014

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California on Friday, March 11, 2011. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Shows Silicon Valley Leading U.S. Economic Recovery

The report from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research shows the manufacturing sector in Silicon Valley has been a leading factor for economic growth in the region.

07/23/2014

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

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