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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The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Accused Of Not Responding To Alleged Racist Remark Made By Member Of Campus Organization

San Jose State University officials are being accused of failing to respond to another alleged racist incident on campus that occurred last February.

11/10/2014

Natural gas leak at Market St. and Santa Clara in downtown San Jose. (Mike Colgan/CBS)

San Jose High Rise Under Construction Evacuated After Major Gas Leak

A gas leak that prompted the evacuation of 2,500 people and a shelter-in-place order for 2,500 more in downtown San Jose Friday has been capped, San Jose fire officials said.

11/07/2014

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose’s Mayor Considers Investigation Of Police Officer Union Leader Over Alleged Comments

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has asked that the city council appoint a special investigator as well as a U.S. attorney to look into the alleged comments made by the head of the police officers’ union to a police academy class during their orientation.

10/22/2014

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

50 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In San Jose File For Permits Despite Strict Requirements

There was a filing frenzy by owners of medical marijuana dispensaries in San Jose seeking as they sought to beat a registration deadline on Friday but strict new requirements force most of them close.

10/21/2014

Seattle Sounders FC v San Jose Earthquakes (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Not Enough Hotels Near Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium As Occupancy And Rates Soar

49er games and other events at Levi’s Stadium have resulted in an occupancy boom with September being marked as a banner month for eight of the stadium’s surrounding hotels.

10/17/2014

Suspect sketch courtesy Palo Alto Police

Man Exposes Himself To Female Victim In Palo Alto; Third Incident This Week, Police Say

Palo Alto police are on high alert after a third incident this week in which a man exposed himself to a female victim.

10/10/2014

Lizzy Craze was the first pediatric heart transplant patient at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital 30 years ago when she was 3 years old. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Survivor Of Historic Heart Transplant Runs Half Marathons; Lives Life To The Fullest

30 years ago Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital performed an historic heart transplant on Lizzy Craze, she’s 33 now and the longest living pediatric heart-transplant recipient in the U.S. to survive with an original donor heart.

10/08/2014

SJFD

San Jose Fire Department Under Pressure To Improve Emergency Response Times, Gets Better

New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.

10/02/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

10/01/2014

police car lights emergency generic

Father, Son Dead Identified As Victims In San Jose Shooting; Woman Injured

San Jose police Wednesday released the identities of a father and son who were fatally shot Tuesday night inside a residence in South San Jose.

09/24/2014

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