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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Naturalization Ceremony Held In Chicago's Daley Plaza (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Tech Firms Feel Bound By U.S. Immigration Policy When It Comes To Hiring

With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.

09/17/2014

Downtown San Jose with City Hall in the foreground. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System

Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.

09/16/2014

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Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.

09/12/2014

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Santa Cruz Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Following Fatal Highway 17 Big Rig Crash

25-year-old Daniel McGuire was killed in the crash on July 10, when a big rig driver lost control of his vehicle while traveling northbound on Highway 17 near Lexington Reservoir.

09/10/2014

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San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera Registry

The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.

09/10/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors

Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.

09/09/2014

Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Head Of Santa Clara VTA Determined To Speed Up Service

With almost one year on the job, the head of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority wants to speed up light-rail service.

09/02/2014

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San Jose Declares Drought Emergency With Citywide Water Shortage

City leaders are now calling for residents to cut back on water use by 20 percent.

08/27/2014

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Santa Clara County Supervisor Urges 25 Percent Reduction In Water Use By Local Governments

Supervisor Dave Cortese said local government departments are not doing enough to restrict water use during the drought.

08/21/2014

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