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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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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

San Francisco 49ers Deny Reports Of Trying To Block Joe Montana Hotel Project

There had been multiple reports that the team was trying to block the project over parking spaces for Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

05/15/2014

Mountain View Police Officer Kevin Nguyen (San Jose Police Dept.)

Mountain View Police Officer Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

36-year-old Kevin Nguyen was arrested on Tuesday, after detectives said they located child pornography on a computer he owned.

05/14/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council To Vote On Reducing Pot Clubs

The San Jose City Council is expected to vote on Tuesday to drastically reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city and create some rigid new rules.

05/13/2014

A laboratory technician handles blood samples in a crime lab. (CBS)

2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County’s District Attorney’s Office is notifying about 2,500 defendants arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and their attorneys that tests for methamphetamine use, taken two-month period, were conducted improperly.

05/06/2014

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Tea Party Patriots Plan Cinco De Mayo Protest Of American Flag Shirt Ban At Morgan Hill School

There is concern over a scheduled U.S. flag rally organized by a patriot group this Monday on Cinco De Mayo in front of Live Oak High School—the same school that caught national media attention in 2010 when some students were sent to home for wearing t-shirts depicting the flag.

05/02/2014

Police gather evidence where a mans body was found on the 1900 block of Monterey Road in San Jose, April 22, 2014. (CBS)

San Jose Homicide Mystery: Man’s Body Found Next To Big Rig In San Jose Industrial Park

San Jose police were at the scene Tuesday morning of a suspected homicide after finding the body of a man about a quarter-mile east of state Highway 87, a police spokesman said.

04/22/2014

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San Jose Police Investigating City’s 12th homicide, Man Found Next To Big Rig In Industrial Area

San Jose police are investigating the city’s 12th homicide after a body was found Tuesday morning in an industrial area off Monterey Road.

04/22/2014

Protesters shout slogans in front of a McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles where fast-food workers and their supporters gathered to protest wage theft on April 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon Valley

In 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.

04/21/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

Man Arrested In San Jose Fire That Destroyed Former KNTV Building; Cadaver Dogs Search Rubble

A man has been arrested and faces charges of felony arson and first degree burglary, on suspicion of setting the five-alarm fire in downtown San Jose.

04/16/2014

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Cal Fire Hiring Seasonal Firefighters, Busy Season Expected

Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.

04/14/2014

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