Patti Reising

Patti ReisingReporter and anchor Patti Reising joined KCBS in 1995 after working as a reporter and anchor at sister station KNX in Los Angeles. At KNX, Patti won praise for her anchoring of the station’s live O.J. Simpson trial coverage. In 1994, Patti was named Reporter of the Year in the Associated Press Award and has also won the Radio-Television News Directors Association awards for documentary, feature, enterprise, series, use of sound, and investigative reporting.

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Patti graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1983 and went on to work as a news anchor and reporter at stations in Sacramento, Santa Maria and Paso Robles. She was the news director, anchor, and reporter at K101 in San Francisco before moving to Los Angeles in 1992 to work at KNX.


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KCBS In Depth: California Academy Of Sciences Proves Popular With Adults

The new Executive Director of California Academy of Sciences, Dr. Jonathon Foley, says institutions like his play an important role in filling educational gaps, but is also popular among adults.


Pacific Fisher

Elusive Mammal Threatened By Illegal Pot Farms

Illegal marijuana farms may be to blame for the dwindling population of an elusive mammal many have never seen—the Pacific fisher.


Humbled Owner Of SF’s The Slanted Door Accepts James Beard Award For Outstanding Restaurant

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An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Limit Workers Comp For Professional Athletes

The National Football League and other professional leagues favor legislation by Central Valley Assemblyman Henry Perea to close what they see as a loophole that athletes with tenuous connections to the state to file for what’s known as cumulative injuries that occur after years of playing.


The owner of a gourmet food truck takes a customer order. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

New Street Food Park Opens In San Francisco

The SoMa StrEat Food Park showcases a rotation of up to 10 food trucks and is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.


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Tall Ship ‘Lady Washington’ Makes Visit To Bay Area

The Lady Washington has historical connections as it was the first U.S.-flagged vessel to visit the Japanese mainland back in 1791.


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Marin County Project Aims To Change Cafeteria Menus

Eco Top Chef Marin is seen as a fun, hands-on event for middle school kids while also serving its educational purposes.


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Study Finds Obese Doctors Less Likely To Diagnose Obesity

A new study finds obese doctors were less likely to diagnose obesity in their patients.


A person walking with a cane. (AP)

New Year Law Will Protect California Seniors From Sham Insurers

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says vulnerable segments of the population are often taken advantage of.


A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

DMV Cuts Waiting Time By Making More Appointments Available

While service at the DMV has long been the butt of many jokes The California Department of Motor Vehicles is making it both easier and faster to do business there.



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