Chris Jackson

Weekdays (5AM – 9AM) Saturdays (2PM – 7PM)

I love livin’ in the South Bay!  I was born and raised in San
Jose (Leland High/San Jose State), as were my son and daughter.

My first concert @12 years old:  AC/DC opening for Aerosmith (still my
favs)!

I played lead guitar and keys in local bands like Hot Ice, Starrider, Alibi,
and 3 Dicks & A Jane at South Bay clubs like Mountain Charley’s, Britannia
Arms, and Keystone Palo Alto. I even played solo piano at a few thousand Happy
Hours in the Hedley Club at Hotel De Anza in San Jose.

I love working at KFOX because it’s a thrill for me to play guitar on the air
every morning, the staff and listeners love to rock, and we all still love
livin’ in the South Bay for the sun, fun, short ride to the beach, and late
night runs to Taco Bravo on Bascom 🙂

What happened to my costume?

I’m a guitarist, so there I am trying to get my Ace Frehley of KISS costume on at Great America. I mean, what other guitarists have costumes?  Slash?  Yes.  Hendrix?  Yes.  Not many others, and Ace is easily recognized. I figured it would look more cool if I had a …

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Best TACO in the South Bay?

(I took the above pic at Taco Bravo in Campbell)  It’s National Taco Day, so where do you go for the best TACO in the South Bay?   I like Del Taco over Taco Bell, but they closed the Del Taco on Hamilton in Campbell.  I like Taco Bravo (my #2) on Bascom …

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We get through these tragedies…TOGETHER

(above pic, me at a concert yesterday in Belmont – The Sun Kings tribute to The Beatles, with student musicians from local schools playing along on stage) I saw a great concert yesterday at the Save The Music Festival in Belmont. The Sun Kings (Beatles tribute) and Caravanserai (Santana tribute) were …

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Best playground in the South Bay

Is this plane part of the best playground in the South Bay? It’s the USAF Lockheed T-33A, and it’s been on loan to the Town of Los Gatos by the U.S. Air Force since 1974!   When I was a kid, I played on it (and the nearby fire engine).  I still …

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I have a confession to make….

OK, I’ll admit it. I did it the last couple Halloweens. Did I eat all the orange-filled Oreo’s? Oh…much worse than that. Much worse. I couldn’t help it. What was I suppose to do? After all, I wasn’t prepared. The week prior I was too busy with work to even …

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