He worked for CNN, ABC News in Washington, D.C. and several television news magazines before joining ABC7 News.
Dan traveled on presidential campaigns, tracked a suspected Nazi war criminal to Germany, investigated the slaughter of near-extinct black rhinos in Zimbabwe, and exposed a Bay Area priest for molesting dozens of children. The priest was eventually convicted and sent to prison.
Dan lives in Marin County, has a passion for greyhound rescue and surfing. He's most proud of his sons, including a former U.S. Marine; both are now in college.
New lawsuits filed against Hanna Boys Center as CA clergy sexual abuse law deadline approaches
More than a dozen new lawsuits have been filed against Hanna Boys Center of Sonoma, by men who say they were abused by Catholic priests and staff there when they were children.
EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Laurie Smith following SCC sheriff resignation amid corruption trial
The question now is whether this will have an impact on her corruption trial as the jury deliberates the case.
Who's David DePape? What we know about suspect in attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband at SF home
David DePape was part of the Berkeley art crowd some 10 years ago and used to sell hemp bracelets online. But in the past few months, he took a hard turn to conspiracy theories.
Oakland youth sports teams question where money went for new artificial turf planned 8 years ago
The concept was to install synthetic turf at a baseball and football field, so kids could use it year-round -- even during the rainy months. But the politicians have not lived up to their promises.
EXCLUSIVE: Santa Clara Co. Sheriff's boyfriend testifies in her corruption trial
Gary Bechtel said that he, his son, and two other relatives acquired concealed carry permits that were signed by Sheriff Smith. He also testified that he provided $750,000 to the Sheriff's Advisory Board.
New report targets Santa Clara Co. sheriff on 2018 inmate's brain damage case amid corruption trial
Santa Clara County failed to protect a jail inmate going through a mental health crisis, and paid his family $10 million for the brain damage he suffered. Now, a stunning report - that the sheriff's department shut down an Internal Affairs investigation to find out how that happened.
Hwy 101 express lanes in San Mateo Co. to open 3 months early due to I-Team investigation
Officials announced they will begin incrementally opening the express lanes for carpools in November.
Rome Police Stabbing: SF college student gets Italian Supreme Court date in killing of officer
The Italian Supreme Court will consider the murder conviction of 22-year-old Finnegan Elder of San Francisco in a hearing next year. Elder was on vacation in Rome during July 2019 when he stabbed an Italian police officer to death in an altercation.
EXCLUSIVE: Oakland neighbors worry about young deer trapped behind fence at reservoir
SAVING MR. BUCK: This is a story about a woman with a kind heart and a young deer who needed help. ♥️
SF mayor's brother appears in court to get 44-year prison sentence reduced
The district attorney's office said in court on Monday they will oppose Brown getting out of prison.
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