Webb was born and raised in San Francisco, California. As a teenager, he was a street reporter broadcasting observations of civil rights, anti-Vietnam war protests, and youth issues for San Francisco radio stations KMPX, KQED and KCBS.KMPX was the nation's first progressive rock station, started by Top 40 disc jockey Tom Donahue, and practiced advocacy journalism.To start chatting with your partner, simply hit the blue "start" button.You will then be able to chat with a randomly chosen stranger.Later, when a jury found White guilty of voluntary manslaughter rather than first-degree murder, outraged citizens took over City Hall, bashed in the doors, overturned police cars and started fires in what came to be known as the White Night Riots.Reporters from every major television network joined Webb on the same rooftop reporting all the activity.He’d received inpatient psychiatric treatment after his conviction to treat his bipolar disorder. In 1996 he was fired from 106.9 FM for failing to cut down on “gay-themed” shows. ) He filed a lawsuit accusing the him because he was gay.According to friends, he was terribly depressed and felt his career was over. At the time, homosexuality was not covered by Washington’s anti-discrimination law, although it was under city codes. (Their music sucks anyway) On May 14, 2007, Mike’s sister called Seattle police after she received odd text messages from his phone.
Working at KGO, just blocks away from the City Hall tragedy, Webb climbed to the station's rooftop, giving live reports of a city in great shock and grief.
Webb initially ran as a Republican but was defeated at the party convention on May 7, 2016.
Following his defeat, he announced that he would seek election as an independent in the general election.
Mike's contributions enabled the Endup to become "the spot to be at" in the mid '70s. Webb went on to other Bay Area radio stations, working as an on-air personality for KIOI, KFRC and KSFX.
In the 1980s, Webb moved to Seattle and hosted shows at KPLZ, KEZX, and KZOK.