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Death Of San Francisco Mayor Leaves Behind City In Turmoil
Under Mayor Ed Lee's seven-year watch, San Francisco went from a city mired in recession to a technology-fueled economic powerhouse where housing costs skyrocketed and the chasm between the wealthy and everyone else grew.
Million-Dollar San Jose Homes Plagued By Falling Tiles Get Repairs
The brand new housing development that's been falling apart in San Jose is finally getting repairs.
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Alt-rock heroes The Pixies played classic songs and material from their latest album 'Head Carrier' at the Fox Theater in Oakland Thursday night.
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Bay Area sports teams offered condolences after San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died suddenly Tuesday morning.
Durant Leads Short-Handed Warriors Past Portland
Golden State returned from a dominant road trip that might help shape its season and showed once more how important depth is to its success.
Defense Spurs Chiefs to 26-15 Victory Over Raiders
Alex Smith threw for 268 yards for the Chiefs, who held the Raiders without points until Marshawn Lynch's 22-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Raiders Team Grades: Raiders Take Down Giants, Move Into 1st Place In AFC West
The Raiders won their Week 13 game over the Giants and moved into a three-way tie for first place in the AFC West.
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Local Funk Outfit Monophonics Lands At Independent
A Bay Area funk institution for over a decade, Monophonics plays songs it will soon be releasing on its forthcoming EP 'Mirrors' at the Independent Thursday night.
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Drummer for The Jesus Lizard Mac McNeilly talks about the band reuniting for its first tour in eight years ahead of a sold-out show at the Independent in San Francisco on December 15.
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Tuesday, December 12th
Phil Matier: Mayor Ed Lee
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has died today at the age of 65. Board of Supervisor’s President London Breed will take on the role of acting mayor as the next election in June will decide a successor. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier has more.
Phil Matier: SF Mayor Ed Lee Dies
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier recaps the life of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
Monday, December 11th
KCBS Phil Matier: Retrofitting the Golden Gate Bridge
Officials are rolling out plans for a 5-year retrofit for the Golden Gate Bridge that's expected to cost 600-million dollars. However, the district still hasn't figured out where all the money will come from. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how the fundraising for this project will come to be.
KCBS Phil Matier: Per Mile Use Tax to Possibly Replace Gas Tax
After just 6 weeks of the Gas Tax, it may soon be replaced with another plan. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses how this new tax is diffrent and why it may be more effective.
Friday, December 8th
Phil Matier: Oakland Labor Strike
The labor standoff continues in Oakland, with Mayor Libby Schaaf declaring an impasse and union workers calling the city's actions heavy-handed. Both sides could be headed to state mediation, and workers continue to strike. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier calls the strike a clash of rhetoric vs. reality.
Phil Matier: What Happens After the Congressional Resignations
Several United States Congressmen have recently announced their resignations and retirements in the face of sexual harassment accusations. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former Mayor Willie Brown discuss what the effects are to both sides when the accusations come, sometimes many years after the incident occurred. They also talk about what the possible electoral effects of these resignations and retirements might be.
Thursday, December 7th
Phil Matier: A Possible First Female Senate Leader
Senator Toni Atkins might replace pro tem state president Kevin de Leon next year after he steps down. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains who Toni Atkins is and her chances of filling the position.
Phil Matier: The A’s Run Into Problems In Building A New Stadium
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the complications on finding land for the new stadium for the A’s.
Wednesday, December 6th
Phil Matier: Oakland A's
The Oakland A's say they're shocked by a decision by the Peralta Community College District to end all talks to build a ballpark near Laney College. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says that the people at Laney College are making it clear that they do not want the ballpark near the College.
Phil Matier: SF Parking Rates
The next time you park at a meter in San Francisco it could be as low as 50-cents an hour... or as high as $7-an-hour.That's after MTA officials approved a plan to make parking rates based on driver demand citywide. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier calls the plan a joke.
Tuesday, December 5th
Phil Matier: George Gascon
San Francisco District Attorney Gorge Gascon spoke for the first time publicy since last week's not guilty verdict in the case of the undocumented immigrant who fatally shot Kate Steinle. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains what Gascon had to say about the backlash against San Francisco.
Phil Matier: The State Public Pension Fund Could Be Missing Out On Investment Gains
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes the social and environmental causes CalPERS invests in and whether or not the returns could be more profitable.
Monday, December 4th
Phil Matier: Bay Bridge Considers Electronic Toll Booths After Fatal Accident
Crews are still working to repair a toll booth on the Bay Bridge that was destroyed when a truck slammed into it Saturday morning killing the toll collector. While that work is continuing officials are also looking into plans to turn the span into one where all tolls are collected electronically just like the Golden Gate Bridge. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how this plan would work.
KCBS Phil Matier: SF Parking Lot Dispute Between Mayor and Supervisor
Mayor Ed Lee wants affordable housing and Supervisor Aaron Peskin wants a Homeless Navigation Center. But what do the neighbors want? KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses the ramifications to the community and the politics of the empty lot.
Friday, December 1st
Phil Matier: Hashtag Boycott SF
It didn't take long for some Twitter users unhappy with yesterday's verdict in the Kate Stienle murder trail to speak out. By this morning, the hashtag boycott San Francisco was trending on the site. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says it's unlikely that the boycott will change San Francisco's policies as a santuary city.
Phil Matier: Kate Steinle
While President Trump and others may be apoplectic over the verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial. Those who followed the trial locally knew the District Attorney's case was a long shot. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss the outcome of the verdict.
Thursday, November 30th
Phil Matier: The Politicization of the Steinle Verdict
The undocumented immigrant who was charged for killing Kate Steinle in a San Francisco pier is found not guilty of murder and manslaughter. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says the debate on immigration will not change, even after the verdict.
Phil Matier: California State Capital Could Set Up A Confidential Hotline For Sexual Harassment Complaints
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the logistics behind setting up a confidential hotline for sexual harassment complaints against politicians.
Wednesday, November 29th
Phil Matier: SFPD Tasers
When is yes not enough? That's what some are wondering now that the San Francisco Police Officer's Association says it will start collecting signatures for a ballot measure to support equipping officers with tasers. This, in spite of a vote by the Police Commission last month approving stun guns for the department. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says it's still unclear what sort of guidelines will be set.
Phil Matier: Homeowners of the Presidio Terrace
The Presidio Terrace homeowner’s association are in the process of getting their street back. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how all sides followed the rules when it came down to the sale.
Tuesday, November 28th
Phil Maiter: Are Bars Staying Open Past 2am?
A bill is trying once again to get passed by State Senator Scott Weiner that would allow bars to stay open past 2am. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why the Senator is giving the bill another chance.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Could Add Designated Pick Up Areas For Uber And Lyft Rides
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes more details and complications dealing with possible passenger pick up zones in San Francisco for Uber and Lyft.
Monday, November 27th
Phil Matier: Sexual Harassment Fallout at State Capitol
One State Assemblyman has resigned, and a State Senator has been stripped of his committee leadership positions. KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses the timeline of the actions.
Phil Matier: SF Transbay Terminal Delayed Until June
The Transbay Terminal may take a bit longer than anticipated to complete. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses what caused those delays and why the project may not be a great as it seems.
Wednesday, November 22nd
Phil Matier : Laney College
Groups representing faculty and students at Laney College are speaking out against plans to build a new ballpark for the Oakland A's nearby. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the impact of putting a ballpark next to Laney.
Phil Matier: BART
BART's plan to bring service to Downtown San Jose is not sitting well with City and business leaders. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why extending BART could disrupt Santa Clara street for several years.
Tuesday, November 21st
Phil Matier: Vacant Retail Spaces
Rental space in San Francisco is getting more and more expensive for apartment homes and offices. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why retail spaces on the ground floor of apartment complexes are becoming vacant.
Phil Matier: Why More Sexual Harassment Accusations May Not Stop Harassment
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why the accusations of sexual harassment in politics continue unabated, and why he’s skeptical that the continuing stories will lead to what he calls a cultural sea change.
Monday, November 20th
Phil Matier: Bocanegra Won't Seek Re-election
The Los Angeles Times published the stories of six more women accusing Raul Bocanegra of sexual misconduct. Bocanegra had previously been disciplined by the Legislature when he was working as a staff member for an Assemblyman, but that didn't hurt his career. KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier asks, are changing in Sacramento?
Phil Matier: Muni Planning to Pull all Marijuana Ads
After recieving many complaints, Muni is planning to remove the ads for marijuana in their busses. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses how the legilization of recreational marijuana will affect advertizing and the impressions the ads leave on riders.
Friday, November 17th
Phil Matier: BART's New Cars
The San Francisco MTA has started rolling out its new fleet of MUNI streetcars, but things are not going quite so well with another Bay Area transit agency. BART says its new cars might not be in service until December. missing its target date of Thanksgiving. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says it's partially because the carts weren't passing tests.
Phil Matier: Politician Sexual Assault Allegations
President Trump is taking sides by choosing to criticize Democratic Senator Al Franken for his actions but not have any doubts about Republican candidate Roy Moore. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier along with former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss why favoritism is occurring.
Thursday, November 16th
Phil Matier: House Republican Tax Plan
While 11 House Republicans representing California districts voted in favor of the plan passed on Thursday, three did not. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why they voted against the plan, and the possible ramifications those three representatives could face both on Capitol Hill and with their constituents come the 2018 midterm elections.
Phil Matier: More Homeless Shelters Proposed In North Beach And The Embarcadero
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the pushback for more Navigation Centers for the homeless in San Francisco.
Wednesday, November 15th
Phil Matier: NY Governor Andrew Cuomo in SF
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped in San Francisco earlier this week for a private fundraiser, with tickets up to 10-thousand dollars a head.KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says he could be raising funds for his next election campaign.
Phil Matier: California Is Not Ready for Legal Marijuana
Cities are not ready for the state-wide legalization of marijuana starting January 1, 2018 because there’s not a lot of places that want to legally sell recreational pot. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains.
Tuesday, November 14th
Phil Matier: Ghost Ship Fire Lawsuit
A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Oakland in regards to the Ghost Ship fire. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why a judge ruled the case to be proceeded.
Phil Matier: California Could See Driverless Car Testing In June
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the history of car innovation and the logistics behind the testing of driverless cars.
Monday, November 13th
Phil Matier: Marijuana in the Bay Area
KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier has the 411 on 420, discussing new cannabis regulations coming to San Francisco that are becoming a greater public interest as 2018 and recreational marijuana approaches.
Phil Matier: State Senate Turns Sexual Misconduct Cases Over to Outside Firm
In light of sexual misconduct claims against state Senator Tony Mendoza, the state Senate is turning sexual harassment cases over to an outside legal firm. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses the importance of outside policing and how the scandal has spread to Senate President Pro Tem
Friday, November 10th
Phil Matier: Whistle-Blower Protections
More rumblings of wrongdoings from legislators in Sacramento has one Southern California Assemblymember continuing her push for whistle-blower protections for legislative staff. Republican Melissa Melendez has pushed for the bill for four years. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why the bill has passed the Assembly, but never the Senate.
Phil Matier: One Year Anniversary of the 2016 Election
It has been one year since President Trump won the 2016 election over Hillary Clinton, and Democrats on the state level created a response against the President’s policies. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier along with former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown explain how this could affect the 2018 election.
Thursday, November 9th
Phil Matier: The “Band Together” Concert Received a Promotional Boost
The benefit concert at AT&T park Thursday night already had a stage set up from Mark Benieoff’s Dream Fest event from Tuesday. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says how the last minute event was organized.
Phil Matier: North Bay Wildfires State Utility Regulators Propose Tougher Safety Rules
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes a proposal to implement tougher safety rules to avoid North Bay wildfires and how much it would cost.
Wednesday, November 8th
Phil Matier: Legalizing Marijuana
Recreational marijuana use officially becomes legal on January 1st, but most parts of the state are still struggling to pass the laws needed to permit sales. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says debates are raging across the state.
Phil Matier: Oakland A’s Ballpark
A recent poll showed Oakland voters are in favor of a new A’s stadium. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says Oakland’s housing and businesses will be affected.
Tuesday, November 7th
Phil Matier: BART Train Delay
One of the new BART trains failed during a test last week prompting a debut delay of the new trains. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains more.
Phil Matier: Bay Area Carpool Requirements May Change For Three Freeways
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the reasons why there could be changes for carpool requirements and whether it would work to ease Bay Area traffic congestion.
Monday, November 6th
Phil Matier: Eliminating Traffic Fatalities...by Less Tickets?
While the City of San Francisco continues to work on an ambitious plan to eliminate all traffic fatalities...it turns out the police department is issuing far fewer tickets for reckless driving. A report by the San Francisco Examiner found that the city has issued 30-thousand fewer tickets so far this year compared to the same time last year. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier how this works.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Mayor Faces Falling Approval Ratings from Disappointed Citizens
President Donald Tump is not the only one with low approval ratings. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses why San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is falling short of locals expectations.
Friday, November 3rd
Phil Matier: SFPD Tasers
The San Francisco Police Commission is having a meeting tonight, where it's considering a controversial proposal to equip the force with tasers. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says it's still unclear what the final decision will be, and the discussion could be tabled.
Phil Matier: An Inside Look at Political Parties
Former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile's new book recounts the 2016 election and reveals how money influenced the party. KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown say while it might be surprising to some, that's the state of political parties today.
Thursday, November 2nd
Phil Matier: Oakland City Workers are on Strike
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf delivered her state of the city speech while city workers were on strike. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier was in Oakland talking about the labor dispute.
Phil Matier: What Could Have Sparked The North Bay Wildfires?
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes a device used by power companies that is getting extra scrutiny in the aftermath of the fires in the North Bay.
Wednesday, November 1st
Phil Matier: New Gas Tax Scrutiny
If you visited a gas station today, you probably noticed a jump in the price. That's because of a 12 cent tax that went into effect today. Plans are already being made to put a measure on the ballot to repeal that tax. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says democrats and republicans don't like the new gas tax.
Phil Matier: Gas Prices Are Getting Higher
Gas prices are going to increase by 12 cents per gallon with an excise tax of twenty cents per gallon for diesel cars. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains where the money from the increase will go.
Tuesday, October 31st
Phil Matier: European Trip for Climate Change
California Governor Jerry Brown is heading to Europe to talk to parliament in Belgium about climate change. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains more.
Phil Matier: BART Cracks Down On Fare Evaders
KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how BART stops fare evaders with community service officers.
Monday, October 30th
Phil Matier: Jerry Brown's Campaign Money
Where does the millions of dollars Governor Jerry Brown raised for his campaign actually go? KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains where the 15 million dollars gets funneled into.
Phil Matier: Paul Manafort Indictment
Two former campaign aides to President Trump were indicted of 12 counts in the midst of the Russia investigation. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how it’s about Manafort’s finances.
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