Whether it’s politics, personalities or analysis Phil Matier is one of best informed insiders in the Bay Area.
In addition to his work with KPIX 5, Matier and fellow journalist Andy Ross co-write a news column for the San Francisco Chronicle. Their column, Matier & Ross, runs Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday, offering scoops and insights about one of the most fascinating and trend setting regions in the country. Matier can also be heard on KCBS Radio during morning and afternoon drive time.
“I’ve long said the Bay Area was put here to give the rest of the country something to talk about,” says Matier. “And we don’t let them down.”
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New plans are emerging about BART and ACE train service that would connect California’s Central Valley with the Bay Area.
Gov. Jerry Brown made a final push to secure legislative support for a tax increase to fund California road construction.
With the Raiders bound for Las Vegas and the Warriors set to move across the Bay to San Francisco, the Oakland A’s are finally in the driver’s seat to land a new stadium.
San Francisco’s mayor understands that people want to smoke pot on 4/20 and so the festival in Golden Gate Park is now a permitted event.
The Alameda County Sheriff is calling foul on a shaming list from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The Department of Homeland Security released its first-ever report on jurisdictions not cooperating with federal immigration authorities.
There’s an encampment in West Oakland that’s grown so large, it’s spilling onto the street.
BART ridership is down, even on the new Oakland airport connector, which was supposed to be a big money maker.
A little bird could become a big hold up for important upgrades on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
This is the first time the public has seen a shooting caught on San Francisco police body cams and it will no doubt renew a debate about use of force.