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.”
As The KCBS & San Francisco Chronicle Insider
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The main question comes into focus. Was the 2015 shooting of Kate Steinle — on a San Francisco pier — a deliberate act or an accident?
While some politicians applauded the enacting of a new gas tax in California and the money it will bring for road and transit repairs, others are already preparing a repeal effort.
Experts say many parts of the Bay Area are vulnerable to the same type of catastrophe that struck the North Bay.
In San Francisco, red tape is getting in the way of new projects in three corners of the city.
A new plan proposes surge parking prices in San Francisco.
San Francisco city leaders are looking to lessons from protests in Boston as they brace for a rally by a far-right group on Saturday by bringing in the entire police force in to work that day.
Fear of a violent confrontation was simmering Wednesday ahead of a rally planned in San Francisco’s Crissy Field in late August as local leaders called for reconsideration.
New questions were emerging Wednesday as to how one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco was sold in a tax auction.
Anti-abortion activists, armed with chalk, scribbled slogans of protest outside the home of a San Francisco Planning commissioner.
It appears ongoing construction delays will keep San Francisco’s Central Subway from being completed in time for the opening of the Warriors’ new arena.