Phil Matier

PHIL MATIER

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

Breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond. Listen to KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier’s reports LIVE on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM Mondays through Fridays at 7:50am and 5:50pm or listen to the podcasts ANYTIME posted here daily.

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To schedule an appearance for KPIX 5 on-air reporters/anchors, please contact Akilah Monifa, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. Please provide the date, time, location of the event, number of attendees expected, and name of sponsoring organization.


 

Mission Street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Muni’s $2.4 Million Mission Transformation Saves 2 Minutes, Costs Shopkeepers More

San Francisco’s plan for Muni in the Mission District promised to speed up commutes, but the time saved has come at a startling cost: a million dollars a minute.

08/31/2016

Tree branch that fell on a woman at Washington Square Park playground. (CBS)

Tree Maintenance Concerns Resurface After Falling Branch Seriously Injures Woman

A woman who was hit by a large tree branch in San Francisco is in stable condition with serious injuries.

08/15/2016

San Bruno explosion in September 2010. (CBS)

PG&E’s Unwitting Shareholders To Pay San Bruno Explosion Fines

Justice may have been served, but who will pay the fines?

08/10/2016

Rose Pak opposition to Stockton Street pedestrian plan (CBS)

Rose Pak Threatens City Hall Blockade Over Stockton Street Proposal

One of San Francisco’s biggest political power brokers is threatening to blockade City Hall with thousands of vehicles if officials try to make busy Stockton Street a pedestrian-only area.

08/08/2016

Homeless camps in Oakland on July 27, 2016. (CBS)

Oakland’s Homelessness Problems No Longer Hidden

There’s been a drastic rise in homeless camps in Oakland and city leaders admit they’re struggling to come up with a solution.

07/27/2016

BART Maintenance

BART Struggles To Fill Engineering Jobs

BART doesn’t have enough engineers to handle its growing workload and is having a problem filling dozens of openings for engineers.

07/25/2016

The planned Mission Bay Warriors Arena.

Warriors Win Major Court Victory In San Francisco Arena Battle

A Superior Court judge Monday upheld the environmental impact report for the Golden State Warriors new San Francisco arena, clearing a major obstacle standing in the way of building the facility.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2016

Oakland City Council President Lynette McElhaney (CBS SF)

Grand Jury Report Finds Oakland City Council President McElhaney Broke Ethics Rules

A scathing report accuses an Oakland city councilwoman of breaking state and city ethics rules.

06/22/2016

Interim Oakland Police Chief Ben Fairow (CBS)

Oakland’s Top Cop ‘Very Concerned’ Over Underage Sex Investigation

Oakland’s acting police chief on Monday weighed in on the sex scandal that has rocked the department he now heads.

06/13/2016

Kamala Harris (CBS)

U.S. Senate Candidate Kamala Harris Skeptical Of Stanford Sex Assailant’s Reduced Sentencing

California Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris expressed skepticism over sex assailant Brock Turner’s reduced sentence.

06/08/2016

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