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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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.
BART is facing a shortage of police officers as ridership and concerns around crime grow.
Up to 50,000 cell phone towers coming to cities across California. But will you get a say on where they pop up?
The city of Oakland is looking to hire ex-convicts to oversee the Oakland Police Department.
Uber has a reputation for ignoring local rules and concerns, but now San Francisco is cracking down on the company.
Critics say throwing more money at San Francisco’s homeless problem won’t solve it.
The SFPD’s police chief on Wednesday addressed some concerns about the city’s security gaps in the wake of the terror attack in Manchester.