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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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The Bay Bridge saga continues as the $239 million takedown of the old eastern span has fallen six months behind schedule.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins has responded to the criticism directed at him in the wake of controversial remarks he recently penned for a Wall Street Journal editorial comparing today’s treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecutions of Jews in Nazi Germany.
A wrongful-death lawsuit involving Uber and one of its drivers who struck a 6-year-old girl, could be instrumental in changing the way ridesharing companies are regulated.
Caltrans is already facing tough questions raised in the wake of a highly critical report and a state senate committee hearing on engineers’ alerting agency managers about cracked welds on the Bay Bridge’s eastern span.
The Presidio Trust is looking at plans for highly-sought after land in Crissy Field. One proposal is backed by filmmaker George Lucas.
The city started charging for Sunday street parking last January and far exceeded the projected amount of money it was expecting to bring in.
State officials say proponents of a pension reform measure backed by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed can start collecting signatures to put it on the ballot.
Social conservative groups are pushing for a ballot measure to overturn a law, signed into law by Gov. Brown, last August that protects the rights of transgender students and they expect to have a better idea about whether the issue will go before voters this fall.
A smaller BART union has been notified of a typo in the contract they have approved.
A group trying to keep the A’s in Oakland has been lobbying for a stadium on the waterfront, saying it is taking the next steps toward making that dream a reality.