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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California voters may get a chance to help improve the state’s roadways, but are they willing to foot the bill?
An Oakland Unified School District board member has vowed to vote against any new charter schools despite the fact that, technically, she’s unable to.
State Sen. Ron Calderon is striking back at the FBI claiming, in a file to the federal government, that the bureau purposely leaked the affidavit that he took $88,000 in bribes because he refused to take part in a federal sting operation targeting President Pro Tem Derrell Steinberg and Sen. Kevin de León.
A new design for the Warriors arena on Piers 30-32 along San Francisco’s waterfront will be released on Tuesday, but will the changes be enough to satisfy the concerns of the naysayers?
From 8 Washington to the proposed Warriors arena, the battle over the future of San Francisco’s waterfront is heating up.
This, of course, is not the Bay Area’s first tech boom. But one of the differences this time around is that it comes after a recession.
As Propositions B and C were defeated, it raises questions about future projects on San Francisco’s waterfront.
The governor is still facing the federal mandate to reduce the population in state prisons, something he continues to fight.
It’s expected that members of Bay Area Rapid Transit’s two biggest unions will ratify the tentative agreements reached with management this past Monday that ended the crippling four-day strike.
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown joined the KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle insider to take a look at how things fell apart so drastically at the last minute of BART labor negotiations.