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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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.
There’s been a drastic rise in homeless camps in Oakland and city leaders admit they’re struggling to come up with a solution.
BART doesn’t have enough engineers to handle its growing workload and is having a problem filling dozens of openings for engineers.
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.
A scathing report accuses an Oakland city councilwoman of breaking state and city ethics rules.
Oakland’s acting police chief on Monday weighed in on the sex scandal that has rocked the department he now heads.
California Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris expressed skepticism over sex assailant Brock Turner’s reduced sentence.
Governor Jerry Brown met leaders from all over the West Coast in San Francisco Wednesday to sign an agreement to cut greenhouse emissions, but he also spoke publicly about his recent endorsement of Hilary Clinton for President for the first time.
The price of the MTC’s new San Francisco office has sky-rocketed to more than a quarter-billion dollars, roughly $90 million over budget.
An exclusive poll gave San Francisco’s residents a chance to weigh in on embattled police chief Greg Suhr, and it might surprise many that 50-percent said the chief should stay.