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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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Oakland police say they are investigating reports that a noose was found placed on a city Public Works truck used by African American employees, and the workers union says they have no doubt it the move was rooted in racism.
After many failed proposal the future of Piers 30 to 32 in San Francisco is sinking and it’s going to take a massive life saver to rescue it.
Crews were busy setting up Wednesday for Thursday’s final event at Candlestick Park, a concert by Sir Paul McCartney. Around 49,000 fans are coming to say hello again to McCartney, and goodbye forever to the ballpark.
An investigation has found that dozens of operators picked up their paycheck from Muni headquarters on days they called in sick.
Even with Raiders owner Mark Davis’ recent visit to San Antonio, planners are working on a new stadium for the team in Oakland, though there are plenty of moving parts to be worked out.
A spike in violent crime has San Francisco police on their toes, and put community members on edge in one neighborhood.
The A’s have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to keep them playing ball in Oakland, but it really only requires them to play at the Coliseum for two.
An anonymous tip to the DMV has lead to the arrest of three people in San Francisco on charges including; fraud, perjury and burglary for their use of disabled parking placards.
Despite added security at many sports venues, including in the Bay Area, there are still plenty of cases of fan altercations, more than three years after the Bryan Stow attack.
The A’s have been in turbulent talks for weeks with Oakland and Alameda County officials over a new 10-year-lease at the aging O.Co Coliseum, but that may be moot if Raiders representatives can push through a plan to tear down the stadium and get a new NFL venue built in half that time.