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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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.
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Oakland city leaders are seeking help from the state after a sideshow involving hundreds of cars last weekend got out of control.
While there is no World Series this year for the San Francisco Giants, the team is still in battle mode. Their fight this fall is about land near AT&T park.
Assemblymember Marc Levine is demanding Caltrans reopen a third lane to relieve congestion on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider is joined by former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown who played a pivotal role in getting San Francisco’s City Hall in the tip-top shape it’s in today as the building celebrates its 100-year anniversary.