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 initial artist rendering of the new basketball arena proposed for the Golden State Warriors, in Mission Bay rather than along the waterfront, have invited some unwelcome comparisons, but the team is a long way from flushing the toilet bowl design.
A new study by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency shows a huge decline in ridership in the taxi industry.
Uber is moving its headquarters to Mission Bay, as the company is growing at such a rapid pace, it has outgrown its office on Market Street.
The proposed deal would give free land to the team and for taxpayers to pay off $120 million the Raiders still owe for the overhaul of the Coliseum.
What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.
Harris is reaching out to law firms, hoping they will provide pro bono service for immigrant children facing deportation hearings in the Bay Area.
Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don’t have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.
The Bay Area is bracing for the possibility for another commute-crippling transit strike, this time involving workers with the Golden Gate Bridge District.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was targeted, but never charged, by the FBI in the same sting operation involving Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and state Sen. Leland Yee, according to sources in the mayor’s office. KCBS, KPIX5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that undercover agents donated to Lee’s campaign.
Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is officially open. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss yesterday’s opening ceremony. Brown says he was disappointed that there was no evidence of a proper handoff between Candlestick Park and the new stadium.