Phil Matier

Police Officer Shot Near Stern Grove Park

SFPD Officer Shot Near Stern Grove In Critical Condition After Surgery

A San Francisco police officer and the man suspected of shooting him are recovering but still in critical condition after a nearly fatal encounter Friday night.


Super Bowl City. (CBS)

Metal Detectors, Armed Guards Among Super Bowl City Security Measures

With just under two weeks before the big game, security is already ramping up for Super Bowl 50.


San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Mirkarimi Keeps Job As Sheriff, Is SF Back to Normal?

Things at San Francisco’s City Hall may be spicing up a bit after four on the Board of Supervisors sided with Ross Mirkarimi to reinstate him as sheriff.


71-year-old Sutchi Hui, was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets shortly before 8:10 a.m. on March 29. He died days later. (CBS)

San Francisco Cyclist Faces Manslaughter Charges In Elderly Man’s Death

The San Francisco District Attorney has issued an arrest warrant for the bicyclist accused of fatally striking an elderly pedestrian in the Castro District earlier this year.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Phil Matier: Report Slams Oakland Mayor Quan’s ‘100 Blocks’ Plan

A new report by the non-profit Urban Strategies Council is highly critical of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s so-called “100 Blocks” plan to cut crime.


A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Phil Matier: SF Tenderloin Laundromat Offers Online Gambling While You Wait

You could win money or a carton of cigarettes at a Tenderloin laundromat that offers online gambling while you wait for the wash to dry.


California Supreme Court chambers

Phil Matier: Emergency CA Supreme Court Meeting Over New Budget Plan

Gov. Brown’s proposed budget cuts to the court system will likely go through, which is cause for an emergency meeting by the state Supreme Court.


Picketers at the Larkspur Ferry terminal during a ferry workers' strike, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Why Transit, City Workers Are Willing To Strike

The labor movement and Occupy have teamed up for some powerful protests this May Day, but unions were apprehensive of initial plans to “shut down” the Golden Gate Bridge.


Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Poll Shows Low Approval Rating For Oakland Mayor Quan

A new poll finds that three out of four Oakland voters think Mayor Jean Quan is doing a poor or only fair job. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that they want her to be recalled.


Paramedics bring in stretchers to the area where at least two people were killed and a number injured in multiple shootings at a private religious college April 2, 2012 in Oakland. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Rookie Dispatcher Handled Oakland Mass Shooting Call

The dispatcher on duty during Monday’s mass shootings that killed seven people at Oikos University in Oakland handled herself quite well for having only been on the job for about a year.


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