Phil Matier

Lawmakers Agree Fixing California's Roads And Bridges Is Essential But Not On How To Pay For ItThe state legislature is talking transportation -- specifically how to pay for much-needed repairs to the infrastructure. On Sunday, state senator Mark Leno discussed the challenges with KPIX 5's Phil Matier.
Talking Politics: An Unsweet Sixteen Versus The Donald; City Cyclists Keep On Rollin'Topic A among politics analysts remains Donald Trump's surprising rise in national voter-opinion polls... In San Francisco, bicyclists demand the freedom to roll past stop signs.
L.A., Bay Area Consider Joint Bid To Bring 2024 Olympics To CaliforniaWith Boston out of the bidding, the dream of the 2024 Olympic games in California could still become a reality.
Could BART Finally Reopen Its Bathrooms At Underground Stations?The bathroom at the 10 stations have been closed since the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Former Mayor Willie Brown Basks In Glow Of City Hall Centennial AnniversaryKCBS, 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.
San Francisco Eliminating Nearly 1,600 Parking Spots To Make Room For Pedestrians, Cyclists And ParkletsSan Francisco is scheduled to remove almost 1,600 parking spaces over the next few years for projects ranging from the new Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit line to more parklets
California Democrats And Republicans Could Agree To Hike Gas TaxCalifornia's $59 billion backlog of roadway maintenance projects has Governor Jerry Brown fed up and seeking to raise the state’s gas tax, which hasn't been increased since the early '90s.
Two Sides Clash Over Conflicting Reports On Airbnb’s Impact On SF’s Housing MarketTwo new reports looking into the impact short-term rental companies such as Airbnb have had on housing in San Francisco have come to different conclusions.
Coliseum Official: Deal For New Oakland Raiders Stadium 'Gurgling Blood'A Coliseum official close to the talks for a new Raiders stadium in Oakland is saying the deal is "gurgling blood", according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Tearing Down I-280 Freeway In SF Could Be 'Game Changer' For Commuters, Real EstateKCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is shopping plans to tear down a portion of Interstate 280 near Mission Bay to make room for more development.
San Francisco Giants' Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable HousingThe San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.
Police, San Francisco Public Defender Warn Body Cameras May Come With ConsequencesThe Oakland Police Department has been wearing body cameras since 2010, but the head of the Oakland Police Officers’ Association warns of the push to incorporate the cameras nationwide.
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