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.”
As the KCBS & San Francisco Chronicle Insider
Breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond. Listen to KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier’s reports LIVE on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM Mondays through Fridays at 7:50am and 5:50pm or listen to the podcasts ANYTIME posted here daily.
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With the ballot battle over bridge tolls looming in less than a month, an exclusive new KPIX 5 poll shows Bay Area drivers are clinging to their cars.
City leaders in San Francisco are backing a state bill intended to help the most troubled homeless people deemed too impaired to care for themselves.
San Francisco Interim Mayor Mark Farrell is feeling some backlash after a letter surfaced suggesting his new job could potentially benefit his company.
California officially became a sanctuary state this week and the feds are hitting back.
With the Jan. 1 start date for legal sales of recreational marijuana in California looming, dozens of current and potential cannabis entrepreneurs came to a summit in Oakland Wednesday to hear state officials explain the rules they must follow.
The Justice Department is considering suing colleges and universities for discriminating against white applicants.
BART is giving thousands of employees a $500 “ridership bonus” this year despite the fact that ridership on the transit system is down.
San Francisco’s famed cable cars are taking center stage in a tight Congressional race on the other side of the country.
Officials in Oakland say they have no plans to canvass the city looking for warehouses like the Ghost Ship, saying they are focused on a “big picture” approach.
A pair of new measures could force San Francisco shoppers to spend more money.