Former S.F. mayor and assembly speaker Willie Brown tells Phil and Melissa that impeachment without removal is pointless and says Democrats need a new face to face-off against Trump. (10-6-19)

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Talking Politics: After Impeachment / Wanted: New CandidateFormer S.F. mayor and assembly speaker Willie Brown tells Phil and Melissa that impeachment without removal is pointless and says Democrats need a new face to face-off against Trump. (10-6-19)
At Issue: Impeachment Inquiry BeginsIt's Topic A (and B and C) in Washington and KPIX 5's Phil Matier digs into it with U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). (9-29-19)
Talking Politics: Trump in California / Harris HiccupsThe president came to the Golden State and blasted San Francisco for its homelessness problem; Sen. Kamala Harris campaign seems to have stalled in low gear. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown bandy boisterously. (9-22-19)
Sunday ToPIX: Bay Area Housing / Gig EconomyKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. (9-22-19)
Talking Politics: Debate DebriefWhat were the takeaways from the third Democratic candidates debate? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown mention a few. (9-15-19)
At Issue: Homelessness and Crime / NRAKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with San Francisco supervisor Rafael Mandelman. (9-15-19)
Talking Politics: Leaden GOPers of the Golden StatePhil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss the state of the Republican Party in California and Brown floats the idea that the Democratic field of presidential candidates may yet see more entrants. (9-8-19)
At Issue: Vax Politics / Gig WorkPhil Matier discusses two issues facing the legislature with state senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo). (9-8-19)
Talking Politics: Campaign Attrition / Trump VulnerabilityFormer S.F. mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown tells KPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen that the president can be beaten, provided the Democratic Party can settle on a candidate. (9-1-19)
Talking Politics: Democratic Crossroads / HomelessnessKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen ask former S.F. mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown about the state of the Democratic Party and the growing homelessness crisis. (8-25-19)
At Issue: Unsafe StreetsKPIX 5's Phil Matier and San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe discuss crime and law enforcement in the Bay Area. (8-25-19)
Talking Politics: Epstein Questions / Debates or DebacleJeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide, according to investigators. Is that the end of the issue? Were the early, crowded Democratic candidate debates a big mistake? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (8-18-19)
At Issue: PG&E / Gig EconomyKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with California state senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) about PG&E's ability to meet future demand; Seg. 2: addressing the needs of part-time and contract workers. (8-18-19)
Talking Politics: Clustered in Iowa / Candidates DebateWho's doing well in Iowa and who'll make the cut for the next Democratic presidential candidates debate? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown weigh in. (8-11-19)
At Issue: Gun Control and CongressKPIX 5's Phil Matier discusses gun violence and legislation with Bay Area congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). (8-11-19)
Pet of the Week: Flash Needs a New HomeTo adopt Flash, go to EastBaySPCA.org
Talking Politics: Tax Transparency / Dems' Circular Firing Squad1) New state law requires candidates for president to divulge their tax returns. 2) Many of the Democratic candidates at last week's debates seem to be running against Obama as much as Trump. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown ponder. (8-4-19)
At Issue: Homelessness in the CityKPIX 5's Phil Matier discusses homelessness policy with San Francisco supervisor Rafael Mandelman. (8-4-19)
Talking Politics: Post-Mueller / Pre-DebateWas Robert Mueller's day in Congress a bust for impeachment-hungry Democrats? Also: another round of Democratic candidate debates is coming this week. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss. (7-28-19)
At Issue: New BART LeadershipKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with Robert “Bob” Powers, BART’s new general manager. (7-28-19)
Pet of the Week: Tinker Needs a HomeMore info: Muttville senior dog rescue http://muttville.org
Pet of the Week: Popeye Needs a New HomeKelcy Spaet with the East Bay SPCA brought little Popeye to the KPIX studio for a visit with Devin Fehely. Adoption info at: EastBaySPCA.org
Talking Politics: Kamala Backlash / July 4 TrumpfestNow that Sen. Kamala Harris is rising in the polls will the other presidential candidates target her for takedown? Pres. Trump's July 4 spectacular drew raves and pans. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown dissect. (7-7-19)
At Issue: The State of the RepublicWhere is the balance of power among Congress, the court and the presidency? Phil Matier discusses past and present politics and government with Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). (7-7-19)

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