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Phil Matier

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KCBS & Chronicle Insider Phil Matier offers breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond.

KCBS & Chronicle Insider Phil Matier offers breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond.
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San Francisco, CA

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CBS Radio

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KCBS & Chronicle Insider Phil Matier offers breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond.

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English


Episodes

Phil Matier: Disagreements Between Gubernatorial Candidates

7/13/2018
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The state’s gubernatorial candidates are having a hard time reaching a consensus over the number of debates. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that the problem is politics.

Duration:00:03:31

Phil Matier: Is London Breed the next mayor in the Willie Brown political machine?

7/13/2018
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In the minds of some, another Willie Brown protégé has been sworn in as the Mayor of San Francisco, with London Breed having taken office earlier this week. KCBS Radio, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss the former mayor’s continued political legacy in San Francisco, and the possibility of there being a Democratic political machine in the city.

Duration:00:04:31

Phil Matier: Oakland Will Give $2.2 Million To Ex-Black Panther Leader

7/12/2018
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Oakland has approved a 2.2 million dollar settlement with an ex-Black Panther leader who was attacked by a council woman in 2015. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that this money will come from the Oakland taxpayer’s pocket.

Duration:00:03:09

Phil Matier: Dianne Feinstein’s Husband

7/12/2018
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Dianne Feinstein did not disclose her husband’s investment in Facebook. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains Feinstein does not keep up with her husband’s finances.

Duration:00:03:47

Phil Matier: London Breed As San Francisco’s Mayor

7/11/2018
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London Breed was sworn in as San Francisco’s new mayor today but her term will be up in roughly a year and half. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that this is an unusual situation and this is all brought about by the untimely death of mayor Ed Lee.

Duration:00:05:03

Phil Matier: Contra Costa Country Sheriff's Department

7/10/2018
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The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department has become the third local law enforcement agency to end its contract with federal immigration officials. KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier has the story.

Duration:00:05:31

Phil Matier: Carpool Lanes in San Francisco

7/9/2018
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Transit officials are planning to make carpool lanes San Francisco’s South Beach near AT&T Park to San Francisco. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that this issue of carpool lanes is getting increasingly political.

Duration:00:05:03

BART's Banished Riders Increase In Past Year

7/9/2018
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BART has banished more riders this year than they have in past. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the demographic of those who were banished and why they were asked to stay away.

Duration:00:03:14

Phil Matier: Charter School Supporters

7/6/2018
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Charter school supporters are throwing their money behind gubernatorial candidates and one of those raking in the money is Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that the reason charter school supporters are throwing their money at Gavin Newsom is because the polling and the standing of Republican and Democrats is pretty obvious and whether people like it or not, Gavin Newsom will become California’s next governor.

Duration:00:03:25

Phil Matier: The California Democratic Party Endorsement

7/5/2018
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Senator Dianne Feinstein is not expecting an endorsement from the California Democratic Party. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says former Senate president Kevin De Leon may get the endorsement instead.

Duration:00:04:37

Phil Matier: Mayor London Breed's Plan to Tackle the Homeless

7/5/2018
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The homeless population is making people and business owners feel unsafe. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses what he spoke about with her.

Duration:00:04:46

Phil Matier: Growing Wildfires

7/4/2018
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Wildfires are growing in California. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that wildfires are going to cost more and that the fire seasons have grown longer and we will have wet winters and dry summers.

Duration:00:05:32

Phil Matier: Wildfire Season

7/4/2018
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Wildfire season is starting to last longer than usual. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains who is paying for the damages.

Duration:00:04:48

Phil Matier: Trump Administration Rescinds On Racial Diversity In Colleges

7/3/2018
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The Trump Administration has withdrawn Obama-era policy guidelines that encouraged the consideration of race in college admissions. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that since 1996, voters approved proposition 209 and basically barred UC’s and CSU’s from discriminating or granting preferential to any racial or ethnic group.

Duration:00:03:52

Phil Matier: Ghostship Fire Defendants To Take A Plea Deal

7/3/2018
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The two defendants in the 2016 Ghostship Fire will take plea deals Tuesday to avoid a months long trial. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how this will affect the families of the victims and what the deal may entail.

Duration:00:05:10

Phil Matier: Tax In San Francisco

7/2/2018
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A lot of cities in the Bay Area are passing taxes on tech companies as a way to raise revenue except for San Francisco. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that the city has its own tax structure and that San Francisco is having to pull the balancing act because while tech gets most of the attention, it is not the only business in the city.

Duration:00:03:40

Phil Matier: Major Medical Association Pulls Annual Convention Out of San Francisco Due to Safety Concerns

7/2/2018
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The streets of San Francisco are dangerous enough to drive a major medical association from holding its annual confrence in the city. With the city becoming more dangerous, who is next to abandon the city? KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the what exactly people are scared of and how this will impact future city income.

Duration:00:04:31

Phil Matier: Oakland Maybe Going Bankrupt

6/29/2018
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Oakland is under the risk of going bankrupt. According to an Alameda County Grand Jury Report, unfunded retiree benefits are putting the city in an economic crisis. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that the Alameda County found that the growing debt for taking care of the health benefits for retirees and current workers is just getting out of control.

Duration:00:04:09

Phil Matier: The Supreme Court Nominee

6/29/2018
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Democrats are organizing a plan to stop President Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee from getting voted in before the November midterm elections. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown talked about what Democrats can do.

Duration:00:04:48

Phil Matier: No Tax On Soda?

6/28/2018
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Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill preventing cities and counties on levying tax on soda for the next 12 years. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that this bill came about because the soda tax industry had going out asking voters to approve sales taxes decided that they are going to change the rules on soda.

Duration:00:05:19