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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: BART's New Cars

11/17/2017
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The San Francisco MTA has started rolling out its new fleet of MUNI streetcars, but things are not going quite so well with another Bay Area transit agency. BART says its new cars might not be in service until December. missing its target date of Thanksgiving. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says it's partially because the carts weren't passing tests.

Duration: 00:03:54


Phil Matier: Politician Sexual Assault Allegations

11/17/2017
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President Trump is taking sides by choosing to criticize Democratic Senator Al Franken for his actions but not have any doubts about Republican candidate Roy Moore. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier along with former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss why favoritism is occurring.

Duration: 00:03:32


Phil Matier: House Republican Tax Plan

11/16/2017
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While 11 House Republicans representing California districts voted in favor of the plan passed on Thursday, three did not. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why they voted against the plan, and the possible ramifications those three representatives could face both on Capitol Hill and with their constituents come the 2018 midterm elections.

Duration: 00:03:11


Phil Matier: More Homeless Shelters Proposed In North Beach And The Embarcadero

11/16/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the pushback for more Navigation Centers for the homeless in San Francisco.

Duration: 00:04:24


Phil Matier: NY Governor Andrew Cuomo in SF

11/16/2017
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped in San Francisco earlier this week for a private fundraiser, with tickets up to 10-thousand dollars a head.KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says he could be raising funds for his next election campaign.

Duration: 00:01:43


Phil Matier: California Is Not Ready for Legal Marijuana

11/15/2017
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Cities are not ready for the state-wide legalization of marijuana starting January 1, 2018 because there’s not a lot of places that want to legally sell recreational pot. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains.

Duration: 00:02:45


Phil Matier: Ghost Ship Fire Lawsuit

11/14/2017
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A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Oakland in regards to the Ghost Ship fire. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why a judge ruled the case to be proceeded.

Duration: 00:02:27


Phil Matier: California Could See Driverless Car Testing In June

11/14/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the history of car innovation and the logistics behind the testing of driverless cars.

Duration: 00:03:20


Phil Matier: Marijuana in the Bay Area

11/13/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier has the 411 on 420, discussing new cannabis regulations coming to San Francisco that are becoming a greater public interest as 2018 and recreational marijuana approaches.

Duration: 00:02:50


Phil Matier: State Senate Turns Sexual Misconduct Cases Over to Outside Firm Over to Outside Firm

11/13/2017
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In light of sexual misconduct claims against state Senator Tony Mendoza, the state Senate is turning sexual harassment cases over to an outside legal firm. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses the importance of outside policing and how the scandal has spread to Senate President Pro Tem

Duration: 00:03:41


Phil Matier: Whistle-Blower Protections

11/10/2017
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More rumblings of wrongdoings from legislators in Sacramento has one Southern California Assemblymember continuing her push for whistle-blower protections for legislative staff. Republican Melissa Melendez has pushed for the bill for four years. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why the bill has passed the Assembly, but never the Senate.

Duration: 00:03:43


Phil Matier: One Year Anniversary of the 2016 Election

11/10/2017
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It has been one year since President Trump won the 2016 election over Hillary Clinton, and Democrats on the state level created a response against the President’s policies. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier along with former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown explain how this could affect the 2018 election.

Duration: 00:03:31


Phil Matier: The “Band Together” Concert Received a Promotional Boost

11/9/2017
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The benefit concert at AT&T park Thursday night already had a stage set up from Mark Benieoff’s Dream Fest event from Tuesday. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says how the last minute event was organized.

Duration: 00:03:56


Phil Matier: North Bay Wildfires State Utility Regulators Propose Tougher Safety Rules

11/9/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes a proposal to implement tougher safety rules to avoid North Bay wildfires and how much it would cost.

Duration: 00:04:14


Phil Matier: Legalizing Marijuana

11/8/2017
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Recreational marijuana use officially becomes legal on January 1st, but most parts of the state are still struggling to pass the laws needed to permit sales. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says debates are raging across the state.

Duration: 00:01:57


Phil Matier: Oakland A’s Ballpark

11/8/2017
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A recent poll showed Oakland voters are in favor of a new A’s stadium. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says Oakland’s housing and businesses will be affected.

Duration: 00:02:54


Phil Matier: BART Train Delay

11/7/2017
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One of the new BART trains failed during a test last week prompting a debut delay of the new trains. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains more.

Duration: 00:04:22


Phil Matier: Bay Area Carpool Requirements May Change For Three Freeways

11/7/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the reasons why there could be changes for carpool requirements and whether it would work to ease Bay Area traffic congestion.

Duration: 00:03:05


Phil Matier: Eliminating Traffic Fatalities...by Less Tickets?

11/6/2017
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While the City of San Francisco continues to work on an ambitious plan to eliminate all traffic fatalities...it turns out the police department is issuing far fewer tickets for reckless driving. A report by the San Francisco Examiner found that the city has issued 30-thousand fewer tickets so far this year compared to the same time last year. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier how this works.

Duration: 00:04:20


Phil Matier: San Francisco Mayor Faces Falling Approval Ratings from Disappointed Citizens

11/6/2017
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President Donald Tump is not the only one with low approval ratings. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses why San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is falling short of locals expectations.

Duration: 00:02:16

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