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Phil Matier

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San Francisco, CA

Networks:

CBS Radio

Description:

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

Language:

English


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Phil Matier: Office of Cannabis in SF

7/19/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says its the birting of a bureaucracy when it comes to cannibis.

Duration: 00:03:39


BART Trains Are Not Updated

7/19/2017
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The 1970’s video cassette Betamax is still being used in some BART train security cameras. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says BART is behind when it comes to keeping up with technology, parking lots, and security.

Duration: 00:03:55


Phil Matier: A Sinking Millennium Tower

7/18/2017
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The high rise Millennium Tower in San Francisco is continuing to sink. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains a possible fix for the sinking and who might pay for it.

Duration: 00:02:58


Phil Matier: How Close Was The California Cap And Trade Vote?

7/18/2017
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how the state legislature extended the California Cap and Trade system.

Duration: 00:03:09


Phil Matier: City of San Francisco Sues Developer of Millennium Tower

11/3/2016
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San Francisco’s city attorney has filed a lawsuit against the developer of the Millennium Tower. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says the city filed the suit after the building was found to be sinking and tilting.

Duration: 00:03:04


Phil Matier: Traffic In Silicon Valley Gets Worse

11/3/2016
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains who the mega commuters are and why they live in far distances.

Duration: 00:02:56


Phil Matier: Candidates for San Francisco’s New Police Chief

11/2/2016
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The San Francisco Police Commission has chosen the top three candidates to become the city’s new police chief to mayor Ed Lee. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains why their identities are being kept secret.

Duration: 00:03:19


Phil Matier: San Jose Puts the Brakes on Recreational Marijuana

11/2/2016
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The San Jose City Council has passed an ordinance restricting non-medical marijuana cultivation. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says the new law is in response to a state ballot initiative to legalize pot for recreational use.

Duration: 00:02:55


Phil Matier: Bay Area Cities Consider Controls on Recreational Pot

11/1/2016
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California voters will have an opportunity to legalize the recreational use of marijuana on Election Day. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says that has prompted some Bay Area cities to take action.

Duration: 00:03:12


Phil Matier: Controversy Over Warriors’ Draymond Green Starring In A Pro-BART Video

11/1/2016
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the story behind Draymond Green promoting BART and possible campaigning for a bond for the BART.

Duration: 00:03:04


Phil Matier: Balancing Sustainability with Social Justice

10/31/2016
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California officials are making changes to laws that offer rebates to people buying electric cars. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says they’re trying to reach a different segment of the car-buying market.

Duration: 00:02:42


Phil Matier: Bay Bridge traffic gridlock could affect measures on November ballot

10/28/2016
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Whatever your commute was like Friday evening, the driving conditions were almost certainly worse in the morning because of a jackknifed big rig on the Bay Bridge. The gridlock lasted for a long time. KCBS, KPIX 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses whether the memory of it will remain when voters consider the transportation measures on this November's ballot.

Duration: 00:03:03


Phil Matier: How the Presidential Race Impacts the Rest of the Ballot

10/28/2016
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A particularly polarizing presidential campaign has the potential to impact other races on Election Day according to political experts. KCBS, KPIX 5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown discuss how the war of words between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may influence local elections.

Duration: 00:03:04


Phil Matier: Critics Questions Tax Breaks For Twitter Amidst Layoffs

10/27/2016
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains the complications with Twitter and other tech companies with tax breaks, commuting and housing.

Duration: 00:03:15


Phil Matier: Measure RR

10/26/2016
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One of the measures that voters will be deciding on this upcoming election is a $3.5 billion bond to fund BART. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains what the opponents and proponents of the measure had to say.

Duration: 00:03:32


Phil Matier: Keeping Teams in Town Not a Top Priority for Oakland Voters

10/26/2016
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A new poll finds keeping the Raiders and the A’s in town is not at the top of Oakland voters’ priority list. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says the city’s residents have other things on their minds with the upcoming election.

Duration: 00:02:59


Phil Matier: Tech Taxes

10/25/2016
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Twitter’s workforce is about to be cut by 8 percent. KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains what this means for tech companies and workers.

Duration: 00:03:05


Phil Matier: Money Comes From Both Directions To Help Pass Or Defeat Sugar Taxes In The Bay Area

10/25/2016
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes who’s paying for the ads for or against the propositions for sugar taxes.

Duration: 00:02:49


Phil Matier: State Lawmakers Criticize the Pentagon

10/24/2016
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Congressman John Garamendi joined other lawmakers in criticizing the Pentagon's attempt to recoup bonus money paid to soldier's to sign up for the California National Guard. KCBS, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains how it went on for so long.

Duration: 00:02:50


Phil Matier: A New Group Tries To Keep Raiders In Oakland

10/24/2016
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KCBS, KPIX-5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier describes a new group, who may be the last hope for keeping the Raiders in Oakland and the challenges they face.

Duration: 00:02:57

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