Phil Matier

Phil Matier

Phil Matier

CATEGORY: News
Breaking news and analysis from around the Bay Area, the state capitol and beyond. Listen to KCBS Radio and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier’s reports LIVE on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM Mondays through Fridays at 7:50 AM and 5:50 PM or listen to the podcasts ANYTIME posted here daily.
  1. January 01, 1970
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    Phil Matier: New study shows nearly half of suspects released before trial don't show up to San Francisco court
    A new study shows that almost half of the suspects released from jail in San Francisco before trial didn't bother to show up for court. And the report goes on to show that more than 1 in 6 were accused of commi…
  2. August 05, 2021
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    Phil Matier: Jane Fonda nearly joined the recall race
    Actress and activist Jane Fonda was considering putting her name on the recall ballot.  That according to the San Francisco Chronicle which reports internal polling showed her as the top candidate. So, what wou…
  3. August 04, 2021
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    Phil Matier: Will some indoor spaces in San Francisco require proof of vaccination?
    Yesterday some indoor spaces in New York began requiring proof of vaccine for entry, and in San Francisco, this may be around the corner.For more, KCBS Radio's Dan Mitchinson and Holly Quan spoke with KCBS Radi…
  4. August 04, 2021
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    Phil Matier: London Breed receives fine for ethics violations
    San Francisco Mayor London Breed says she takes responsibility for a series of ethics violations which resulted in a 23,000 dollar fine. To find out more about what she did, KCBS Radio news anchors Eric Thomas…
  5. August 03, 2021
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    Phil Matier: How to deal with out-of-line behavior with the return of the mask mandate
    With the return of mandated mask-wearing at indoor spaces like grocery stores, has come the return of some out-of-line behavior. For more, KCBS Radio's Dan Mitchinson and Holly Quan spoke with KCBS Radio Inside…
  6. August 03, 2021
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    Driving patterns in the Bay Area have shifted since the pandemic
    If you've driven on any Bay Area roadways recently, you may have noticed that traffic is starting to return to pre-pandemic levels. But, driving patterns appear to have changed. KCBS Radio news anchor Margie Sh…
  7. August 02, 2021
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    Phil Matier: Will San Francisco issue another mask mandate?
    BART is bumping up its hours today, and cable cars are making a return to SF streets this week, but how will the highly transmissible delta variant and mask mandates likely to happen this week affect transit ri…
  8. July 31, 2021
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    Melissa Caen: Why a San Francisco landlord wants to pay his tenants to move out
    A landlord in San Francisco has agreed to pay tenants in a 7 bedroom Presidio Heights apartment $475,000 to move out. How could this be a good business decision for the landlord?KCBS Radio news anchors Jeff Bel…