Phil Matier

Political Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle

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Political columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle

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In his campaign for Governor, Jerry Brown said he would never raise taxes without a vote of the people.

Proposed Special Election Could Be Mail-in Only

In his campaign for Governor, Jerry Brown said he would never raise taxes without a vote of the people.

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The Biden administration and the CDC say it’s safe for teachers to return to classrooms before they’re vaccinated. California Governor Gavin Newsom agrees.

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If it wasn’t obvious before, COVID-19 has made it crystal clear: Deep racial disparities result in varying medical outcomes.

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The Ballona Wetlands are juxtaposed against busy streets and tech companies. The area is a small, serene stretch of marsh, mud flats and birds.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the acquittal of former President Trump in his second impeachment, the beginning of civil lawsuits filed against him and more

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Northridge’s long-time Skateland roller rink will reopen as a homeless shelter by November 2021, if all goes according to plan.

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With a new Joe Biden administration, undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are breathing a sigh of relief.

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Even as in-person school instruction remains on hold, high school and other youth sports have the green light to resume in much of the state.

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“There's now more cannabis workers than there are aircraft pilots and engineers, dentists, painters or EMTs and electrical engineers,” says David Downs, Senior Editor at Leafly.com.

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As technology becomes more sleek and complex, repairing is more difficult and dangerous. When something breaks, it’s often easier to buy a new one.

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