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2 Out Of 5 In Bay Area Ditch Landlines, 70% Want More Wireless Towers

With a majority of Bay Area residents relying on smartphones, a new poll found widespread support for upgraded communications networks. The survey also found a majority in favor of improving the area’s aging energy infrastructure.

05/29/2014

San Francisco skyline in view from Alameda Point. (AP Photo)

New Poll: Most Bay Area Residents Happy With Economy And Region’s Direction

According to a new Bay Area Council poll, almost 60 percent of Bay Area residents believe the region is headed in the right direction.

05/27/2014

Money in Wallet

Cost Of Living Now Top Concern For Bay Area Residents

The first in a series of surveys taking the pulse of Bay Area attitudes finds that crime, transportation and housing costs have been unseated as the number one concern among Bay Area residents by fears about the overall cost of living.

05/27/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll Shows Incumbent Mike Honda Likely To Face Challenger Ro Khanna In November

A KPIX 5 phone survey taken this week showed strong support among South Bay women and seniors for incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) in his 17th Congressional District re-election bid.

05/23/2014

Jerry Brown Campaign Appearance

Poll Finds Governor Jerry Brown With Huge Lead In Re-Election Bid

The survey released Wednesday finds 57 percent of likely voters would choose the Democratic governor, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers.

04/09/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

Poll Finds Support For SF’s Commuter Shuttles And Their Regulation

The Bay Area Council commissioned a poll this month that found overall, San Francisco voters support commuter shuttle buses, but that they also support their regulation.

03/25/2014

Warriors Arena Artist Rendering

KPIX 5 Poll: San Franciscans Overwhelmingly Want Ballot Measure For Warriors Arena

The survey of 500 San Francisco residents found overwhelming support remains for the team crossing the bay from Oakland. Only 17 percent of respondents said they opposed the move, with 68 percent of those polled saying they were in favor of welcoming the Warriors. However, an even larger segment – 72 percent – said the arena project should be voted on by San Franciscans before it can be built.

03/06/2014

Jerry Brown Campaign Appearance

Poll Finds Strong Majorities Approve Gov. Brown, Budget Plan

A poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California says strong majorities of likely voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown’s overall handling of the job and of the budget proposal he released earlier this month.

01/29/2014

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Improving Economy Creating Gridlock On Bay Area Freeways

The Metropolitan Transpiration Commission says we usually see more traffic during the commute hours in the fall, but Bay Area Bridges are 2-3 percent busier than they were last year.

11/12/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Poll Finds Only 5 Percent Of Oakland Voters Likely To Re-Elect Quan

Nearly half in a poll of 500 likely voters say they would definitely not re-elect Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to a second term.

10/03/2013

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