Statistics

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Learning Centers Use ‘Moneyball’ Formula To Ensure Students Get Admitted To Top-Ranked Colleges

A Bay Area group of learning centers is using techniques more associated with baseball statistics to get students into the nation’s most competitive colleges.

11/14/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Dubbed 2nd Most Dangerous City In The United States

Despite s slowdown in violent crime over the last year or more, Oakland remains the most violent city in California, according to the latest numbers from the feds.

11/12/2014

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Troubling Statistics For African-American Males In The Classroom

Young African American men are falling behind their peers in the classroom.

04/10/2014

Tommy John #25 of the New York Yankees pitches during a 1987 season game against the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Study Finds Tommy John Surgery Doesn’t Boost Pitcher Performance

On average, the number of innings pitched fell among the study group from 59 to 50 per season, while ERA’s swelled from 4.15 to 4.74 and WHIP ticked up from 1.40 before the operation to 1.48 after.

03/11/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

New Oakland Police Crime Tracker Expected To Speed Response Times

Oakland’s police chief is hoping a high tech approach to tracking crime trends can make a big difference for a department that many says is extremely short staffed. This comes as the Oakland Police Department received so many calls for help on Friday that officers couldn’t respond to all of them.

04/10/2012

(CBS)

San Jose Sees Record Number Of Pedestrian Deaths

San Jose has seen a record number of pedestrian fatalities this year. There have been 20 in 2011, compared with just seven last year.

12/21/2011

Jim Harbaugh and Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Numbers Support Harbaugh’s Gamble

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is enduring a fair amount of second-guessing for his 4th quarter “keep the field goal” decision in the Niners loss to Dallas.

09/19/2011

(CBS)

San Francisco Pedestrian vs. Car Accidents Fewer, Deadlier

It’s a mixed bag when it comes to the latest numbers involving pedestrian traffic accidents in San Francisco. That’s because the mishaps may be fewer, but they have been more deadly.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/16/2011

(AP)

Violent Crime Drops Dramatically In East Palo Alto

Authorities had reason to celebrate in East Palo Alto, where there has been a significant decline in the city’s crime rate. Partnerships between police and community organizations were credited with helping to send that figure tumbling.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/08/2010

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants shakes hands with Buster Posey #28 after they beat the Atlanta Braves in game 1 of the NLDS at AT&T Park on October 7, 2010 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Numbers Favor Phillies As Giants Prepare For NLCS

The Giants will enter the National League Championship Series this weekend as a clear underdog, and the orange and black will have to muster more offense if they hope to keep pace with the powerful Phillies.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

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