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Survey: 25% College Admissions Officers Feel Pressure To Admit Students With Better Connections Than Qualifications

The survey by Kaplan Test Prep asked admissions officers at 400 of the top colleges if “the admissions process is rigged for the well-connected applicant?”

04/01/2015

California Department of Water Resources Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke on Jan. 29, 2010 near Meyers, California.   (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Drought-Stricken California Set To Measure Final & Most Likely Disappointing Snowpack

Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.

04/01/2015

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Where Are All The Gay People In San Jose? Texas Ahead Of Silicon Valley In LGBT Population Survey

The San Francisco metropolitan area has the highest percentage of adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll survey.

03/20/2015

Southwest Airlines passengers wait in line to check into flights at San Francisco International Airport. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Passenger Survey Ranks SFO ‘Best Airport In North America’ For Customer Service

San Francisco International Airport has been named the best airport in North America for customer service in the SkyTrax Passengers’ Choice Award for 2015.

03/12/2015

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Survey Says Twitter Headquartered In San Francisco’s ‘Dirtiest’ Commercial Corridor

The four-block stretch of San Francisco’s Market Street from 7th to 11th streets is the dirtiest commercial corridor according to a new survey by city controller’s office.

11/24/2014

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Report Says Active Earthquake Fault Running Through Site Of Hollywood’s Largest Planned Development

The project includes 39-story and 35-story skyscrapers that would dwarf existing buildings.

11/06/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Surveys Riders; Asks Input On Potential Station Remodels

BART is surveying riders in person this week at Embarcadero and Montgomery stations and online to ask what kinds of improvements they can make to take their look into the 21st century.

10/28/2014

San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Poll Finds Dave Cortese With Slight Lead Over Sam Liccardo In San Jose Mayor’s Race

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese has a slight advantage over Councilman Sam Liccardo in San Jose’s mayoral race, according to SurveyUSA research conducted for KPIX.

10/27/2014

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey Shows Shift Towards Cashless Society Driven By Millennials

When it comes to making small purchases, Americans prefer cash over plastic, but according to a new survey that’s likely to change.

09/01/2014

Oakland Raiders walk down the tunnel before a game. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

NFL Players Name Oakland Raiders Least Desirable Team To Play For In Anonymous Poll

In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.

08/25/2014

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