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Cyclist Alberto Contador uses headphones during a professional race.  (PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Headphones Used As Excuse To Avoid Other People And Skip Workouts, Survey Finds

The survey of 1,001 adults found that 40 percent would not even start their exercise routine without being connected to their music. Some 66 percent said they would be less likely to complete their routine.

04/03/2014

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

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Study Finds Soda Taxes Have Little To No Benefit For Overall Health

A study released in the journal Health Economics casts doubt on claims that soda taxes are an effective way to combat obesity.

03/25/2014

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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

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Use Intensifying Among Teens, Adults, Contrary To The Buzz About A Decline

Facebook just celebrated its 10th birthday, and despite some gloomy suggestions for the social network’s future, use is intensifying.

02/13/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Survey Shows More Than Half Of Kids Lie About Age To Join Facebook, Twitter

Age limits on Facebook and other social sites aren’t working to keep young children off away from the internet properties, according to a newly released survey.

02/06/2014

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Cost Of Raising A Child Continues To Rise, Bay Area Cities Among Costliest

According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released on Wednesday, food, shelter and other child-rearing necessities will set a middle-class family back nearly a quarter-million dollars – or $301,970 when adjusted for future inflation.

08/14/2013

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Berkeley’s Police Officers Association Makes Push To Arm Cops With Tasers

The Berkeley Police Officers Association is releasing an online citizen’s survey on the use of Tasers and would like the city to explore arming the police force with the devices.

05/29/2013

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Which Bay Area Town Hands Out The Most Speeding Tickets?

In a recent KPIX survey, it turns out that the small quiet town of Moraga hands out more speeding tickets than any other town in the Bay Area.

05/16/2013

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BART Survey Shows More Riders Accept Bikes On Trains

A new survey of BART passengers released Monday shows a wider acceptance of allowing bicycles on the transit agency’s trains.

05/07/2013

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