A study released in the journal Health Economics casts doubt on claims that soda taxes are an effective way to combat obesity.
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.
Facebook just celebrated its 10th birthday, and despite some gloomy suggestions for the social network’s future, use is intensifying.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new survey of BART passengers released Monday shows a wider acceptance of allowing bicycles on the transit agency’s trains.
A first of its kind survey in California has looked at mental health disparities for gays. The findings were released Monday in Pleasant Hill.
By all accounts, it’s a thorny issues for commuters on both sides of the aisle, so to speak: should bicycles be allowed on BART trains?