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Residents Gloomier in Oakland than San Francisco, San Jose

March 6, 2013 | 2:34 pm

Residents Gloomier in Oakland than San Francisco, San Jose

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Bummed out by rising crime, Oakland residents are turning their thumbs down on their city’s prospects, according to a new opinion poll. Sixty-five percent say the town is headed in the wrong direction, compared to only 22 percent with the opposite feeling, and 12 percent who can’t decide, Survey USA reported. The findings contrast with […]

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Poll: Calif. Voters Back Marijuana Legalization

February 27, 2013 | 8:46 am

Poll: Calif. Voters Back Marijuana Legalization

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—A poll released Wednesday has promising news for marijuana users who hope California will join the two other states that have voted to legalize recreational use of the drug. A Field Poll found that a solid majority of those surveyed this month—54 percent—support allowing weed to be sold and taxed like alcohol. That […]

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Riders Split on BART’s Bike Ban

September 28, 2012 | 2:59 pm

Riders Split on BART’s Bike Ban

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A BART survey shows riders split on whether bicycles should be allowed on the trains heading into San Francisco during commute hours, the transit system said on Friday. BART lifted that restrictionevery Friday in August as an experiment and surveyed riders about the experience. The poll found riders evenly divided, with 37% wanting to keep […]

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