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Revitalizing East Bay Manufacturing

The Bay Area tech economy is much more than companies building new software off lines of code. Advanced manufacturing is also producing rapid emplo...
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ADUs Come to the White House

Almost six years after legislation the Bay Area Council sponsored ignited a statewide surge in new accessory dwelling units (ADUs), the White House...
Council Co-Sponsoring Seamless Transit Transformation Act image

Council Co-Sponsoring Seamless Transit Transformation Act

Getting commuters back on transit is hard enough with lingering concerns about COVID, but our region’s disjointed and largely uncoordinated appro...
Save the Date: Celebrate the 2021 California Resilience Challenge image

Save the Date: Celebrate the 2021 California Resilience Challenge

Join the Bay Area Council Foundation the evening of Monday, February 28 for a hybrid virtual and in-person outdoor reception in San Francisco to ...
Council CEO Jim Wunderman Named to MTC Network Manager Advisory Group image

Council CEO Jim Wunderman Named to MTC Network Manager Advisory Group

The rubber is about to meet the road on our way to a more integrated Bay Area transit system. Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman has ...
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Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Alameda Wins Preliminary Approval

This week (Jan. 18) the Alameda City Council on a 4-1 vote moved ahead with the approval process for a 589-unit mixed use project proposed by Tim L...
Legislation to Dismantle CA Healthcare System Moves to Assembly Floor image

Legislation to Dismantle CA Healthcare System Moves to Assembly Floor

This week (Jan. 19) the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved AB 1400 (Kalra), a sweeping piece of legislation proposing a completely governme...
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Partner Spotlight: Growth Sector Trains Community College Students for Engineering Careers

The Bay Area remains a hub for national labs, cutting edge engineering, and biotech companies, many of whom are represented in the Council’s memb...
Council CEO Jim Wunderman to Headline Statewide Desalination Conference image

Council CEO Jim Wunderman to Headline Statewide Desalination Conference

The recent deluge of rain and snow started to refill California reservoirs and aquifers badly depleted by record drought, but it didn’t begin to ...
Council Member Accenture Commits to Big Expansion of Apprenticeship Hiring image

Council Member Accenture Commits to Big Expansion of Apprenticeship Hiring

Last week (Jan. 13), Accenture made massive strides in increasing apprenticeship opportunities within their recruitment strategy. Committing to fil...
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