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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...
Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Daly City Wins Preliminary Approval image

Council-Endorsed Housing Development in Daly City Wins Preliminary Approval

The Daly City City Council last week gave an initial OK to 1,200 units of new housing as part of a larger development the Bay Area Council had endo...
Council-Sponsored Reforms Tighten Screws on Cities to Produce Housing image

Council-Sponsored Reforms Tighten Screws on Cities to Produce Housing

It was supposed to be the blueprint for meeting the Bay Area’s housing needs. But it was barely worth the paper it was printed on. For years, the...
Massive $163 Billion Tax Hike Proposed to Dismantle CA Healthcare System image

Massive $163 Billion Tax Hike Proposed to Dismantle CA Healthcare System

Taxes on California businesses and consumers would be increased a stunning $163 billion annually (yes, annually!) under disastrous legislation intr...
Bay Area Council Joins Key State Transportation Working Group on Infrastructure Investment image

Bay Area Council Joins Key State Transportation Working Group on Infrastructure Investment

As a key California transportation stakeholder, the Bay Area Council has been invited by California Transportation Sec. David Kim to join the Calif...
Housing, Homelessness Top Bay Area Council Priorities for 2022 image

Housing, Homelessness Top Bay Area Council Priorities for 2022

Two of the Bay Area’s most intractable and worsening problems are housing and homelessness, and the Bay Area Council, our members and many partne...
Important Step for Oakland A’s Waterfront Ballpark and Development image

Important Step for Oakland A’s Waterfront Ballpark and Development

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday (Oct. 26) delivered the equivalent of an inning-saving base hit to advance a proposed Oakland A...
Member Spotlight: Automotus Accelerates Commercial Adoption of EVs, Improves Parking Turnover for Local Businesses image

Member Spotlight: Automotus Accelerates Commercial Adoption of EVs, Improves Parking Turnover for Local Businesses

Founded in 2017, new Bay Area Council member Automotus uses first-of-its-kind computer vision technology to help cities, airports, fleets and small...
Bay Area Council Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for All Private Sector Employers, Businesses image

Bay Area Council Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for All Private Sector Employers, Businesses

The Bay Area Council today (Aug. 31) announced it is formally recommending all private sector employers, businesses and other organizations require...
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