Science and Innovation

Big Election Wins for Bay Area, Council on Housing, Transportation

Millions of Bay Area commuters could breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday when 70 percent of voters passed Measure RR to fix and upgrade BART, the regi...

Talking Tech with Assemblymember Evan Low

Autonomous vehicles, drones and internet privacy were among the topics covered on Tuesday (Nov. 1) when the Bay Area Council’s Government Relatio...

Council Leads Tech Delegation to China

A high-level delegation of Bay Area entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors and scientists led by Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman this week (...

BASIC Scores Big Win for California Innovation

The Council’s Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium (BASIC) scored a hug win when Governor Brown recently signed AB 2664 into law expanding ...

Council Notches Its Best Legislative Record in Years

The Bay Area Council was poised to notch its best legislative record in years with the deadline for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign or veto bills coming t...

Bay Area Businesses Lead the Way to Renewable Energy Future

The basic architecture of the electricity grid is unchanged from the time of Thomas Edison, Professor Arun Majumdar told the Bay Area Council’s E...

Council Scores Big Legislative Wins, Urges Governor’s Signature

It was one of the most productive and successful legislative sessions in recent memory for the Bay Area Council.

New Report: UC Supports Immense, and Growing, Start-Up Culture

Entrepreneurial activity and innovation has been rapidly accelerating across the University of California in recent years, spurring a significant n...

Council Cramming for Legislative Finals Ahead of Summer Recess

With the Legislature’s summer recess looming, the Bay Area Council is cramming to get strong grades on its legislative agenda. So far, so good.

Economic Institute Study Lays Foundation for UC Campus Expansion

A 2010 study by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute helped lay the groundwork for a decision this week by the University of California at Merce...
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