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Homelessness Soars in the Bay Area

Maybe it’s time for a different approach. A little over a month after the Bay Area Council Economic Institute released a groundbreaking report ra...
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New Casita Coalition Working to Expand ADUs

The Casita Coalition, a grassroots statewide effort co-founded by the Bay Area Council and other housing advocates, held its inaugural convening to...
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Addressing Growing Demand for Skilled Construction Workers

The Bay Area continues to grow both economically and geographically. That growth puts big demands on the construction labor force. On Tuesday (May ...
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Council Welcomes Budding Leaders

A group of excited fourth graders saw millions of dollars at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, heard from Bay Area business leaders and ha...
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New Analysis Estimates Economic Benefits of Oakland A’s Waterfront Ballpark

The Oakland A’s proposed new stadium at Howard Terminal adjacent to Jack London Square could be a transformational investment for the City of Oak...
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UC Merced Tops Off

It is one of the largest and, arguably, most complex social infrastructure projects in the nation. Now, every building in the award-winning Merced ...
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Study Will Explore Bringing Ferries to Berkeley

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) on Thursday (May 9) approved moving forward with a study to explore the feasibility of expandin...

Bay Area Council Names Its 2019 Regionalist of the Year

The Bay Area Council applauds Bay Area legislators for their hard work in advancing policies in the Capital to improve our region. Each year at its...
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Top Elected, Government Leaders Hear from Council Members during Sacramento Advocacy Day

More than 60 Bay Area Council members led by Board Chairman Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, traveled to Sacramento on Mond...
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Tech Apprenticeships Building Momentum throughout the region

As the technology sector continues to grow its innovation footprint throughout the Bay Area, employers are examining new ways to connect local, div...
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