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2022 Bay Area Council Poll: COVID Fears Linger with Many Saying a Return to “Normal” Could be Six Months, One Year Away image

2022 Bay Area Council Poll: COVID Fears Linger with Many Saying a Return to “Normal” Could be Six Months, One Year Away

Even as the COVID pandemic recedes, almost half of Bay Area voters (49%) harbor concern about contracting the deadly virus and an even bigger numbe...
Analysis: Plan for Massive Oakland Business Tax Hike Would Be Ruinous for Jobs Recovery, Economic Growth image

Analysis: Plan for Massive Oakland Business Tax Hike Would Be Ruinous for Jobs Recovery, Economic Growth

A proposed business tax increase the Oakland City Council is exploring would jeopardize the city’s already lagging jobs and economic recovery, ma...
Bayer Gets Green Light for Berkeley Campus Plans image

Bayer Gets Green Light for Berkeley Campus Plans

Plans by biopharmaceutical leader and Bay Area Council member Bayer to transform its Berkeley product development and manufacturing campus over the...
Keeping Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Alive More Important Than Ever image

Keeping Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Alive More Important Than Ever

Like few periods in recent memory, the past year has exposed our country’s continuing struggle to address painful, long-standing and entrenched&n...
Oracle’s Departure Another Sign Business Climate Deniers Are Dooming California Economy image

Oracle’s Departure Another Sign Business Climate Deniers Are Dooming California Economy

The Bay Area Council today issued the following statement on the announcement by Oracle that it is relocating its headquarters to Texas. Oracle, a ...
Council Honors Business, Philanthropic Leadership at 25th Anniversary Business Hall of Fame image

Council Honors Business, Philanthropic Leadership at 25th Anniversary Business Hall of Fame

The Bay Area Council this week (Nov. 17) honored three incredible business and philanthropic leaders at the 25th Annual Bay Area Business Hall of F...
How Will the Bay Area Economy Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic? image

How Will the Bay Area Economy Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Find out on October 22nd by joining us for our Biennial Economic Profile Virtual Launch Event presented by Fifth Third Bank from 9:00AM to 10:30AM ...
Opportunity for All Summit Highlights Affirmative Action, White Allies, and more! image

Opportunity for All Summit Highlights Affirmative Action, White Allies, and more!

Affirmative action has had a controversial history in California. Despite various attempts to overturn the ban enacted by Proposition 209, none hav...
Council Members Share Deep Concerns Over Work from Home Mandate image

Council Members Share Deep Concerns Over Work from Home Mandate

Bay Area Council members shared their specific concerns regarding the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s proposed 60 percent work from home...
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25th Anniversary Bay Area Business Hall of Fame

It’s virtually the best event you will attend this year. The Bay Area Council is gearing up for our 25th Anniversary Bay Area Business Hall of Fa...
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