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What a Waste: Time Is Now to Accelerate New Water Storage image

What a Waste: Time Is Now to Accelerate New Water Storage

The recent storms that tore a destructive path across California also dumped an estimated 24 trillion gallons of water, enough to cover the entire ...
New Report: No, Global Innovation/Tech Organizations Aren’t Leaving the Bay Area image

New Report: No, Global Innovation/Tech Organizations Aren’t Leaving the Bay Area

While the Bay Area has lost some residents and companies during the pandemic, the good news is that we have continued to gain strength in a core ad...
Report on Single-Payer Health Care Leaves “More Questions than Answers” image

Report on Single-Payer Health Care Leaves “More Questions than Answers”

Four months after disastrous legislation (AB 1400) to create a so-called single-payer healthcare system in California died behind fierce opposition...
New Regional Leadership Focuses on Housing Solutions image

New Regional Leadership Focuses on Housing Solutions

The Bay Area Council has long advocated for a strong regional approach to addressing our housing crisis, including supporting legislation that crea...
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...
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