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Port of Oakland Delivering Big Economic Benefits

The Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20% of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study released Th...
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Member Spotlight: BPM Helping Low-Income Students Realize College Dreams

As stewards of the Bay Area, Bay Area Council members are constantly seeking opportunities to better serve the region we call home. Providing high ...
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Groundbreaking Report Shines Light on Regional Homelessness Crisis

The Bay Area’s homeless crisis ranks among the most severe in the United States, according to a groundbreaking new study the Bay Area Council Eco...
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Big Week in Sacramento for Council-Supported Legislation

Fanning out across hearing rooms in the state capitol, Bay Area Council policy leaders this week testified in support of five housing bills that al...
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Encouraging Ruling in Regional Measure 3 Court Case

Funding from an almost $5.6 billion regional transportation ballot measure that the Bay Area Council helped pass in 2017 soon could start flowing u...
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Paula Downey Goes Out on Top

The Bay Area Council congratulates Executive Committee member Paula Downey on her retirement last week as President and CEO of CSAA Insurance Group...
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Report: Bay Area Homeless Crisis among Worst in the Country

The Bay Area’s homeless crisis ranks among the most severe in the United States, according to a groundbreaking new study the Bay Area Council Eco...
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Key Housing Bills Clear First Hurdle

Key legislation the Bay Area Council supports to address California’s housing crisis cleared an important first hurdle this week in Sacramento. S...
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Highlighting Importance of the World’s Bay Areas

The Bay Area Council took center stage as co-hosts of the Global Bay Areas Cooperation and Development Forum (GBAF) last Friday in San Francisco. C...
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Unicorns Prancing in the Bay Area

The Bay Area is home to more than half of all U.S.-based “unicorns,” according to a new analysis by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute tha...
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