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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...
Oh Canada! New Report Highlights Strong Economic, Innovation Ties with Bay Area image

Oh Canada! New Report Highlights Strong Economic, Innovation Ties with Bay Area

Strong and growing economic connections between the Bay Area/Silicon Valley and Canada are helping fuel a vibrant cross-border exchange of talent, ...
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Council Partners with James Irvine Foundation to Address Poverty

Almost half of all California workers are struggling with poverty. Recognizing the inequities and challenges this poses for low-wage workers and Ca...
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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 ...
Groundbreaking Report Shines Light on Regional Homelessness Crisis image

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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