BAC in the News

News media from around the world regularly seek out the views and perspectives of Bay Area Council experts on a wide range of topical stories.

March 2021

COVID: Bay Area commuters got their lives back by working from home. Are they willing to give that …

The Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Ferry Officials Considering 1-Year Reduction In Fares

CBS San Francisco

Does Work From Home Mean Silicon Valley Is Over For Good?

GOBankingRates

Exodus: Bay Area migration accelerated in recent months

The Mercury News

Reform sought for digital bias in housing, banking decisions

The Mercury News

North Bay economy being pulled by remote worker shifts, state population exodus

North Bay Business Journal

Near Facebook headquarters, a fire-prone homeless camp is dismantled, and springs back

Los Angeles Times

California’s economic outlook in ‘deep trouble.’ Will we reach a point of no return?

Sacramento Bee

Sacramento’s soccer deal is dead for now. Can the downtown Railyards thrive without MLS?

Sacramento Bee

Women leaving workforce in larger numbers than men during pandemic

KTVU San Francisco

Bay Area exodus: Where is everyone going and why?

KGO-TV

Bay Area’s migration is real, but Postal Service data shows California exodus isn’t

San Francisco Chronicle

Golden Opportunity For SF Bay Area To Hit Refresh On Growth Strategy

Bisnow

February 2021

Regions-up Housing Agenda Identifies Evidence-Based Opportunities to Ease State’s Housing Crisis

California Forward Reporting

Letters: Orange skies | End of Fry’s | Business climate | Irreparable harm | Standardized testing

The Mercury News

For Better or Worse, Prop. 22 Could Become a Model for US

San Jose Inside

San Jose Mayor: Stop Blaming Tech Companies For Our Problems

Patch.com

Mountain View: Council to consider overhaul, expansion of 60s suburban apartment complex

The Mercury News

Cheaper rent in San Francisco? For some Oakland tenants, the city across the Bay is more …

Los Angeles Times

20 Bay Area companies pledge to advance diversity in executive suites, cast wider recruitment net

KGO-TV

20 Companies Sign on to 25×25 Inclusion Initiative at First SVLG Diversity Forward Summit

thepress.net

Silicon Valley is not suffering a tech exodus, and money is flowing in at record rate — for a …

MarketWatch

Texas a big winner in the California exodus — and now there’s more data to prove it

Dallas Business Journal

Own a second home? You’ll pay more tax under proposed California bill

San Francisco Business Times

These two Bay Area cities fall in ‘best performing’ report

The Mercury News

Comerica Bank economist warns exodus could hurt California’s economy for years

San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area Council kicks off coalition to fight California’s accelerating exodus

San Francisco Business Times

The Bay Area tech crowd is flooding Sacramento. What it means for real estate, our economy

Sacramento Bee

San Francisco-Area Cities Face Precarious Budgets Amid Pandemic

Bloomberg

Not everybody is moving from SF to Austin

San Francisco Examiner

Bay Area Council Offers Update on Transbay Rail

Livermore Independent

BART, Capitol Corridor JPA unveil plan for second Transbay Tube, transit-connected megaregion

Pleasanton Weekly

H-1B visa: Outsourcers’ group welcomes Biden administration delay on lottery rule

The Mercury News

The Biden administration will offer a more welcoming environment for skilled immigrants and H1-B …

The Times of India Blog

Bay Area needs dramatic increase in homes: suit

The Mercury News

Katherine Strehl, Menlo Park civic volunteer and Willows resident, dies at 76

The Almanac Online

Cities benefiting from the Bay Area exodus show strong growth of good jobs amid pandemic

San Francisco Business Times

Looking for the American Dream — outside California

Capitol Weekly

Cities benefiting from the Bay Area exodus show strong growth of good jobs amid pandemic

San Francisco Business Times

Rail providers back calls for second transbay crossing

San Francisco Examiner

Neighboring states use COVID-19 to lure Silicon Valley businesses away

San José Spotlight

January 2021

Bay Area tech sees better days for H-1B visas under Biden

San Francisco Business Times

Five ways to stop the exodus

San Francisco Business Times

Proposed Bay Area transit map includes second BART crossing between SF and Oakland

SFGate

Is a second SF-to-East Bay Transbay Tube coming? BART and regional rail reveal new plan

San Francisco Chronicle

SFBT Thursday Digest: Rescuing Covid vaccines, ‘megaregion’ rail plan

San Francisco Business Times

BART, Capital Corridor look to transform Northern California’s passenger rail service with Link21 …

MassTransitMag.com

Northern California: Link21 Megaproject Unveiled

RailwayAge Magazine

Sacramento to San Francisco by train? Check out the Bay Area’s dream rail map

Pacifica Tribune

Least affordable place for tech workers? Silicon Valley

Pacifica Tribune

Bay Area is the least affordable place for tech professionals to buy a home

BollyInside

California Assembly Preps Business Tax Hike to Fund Homeless Programs

The Epoch Times

San Francisco is one of California’s most conservative cities — when it comes to housing

San Francisco Chronicle

COVID economy: Huge job losses batter Bay Area, California, ending brutal 2020

Silicon Valley

New South Wales can be the home of global technological innovation

The Australian Financial Review

Local Leaders Look to State to Keep Business as Second San Jose Company Moves HQ

San Jose Inside

Curbing the Bay Area exodus will require framing business concerns as social justice issues …

San Francisco Business Times

Labor Department Raises Mandatory Wages for H-1B Workers

India West

New bill would fight homelessness by raising California’s corporate tax rates

Woodland Daily Democrat

New bill would fight homelessness by raising California’s corporate tax rates

Pacifica Tribune

Taxes, remote work cause companies to move out of state

Kern Valley Sun

Pandemic creates “weird boom time” for some Bay Area remote workers

Rome News-Tribune

Seamus Murphy Appointed as Next WETA Executive Director

baycrossings.com

Bay Area Companies Move Out

NBC Bay Area

Are robot-made ‘printed’ buildings a solution to Bay Area housing crisis?

Pacifica Tribune

The pandemic has upended Bay Area transportation. What does the future hold?

San Francisco Chronicle

Economy: Silicon Valley Leadership Group launches wide-ranging diversity effort

Pacifica Tribune

Pandemic creates “weird boom time” for some Bay Area remote workers

Vallejo Times-Herald

Pandemic creates “weird boom time” for some Bay Area remote workers

The Mercury News

The Latest: China city offers rewards to root out untested

Midland Daily News

China 2021: Experts make their one big prediction

Politico

The Latest: China city offers rewards to root out untested

WSIL TV

The Latest: UK to require coronavirus tests for all visitors

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Affordability remains a concern for UCSF housing plan

San Francisco Examiner

As corporate tech titans leave California, fear exodus accelerates

BollyInside

Study: Silicon Valley is mostly working from home — and service industry is paying the price

San José Spotlight

Borenstein: The radical shift in Bay Area housing, jobs and transit

Pacifica Tribune

Interview With Jim Wunderman SacTown Talks

Apple Podcasts

December 2020

My time covering the Bay Area exodus: A region moving from denial to alarm

San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area Outpaces Other Areas in Jobs That Can Be Done From Home

NBC Bay Area

Bay Area Outpaces Other Areas In Jobs That Can Be Done From Home

SFGate

Tech Firms and Titans Leave California for Texas. Does It Matter?

gvwire.com

Fear grows business exodus may accelerate – San Francisco Chronicle, 12/23/2020

Olive Software

California unemployment rate falls but Bay Area jobs outlook grim

The Mercury News

As corporate tech titans exit California, there’s worry the exodus will pick up speed

San Francisco Chronicle

Study: Bay Area is well suited for remote work, but there are benefits and drawbacks to keeping it …

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Amid Bay Area exodus, more cities offer cash, land, other incentives to attract remote workers

San Francisco Business Times

How the remote work revolution could change California’s housing crisis

CBS News 8

Tech Firms and Titans Leave California for Texas. Does It Matter?

KQED

Dick Spotswood: Marin targeted as Bay Area agencies wage war on suburbs

Marin Independent Journal

How the remote work revolution could change California’s housing crisis

CALmatters

Top 10 Bay Area stories of 2020 — and how they will continue to shape 2021

The Mercury News

Coronavirus economy: Bay Area, California job growth sputters

Silicon Valley

Opinion: As Elon Musk and Oracle Depart, Is California Losing Its Business Mojo?

Times of San Diego

Coronavirus economy: Bay Area, California job growth sputters

East Bay Times

Dodgers, A’s Have a Plan to Combat Gameday Traffic: Gondolas

Courthouse News Service

Flight of the Icons

newgeography.com

California may be losing its business mojo

Newstral.com

Amid Bay Area exodus, new factor emerges for states luring headquarters

San Francisco Business Times

Silicon Valley Exit: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Moves To Hawaiian Island While Company Moves HQ …

CBS San Francisco

Mike Copeland: Hewitt business prospects; Bankcorp buyout; Homebuilding costs

Waco Tribune-Herald

Oracle Moving Headquarters To Texas

SFGate

Oracle to move headquarters from Bay Area to Texas

The Mercury News

Silicon Valley will recover faster from COVID-19, report says; local economists unsure

San José Spotlight

In Blow to Trump Administration, Federal Judge Rules Against H-1B Ban During Pandemic and …

India West

The Bay Area exodus has a new poster boy. Will that change the dynamic?

San Francisco Business Times

What it will mean for health care when California’s nurse practitioners get more freedom under new …

North Bay Business Journal

How one Central Valley city became Northern California’s logistics hub

Sacramento Business Journal

US court blocks two H-1B regulations proposed by Trump administration

National Herald

US judge blocks Trump on visas

Chinadaily USA

US sues Facebook for favouring immigrants

The Hindu

US court blocks rule changes by Donald Trump on H1-B visas

The New Indian Express

Opinion: How San Jose can preserve and create workforce housing

The Mercury News

New H-1B visa rules must be set aside, California court rules

indica News

Trump’s H-1B visa rules blocked by US judge

Deccan Herald

H-1B visas: Big relief for Indians as US court takes this major decision, blow to Donald Trump …

Zee News

H-1B: Bay Area Council, Stanford win as Trump administration’s new visa rules shot down

Pacifica Tribune

November 2020

Editorial Makes False Claim

Livermore Independent

CA: Bay Area agency seeks to restrict car commuting after pandemic is over

MassTransitMag.com

Coronavirus economy: Bay Area powers to big job gains in October — but rally may fizzle

East Bay Times

Bank of the West chief economist expects big hit to CRE values

San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area agency seeks to restrict car commuting after pandemic is over

San Francisco Chronicle

Federal Reserve in battle against US Treasury over emergency funds

ClickLancashire

‘Control the Pandemic’ – Fed Chair Jerome Powell Predicts the Entry of a ‘Different Economy’

Bitcoin News

Treasury wants CARES Act programs to expire. Fed says not so fast.

American Banker

With move to red and purple tiers, Bay Area businesses brace for more coronavirus pain

San Francisco Chronicle

Growth in retail sales weak at 0.3%

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Fed’s Powell signals emergency credit programs should be extended

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

RISING COVID-19 CASES LIKELY TO SLOW DOWN THE US ECONOMY SAYS FEDERAL …

Industry Global News 24

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Nov. 18

China.org.cn

Fed’s Powell says virus spike threatens US economy

KOB

Second coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective, buoying hopes of ending pandemic

The Mercury News

New Corporate Tax In San Francisco Targets The Wealthy, But Who Is Really Impacted?

International Business Times

Coronavirus: A month-by-month look at our path forward

East Bay Times

Californian companies enthusiastic about cooperation with China

EastDay.com

Interim final rules that restrict H-1B hiring were needed, states Trump admin

Times of India

Covid vaccine questions remain after breakthrough study results

San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco voters approve taxes on CEOs, big businesses

Blackchronicle

What local biz organizations are most concerned about

San Francisco Business Times

In California: Rain, snow in forecast; state election results trickle in

AZCentral.com

Killing the Golden Goose

Fox and Hounds Daily

San Francisco Voters Approve Tax That Targets CEOs Based On Wealth Gap With Workers

Anonymous News

San Francisco Voters Approve Higher Taxes for Big Businesses

Investopedia

San Francisco voters embrace ‘Overpaid Executive Tax’ to address ‘growing economic inequality’

WRAL Tech Wire

San Francisco Voters Approve Taxes on CEOs, Big Businesses

NBC Bay Area

It’s official: China will face a divided America

Politico

San Francisco voters approve taxes on CEOs, big businesses

Fairfield Citizen

H-1B visa: Bay Area tech giants fight new Trump administration rules

The Mercury News

San Francisco voters approve first-in-the-nation CEO tax that targets income gap

CALmatters

San Francisco voters approve taxes on CEOs, big businesses

Newstral.com

October 2020

H-1B visa: Trump administration proposes to scrap lottery in favor of wage-based selections

The Mercury News

Coronavirus roundup: Bay Area Council report shows cautious optimism on economic recovery

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Economists cautiously optimistic about recovery while Santa Clara County employment improves

San José Spotlight

Stanford University, Bay Area Council and others sue Trump admin over recent rules that impact …

Times of India

H-1B: Stanford University, Bay Area Council sue Trump administration over new visa rules

The Mercury News

Trump’s Crackdown On Worker Visas Could Bring More Pain To Top Tech Markets

Bisnow

Bay Area Council joins suit to to block H-1B visa ban

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Environmentalists use wildfire danger as new weapon against housing development

San Francisco Chronicle

Make remote work permanent? No way, say Bay Area leaders

Vallejo Times-Herald

Coronavirus economy: Job rebound fizzles in Bay Area, California — South Bay powers on

Silicon Valley

H-1B visa pay boost: Historic win for foreign workers or ‘mess’ doomed to fail?

The Mercury News

Homelessness becomes greater concern during pandemic

Scot Scoop News

Measure RR: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara Voters To Decide On Caltrain Funding

CBS San Francisco

Building long-term resilience to climate change in California

CALmatters

FEINSTEIN, HARRIS v. BARRETT — CA’s COVID numbers improving — TRUMP CAMPAIGN …

Politico

Canadian Tech Firms Ready to Welcome Workers Impacted By US H-1B Visa Clampdown

Immigration News Canada

Buy Page

Napa Valley Register

Editorial: Trump administration’s tightening of tech visas a mistake

Beaumont Enterprise

Biz leaders: Future of SF at stake

San Francisco Business Times

H-1B visa: Trump administration issues major rule change

East Bay Times

The Interview: Managing Change With Mary Huss

Nob Hill Gazette

Bay Area Council unveils campaign to fight tax measures across the region

San Francisco Business Times

September 2020

New law makes sustainable transit easier, faster and cheaper to implement

San Francisco Examiner

New housing goals stir opposition

Press-Enterprise

New housing goals stir opposition

CALmatters

A new telecommuting mandate? You probably have questions. We have answers.

San Francisco Business Times

California governor signs executive order to ban gas-powered cars and trucks

FOX 5 DC

7 reasons Gavin Newsom has the worst job in politics

Politico

Hey, San Francisco companies: You don’t need to pay taxes on employees not in the city

San Francisco Business Times

Fight over Silicon Valley dream house leads to an unusual legal challenge

The Mercury News

‘I am part of the collateral damage’: Trump’s TikTok battle creates nightmare for some tech workers

Los Angeles Times

VMware Employees Who Exit Silicon Valley May Face Pay Cuts…

ChannelE2E

Should the Bay Area business community blame itself for California’s financial woes?

San Francisco Business Times

CA: California Legislature OKs bill to speed public transit projects during pandemic

MassTransitMag.com

COVID blows up the math of San Francisco’s housing crisis

The Frisc

Death of trade deal with China could be ‘October surprise’

POLITICO

August 2020

‘You literally can’t do both’: Pandemic forces Bay Area mothers to choose kids over career

San Francisco Chronicle

California Democrats want to tax millionaires: top state tax rate would be 16.8%

San Francisco Chronicle

US chip industry plots route back to homegrown production

Financial Times

US chip industry plots route back to homegrown production

Chicago Business Journal

Opinion: How expanding apprenticeships can fuel economic recovery

The Mercury News

Opinion: How expanding apprenticeships can fuel economic recovery

East Bay Times

Will public pensions become a flashpoint in the scramble for tax hikes?

San Francisco Business Times

How a Bay Area ballot measure is accelerating green projects

San Francisco Chronicle

Capitol Weekly’s Top 100: Tales from the pandemic

Capitol Weekly

Bill to support local news, backed by Dodd, passes 1 committee, heads to another

Fairfield Daily Republic

Coronavirus economic fallout sparks more talk of taxing California’s richest

The Mercury News

Expanded Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal Opens to the Public

baycrossings.com

Coronavirus economic fallout sparks more talk of taxing California’s richest

CALmatters

July 2020

Group Preparing Tri-Valley for Next Two Decades

Livermore Independent

Building a Better “Faster Bay Area” w/ Steven Higashide

Streetsblog

Opinion: As coronavirus strains US-China relations, ensuring ‘phase one’ trade deal works is crucial

South China Morning Post

Stadium Businesses Clobbered By Lack Of Traffic Look To Landlords For Mercy

Bisnow

Two New Members Appointed to WETA Board of Directors

baycrossings.com

‘Engineering for Kids of King County” teaches STEM skills

KOMO News

Bay Area business groups come together to oppose SF tax hikes

San Francisco Business Times

Coronavirus: California unemployment claims jump

East Bay Times

The COVID-19 Effect on San Francisco’s Housing and Rental Market

Oakland News Now

Coronavirus economy: Bay Area gains record jobs in June

The Mercury News

A grand sacrifice: What these owners did to keep Ole’s Waffle Shop open and everyone on the …

The Mercury News

Bay Area needs to build lots of housing to meet state goals — and goals called too low

San Francisco Chronicle

Reimagining US-India business in the “new geopolitical normal”

Financial Express

This Bay Area company thought it might not survive. Then it started making coronavirus proteins

San Francisco Chronicle

Several Organizations File Lawsuit Against DHS Declaring Trump’s Ban of H-1B and Other Non …

India West

Watsonville Receives Grant To Reduce Climate Change Impacts

Patch.com

Indian Americans Key to Helping India Solve its COVID Crisis, Says New Consul General in San …

India West

June 2020

BART announces 15 steps to ensure patron safety as ridership increases

Daily Californian

Bay Area companies grapple with challenges of work-site testing

San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Briefing: Why many peaceful George Floyd protests have turned violent

San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area companies grapple with challenges of work-site testing

San Francisco Chronicle

Global Internet of People, Inc. to Co-Host Two-Day F50 Global Capital Summit Spring 2020 …

GlobeNewswire

Slapdash budget cuts or an Arnold-style bond? | California Focus

Chico Enterprise-Record

The State of California: The State’s Relationship with the White House

KCBS

Young Homeless People Are Struggling to Stay Safe During the Pandemic

TeenVogue.com

CEO says Kaiser gave back $500M in federal money, cautions protests may lead to Covid surge

San Francisco Business Times

Richmond ferry service to resume on Monday, June 15

Richmond Standard

WETA Adopts Safety Plan, Increases Ferry Service in Vallejo and Richmond

baycrossings.com

COVID-19 crisis shows need to close digital divide

San Francisco Examiner

Jim Wunderman, President of The Bay Area Council on a game-changing economic recovery idea

Nation State of Play

CA Lawmakers Vote Today on Expanded Paid Family Leave as Part of Budget

Public News Service

Proposed California law would fast-track environmentally sustainable transit

San Francisco Chronicle

Ferry Service Resumes In Richmond, More Trips Added On Vallejo Route

CBS San Francisco

CA: Proposed California law would fast-track environmentally sustainable transit

MassTransitMag.com

52% of Bay Area traffic returns

KTVU San Francisco

On the Road Again: Bay Area Traffic Picking Back Up

NBC Bay Area

Homebodies R Us. This county’s residents are less likely to travel than any in the Bay Area in the …

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Bay Bridge Morning Traffic Higher Than This Time Last Year

KCBS

H-1B: Silicon Valley blasts Trump’s Monday order suspending visas

The Mercury News

Trump administration takes aim at Silicon Valley tech workforce with move to suspend H-1B visas

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Gazing into a foggy crystal ball to plan for 2040

Pleasanton Weekly

San Francisco’s proposed business-tax hikes draw cheers — in Dallas

San Francisco Business Times

H-1B ban will hurt startups and businesses: Experts

indica News

Tax Raisers Target Businesses—How Long Will Businesses Stay in CA?

Fox and Hounds Daily

Group Preparing Tri-Valley for Next Two Decades

Livermore Independent

Dublin Council Says “No” to Controversial Development Project

Livermore Independent

Tax Raisers Target Businesses—How Long Will Businesses Stay in CA?

Fox and Hounds Daily

Water Agencies And Advocates Join In Seeking Federal Funds To Reduce Water Costs

SFGate

SF’s proposed tax hikes will hit small, mid-sized businesses hardest, chamber says

San Francisco Business Times

May 2020

‘None of our campuses will be fully reopened’: Napolitano on the UC system

SFGate

Trade needs a rescue package

L.A. Biz

San Francisco Foundation CEO: ‘We Need To Have A Higher Aspiration Than Going Back To Normal’

Bisnow

Coronavirus is cutting local transportation funding, putting major road and bridge projects on hold …

Milford Daily News

COVID-19 Pandemic: No University of California Campus Will Fully Reopen This Fall, Says UC …

India West

California AG and state’s largest cities file suit against Uber and Lyft

San Francisco Business Times

Coronavirus: Can tech allay the dangers of the Bay Area office of the future?

San Francisco Chronicle

California’s Bay Area Workspaces Will Change Post-Pandemic

Governing

Commuting could be far worse in Bay Area after crisis lifts, study finds

KTVU San Francisco

Reopening California: Here’s how commuting will change for drivers, public transportation when …

KGO-TV

Coronavirus Update: Elon Musk Says Tesla Going To Court To Force Reopening Of Fremont …

CBS San Francisco

Coronavirus Update: Defiant Musk Confirms Tesla Fremont Plant Reopening; Gov. Newsom …

CBS San Francisco

Tesla, Elon Musk Receive Warm Welcome from TX Governor, Judge, Mayor

Autobody News

Coronavirus Update: Alameda County Health Officials Approve Tesla Reopening Plans

CBS San Francisco

An ‘urban flight’ from the San Francisco Bay Area could be accelerated as more people work …

Business Insider India

Mayor Schaaf, Vice Mayor Reid Announce Oakland Economic Recovery Advisory Council

Oakland News Now

Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group’s Brightest Minds Pivot Businesses to Drive Positive …

Benzinga

Coronavirus job loss: Weekly unemployment claims drop below 3 million

San Francisco Chronicle

Coronavirus Crisis: Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alameda County reach deal for Fremont plant reopening

KGO-TV

Education, health, welfare on chopping block

CALmatters

Report: Business Impacts Will Linger Long After COVID-19 Pandemic Has Ended

CBS San Francisco

Coronavirus economy: Remote workforces may become Bay Area new normal, survey says

San mateo county times

The Future of Silicon Valley’s Workforce

NBC Bay Area

Coronavirus economy: Remote workforces may become Bay Area new normal, survey says

San mateo county times

Will the Bay Area ever go back to the office or is work-from-home here to stay?

San mateo county times

More remote work could send techies out of tech hubs … to a point

Marketplace.org

Will the Bay Area ever go back to the office or is work-from-home here to stay?

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Tesla Reopens, But Battle Between Carmaker and Alameda County Isn’t Over

KQED

SF economy taking baby steps, but don’t expect full recovery until 2023 or 2024, top economist says

San Francisco Chronicle

Coronavirus Hits Southern California Harder Than Northern Counties

Capitol Weekly Podcast: Jim Wunderman of the Bay Area Council

Capitol Weekly

Tesla Withdraws Alameda County Lawsuit as Fremont, CA, Factory Returns to Normal Operations

Autobody News

California’s Small Businesses Just Received the Most PPP Funding in the US

KQED

California, US continue to hemorrhage jobs, even as some businesses reopen

San Francisco Chronicle

Even as State Economies Reopen, Jobs Continue to Disappear

Governing

Amid ‘unprecedented’ unemployment numbers, Silicon Valley feels blow slightly softer

San José Spotlight

Bay Area loses half-million jobs in April, California 2.3 million. Here are the hardest-hit industries

East Bay Times

California’s Small Businesses Just Received the Most PPP Funding in the US

KQED

Long Road Ahead Even As Bay Area Jobless Rate Better Than National Outlook

KCBS

Opinion: Businesses need newspapers for coronavirus recovery

Sac’to Bill Would Let Council Majority Override Current Restrictions, Change Zoning To Increase …

LBReport.com

The SF-LA economic gap is growing wider

CALmatters

Coronavirus: Why the Bay Area isn’t relaxing its lockdown orders yet

San mateo county times

Developers upbeat on office space despite remote working trend

Coronavirus: Why the Bay Area isn’t relaxing its lockdown orders yet

The Mercury News

In Boom-and-Bust San Francisco, Pandemic Brings Grim New Reality

Bloomberg

April 2020

Pandemic’s Deep Impacts Felt at Bay Area Ferry Services

baycrossings.com

Good news for Bay Area: Tech hiring despite the coronavirus

San Francisco Chronicle

Construction industry can help with solutions for affordable housing in San Francisco beyond …

San Francisco Business Times

1 in 9 California workers have filed for unemployment as coronavirus batters state’s economy

Marin Independent Journal

Two forecasters predict deep downturn, but perhaps a short one

San Francisco Business Times

Traffic drop from stay-at-home orders imperils road funding

Fox11online.com

Legislature should declare a moratorium on new housing bills

CALmatters

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom details plan for lifting lockdown

East Bay Times

Many nonprofits can’t get federal PPP loans, but they’re trying to change that

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Survey: 71% of Bay Area businesses want shelter-in-place order lifted in next 30 days

KTVU San Francisco

California schools could reopen this summer, Newsom says

KTVU San Francisco

Coronavirus unemployment: One of six Bay Area companies have chopped jobs

San mateo county times

School in July? Newsom details plan to reopen coronavirus-paralyzed state

East Bay Times

Editorial: Bay Area’s stressful coronavirus lockdown still beats the alternative

San Francisco Chronicle

As many Bay Area businesses support pandemic shelter orders as want economy reopened in 30 …

North Bay Business Journal

California Healthline Daily Edition

California Healthline

California gym owner is re-opening, says shelter-in-place order is unconstitutional

FOX 5 NY

Coronavirus and college: UC president Napolitano sees mix of online, classroom instruction in fall

San Francisco Chronicle

Okta, Colliers And Gensler On Changes Coming To Bay Area Offices

Bisnow

March 2020

Apple offers $150 million to affordable housing developers

Curbed SF

West Coast Shows the Damage Outbreak May Do to US Businesses

Yahoo Finance

Transportation taxes flopped on Super Tuesday. Is that bad news for the Bay Area’s ‘mega-measure’?

Milpitas Post

California braces for economic fallout as coronavirus spreads

Politico

‘Silicon Valley will feel this:’ Business impact of coronavirus won’t go away any time soon

Milpitas Post

Tech Firms Worry Business Impact of Coronavirus Will Last

CPAPracticeAdvisor.com

A Brief Note on Being the Envy of the World

Fox and Hounds Daily

California Seeks Full Practice Authority for Nurse Practitioners in Effort to Offset Doctor Shortage

DailyNurse

San Francisco under lockdown: 3.5 million jobs and an US$877b economy

Malay Mail

Coronavirus: Bay Area lockdown leaves businesses, workers scrambling

Pacifica Tribune

Factbox: San Francisco Under Lockdown: 3.5 Million Jobs and an $877 Billion Economy

The New York Times

Coronavirus: Santa Cruz County issues “shelter in place” order

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coronavirus Update: Six Bay Area Counties Issue ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order

KQED

Plan for $100 billion ‘mega measure’ on hold, with all eyes on coronavirus

East Bay Times

Coronavirus LIVE BLOG: 6th death in Santa Clara County, city leaders launch initiative to round up …

San José Spotlight

$100 billion Bay Area transportation measure pushed back

San Francisco Business Times

Coronavirus stalls push for Bay Area transportation mega-tax

Marin Independent Journal

COVID-19 delays transportation ‘mega-measure’

Cupertino Today

How the stay-at-home order is affecting the Bay Area economically

KRON4

Proponents hit pause on 1 cent sales tax hike

San Mateo Daily Journal

To keep construction moving during coronavirus shutdown, SF’s building department resumes …

San Francisco Chronicle

“Faster Bay Area” Hits the Brakes

Streetsblog San Francisco

More Coronavirus Cases And Deaths Reported Around Bay Area

KCBS

Bay Area’s largest housing development appears dead

San Francisco Chronicle

WETA seeks emergency funding to maintain disaster response capabilities

Marine Log

Despite Market Whipsaw, Big Tech Is Buoying Bay Area Office Market — For Now

Bisnow

Datapoints: Bay Area residents weigh in on COVID-19 concerns

Silicon Valley Business Journal

China to Share Knowledge, Supplies with California Cities to Help Defeat COVID-19

L.A. Weekly

Bay Area builders scramble to shut down job sites as construction joins stay-home list

San Francisco Chronicle

February 2020

Coronavirus hits Bay Area businesses, travel to China: ‘Nobody wants to fly there’

San Francisco Chronicle

California Lt. Governor Visits Delhi, With Aim to Expand State’s Economic, Agricultural Ties to India

India West

Bay Area Council moving its headquarters to a ferry boat

Pleasanton Weekly

California Fight Against Coronavirus (CFAC), an alliance to battle the new coronavirus, was …

Yahoo Finance

Virgin to Build $.4.8B Las Vegas to Southern California Bullet Train

BestUSCasinos.org

SF business leaders support city tax reform effort

San Francisco Chronicle

How the Sobrato Family Pays Tribute to Beloved Abby

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Booming ties with China means a Bay Area bust, thanks to the new virus

San Francisco Chronicle

Santa Rosa City Council skeptical of Faster Bay Area sales tax hike

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Facing Doctor Shortage, Will California Give Nurse Practitioners More Authority to Treat Patients?

Lost Coast Outpost

Silicon Valley leaders mull combining housing, transportation ballot measures

San José Spotlight

Can The Oakland A’s Replicate the SF Giants’ Ballpark-Centric Success?

Bisnow

San Francisco business community confident about China’s economic prospect

Xinhua

Can This Plan Solve The Housing Crisis In California?

Bisnow

Bay Area survey: Rich, poor, young and old unhappy here

Marin Independent Journal

A LOT OF EXITS LIVE IN TEXAS

Houston Business Journal

Higher mid-levels

Chico News & Review

January 2020

California’s homelessness crisis — and possible solutions — explained

CALmatters

China’s Greater Bay Area dwarfs US counterpart but still looks to unlock the secret of its success

South China Morning Post

Mountain View ‘head tax’ kicks in, to raise millions from Google

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Jim Wunderman Appointed WETA Board of Directors Chair

Bay Crossings

Newsom Appointee to Water Emergency Transportation Authority Plans Ferry Expansion

CBS San Francisco

Gov. Gov. Newsom Names Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman

The Registry

Guest opinion: Who should pay for tech expansion?

The Daily Post

There are an estimated 46000 vacant homes in the Bay Area, but why?

KGO-TV

Protesters shout down Sen. Scott Wiener as he unveils changes to SB 50 in Oakland

San Francisco Business Times

SF’s high rents drive even a big business group out of its building

San Francisco Chronicle

SF’s high rents drive even a big business group out of its building

San Francisco Chronicle

Phil Matier: Bay Area Council Moving Offices onto Ferryboat

KCBS

Bay Area’s largest planned housing project could die due to union fight

San Francisco Chronicle

Developing a vision for the Tri-Valley in 2040

Pleasanton Weekly

Bay Area Council Moving Headquarters

KSRO

The difference between Concord and the developer of 13000 homes? Just $500 million

San Francisco Chronicle

Japan In The Bay Area Collaboration And Transformation

World Innovation Lab

Why the Tri-Valley Continues to Reel in HQ Firms

GlobeSt.com

California eyes partnering India to create economic growth: US official

Business Standard

California wants partnership with India to create inclusive economic growth: US official

Financial Express

California wants partnership with India to create inclusive economic growth: US official

Financial Express

Bay Area megaprojects fail to deliver on big housing promises

San Francisco Chronicle

California braces for slowdown: What state budget, new regulations could mean

San Francisco Chronicle

Visit California driving tourism thrust with India movies and films

eTurboNews

Four Ways To Compete For Tech Talent From Beyond Silicon Valley

Forbes

Lafayette’s big housing plan returns — and so do residents’ concerns

East Bay Times

Bay Area home bidding wars – a thing of the past?

Milpitas Post

Bay Area home bidding wars – a thing of the past?

Marin Independent Journal

On India Trade Mission, California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis Seeks To Grow The Economy — And …

Forbes

Moss Beach development praised and panned

San Mateo Daily Journal

‘New wave of homelessness’: Can regionalism, prevention fight tsunami of unsheltered in Bay Area?

San Francisco Chronicle

Incremental Improvements Hope to Ease Bay Area’s Housing Crunch

Urban Land

Palo Alto council gives green light to drafting head tax proposal

Silicon Valley Business Journal

ADUs can help Redwood City’s housing crisis

San Mateo Daily Journal

December 2019

California Resilience Challenge Offers New Opportunities for Water Systems and Rural Communities

Environmental Defense Fund

California could lose housing leverage over cities under court ruling

San Francisco Chronicle

Residents increasingly unhappy with Bay Area life, new poll finds

Milpitas Post

Editorial: California’s authority to improve housing affordability at stake in San Mateo court case

San Francisco Chronicle

Santa Rosa wants developers to build downtown housing. They’re not so sure.

San Francisco Chronicle

Marin submits transportation wish list for mega tax measure

Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: Are voters finally weary of road taxes and tolls?

Marin Independent Journal

Bay Area business group names new leader of Economic Institute

San Francisco Business Times

The Manger vs. The Monster: Housing the Homeless

California Globe

Cupertino’s controversial Vallco project has its day in court

Milpitas Post

Does the Bay Area Have Too Many Tech Jobs?

KCBS

Oakland Assembly: With giant food hall, Jack London Square again seeks to fulfill potential

San Francisco Chronicle

US think tank urges continued US-China engagement for global benefit

Xinhua

Bay Area In 2010s: Soaring Real Estate Prices Ending The California Dream

CBS San Francisco

November 2019

Vallco project has its long-awaited day in court

Milpitas Post

Napa County leaders mull proposed Bay Area transportation tax

Napa Valley Register

Impossible Burger Debuts in Mainland China at National Import Show

Business Wire

Apple, Google and Facebook committed $4.5 billion for housing. Now comes the hard part

San Francisco Chronicle

Community Action Marin’s Chandra Alexandre wins 2019 Latino Business Leadership Awards

North Bay Business Journal

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dead at age 60

NBCNews.com

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies at age 60

CNBC

Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente CEO, dies at 60

San Francisco Chronicle

The new politics of housing approvals: The state made us do it

San Francisco Business Times

Publisher’s notebook: We should all be more like Bernard Tyson

San Francisco Business Times

Housing price slump in the expensive Bay Area could signify economic shift ahead

Salon

Absence at CIIE means loss to US: California state lawmaker

Xinhua

Of Note: 15 November 2019

Nashville Post

Valley Link Applies for $400 Million in Funds Once Earmarked for BART

Livermore Independent

AI to affect high-paying jobs held by Bay Area workers the most, studies say

Milpitas Post

LOL! Californians may be slapped with tax on short text messages

Stock Daily Dish

Trump’s Visit to Apple Factory Brings Possibility of More Tariff Relief | Voice of America – English

Voice of America

Schwab’s moving its headquarters. Will other SF companies follow its lead?

San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco looks to Nashville company Hytch for transit help

The Tennessean

October 2019

New SF fee on office buildings to pay for affordable housing sails through

San Francisco Chronicle

BART’s wish list for $100 billion ‘mega measure’: Second bay crossing, new fare gates

The Mercury News

Bay Area Officials Lay Groundwork For $100 Billion Transportation Ballot Measure

CBS San Francisco

160 Billion Emails Are Sent Daily, 97% Of Which Are Spam.

South Florida Reporter

CA: BART’s wish list for $100 billion ‘mega measure’: Second bay crossing, new fare gates

MassTransitMag.com

The Streets of San Francisco

Wall Street Journal

A Moral Tale of Two Cities

Townhall

‘Uncharted Territory’: Bay Area CRE Braces For Widespread Power Shutoffs

Bisnow

Northern California faces massive power outage as PG&E hedges wildfire risk

Washington Post

These Bay Area cities dominate rankings of highest GDP

The Mercury News

A’s Dave Kaval Responds to Community Concerns Over New Stadium

Post News Group

A’s Dave Kaval Responds to Community Concerns Over New Stadium

Post News Group

Silicon valley now rules the list of highest GDP Rankings

CIOReview

An Apple employee explains why cost of living forced her to leave the Bay Area

SFGate

Decision Time Nears for Mega Measure: FASTER Bay Area

thebaycitybeacon.com

Think tanks put heads together at Shanghai forum

SHINE

Why is the Peninsula so afraid of housing?

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Spotlight: US Hong Kong-related acts criticized by global experts

Xinhua

Close to Home: The homeless deserve a place to stay

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Google v. Apple: While one takes on the housing crisis, the other stands back

San mateo county times

Taxing CEO-Worker Pay Gap Catches on in San Francisco, Elsewhere

Bloomberg Law

Commentary: The Roots of the Mace Congestion Lie in the Housing Crisis in the Bay Area

The People’s Vanguard of Davis

The India advantage: why China’s tech workforce can’t gain traction in Silicon Valley

South China Morning Post

Jared Kushner says US and China have come to understanding on trade relationship direction …

South China Morning Post

Los Altos council asks for more changes to 5150 El Camino Real proposal

Los Altos Town Crier

Changes In Funding Delay Valley Link

Livermore Independent

New SF fee on office buildings to pay for affordable housing sails through

San Francisco Chronicle

September 2019

Marin officials scrutinize pitch for $100B transit measure

Marin Independent Journal

Housing crisis: What Ireland can learn from San Francisco

Irish Times

Berkeley Poll: 52% Of California Voters Have Considered Leaving State

CBS Pittsburgh

Income Inequality Gets Worse, Study Concludes

KCBS

San Francisco Is Eating California’s VC Dollars

Crunchbase News

Opinions freely expressed at Regional Summit Monday

Pleasanton Weekly

California, China to partner on climate research institute

The Columbian

Bay Area exodus looms large over East Bay’s Tri-Valley business summit

San Francisco Business Times

‘No public pooping.’ Lazy partiers add to river’s nastiness, California officials say

Charlotte Observer

Innovation Tri-Valley Regional Power Summit 2019: Pleasanton

Patch.com

Why Bay Area transit is broken, and who is trying to fix it

East Bay Times

Cal State East Bay’s President Leroy Morishita to step down next summer

San Francisco Chronicle

Thirty years later, city debates future of Prop. M

San Francisco Business Times

Valley Link to Ease Commutes

Livermore Independent

UC President Janet Napolitano announces resignation

San Francisco Business Times

Assembly Passes Accessory Dwelling Units Bill to Encourage More Construction, California State …

Sierra Sun Times

Why the waterfront site is ideal for new Oakland A’s ballpark

San Francisco Chronicle

Innovation Tri-Valley Hosts Regional Summit Meeting

Livermore Independent

Tiny houses for low-income youth popping up in Oakland, thanks to Berkeley’s Youth Spirit Artworks

Berkeleyside

Gig workers on verge of becoming employees after California Senate approves AB 5 OCRegister

Gig workers on verge of becoming employees as AB 5 heads to governor’s desk

East Bay Times

Bay Area super-commuting growing: Here’s where it’s the worst

The Mercury News

STA to hear about $100B Bay Area transportation tax plan

Fairfield Daily Republic

US-China relationship summit calls for co-operation

Telegraph.co.uk

August 2019

Bay Area exodus: Thousands more fleeing region than arriving from other states

Vallejo Times Herald

Tired of rent increases? They would be capped under this plan still alive in Legislature

Sacramento Bee

125 MPH ACE TRAINS

Manteca Bulletin

Spotlight: China, US need to sail together for mutually beneficial, stable relationship

Xinhua

California should make clear there is a right to housing, not simply shelter

CALmatters

Corporate air service lifts off from Mather, connects Bay Area

ABC10.com KXTV

One-Cent Regional Sales Tax for Transit Could Be on 2020 Ballot for Bay Area Voters

NBC Bay Area

The cops who sleep in their cars — and what San Mateo is doing about it

San Francisco Chronicle

Capitol Weekly’s Top 100: Ten years and counting

Capitol Weekly

Guest opinion: Proposed law threatens affordable health care

San Francisco Business Times

‘They’re getting it done’: What SF can learn from Seattle on housing, homelessness

San Francisco Chronicle

Fresh long-term plan for the Tri-Valley kicks off in September

Pleasanton Weekly

State probes conduct in Bay Area bridge toll hike campaign

The Mercury News

Bidding wars plummet as Bay Area housing market cools

The Mercury News

She Made an Early Bet on Tesla. Here’s What Nancy Pfund Sees Now

Bloomberg

Philbrick: New mega measure for transportation can succeed

San José Spotlight

California Legislature should recognize that housing is a right, not a Wall Street commodity

CALmatters

‘Sue the suburbs’ group takes aim at Los Altos over housing production

Silicon Valley Business Journal

‘Sue the suburbs’ group strikes again, attacking another Bay Area city over housing

The Mercury News

Valley Link rail service plans reduce congestion

San Francisco Business Times

ABC7 is committed to Building A Better Bay Area and this week we discuss the housing crisis

KGO-TV

July 2019

Tri-Valley Economy Said to Be Tied to Regions Rising Together

Livermore Independent

WATCH FRIDAY: Building a Better Bay Area Housing Crisis Town Hall

KGO-TV

Bay Area costs force many to take side hustles

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This CEO Shares the Secret to Attracting and Keeping Top Talent Even When the Market Is …

Inc.com

CALmatters Commentary: In Dynamex fight, lawmakers can be pro-worker and pro-innovation

The Desert Sun

New thrust for regional transportation solutions

Pleasanton Weekly

In the Dynamex fight, California lawmakers can be pro-worker and pro-innovation

Black Voice News

Editorial: New SF program tries to engage community in homeless solutions

San Francisco Chronicle

Hillary Clinton launches baby talking campaign in Oakland

San Mateo Daily Journal

Timeline of how Bay Area companies have responded to the housing crisis

San Francisco Business Times

Targeting Bay Area gridlock, groups floating $100 billion tax measure

San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area workers take second jobs to get by

The Mercury News

Marin officials mull $100 billion transportation mega-measure idea

Marin Independent Journal

Northern California and India: Two Young Economies Growing Together – Bay Area Council Report

India West

Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla Reveals Plans for Gadar Memorial …

India West

How an exodus of ‘Bay Area refugees’ is waking up sleepy Sacramento

The Guardian

June 2019

Indian Envoy woos Silicon Valley Investors for Next Phase of India’s Development

The Indian Panorama

Student debt is setting records; here’s how some Bay Area students are saving

KRON4

International Pride

San Francisco Bay Times

“India is a Large Untapped Market for Financial Services:” Bay Area Council report

indica News

Rent control measure moves closer to November 2020 ballot

The Mercury News

San Francisco company to bring division HQ, 450 jobs to Nashville

Nashville Business Journal

Homeless encampment fires: Trying hard to find the numbers

KTVU San Francisco

Barriers in trade have fallen due to NDA govt’s reforms: US corporate body

Business Standard

They said it: Better living in Phoenix?

The Mercury News

Sorry Google—Funding More Homes Won’t Solve the Bay Area Housing Crunch

Fortune

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities

The Public’s Radio

Google’s $1 billion housing plan draws more questions than answers

ABC News

Accessory Dwelling Units Bill Approved by California Assembly Committee

Sierra Sun Times

Planning to downsize? You might consider starting your home search in your own backyard

SFGate

Our view: What would $100 billion do for Bay Area transportation?

San Francisco Business Times

Pruitt: Is airport privatization a trick or a treat?

STLtoday.com

Google dedicates $1 billion for housing

San Mateo Daily Journal

Google promises $1 billion to help fix Bay Area housing crisis it helped create

Los Angeles Times

Google will invest $1 billion in San Francisco Bay Area housing projects

SiliconANGLE News

Google promises to tackle San Francisco housing crisis with $1bn cash injection

ZDNet

Google announces $1B commitment for Bay Area housing

San José Spotlight

Google commits to increasing affordable housing in the Bay Area

ConsumerAffairs

Google puts up $1 billion to fight housing crisis in its Bay Area backyard

San Francisco Chronicle

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Ease Bay Area Housing Crisis

The New York Times

With SUV ads and snark, desert city looks to woo Bay Area residents

The Mercury News

The Bay Area is so expensive that 20% of millennials in San Francisco and San Jose are living at …

Pulse Nigeria

US cities and states woo Chinese investment despite trade war

Nikkei Asian Review

Toronto Raptors are resetting perceptions of who Canadians are and what they might offer

The Globe and Mail

SF judge says Bay Area bridge toll measure was legally approved by voters

San Francisco Chronicle

SW/TCH Maritime Funds the Construction of the First Zero-Emissions e-Ferry in the US, Powered …

Yahoo Finance

Here’s one reason it’s good to be a San Jose renter, according to new study

The Mercury News

#CAstruggles campaign trying to get Californians to move to Phoenix, AZ

KGO-TV

Metropolitan Helps California Prepare for Climate Change

Yahoo Finance

San Francisco groups collaborate on $100B transportation improvement plan

Smart Cities Dive

The Bay Area is so expensive that 20% of millennials in San Francisco and San Jose are living …

mySanAntonio.com

Officials urge US-China subnational cooperation

Ecns

$100 billion transit tax plan could redefine Bay Area infrastructure

San Francisco Business Times

The gig economy is here. How do current regulations measure up?

Fresno Bee

US business leader says cooperation critical to overall US-China relationship

Xinhua

Mega-measure: $100 billion traffic-busting tax plan for the Bay Area taking shape

The Mercury News

From avocados to autos, Trump’s Mexico tariffs could hit California consumers hard

The Mercury News

Kaiser Permanente finds homes for 250 homeless as part of housing for health prescription

San Francisco Business Times

Marin watchdogs claim transit agencies illegally promoted toll hikes

Marin Independent Journal

First-Ever Bay Area Metro Awards Presented

PRNewswire

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system

USA TODAY

More millennials are moving back in with their parents in the San Francisco and San Jose …

The MReport

Bay Area housing crisis pushes millennials back home with mom and dad

The Mercury News

May 2019

Study: Proposed A’s ballpark could bring $7.3 billion spur, 6100 jobs

East Bay Times

Thursday’s Briefing: Assembly approves legislation to help renters and freelance workers

East Bay Express

Economic Benefits of New Oakland Athletics Waterfront Ballpark: $7.3B

Ballpark Digest

New A’s stadium could generate up to $7.3 billion, team-funded study predicts

San Francisco Chronicle

Supervisors Propose Universal Mental Health Care in San Francisco

KQED

Americans think they need more than $2 million to be considered wealthy, but that’s nothing …

Middletown Press

Nanny state or progressive politics? In ‘Ban Francisco,’ the debate rages on

San Francisco Chronicle

Homelessness surges in Bay Area amid political battles over housing

San Francisco Business Times

‘Twitter’ Tax Break in San Francisco Ends Amid Push for New Taxes

Bloomberg Tax

What Will the Trade War with China Mean for the Bay Area?

KQED

Supervisor behind controversial IPO tax says he has the votes to put it on the ballot

San Francisco Business Times

Close to Home: A new approach to ending homelessness

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A tech billionaire donated $30 million to try and solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem

Washington Post

San Francisco billionaire donates $30 million to homelessness research

The Hill

The Power of Single Family Homeowners and SB 50

Fox and Hounds Daily

April 2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth

The Guardian


Long-running streak of rising Bay Area home prices broken

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Long-running streak of rising Bay Area home prices broken

The Mercury News

Silicon Valley could be the second richest country in the world

Fairfield Daily Republic

Silicon Valley could be the second richest country in the world

The Mercury News

The secret HQ2: How Amazon quietly raised a Bay Area army of engineers

San Francisco Chronicle

50 Years of Gentrification in the Mission: from Los Siete to today

El Tecolote

Here come the IPOs and here comes a proposal to tax them in San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle

Downtown Santa Rosa, Sonoma Valley designated Trump ‘opportunity zones’

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sonoma’s Highway 12 featured in Trump’s new ‘opportunity zone’ program

Sonoma Index-Tribune

A regional threat to local control

Napa Valley Register

San Francisco’s homelessness situation is now so bad that people are spending the night in the …

Daily Mail

Silicon Valley’s ties to Canada are growing despite tensions between Ottawa and Washington …

The Logic

Editorial: Regional effort on homelessness needed

Bay Area Reporter

San Francisco airport officials say there’s a ‘surge’ of homeless people taking shelter

Fox News

PD Editorial: Homelessness is a regional crisis

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

CA Fwd’s Mayer to become Senior Fellow; Weinberg to be CEO

California Forward Reporting

Letters to the Editor: Don’t demonize marijuana

San Francisco Chronicle

Sonoma County homeless shelter projects vying for a slice of $14 million

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Spotlight: Thirst for talent, growth drives US west high-tech giants going east

Xinhua

Report recommends Marin, Bay Area unite on homelessness

Marin Independent Journal

Mayor Breed’s Shelter Crisis Reforms Face Steep Political Hurdles

thebaycitybeacon.com

Editorial: California should follow SJ’s lead on affordable housing

East Bay Times

LA Area Homelessness Second Worst in Nation, Report Says

NBC Southern California

Spotlight: Bay Area’s business leaders call for Chinese participation in US high-tech development

Xinhua

Bay Area Has 3rd-Largest Homeless Population in Country; Nearly 70% Have No Shelter

KQED

New Report Recommends Regional Approach in Fighting Homelessness

KQED

Jock O’Connell’s Commentary: An Oblique Ode to Baseball

American Journal of Transportation

Bay Area has third-largest homeless population in US, report finds

Fox News

Housing shortages and NIMBYism driving homeless crisis, says new report

Curbed SF

Report: Bay Area has most visible homeless population in the nation

Petaluma Argus Courier

Bay Area Council Study Claims Homelessness Requires Regional Solution

KSRO

Report Calls For More Shelters, Housing, Money, Coordination To Solve Humanitarian Crisis On …

SFGate

New Report On Homelessness Shows Massive Scope Of Problem In Bay Area

CBS San Francisco

It would cost $12.7 billion to end homelessness in the San Francisco Bay region, a new report says

CNBC

67 percent of Bay Area homeless are unsheltered, compared to 5 percent in NYC

SFGate

How a business group became an unlikely advocate for a solution to homelessness

San Francisco Business Times

Report: Bay Area homeless crisis among nation’s worst, would take $12.7B to build enough housing

KTVU San Francisco

Bay Area has third highest homeless population in the nation

KRON4

Wednesday’s Briefing: Alameda special election voters register a win for the homeless

East Bay Express

The Bay Area May Not Have the Nation’s Largest Homeless Population, But We Have The Most …

Sfist

Bay Area Homelessness 3rd Worst in Nation: Report

NBC Bay Area

Open Forum: Ending homelessness in Bay Area requires a regional approach

San Francisco Chronicle

How much would it cost to house the Bay Area’s homeless? Try $12.7 billion

The Mercury News

Homelessness is a regional problem, and Bay Area has to start treating it like one, report argues

San Francisco Business Times

Homelessness: Regional plan needed to solve Bay Area crisis, business group says

San Francisco Chronicle

California Today: How Large Is the Bay Area’s Homeless Population?

New York Times

From disaster to building boom? Why developers are eyeing Santa Rosa

The Mercury News

In midst of crisis, SF supervisor wants to make it harder to build group housing

San Francisco Business Times

Judge dismisses lawsuit that claimed bridge toll hikes were taxes requiring two-thirds voter approval

San Francisco Chronicle

Bridge toll lawsuit imperils funds for SF Bay hovercraft study

San Francisco Examiner

Housing talks complicated by local equity issues for Latinos

Sonoma West

NYC is getting so expensive that even Wall Street bankers are bolting — and it’s not the only major …

mySanAntonio.com

Interview: Silicon Valley hopes for early settlement of Sino-US tariff disputes

Xinhua

Where is the cancer?

Napa Valley Register

March 2019

Experts say global bay areas in China, US can learn from each other

Xinhua

Global Bay Areas grow closer together

Xinhua

Commerce groups call Trump’s threat to close US-Mexico border ‘economic disaster’

KTVU San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Area eyes cooperation with south China

China Daily Asia

Economists Say Sonoma County Wages Aren’t Keeping Up With Housing Costs

KSRO

Interview: San Francisco Bay Area eyes more cooperation in southern China

Xinhua

Sonoma County Latino leaders host discussion on housing inequality

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

US expert hopes US firms not miss BRI business opportunities

Xinhua

Transatlantic bridge for European innovation: EIT Community opens its first Hub in Silicon Valley

Daily Planet`

San Francisco’s tech workforce is still growing, outpacing other metro areas

San Francisco Chronicle

EIT opens Silicon Valley Hub, boosting EIT Health access to US market

Science Business

Former Kings executive launches opportunity zone group

Sacramento Business Journal

People really want to leave the Bay Area, claims every survey

Curbed SF

Automated Testing Gains Ground Using Robotics

Toolbox

Although Sonoma County apartment rents have stabilized, they’re still too high for many families

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Employee wages vary under work-study program

Golden Gate Xpress

INTERVIEW: Santa Rosa Vice Mayor Chris Rogers Addresses Downtown Parking

KSRO

Stockton, Modesto ‘Super’ Commutes Of 90+ Minutes Lead Nation Again

CBS San Francisco

Huge Opportunities for Growth in US-India Bilateral Relationship, Says New Indian Ambassador …

India West

Michael Covarrubias Creates Communities Now And For The Future Of The Bay Area

Haute Living

Bay Area Office Report – Winter 2019

Commercial Property Executive


San Francisco could be home to thousands of new millionaires by the end of 2019, and it’s …

Business Insider

Scooter Startups Are Ditching Gig Workers for Real Employees

WIRED

Newsom’s fellow Democrats push him to do more on healthcare

Los Angeles Times

Indian Ambassador courts Silicon Valley

diyatvusa.com

Bay Area aiming at housing shortages

Kenwoodpress

February 2019

As BART experiences higher demand, new Transbay crossing may be the answer

Golden Gate Xpress

We need affordable and market-rate housing

Daily Californian

High-Speed Rail Project Takes Heat from Every Corner

California Globe

After bagging McKesson’s HQ, Texas business recruiters come back for more in the Bay Area

San Francisco Business Times

Student debt is setting records; here’s how some Bay Area students are saving

KRON4

Why California’s bullet train remains a distant dream

The Guardian

Bay Area Council holds 9th annual Chinese New Year reception in San Francisco

Xinhua

Amazon cancels plan for HQ2 in New York, some local politicians blamed

Xinhua

Don’t Discount the North San Joaquin Valley

Comstock’s Magazine

Can Walnut Creek be a model for reducing gridlock? It hopes so

San Francisco Business Times

US business leaders call for engagement between US, China in resolving differences

Xinhua

Gavin Newsom’s office clarifies high-speed rail comments

KGO-TV

Gavin Newsom’s office says he’s fully committed to high-speed rail between SF, LA

KGO-TV

What will be the future of Jack London Square as a food hub?

San Francisco Chronicle

Cupertino mayor: Build wall around city, make San Jose pay for it

Curbed SF

Robot-made coffee and burgers in SF? How automation is affecting jobs

The Mercury News

Fed’s Daly embraces patience on rates, cites financial conditions

Investing.com

Fed’s Daly embraces patience on rates, cites financial conditions

Reuters

Fed’s Daly says it’s good news that economy is slowing to 2% pace

MarketWatch

Fed’s Daly says economic slowdown could help prevent recession

Reuters

Slower economic growth may help prevent a recession: SF Fed’s Daly

Seeking Alpha

Officials to look into hovercraft for future Bay Area ferries

KGO-TV

Nearly half of California voters say they can’t afford to live here, poll finds

New Haven Register

Mayor’s joke about building wall around Apple HQ city angers neighbors

The Guardian

Alameda council approves new waterfront hotel

East Bay Times

Bay Area Housing Advocates Blast Cupertino Mayor for ‘wall’ remarks

Newsweek

Nearly half of California voters say they can’t afford to live here, poll finds

SFGate

Bay Area Council Advises Early Morning Commuters to Use BART Bus Service

KCBS

Bay Area ferry board considers hovercraft proposal

Curbed SF

Cupertino Mayor’s ‘Wall’ Joke Draws Ire From Housing Advocates

CBS San Francisco

Exclusive: SF job growth slowdown persists

San Francisco Business Times

Cupertino mayor: City will build wall and San Jose will pay for it

East Bay Times

Survey: Majority of Bay Area residents would relocate for a job

KGO-TV

Civic, Business Leaders Tout Hovercraft Ferry Service for Bay Area Transit

CBS San Francisco

The bright side of Bay Area economy

San Mateo Daily Journal

Commuter hovercraft returns

San Mateo Daily Journal

January 2019

Hovercraft on San Francisco Bay? Advocates say its time has come

The Mercury News

Hovercraft ferries could be coming to Silicon Valley for your commute

SFGate

Oakland’s plans for gondola to new stadium are more than pie-in-the-sky

San Francisco Chronicle

A’s Dave Kaval unveils gondola plan to link BART, Howard Terminal

San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland A’s Claim Gondola Would Bring $685 Million To City

KCBS

$100 Million Gondola Could be New Transportation System in Oakland

NBC Bay Area

After Hours: 2019 Economic Forecast

Sacramento Business Journal

San Francisco Giants co-owner and former Safeway CEO dies

San Francisco Business Times

Study Says Gondola To A’s Stadium Would Generate Economic Benefits

SFGate

$100 Million Gondola Could be New Transportation System in Oakland

NBC Bay Area

Tri-Valley Boomtowns

Diablo Magazine

A’s proposed gondola would generate $685m, says Bay Area Council Economic Institute

San Francisco Examiner

Bay Area groups team up on housing plan that seeks to raise $500 million fund

San Francisco Business Times

Suburbs top list of most and least diverse cities in the Bay Area

San Francisco Chronicle

Letter: Business leaders want to provide funding for housing

The Mercury News

Bay Area policy leaders want big money for new transportation projects

San Francisco Chronicle

KPMG’s former SF head Debbie Messemer lands on leading fintech’s board

San Francisco Business Times

Going Global: The Reverse Riptide Of Tech Talent

Forbes

Bay Area charities to take multimillion-dollar hit with PG&E bankruptcy

San Francisco Chronicle

Deloitte’s top San Francisco executive Teresa Briggs to retire

San Francisco Business Times

‘I want to see the Valley step up:’ Gov. Newsom pressures companies to help build housing

The Mercury News

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

48 Hills

Here’s What California Interest Groups Want to See in Gavin Newsom’s Budget

KQED

Governor-elect Newsom names Bay Area business leader as top economic advisor

San Francisco Business Times

Newsom names Bay Area businessman as top economic and business adviser

San Francisco Chronicle

Coastsider Mendonca named governor’s chief business adviser

Half Moon Bay Review

Housing crisis won’t be solved in a house divided

San Francisco Business Times

Businesses should temper optimism for 2019 with a dose of caution

North Bay Business Journal

December 2018

Pleasanton recognized as top-10 place for job hunters in California 
Pleasanton Weekly

Editorial: HYH (hold your horses) on California texting tax
The Mercury News

OMG! Now California wants to tax text-messaging?
The Mercury News

California Mulls Texting Fee to Help Poor People Get Phones
Bloomberg

Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports say
Fox News

California considers text messaging tax to fund cell service for low-income residents
The Hill

California Considers Taxing Text Messages to Fund Cell Service for the Poor
National Review

CALIFORNIA SCHEMIN’: California Lawmakers Consider TAXING TEXT MESSAGES to Boost 
Sean Hannity (blog)

OMG: California Regulators Consider Charge on Text Messaging
NBC Bay Area

If passed, this is how California’s ‘text tax’ would affect your cellphone bill
KGO-TV

Proposed Text Message Tax Sparks Uproar in California
TheStreet.com

CPUC may vote to approve a tax on texting — srsly
PressReader

California texting tax: What we know about the proposal 
KREM.com

California Mulls Texting Fee To Help Poor People Get Phones
Capital Public Radio News-

California to consider tax on text messaging to support phone accessibility for the poor
ABC News

California mulls a tax on TEXTS to subsidize cell phones for poorer people… even though no one 
Daily Mail

California proposal would tax texting
WKOW

California is planning a new tax for text messaging 
WRAL.com

Opinion: California PUC may approve tax on text messages – srsly
Mercury News

The Technology 202: Trump and Democrats signal support for antitrust action on tech companies
Washington Post

Will California tax text messages?
Cal Coast News

California HCD Issues Final Guidelines for Streamlined Ministerial Permitting
Lexology

The Profile: Annabel Chang
Nob Hill Gazette

Micah Weinberg: Greater Bay Area Is Not a Replica of Silicon Valley
HSBC Business School

Will McKesson’s departure trigger a stampede?
San Francisco Business Times

New Legislation On Granny Flats Proposed
Patch.com

California Adds More Cars To Roadways As Economy, Housing Costs Rise 
CBS San Francisco

November 2018

China’s Sichuan Province looks to innovative cooperation with Silicon Valley
Xinhua

New House-Sharing Start-Up Aims To Help Fight Bay Area Housing Crisis 
CBS San Francisco

It’s not just people fleeing the Bay Area — these businesses are leaving, too 
mySanAntonio.com

Check out the largest housing projects under construction in San Francisco
San Francisco Business Times

Drivers eager for better traffic signals: Roadshow
The Mercury News

$300 million East Bay shopping center opens with big food names
San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area rides affordable housing wave following midterm elections
The Mercury News

Will new tech taxes in Mountain View, San Francisco, East Palo Alto be contagious?
The Mercury News

Bay Area Council’s Wunderman named a Most Admired CEO
San Francisco Business Times

Californians Vote Down Rent Control Expansion
Bisnow

California biz delegation attends China import expo, sends message to Washington amid trade row
Global Times

Yangpu district sets up innovation center in US
Global Times

American states, cities lead participation at CIIE
CGTN (press release)

Why housing costs so much in California and why it may only get worse
San Francisco Business Times

Housing, by any means necessary
San Francisco Chronicle

10 Things to Know About Proposition 6, the Gas Tax Repeal Initiative
KQED

Yes on W
San Mateo Daily Journal

Will California elections stop ‘an unhinged president’? Put us on ‘a path to gridlock’?
Sacramento Bee

October 2018

Rent control tanking, gas tax on fumes, Newsom, Feinstein cruising, poll finds
The Mercury News

Prop. 6: Gas Tax Repeal Supporters Say They Don’t Want To Stop Road Projects
CBS Sacramento

‘One of the greatest’ or missed opportunities? California Influencers assess Jerry Brown
Sacramento Bee

Yes on Prop 3 for clean water and wetlands
San Francisco Examiner

Bay Area’s Biotech Talent Crisis Puts Job Seekers in the Driver’s Seat
BioSpace (press release) (blog)

A Few Key Words Divide Allies on Data Protection Measure Proposition B
San Francisco Public Press

Brisbane voters making tough choices on housing with Baylands project
San Francisco Chronicle

Prop 10: Empowering cities or making the problem worse?
KTVU

Buzz over Bay Area exodus likely to intensify in 2019 as higher tax bills arrive
San Francisco Business Times

Tech and biotech on collision course, squeezed by the Peninsula’s limited space
San Francisco Business Times

Real Estate Platform LeavingtheBayArea.com Has Launched to Help San Francisco Bay Area 
Digital Journal

Bay Area exodus? Region’s business leaders say not so fast
San Francisco Business Times

How to get young people to vote?
Sacramento Bee

Did Jerry Brown make the right decisions on #metoo bills? California leaders are split
Sacramento Bee

Bill backed by Greater Sacramento Economic Council calls for state to write economic plan
Sacramento Business Journal

Vanquished housing bill reveals split
San Mateo Daily Journal

Endgame: Tariffs, technology and China
Silicon Valley Business Journal

California’s economy isn’t just L.A. and Silicon Valley. We need a statewide strategy
Sacramento Bee

Single-Payer Health Care Divides Democrats in Race for California Governor
Governing

Lyft endorses Wiener’s California transit housing bill
Curbed SF

Can the healthcare sector match big tech in going 100 percent renewable?
GreenBiz

The health sector’s impact on climate change in California
POLITICO

Regional measure would raise bridge tolls to fund transit improvements
San Francisco Examiner

Sweeping California housing bill attacked on author’s home turf
The Mercury News

The trade war between the US and China hurts California wine, agricultural industries
ABC 7

Race for California Governor: John Cox vs. Gavin Newsom
NBC Bay Area

Marriott Hotel Workers in San Francisco Walk Off the Job
KQED

California releases infrastructure report card
KTVU San Francisco

ELECTION PROFILE: Mayor’s vision is to solidify Merced as regional leader
Merced County Times

Governor Brown Signs Assembly Bill 2923: BART to Take Over TOD Planning
Livermore Independent

‘Turnout will be key.’ What California leaders think will happen in congressional races
Sacramento Bee

Incomes in the Central Valley are way up. What’s behind the bigger paychecks?
Sacramento Bee

Lafayette city manager quits over lack of movement on new housing
San Francisco Chronicle

September 2018

One in three SF workers have quit a job due to a grueling commute
San Francisco Business Times

2018 VOTER GUIDE: A look at California’s Proposition 10: Local rent control initiative
KGO-TV

California Water Service Sponsors California Safe Drinking Water Data Challenge
Nasdaq

California Republican Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox discusses housing, taxes during Bay
KGO-TV

California Republican Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox visits Bay Area
KGO-TV

POLITICO is expanding in CALIFORNIA! — BECERRA joins TECH INDUSTRY confab in DC …
Politico

Coalition puts spotlight on economic argument for early childhood investment
California Forward Reporting

AIMA conference seeks strategic areas of US-India collaboration
The Navhind Times

Voters want a gas tax repeal. Many California leaders call it a horrible idea.
Sacramento Bee

Mixed-use development with 228 apartments near Concord BART approved
San Francisco Business Times

Your View: Why it’s important to upgrade nurse practitioner status in Pennsylvania
Allentown Morning Call

As Toronto has grown, it’s become more unaffordable. Is it a problem city politicians can even fix?
Toronto Star

UC Merced, Bay Area Council Eye Potential ‘Megaregion’
Sierra Sun Times

Sonoma County farmworker advocate
Press Democrat

UC Merced, Bay Area Council Eye Potential ‘Megaregion’ 
UC Merced University News

California’s “Yimbys” 
Dollars & Sense

More than 200 new apartment units approved for downtown Concord 
The Mercury News

Biotech startups find ‘relatively’ affordable home amid Tri-Valley job boom 
San Francisco Chronicle

Willis Casey, former San Francisco police chief, dies 
Beaumont Enterprise

You asked: What to do about California’s housing shortage? 
Sacramento Bee

Cooper: California, here we come? 
Chattanooga Times Free Press

The big cost of small dwellings: Secondary units face many hurdles, but new companies are trying … 
San Francisco Business Times

Apple, Amazon Moving into Medical Clinics 
ADVANCE

Sonoma workforce housing input sought 
Sonoma Index-Tribune

Northern California: Where High-Tech Meets Ultra-Luxury 
International Banker

These California Bills Could Improve The Housing Crisis 
Bisnow

Get out of your bubble, do your homework — and no yelling: How to survive the election 
Sacramento Bee

BART Density Boost Bill Goes to Governor Brown 
Livermore Independent

Amazon and Apple are getting into medical clinics — here’s why
CNBC

The big cost of small dwellings: Secondary units face many hurdles, but new companies are trying …
San Francisco Business Times

These California Bills Could Improve The Housing Crisis
Bisnow

Northern California: Where High-Tech Meets Ultra-Luxury
International Banker

Sonoma workforce housing input sought
Sonoma Index-Tribune

Here’s why Amazon and Apple are betting on medical clinics
Becker’s Hospital Review

How will parties respond to more independents? + Brown’s desk is stacked high with bills + …
Sacramento Bee

Get out of your bubble, do your homework — and no yelling: How to survive the election
Sacramento Bee

Why San Francisco’s “cachet” keeps this startup’s headquarters here
San Francisco Business Times

BART Density Boost Bill Goes to Governor Brown
Livermore Independent

California voters can prepare for the election deluge. Here’s how
Sacramento Bee

Opinion: Next California governor must focus on climate adaptation
The Mercury News

Alameda council to consider big Oakland Estuary housing project
East Bay Times

August 2018

Gavin Newsom: SF won’t solve homelessness with more money alone

San Francisco Chronicle

California Lt. Gov. Newsom Seeks Common Ground With President Trump 
CBS San Francisco

TechsodusSilicon Valley is changing, and its lead over other tech hubs narrowing
The Economist

Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Sundar Pichai in Mountain View; talks about digital transformation
Economic Times

Balance to water system
San Francisco Chronicle

The Bay Area’s Regional Funding Stream for Ecological Restoration
Napa Valley INC

Bill Would Force Cities to Use BART Standards on BART-owned TOD
Livermore Independent

Sonoma County Planning Discussions Crowd the Horizon
Sonoma Gazette

Monday Morning Thoughts: The Emerging Senior Housing Crisis
The People’s Vanguard of Davis

The Silver Tsunami Is Crashing Into Bay Area’s Housing Crisis
BisNow

Affordable Housing Crisis: What You Must Know About The Housing Bubble
Investor’s Business Daily

Survey: More BART police officers needed on trains, in stations
KTVU San Francisco

Poll: 75 percent want more police officers on BART
KRON4

The Bay Area’s Regional Funding Stream for Ecological Restoration
Next City

BART board declines to endorse homeless conservatorship bill
San Francisco Examiner

Lehigh’s quest out West: Q&A with the head of university’s California office
lehighvalleylive.com

CA: Police, Emergency Workers Hold South Bay Active-Shooter Training in BART Station
Masstransit

Bay Area Council wants ‘mutual aid’ response for BART security
San Mateo Daily Journal

BART’s safety problem: Police, emergency workers hold South Bay active-shooter training
The Mercury News

Businesses and veterans campaign against rent control
Curbed SF

Unveiling SF SOMA’s Crown Jewel: The $2.2B Salesforce Transit Center
NBC Bay Area

BART delays action on parts of controversial safety plan, following backlash
Vallejo Times Herald

Former Palo Altans trade Silicon Valley lifestyle for better ‘quality of life’ elsewhere

KCBS Radio In Depth
Player FM

BART Police Officers Concerned About Being Overworked
NBC Bay Area

Bay Area Council urges BART to request mutual aid to get local police to help patrol trains, stations
KGO-TV

BART Police Union Dismisses Calls To Seek Aid From Other Police Agencies – CBS San Francisco

Wage Growth Isn’t Why There’s An Affordability Problem In the Bay Area, It’s The Slow Housing 
Bisnow

Only 18% of Bay Area households could afford a median-priced home
San Francisco Chronicle

Union: Mutual aid, private security a non-starter for security on BART
Vallejo Times Herald

Meet the Valley Link: Your ticket out of mega-commuting hell
The Mercury News

Local rents continue to climb high
San Mateo Daily Journal

GROWING PAINS: City leaders face competing pressures amid jobs boom
Climate Online

Fast, (not) Cheap, and Out of Control
ARCHITECT Magazine

Cupertino Lawmakers Push Decision On $10 Million Business Tax Until 2020 
CBS San Francisco

Fast, (not) Cheap, and Out of Control
ARCHITECT Magazine

Trump Tariffs Could Impact Bay Area Housing Costs
NBC Bay Area

Trump tariffs add another obstacle to Bay Area building
The Mercury News

Welcome to the Megaregion
Fox and Hounds Daily

‘Invest and prioritize’: What to do about California schools
Sacramento Bee

Is Zinke trolling San Francisco with plan to dismantle city’s reservoir?
The Guardian

Alameda housing project along Oakland Estuary wins approval
East Bay Times

Report: Local housing deficit has companies looking to expand elsewhere
Cupertino Today

July 2018

Megaregion a vision for redistributing the California dream>>
San Francisco Chronicle

The Bay Area is getting bigger, much bigger>>
Sacramento Bee

Report Lauds Growth Of Tri-Valley Economy>> 
Livermore Independent

Interior Secretary Meets With Group Seeking to Drain San Francisco Reservoir>>
Wall Street Journal

Santa Clara County job market booms in June, outstrips state and Bay Area>>
The Mercury News

Tri-Valley Area Becoming a New Option for Tech Companies
CBS

The fastest-growing Bay Area job zone isn’t SF or Silicon Valley — it’s the Tri-Valley
San Francisco

This is the Bay Area’s fastest-growing region, and it’s not the one you think
San Francisco Business Times

Tri-Valley economy, job market are booming, new report says
The Mercury News

Where the Bay Area is booming
Sacramento Bee

Tri-Valley grows as economic powerhouse
Pleasanton Weekly

Bay Area’s Economic Profile Reports Sustained Development and Innovation
Think Silicon Valley

43% of People North of San Fran Want to Move—Mainly to Texas
California Political Review

Decision day arrives for Brisbane Baylands
San Mateo Daily Journal

Bay Area Council Seeks to Raise a Statewide California Resilience Challenge Fund
The Planning Report

Life after the Bay Area: Fleeing residents feel heartbreak, joy
The Mercury News

Bay Area Economy is Now 19th Largest in the World
NBC Bay Area

Bay Area economy growing nearly twice as fast as rest of U.S.
San Francisco Chronicle

“Immense growth” makes Bay Area world’s 19th-largest economy
The Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Area’s booming economy shows no sign of slowing down, but residents struggle to keep up
San Francisco Business Times

If Bay Area a nation, it would rank No. 19-largest economy, report finds
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Bigger the Saudi Arable, Switzerland and Sweden
Politico

San Francisco area is global economic powerhouse, but here’s what …
North Bay Business Journal

‘Immense growth’ makes the Bay Area the world’s 19th largest economy
Virginian-Pilot

Marin, Bay Area toll increase plan challenged in court
Marin Independent Journal

Report touts Bay Area as mega-powerful region facing challenges
The Almanac

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies: WIPO ranking
ecns

As the Raiders prepare to say a long goodbye to Oakland, they are immersing themselves in their 
The Mercury News

Some in Washington Wary as Silicon Valley Welcomes Chinese Investments
Voice of America

‘Friends,’ ‘Girls’ And Their Impact On How Gen X And Millennials View Housing
Forbes

A Bay Area developer’s innovative commute hack: live, work in one building
The Mercury News

Trump tariff salvo triggers anxiety for US chipmakers
Financial Times

‘Not all machines are evil,’ and other thoughts on California’s changing economy
Sacramento Bee

Will $15 minimum wage in SF slow down the Bay Area exodus? Here’s what the numbers say
Sacramento Bee

The CEO of a $15 billion tech giant explains his decision to keep the company in Canada when
Business Insider

June 2018

California housing costs: ‘When will they start paying enough for people to afford to live here?’
Sacramento Bee

Map: It may take centuries to reach housing goals in Bay Area
East Bay Times

Google seeks solution to Bay Area’s worsening housing crisis
KTVU

Google tax to go before voters as tech giant’s hometown puts proposal on ballot
San Francisco Chronicle

Developer demands Berkeley approve high-profile housing development under new state law
San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area: What happens if the gas tax is repealed?
The Mercury News

Alameda County considers $3.1 billion budget
East Bay Times

6 factors behind PwC’s 2019’s medical cost trend of 6%
HealthExec

Bay Area residents are inundating Sacramento new home websites. Is a coastal wave coming?
Sacramento Bee

897 square foot Palo Alto home listed for nearly $2.6M
KTVU San Francisco

HousingJobs blog: Affordable housing crisis affects the job market
HousingWire

San Francisco area is global economic powerhouse, but here’s what experts say are dimming
Petaluma Argus Courier

San Francisco area is global economic powerhouse, but here’s what experts say are dimming the … 
North Bay Business Journal

Sacramento Needs Rent Control 
Comstock’s Magazine

London Breed as mayor has the tech industry excited. Will it last?
SF Chronicle

Rent growth slows, prices remain high 
San Mateo Daily Journal

California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why? 
Sacramento Bee

Poll: Majority of Bay Area voters disagree with immigration crackdown 
KRON4

More than half of Bay Area opposes crackdown on immigrants, new poll says 
KGO-TV

Poll: 55% Of Bay Area Voters Disagree With Immigration Crackdown 
SFGate

Bay Area voters OK higher bridge tolls to curb traffic
The Mercury News

Bridge toll hike is ‘first step’ in solving Bay Area’s traffic woes, experts say
The Mercury News

Voters to decide on Bay Area-wide bridge toll hike
KRON4

Regional Measure 3: Work on transportation improvements could start next year
San Francisco Chronicle

South, East Bay cities anticipate effects of Regional Measure 3
Daily Californian

Nearly half of Bay Area residents say they want to leave
The Mercury News

Bay Area Exodus?
Fox News

Nearly half of Bay Area residents want out, poll shows. The reason why is no surprise
Sacramento Bee

Nearly half in Bay Area want to leave, poll says
Marin Independent Journal

New Poll: 46 percent of Bay Area Residents plan to move
KGO-TV

Nearly Half of Bay Area Residents Want Out: Poll
NBC Bay Area

Monday’s Briefing: Survey Shows Nearly Half of Bay Area Voters Plan to Leave the Region
Oakland Magazine

Startling Poll Finds 46% Of Bay Area Residents Want To Leave
World News

Why nearly half of San Francisco Bay Area residents plan to leave
San Francisco Business Times

Startling Poll Finds 46% Of Bay Area Residents Want To Leave
CBS San Francisco

46 percent of Bay Area residents want to move, according to new survey
SFGate

Readers sound off as Bay Area residents eye the exits
The Mercury News

Amid exodus, where are San Franciscans going?
San Francisco Business Times

Is a Major California Population Exodus on the Horizon?
KSRO

The critical fight to achieve the California Dream
Capitol Weekly

Poll Reveals 46% Of Bay Area Residents Want To Leave
Good Day Sacramento

Analysis: The Bay Area Exodus Explained
NBC Bay Area

Study: Nearly 50 Percent Of Bay Area Residents Plan To Leave In Next Few Years
CBS Sacramento

Frustration spikes in Bay Area house-hunting
The Mercury News

Californians fed up with high taxes: GOP candidate John Cox
Fox Business

The San Francisco Bay Area’s housing crisis is so out of control, a median-priced home costs …
Business Insider

Smart traffic lights, drones, electric cars find fans among Bay Area voters
San Francisco Chronicle

Region Enjoying Economic Growth; Affordable Housing an Issue
Livermore Independent

Our view: Legislators’ inaction speaks louder than words on housing
San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area Council Poll: Frustration Spikes over Housing Shortage, Affordability Crisis
The Registry

Leavin’ on that midnight train to Georgia … because a Bay Area house is simply out of reach
Los Angeles Times

Smart traffic lights, drones, electric cars find fans among Bay Area voters
San Francisco Chronicle

Region Enjoying Economic Growth; Affordable Housing an Issue
Livermore Independent

Frustration spikes in Bay Area house-hunting
The Mercury News

Bay Area blues: Nearly half want to go … soon
OneNewsNow

Nearly half Bay Area residents say they plan to leave
San Mateo Daily Journal

San Francisco is still the best city in the world for innovation — here are the 6 cities that threaten to
Business Insider

Voters to decide on Bay Area-wide bridge toll hike 
KRON4

Senate Approves Wieckowski Housing Bills 
Patch.com

Drought or no drought: Jerry Brown sets permanent water conservation rules for Californians 
The Mercury News

Solving the Bay Area housing shortage — new report ranks which ideas will work 
The Mercury News

Trolling for Tolls: How Regional Measure 3 May Affect Commuters 
Patch.com

Online education for the betterment of California
San Francisco Examiner

A scaled-back bid to care for undocumented Californians 
CALmatter

May 2018

A scaled-back bid to care for undocumented Californians
CALmatters

Mountain View considers business tax on largest companies: Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft
KTVU San Francisco

Apple could get hit with employer tax in its hometown
San Francisco Chronicle

Measure for bridge toll hikes would pay for transportation projects
KRON4.com

Measure 3 seeks to ease traffic congestion by raising Bay Area bridge tolls
San Francisco Chronicle

Cupertino revisiting idea to tax Apple, other large companies
Cupertino Today

To Address Gender Inequality, the State Can Start With Its Youngest Kids
Fox and Hounds Daily

California rebukes Trump with health care push for immigrants
Politico

Supporters come out hard as support for Bay Area bridge toll hike is squishy
San Francisco Chronicle

Letters to the editor: The price of climate change
San Francisco Chronicle

PG&E CEO Urges Bay Area Business to Invest in Helping Communities Prepare for Climate Change
PG&E Currents

BART in Alameda?
Alameda Magazine

Regional Measure 3 trades bridge toll hikes for transit improvement
Silicon Valley Business Journal

Traffic or $9 tolls? Bay Area voters to decide which is worse
Mercury News

KPIX Poll Shows Bridge Toll Hike Measure Facing Uphill Battle
CBS Bay Area

What can Texas teach California about high-speed rail?
San Francisco Business Times

Ballot Measure Calls For Bay Area Bridge Toll Hikes
NBC Bay Area

Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s Assembly Bill 2596 Passes Assembly Committee
Carmichael Times

Economic councils look at benefits of HSR for Central Valley and Bay Area
Foothills Sun Gazette

California Super-Commuters Are Transforming Sleepy Suburbs Into Busy Metros
Bisnow

US economy’s recovery is now officially the second-longest since 1785. Can it last much longer?
San Francisco Business Times

Are tech CEOs finally tackling the Bay Area housing crisis? Stripe jumps into the fight
San Francisco Business Times

Silicon Valley festival full of optimism
Ecns.cn

San Francisco Accused of Giving ‘Tech Buses’ Free Ride
NBC Bay Area

Marin, Bay Area $3 toll hike awaits voters in June
Marin Independent Journal

Family Caregivers Finally Get A Break — And Extra Coaching
California Healthline

Bloomberg Markets: EisnerAmper Global Real Estate Summit
Bloomberg

April 2018

Bloomberg Markets: EisnerAmper Global Real Estate Summit
Bloomberg

Commute: Express lanes from San Bruno to Redwood City expected by 2021
The Mercury News

Editorial: Housing advocates need to work with municipalities
Marin Independent Journal

Bill backed by Greater Sacramento Economic Council calls for state to write economic plan
Sacramento Business Journal

Endgame: Tariffs, technology and China
Silicon Valley Business Journal

California’s economy isn’t just L.A. and Silicon Valley. We need a statewide strategy
Sacramento Bee

Single-Payer Health Care Divides Democrats in Race for California Governor
Governing

Lyft endorses Wiener’s California transit housing bill
Curbed SF

Vanquished housing bill Senate Bill 827 reveals split
San Mateo Daily Journal

Can the healthcare sector match big tech in going 100 percent renewable?
GreenBiz

The health sector’s impact on climate change in California
POLITICO

Regional measure would raise bridge tolls to fund transit improvements
San Francisco Examiner

Sweeping California housing bill attacked on author’s home turf
The Mercury News

The trade war between the US and China hurts California wine, agricultural industries
ABC 7

March 2018

Guest opinion: Get behind RM3, the Bay Area depends on it
San Francisco Business Times

Trade war talk and the new tariff impact on the Bay Area
KTVU San Francisco

Tri-Valley Venture to Be Recognized at #GameChangers Event
Livermore Independent

BCLB/Boalt Global Distinguished Speaker Series: Sean Randolph
Berkeley Law – UC Berkeley

Cheaper California housing? One idea to lower costs makes candidates for governor uneasy
Sacramento Bee

California bill aims to spur affordable housing for college students
OCRegister

Trade war talk and the new tariff impact on the Bay Area 
KTVU San Francisco

Guest opinion: Get behind RM3, the Bay Area depends on it 
San Francisco Business Times

California bill aims to spur affordable housing for college students 
OCRegister

Land Use Showdown: Battle Lines Are Drawn in SB 827 Housing Density and Height Debate 
JD Supra

State Looking to Require Cities to Plan for Rising Seas 
San Francisco Public Press

Housing and traffic affecting health care 
San Mateo Daily Journal

Bay Area business group and regional agency explore if Elon Musk’s hyperloop, Boring Co. can… 
San Francisco Business Times

Opinion: Spend water storage money state voters approved
The Mercury News

Washington DC business leaders want to study the hyperloop to fix their transit problems
San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area business group and regional agency explore if Elon Musk’s hyperloop, Boring Co. can help fix region’s transit
San Francisco Business Times

China invests in ways to access Bay Area tech innovation
San Francisco Business Times

Housing and traffic affecting health care
San Mateo Daily Journal

Guest opinion: What Silicon Valley and the US need to know about China
San Francisco Business Times

Yangpu and Palo Alto become sisters
Global Times

Rebuilding Over And Over: Why California Can’t Stop Developing In High-Risk Areas
Bisnow

California gears up for a battle over single-family zoning near transit 
The Mercury News

A region redefined
The Tracy Press

February 2018

BART gets serious about a 2nd East Bay-S.F. Transbay Tube
San Francisco Chronicle

BART to study feasibility of 2nd Transbay Tube
KTVU San Francisco

BART eyes building second Transbay tunnel, as officials clamor for …
San Francisco Business Times

SPUR Talk: A Very Ferry Future for the Bay Area?
Streetsblog San Francisco

CA: BART Gets Serious About a 2nd East Bay-SF Transbay Tube
MassTransitMag.com

Like Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley …
Wall Street Journal

American businesses eyeing India optimistically: Navtej Sarna
The Tribune

American businesses eyeing India optimistically, says envoy Navtej Sarna
Financial Express

American businesses eyeing India optimistically: Navtej Sarna
Times of India

CA: Marin Signs Off on June Toll Increase Ballot Measure
MassTransitMag.com

Bay Area health network begins expansion into South Bay, Santa Clara to cover the region
San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area health network begins expansion into South Bay, Santa Clara to cover the region
San Francisco Business Times

Trump infrastructure plan fails to impress Bay Area officials
San Francisco Chronicle

Trump’s infrastructure plan cheered, but funds short
San Francisco Chronicle

SF has the worst commute in the US, and it may have cost the city $10.6 billion last year
San Francisco Chronicle

Is North Bay’s $400 million SMART train living up to its promise?
San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area family’s arduous quest to create a backyard container home
San Francisco Chronicle

Apple just made $88 billion. It’s paying $6 million for housing
San Francisco Chronicle

Here’s what Bay Area health leaders are saying about Bezos, Buffett and Dimon’s plan to disrupt health care, reduce …
San Francisco Business Times

January 2018

Toll Hike Measure For Bay Area Bridges Approved For June Ballot
SFGate

Marin, Bay Area to vote on $3 toll hike on June ballot
Marin Independent Journal

Now in voters’ hands: Proposed $3 toll hike moves to the ballot box
The Mercury News

Regional Measure 3 set for a vote, aims to relieve traffic gridlock
Richmond Standard

Voters to decide whether to hike almost all Bay Area bridge tolls
KGO-TV

Measure to bump some Bay Area tolls up to $8 heads to voters
San Francisco Business Times

Bay Area Bridges Toll Hike Measure Approved For Ballot
Patch.com

Proposed bridge fees would bring $4.5 billion for North Bay traffic relief
North Bay Business Journal

Toll hike measure on ballot
San Mateo Daily Journal

Tolls could rise at seven local bridges
KALW

Silver Linings Playbook: What A Failed Amazon HQ2 Bid Taught These Also-Rans
Bisnow

A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.
New York Times

Amazon’s Second Headquarters Won’t Be Coming to the Bay Area
NBC Bay Area

Amazon HQ short list has just one West Coast city
The Mercury News

Bay Area cities not on Amazon’s finalist list for second headquarters
KTVU San Francisco

Bay Area Council Statement On Amazon Finalists Announcement For Second Headquarters
The Registry SF

Why Bay Area Is A Winner After Losing HQ2 Bid
Bisnow

Amazon seconde headquarters short list has just one West Coast city
Santa Cruz Sentinel

US futures point to a positive open; countdown to government shutdown looms
CNBC

Fed’s Williams says three rate hikes ‘good starting point’
Reuters

Resurrecting the 49ers Brand
HuffPost

Granny flats on the rise as cities battle against inventory shortage
RealtyBizNews

New Bay Area housing trend: Living in the backyard
The Mercury News

Regional Measure 3 gaining support region-wide
Cupertino Today

Hayward takes a stand on affordable housing
San Francisco Business Times

Proposal for $9 tolls on Bay Bridge, $8 on other bridges gets big boost
San Francisco Chronicle

How to fix the Bay Area’s nasty commute? Locals weigh in
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco landlords are turning ‘crappy old storage rooms’ into apartments—and it’s good …
CNBC

Hire expectations: a jobs program that works
San Francisco Chronicle

5 things a Californian should know now about rent control
CALmatters

New tax law has business world mixed
San Mateo Daily Journal

Which Bay Area cities will see higher minimum wages in 2018?
Oakland News Online

Which Bay Area cities will see higher minimum wages in 2018?
The Mercury News

CA: New Poll Shows Broad Support for Raising Bay Area Bridge Tolls
MassTransitMag.com

City prepares trio of new taxes
Mountain View Voice

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