Bay Area Council

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Still In The Running For Tesla Motors’ New Battery Factory

California is making a late push to land electric-car maker, Tesla Motors’ new high-tech battery factory that would create thousands of jobs.

07/21/2014

Google Bus

Cost For Tech Company Shuttles Using San Francisco Muni Stops More Than Triples

Companies using San Francisco city bus stops to pick up and drop off passengers on commuter shuttles will have to pay more than triple the cost to the city.

07/15/2014

powerlines

2 Out Of 5 In Bay Area Ditch Landlines, 70% Want More Wireless Towers

With a majority of Bay Area residents relying on smartphones, a new poll found widespread support for upgraded communications networks. The survey also found a majority in favor of improving the area’s aging energy infrastructure.

05/29/2014

A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents Say Housing, Traffic Problems Reaching ‘Crisis’ Level In New Poll

Most Bay Area residents belive the region’s high cost of housing and increasing congestion on local roadways are reaching “crisis” levels, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

05/28/2014

San Francisco skyline in view from Alameda Point. (AP Photo)

New Poll: Most Bay Area Residents Happy With Economy And Region’s Direction

According to a new Bay Area Council poll, almost 60 percent of Bay Area residents believe the region is headed in the right direction.

05/27/2014

Money in Wallet

Cost Of Living Now Top Concern For Bay Area Residents

The first in a series of surveys taking the pulse of Bay Area attitudes finds that crime, transportation and housing costs have been unseated as the number one concern among Bay Area residents by fears about the overall cost of living.

05/27/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

Poll Finds Support For SF’s Commuter Shuttles And Their Regulation

The Bay Area Council commissioned a poll this month that found overall, San Francisco voters support commuter shuttle buses, but that they also support their regulation.

03/25/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, California Business Leaders Begin China Trade Mission

Gov. Jerry Brown started a week-long trade mission to China on Monday, along with several California business leaders, to seek investments that will benefit the state.

04/08/2013

Former President Clinton Among Political Heavyweights At SJ Outlook Conference

Former President Bill Clinton and Gov. Jerry Brown were among the speakers at a conference in San Jose Thursday on business, the economy and politics.

05/04/2012

(CBS)

Survey Finds Growing Optimism About Bay Area Economy

Bay Area business leaders expect the economy to keep growing in the first half of 2012, according to a survey released Thursday.

01/12/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 55,772 other followers