New Report On Homelessness Shows Massive Scope Of Problem In Bay AreaDeclaring it a crisis without borders, a Bay Area business group is calling for a new, region-wide approach to tackling homelessness.
BART Police Union Dismisses Calls To Seek Aid From Other Police AgenciesCalls for BART Police to get help in fighting crime by tapping resources from other police agencies are getting dismissed by the agency’s police union.
Startling Poll Finds 46% Of Bay Area Residents Want To LeaveAs Bay Area housing prices continue to climb, a new poll from the Bay Area Council finds nearly half of those surveyed have considered leaving.
Poll Shows Attitudes Toward Bay Area Housing Strongly Influenced By AgeWhile the poll showed generational differences in support for new housing, it also showed growing support among all voters.
Moving Out: Survey Finds Many Consider Leaving Bay Area Over PricesIf you have ever thought of leaving the Bay Area because of sky-high prices, you are not alone, according to a new survey from the Bay Area Council.
Bay Area Unprepared For 'Superstorm' Floods Says Business GroupA new Bay Area Council report finds a so-called 150-year “superstorm” could cause billions of dollars in damage, arguing the region is unprepared.
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.
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.
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.
Bay Area Residents Say Housing, Traffic Problems Reaching ‘Crisis’ Level In New PollMost 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.
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.
Cost Of Living Now Top Concern For Bay Area ResidentsThe 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.
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.
Gov. Brown, California Business Leaders Begin China Trade MissionGov. 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.
Former President Clinton Among Political Heavyweights At SJ Outlook ConferenceFormer President Bill Clinton and Gov. Jerry Brown were among the speakers at a conference in San Jose Thursday on business, the economy and politics.