Press Releases

San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland Mayors Join Leading Regional Business, Planning Groups to Urge State Funding Solution to Fix Streets, Roads and Highways

Press Release Mayors of the Bay Area’s three largest cities today joined forces with the region’s leading business and urban planning groups to announce their endorsement of legislation – SB1 and AB1 — to invest in fixing California’s broken streets, roads and highways. They called on lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown to agree on a .. read more

On March 17th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , , ,

Leadership Group Media Statement: Affordable Care Act Access and Affordability

For Immediate Release   Media Advisory Today the Silicon Valley Leadership Group released this statement from President & CEO Carl Guardino. “The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is deeply committed to making health care more accessible and affordable to all. Employers, along with the government, are the largest payers of health care costs and are critical .. read more

Leadership Group Media Statement: Revised Travel Ban Executive Order

For Immediate Release   Media Advisory Today the Silicon Valley Leadership Group released this statement from President & CEO Carl Guardino. “President Trump on Monday, March 6th signed a revised version of the executive order on immigration, excluding Iraq from the list of certain predominantly-Muslim countries whose citizens face temporary bans. With this new Order, the .. read more

On March 14th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth

Contact: Kimberly Ellis / Kellis@svlg.org /408-501-7853 Sue McAllister/SJMcAllister@siliconvalleycf.org/650-450-5513 New study shows that while Silicon Valley currently has a hot economy and high job growth, warning signs could be pointing to erosion of post-recession growth San Jose, CA – March 2, 2017 – The Silicon Valley Competitiveness and Innovation Project (SVCIP), now in its third year, .. read more

Leadership Group Media Statement: President Trump’s Actions on an Immigration Ban

For Immediate Release Contact: Kimberly Ellis, SVP Communications and Marketing Kellis@svlg.org/(408) 501-7853 Nancy Sanchez, Dir. of Communications Nsanchez@svlg.org/(408) 501-7879 Media Advisory Today the Silicon Valley Leadership Group released this statement from President & CEO Carl Guardino. “The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, an organization of 400 employers with facilities in all 50 states and almost every .. read more

On January 30th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , ,

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Visits the Silicon Valley Leadership Group

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group hosted a CEO roundtable conversation with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on Thursday, January 5 at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Offices. During his visit, Secretary Foxx talked with approximately 15 representatives from government transportation agencies as well as the private sector about transportation concerns ranging from technological advancements .. read more

On January 5th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

Santa Run Helps Keep Silicon Valley Traditions Alive

Santa Run Helps Keep Silicon Valley Traditions Alive SAN JOSE, Calif. – Thousands of Santas are helping save San Jose’s holiday traditions: Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Founda-tion’s fifth Annual TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” – a 5K run/walk on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 18. Runners and walkers .. read more

On December 20th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by ,

“Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs

Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” Award Winners Named For Helping Grow the Economy and Jobs Nine Public Agencies Selected out of 18 Applications in Six Categories Silicon Valley – Dec. 15 – Nine Bay Area public agencies have been selected to receive “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet” awards from the Silicon Valley Leadership .. read more

On December 16th, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Twelve Years of Helping Families in Need Through the Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot”

SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 24, 2016 – The largest timed Thanksgiving weekend race in the United States is once again off and running with nearly 25,000 people participating in the 12th Annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” race to help local charities and those in need by supporting the Silicon Valley Leadership Group .. read more

On December 2nd, 2016, posted in: Press Releases by

Measure B Statement from Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino

“Measure B’s success is a tribute to the vision and values of Silicon Valley voters. We don’t whine about traffic problems; instead, we find winning solutions to our traffic problems. The component parts of Measure B are like a jigsaw puzzle, in which each individual piece is important, but how it fits together leads to .. read more