Coalition Supporting Regional Measure 3 Assembles to Bring Infrastructure Improvements and Increased Transportation Capacity to the Bay Area

January 18, 2018 Bay Area Council, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and SPUR leading the way forward San Francisco– Today a coalition of leading planning, transportation, business, and labor organizations announced that they are actively supportive of Regional Measure 3 (RM3) and will lead the endeavor to bring necessary improvements to the Bay Area’s transportation and .. read more

On January 18th, 2018, posted in: Press Releases, Transportation, Uncategorized by

 Runners and Walkers Help Restore Holiday Order Chasing the Grinch From Downtown San Jose – Google “Santa Run Silicon Valley”

  SAN JOSE, CA. – Santa Claus is coming to town sleigh bells ringing to chase the “Grinch” from downtown on Sunday, December 17th. Actually, as many as 5,000 Santa Clauses will chase the “Grinch,” also known as our County Tax Collector Larry Stone, through the streets while he mushes a pace car leading 5,000 Santa Claus-clad .. read more

On December 18th, 2017, posted in: Front Page, Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group and Bay Area Council See Some Good and Some Bad in Current Federal Tax Reform Efforts

SAN JOSE, CA – Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO and President Carl Guardino and Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman highlight the impacts of tax reform in a joint letter to the members of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act Conference Committee. Collectively, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and Bay Area Council represent .. read more

On December 11th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by

Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” – Small Town Feel, Big Community Impact

  SAN JOSE, CA. – The 13th Annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot,” founded by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation, inspires people to get moving before tucking into the traditional Thanksgiving Day feast. Coming in as the #1 largest timed Turkey Trot in the nation, according to Runners USA, the race leads the .. read more

On November 21st, 2017, posted in: Events, Press Releases by

Three California City Mayors, Secretary of State and Silicon Valley CEOs Speak at Annual Luncheon 2017 Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

SAN JOSE, CA – Three city mayors along with California’s secretary of state will join tech CEOs, public officials and others in celebrating diversity, inclusion and innovation at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Annual Public Policy Luncheon on Wednesday, November 1st. The sold-out event will feature a “Best Practices for More Gender & Ethnic Diversity in .. read more

On November 8th, 2017, posted in: Events, Press Releases, Uncategorized by

Google Becomes Title Sponsor of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation’s “Santa Run Silicon Valley”

SAN JOSE, CA – October 18, 2017 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is thrilled to announce Google as title sponsor of “Santa Run Silicon Valley,” supporting long-standing San José community traditions: Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice. “The holidays in downtown San José wouldn’t be the same without Christmas in the Park and .. read more

Silicon Valley Companies Delighted with Water District Vote of 7-0 to Participate in California  WaterFix

   SAN JOSE, CA –Silicon Valley Leadership Group representatives were delighted to be at the meeting where the Santa Clara Valley Water District voted 7-0 late yesterday afternoon to move forward and participate in the California WaterFix.  This vote is a major step forward for California WaterFix and it ensures that Silicon Valley will have .. read more

On October 18th, 2017, posted in: Energy, Environment, Press Releases, Uncategorized by

Silicon Valley Businesses Urge Santa Clara Water District to Support WaterFix

 SAN JOSE, CA – 40 member companies of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group sent a letter to the Santa Clara Water District this morning urging them to join other water districts in supporting California WaterFix. WaterFix is designed to fix the state’s aging and environmentally damaging water infrastructure system with the construction of a new .. read more

On October 16th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Congratulates Governor Brown on Signing SB 797

SAN JOSE, CA – Time for traffic relief, transit operations and road repairs is now and with the swirl of the pen Governor Jerry Brown took a momentous step this afternoon, signing SB 797 (Jerry Hill) into law, to the delight of our 380 member organizations of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. “SB 797 is vital .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Press Releases by

Leadership Group Celebrates the Passage of SB 595 as It Now Heads to Senate

SAN JOSE, CA – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, representing 375 of Silicon Valley’s largest and most well respected employers, celebrated the California State Assembly passage of Senate Bill 595 (Beall) that will provide major transportation and infrastructure improvements throughout the nine county Bay Area. The bill now heads to the State Senate where the .. read more

On September 13th, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by