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South Bay, SF residents willing to pay more for expanded Caltrain service, poll finds

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 2/12/18

Bay Area residents want more housing, but …There are a few things locals aren’t willing to sacrifice to get more housing

Mercury News: Marisa Kendall, 2/11/18

No one likes Bay Area traffic, but getting us out of our cars is a challenge

Times New Herald: Erin Baldassari, 2/09/18

Liccardo calls out housing as San Jose’s ‘most dire need’ as critics fault engagement around Google development

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 2/09/18

No one likes Bay Area traffic, but getting us out of our cars is a challenge

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 2/09/18

New tax law has business world mixed

Federal reform offers benefits and concerns for Silicon Valley corporations

San Mateo Daily Journal: Samantha Weigel, 1/3/18

Plan finally moving to overhaul H-1B visa program

Mercury News: Tatiana Sanchez, 2/2/18


Silicon Valley’s top 2017 stories in housing, transportation

Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 12/29/17

City prepares trio of new taxes

Mtn. View Voice: Mark Noack, 12/22/17

Business groups, thinktank hire governor’s campaign guru to solve Bay Area traffic woes

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Riley McDermid, 12/21/17

‘Loaded with ornaments.’ These Californians view GOP tax plan as a Christmas gift

Sacramento Bee: Dale Kasler, 12/20/17

60% of San Francisco voters say they want new taxes to pay for transit fixes, local transit authority says

 San Francisco Business Times: 

New bridge across SF Bay? Transit planners ‘happy’ to take a look

San Francisco Chronicle: Matier and Ross, 12/19/17

$5 Billion Plan to Ease Bay Area Traffic Headed to Ballot

NBC11: Marianne Favro, 12/18/17

Bay Area commuters may have to pay up to ease traffic congestion

ABC7: David Louie, 12/18/17

You Say You Want a New Bridge or 2nd BART Tube? Here’s How You Might Pay for It

KQED: Dan Brekke, 12/18/17

Tax bill whacks liberal big cities

Politico: Aaron Lorenzo, 12/18/17

A multi-billion-dollar ‘mega measure’ to fix Bay Area traffic for good heading your way

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 12/17/17

Google hosts 6th annual “Santa Run Silicon Valley”

KRON4: Alicia Reid, 12/17/17

Photos: The sixth annual Santa Run Silicon Valley

Mercury News: Josie Lepe, 12/17/17

Transportation, housing top Silicon Valley Leadership Group priorities

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Josh Moss, 12/15/17

California business leaders call on Congress to pass Dreamer legislation

Mercury News: Tatiana Sanchez, 11/21/17

San Jose man revived by strangers at Turkey Trot set for triumphant race return

Mercury News: Robert Salonga, 11/20/17

Thanksgiving Turkey Trots 2017 Chronicle Staff, 11/20/17

Opinion: Already California’s gas tax increase is bringing huge improvements to Bay Area roads

Mercury News: Carl Guardino, 11/20/17


Mercury News: Sal Pizarro, 11/18/17

Silicon Valley confronts an ‘epidemic’ — what to do about housing?

SV Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 11/16/17

You can run, walk or roll at Thanksgiving’s Turkey Trot

Mercury News: Judy Peterson, 11/9/17

Why support for California gas tax repeal may not be what it’s cracked up to be

SV Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 11/13/17

You can run, walk or roll at Thanksgiving’s Turkey Trot

East Bay Times: Judy Peterson, 11/9/17

RK Logistics, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Team Up to Support “Stem With Mayor Sam”

Cision PR Web: Gary Frantz, RK Logistics Group, 11/8/17

Google’s San Jose village plan seeks success where Coyote Valley project fizzled, George Avalos, 11/7/17

SILICON VALLEY, mayors challenging Trump on immigration restrictions 

Politico: Carla Marinucci and David Siders, 11/2/17

Affordable housing takes center stage as Silicon Valley civic, business leaders gather to chart future

ABC7 News: David Louie, 11/1/17

12 cent California gas tax now in effect

ABC7 News: News Staff, 10/31/17

California Bill To Require EPDs for Building Materials in State Projects

CodeWatcher: Dan Kuipers, 10/30/17

Opinion: Self-driving cars coming to San Jose — and the streets will be safer

Mercury News: Paul Escobar, 10/25/17

Pizarro: Pow! Wow! festival celebrates murals and music in San Jose

Plus, Google takes over as title sponsor of this year’s Santa Run

Mercury News: Sal Pizzarro, 10/21/17

13th Annual Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

Mercury News: Mercury news Community, 10/13/17

Opinion: Santa Clara Valley Water District should join in the WaterFix tunnel project

Mercury News: Tarkan Maner, Matt Mahan, Mike Mielke  10/12/17

Bridge toll boost seen as salve for Bay Area transportation woes

San Francisco Chronicle: Michael Cabanatuan, 10/11/17

Gov. Brown approval of Caltrain, Bay Area bridges tax bills draws business praise 

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Josh Moss, 10/10/17

How watching his family’s home burn inspired Sen. Jim Beall to fight for affordable housing

Mercury News: Casey Tolan, 10/8/17

GOP Assemblyman Steinorth Joins Democrats to Pass Bill to Raise Cost of Construction in California

California Political Review: Stephen Frank, 10/4/17

California Bill Would Bring Climate Change Battle to State Construction Projects

Capital and Main: Dean Kuipers, 9/29/17


Los Altos Town Crier: Community Briefs, 9/24/17


POLITICO – Morning Tech: Li Zhou, 9/27/17

California’s current home-building pace won’t tame skyrocketing prices soon, forecast says

Mercury News: George Avalos, 9/27/17


Politico – California Playbook: Carla Marinucci, 9/26/17

Opinion: Caltrain counties deserve a chance to vote on a tax and stable funding plan

Mercury News:  Chris O’Connor and Jennifer Stojkovic, 9/27/17

Debating the timetable for supply-chain futureshock

Supplychain Brain: Robert J. Bowman, 9/25/17

Roadshow: Lawsuit means delays on Measure B projects

Mercury News: Gary Richards, 9/24/17

Has Silicon Valley Reached Its Peak?

KPIX, Ch.5: Mark Sayer, 9/22/17

PD Editorial: A little relief from California’s housing crisis

The Press Democrat: Editorial Board, 9/20/17

Housing woes spur Bay Area residents to ponder exodus from costly region, poll says

Mercury News: George Avalos, 9/19/17

Silicon Valley: ‘Proud parent’ on Google transit village’s potential

Mercury News: George Avalos, 9/18/17

Laws providing county ways to seek transit tax

The Daily Journal: Samantha Weigel, 9/18/17

Plan to spend $1.5B in climate money includes union boost

KCRA: Associated Press, 9/15/17

Governor hopefuls gather in MV

Mountain View Voice: Mark Noack, 9/14/17

What your additional $3 bridge toll would pay for if Senate Bill 595 passes 

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 9/13/17

Slideshow: $3 toll hike heads to governor’s desk; Here’s how your $8 toll will be spent

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 9/13/17

Opinion: Business leaders want 100 percent clean energy bill

Mercury News: Danny Kennedy and Tim McRae, 9/13/17

DACA’s impact on Silicon Valley

NBC11: Scott Budman, 9/5/17

South Bay Officials Condemn Trump’s Decision to End DACA

SanJoseInside: Silicon Valley Newsroom, 9/5/17

Affordable housing: Can Sacramento get it under control?

Mercury News: Katy Murphy, 9/5/17

Vigil planned in wake of DACA repeal

Mountain View Voice: Kevin Forestieri, 9/5/17

Opinion: San Jose’s sustainability plan is good government use of tech

Mercury News: 9/4/17

Pizarro: Silicon Valley looks back on 40 years

Mercury News: Sal Pizarro, 9/2/17

Lawsuit puts VTA sales tax increase in limbo

Daily Post: Allison Levitsky,  8/31/17

Opinion: Inclusionary housing law will create more affordable apartments

Mercury News: Ron Gonzales and David Kramer, 8/31/17

Opinion: To Thrive Democrats Must Welcome Diversity of Thought in Party

East Bay Times: Sen. Steve Glazer, 8/19/2017

Google’s big push for elbow room in Silicon Valley

The Record: George Avalos, 8/18/2017

California to get new dams? Projects seek $2.7 billion in funding

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Paul Rogers, 8/18/2017

With the state’s new gas tax approved, Caltrans is on a hiring spree as construction work ramps up

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 8/17/2017

Editorial: Caltrain tax popular with voters, but getting it on ballot is complicated

Mercury News: Mercury News Editorial Board , 8/17/2017

Google village sparks new downtown San Jose property buying

Mercury News: George Avalos, 8/9/2017

Speaker: Silicon Valley must address housing, traffic problems

Los Altos Online: Los Altos Town Crier Staff, 8/8/2017

How big can Google get? Its aggressive push for elbow room in the Bay Area

Bay Area News Group: George Avalos, 8/8/2017

Editorial: Silicon Valley group has provided strong leadership

Milpitas Post: Editorial Board, 8/4/2017

Former Sunnyvale mobile home park to become 108-unit housing project

Mercury News: Victoria Kezra, 8/4/2017

How Trump-backed bill on legal immigration could affect California

SF Chronicle: Hamed Aleaziz and Trisha Thadani, 8/2/2017

Commentary on Carl Guardino

Broadcast on Radio Stations KLIV and KRTY

Homes Under $500K Disappearing From Bay Area Real Estate Market

CBS San Francisco: Susies Steimle and Kiet Do, 7/31/2017

State, local leaders celebrate groundbreaking of long-awaited Caltrain electrification project

Kron4: Philippe Djegal, 7/21/2017

Caltrain starts construction on long-awaited electrification project

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 7/21/2017

Italy strengthens ties to Silicon Valley with honorary consul

The Mercury News: Sal Pizarro, 7/25/2017

Cap-and-Trade Measure Good for Job Creation Says Clean Transportation Tech Industry Organization

Business Insider: MarketWire, 7/25/2017

Will San Jose to Fresno bullet train become the Silicon Valley Express?

The Mercury News: Katy Murphy, 7/24/2017

Caltrain electrification project kicks off with groundbreaking ceremony

The Mercury News: Casey Tolan, 7/22/2017

Opinion: Has the Silicon Valley Leadership Group lived up to David Packard’s expectations?

The Mercury News: Cindy Chavez and Jim Cunneen, 7/21/2017

Caltrain Electrification Groundbreaking

StreetsBlog SF: Roger Rudick, 7/21/2017

How Carl Guardino and his conscience guide Silicon Valley business

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 7/20/2017

Opinion: The WaterFix twin tunnel plan for the Delta is needed to secure our water supply

The Mercury News: Dan Gordon, 7/19/2017

Big victory for Jerry Brown as Legislature backs climate-change program

The Mercury News: Katy Murphy, 7/17/2017

Cap and Trade advocate: Business supports anti-pollution, pro-clean tech bill

The Mercury News: Mike Mielke, 7/17/2017

Opinion: To end housing crisis, California needs to make it easier to build

The Mercury News: Leslye Corsiglia and Carl Guardino, 7/16/2017

A vote on California’s landmark climate legislation is coming down to the wire

Vox: Ruairí Arrieta-Kenna, 7/15/2017

Proposed Ballot Measure Would Raise Bridge Tolls Up to $3

CBS San Francisco Bay Area: 7/14/2017

Roadshow: Cheers! New interchange coming at 101-San Antonio

Mercury News: Gary Richards, 7/13/2017

Trump Administration Delays Startup Visa Rule, With a View to Scrap It Entirely

India West: 7/12/2017

California Business Leaders Respond to Bills Advancing State’s Cap-and-Trade Program

Highland News: 7/11/2017

Brown’s cap-and-trade bill exposes fault lines of state politics

SF Chronicle: David R. Baker, 7/11/2017

Are Facebook and Google pushing for a $3 bridge toll increase?

ABC10: Barbara Harvey, 7/11/2017

Debate rages over California cap-and-trade deal, concessions to Big Oil

San Jose Mercury News: Katy Murphy, 7/11/2017

Jerry Brown, lawmakers announce California climate deal

San Jose Mercury News: Katy Murphy, 7/11/2017

Traffic prompts possible bridge toll hikes, local sales tax

The Daily Journal: Samantha Weigel, 7/10/2017

Trump administration suspends rule for “startup visas”

San Jose Mercury News: Louis Hansen, 7/10/2017

Cities fight bill to streamline cell antenna installations

San Jose Mercury News: Ramona Giwargis, 7/5/2017

Poll: Voters support $3 bridge toll hike to ease traffic gridlock

Mercury News: Erin Baldassari, 7/3/2017

Bay Area voters may be asked to OK bridge toll hike of up to $3

San Francisco Chronicle: Phil Matier and Andy Ross, 7/2/2017

Trump’s favorabilty dismal in Silicon Valley — de Blasio picks up a major victory

Politico: 6/30/2017

Internal Affairs: Gavin Newsom leads governor’s race in Santa Clara County, poll finds

Mercury News: Casey Tolan, 6/30/2017

Volunteer K-12 tutoring popular with voters, Silicon Valley poll finds

Mercury News: Gillian Brassil, 6/30/2017

Officials celebrate opening of Mayfield Place

Palo Alto Online: Elinor Aspegren, 6/30/2017

Here’s who Santa Clara County voters lean to for state’s next governor

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 6/30/2017

Silicon Valley Realtors urged to find solutions to housing issues … and fast

Mercury News: Rose Meily, 6/29/2017

Why volunteer tutors are hard to find and why Silicon Valley needs more of them

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 6/29/2017

Google buses, other corporate shuttles are popular, poll suggests George Avalos, 6/28/2017

Bay Area poll: Idea to help fix housing crisis gets support George Avalos, 6/27/2017

Poll: Caltrain sales tax hike draws huge voter support

Mercury News: George Avalos, 6/26/2017

Three Bay Area Counties May Decide Whether to Support Caltrain with Sales Tax Measure

Planetizen: Irwin Dawid, 6/26/2017

Tech industry on travel ban: The fight goes on

CNN: Seth Fiegerman, 6/26/2017

New sales tax for Caltrain? A 1/8-cent levy is in the works

East Bay Times: Katy Murphy, 6/22/2017

CA: Legislators Propose Sales Tax to Help Fund Caltrain

Mass Transit: Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, 6/22/17

California, New York state legislation looks to bolster transit funding

Railway Track and Structures: Mischa Wanek-Libman, 6/22/17

Bill to allow Caltrain sales tax: Legislation seeks to cover capital and operating costs through ballot measure

The Daily Journal: Sara Gaiser, 6/22/17

What Does The Google Mega-Campus Mean For San Jose?

Bisnow: Julie Littman, 6/21/2017

Proposed Tax Would Help Caltrain Fund Improvements And Operations, Peninsula Lawmakers Say

San Mateo Patch:  

Sales tax bill would end Caltrain’s dependence on county contributions

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 6/21/17

Legislators propose sales tax to help fund Caltrain

San Francisco Examiner: Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, 6/21/17

San Jose’s tightrope over Google’s downtown village plan

San Jose Mercury News: George Avalos, 6/21/17

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

Mountain View Voice: Bay City News service, 6/21/17

Google was loved in San Jose even before its downtown development announcement, poll says

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 6/20/17

CA: Google’s San Jose Renewal Plan: ‘Grand Central of the West’

Mass Transit: Source McClatchy/George Avalos, 6/19/17

America’s tech titans think Trump doesn’t get their needs

Belleville News-Democrat: Anshu Siripurapu, 6/19/17

Google’s San Jose renewal plan: ‘Grand Central of the West’

EastBay Times: 6/18/17

On transportation, immigration and housing, Silicon Valley leaders look left for solutions

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 6/15/17

Yahoo-Verizon deal closes. It’s the fall of a giant, end of an era

LA Times: Ethan Baron, 6/13/17

Yahoo: Fall of a giant, end of an era

Mercury News: Ethan Baron, 6/12/17

Apple, Amazon, Google, and hundreds of businesses vowed to meet Paris climate goals on their own ‘in the absence of leadership from Washington’

Business Insider: Biz Carson, 6/5/17

Bloomberg_ evs will be 35% of new car sales by 2040 – reasonable_

Bloomberg Online: 6/5/17

California business, political leaders blast Trump for pulling out of climate agreement

Vallejo Times-Herald News: Paul Rogers, 6/02/17

California business, political leaders blast Trump for pulling out of climate agreement 

Mercury News: Paul Rogers, 6/1/2017

Commentary: Warning signs Silicon Valley cannot ignore Brian Brennan, Erica Wood, 5/30/17

California Today – The warnings signs are piling up: Silicon Valley’s success is not a given

The New York Times: Brian Brennan, Erica Wood, 5/28/17

Warning signs that Silicon Valley cannot ignore

Mercury News: Brian Brennan, Erica Wood, 5/28/17

Caltrain Electrification May Also Benefit Commuters On 101, 280

KCBS Radio/KPIXTV: 5/23/17

Jim Hartnett Releases Statement in Regards to Caltrain Funding

MassTransit Magazine: Jim Harnett, 5/23/17

Feds finally OK Caltrain’s electrification funding after intense political fight

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 5/22/17

Federal funding for Caltrain electrification project approved

KTVU FOX News, Azenith Smith, 5/22/17

Feds Approve $647 Million Grant for Caltrain Electrification Project

KQED: Dan Brekke, 5/22/17

Feds approve $647 million grant for Caltrain electrification project

Mercury News: Casey Tolan and Katy Murphy, Bay Area Newsgroup, 5/22/17

Editorial: Caltrain gets big win with electrification funding

Mercury News: Mercury News Editorial Board, 5/22/17

Caltrain electrification project back on track with federal funding

SFGate: Michael Cabanatuan, 5/23/17

Electrifying Caltrain news: Feds announce funding; delayed $647 million grant will finally receive approval, allowing modernization to proceed

Daily Journal: Samantha Weigel, 5/23/2017

A Change of Heart by Secretary Chao on California’s Oldest Commuter Rail Line

Planetizen: Irvin Dawid, 5/23/17

ACCUSATIONS fly after Democratic PARTY CHAIR fight — Dems target NUNES, HUNTER — HEALTH CARE sticker shock in Sacramento

Politico: Carla Marinucci & David Siders, 5/23/17

CA: Caltrain Electrification Project Back on Track with Federal Funding

Mass Transit: Michael Cabanatuan, 5/23/17   

Feds Sign Off On $647 Million Grant to Electrify Caltrain

San Jose Inside: Silicon Valley Newsroom, 5/23/17

The business bulwark behind California’s climate progress

GreenBiz: Barbara Grady, 5/22/17

FedEx hit as NSA-linked ransomware spreads around the world

Mercury News: Ethan Baron, 5/12/2017

Here’s what Silicon Valley CEOs want from Sacramento

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 5/10/17

Guest commentary: Why everyone has to chip in for California’s roads

Silicon Valley Business  Journal: Sen. Bob Wieckowski & CEO Carl Guardino, 5/4/2017

Good news for Caltrain? Federal budget includes $100 million for electrification 

Mercury News: Katy Murphy, 5/3/2017

Taking on teacher tenure in California is no small undertaking

Sacramento Bee: Editorial Board, 5/01/2017

Big Political Summit Hit Gilroy

Gilroy Dispatch, Jack Foley, 4/27/17

San Jose expert says there’s good, bad in Trump’s tax plan

ABC7: Katie Marzullo, 4/26/17

California’s Fast-Track Gas Tax

US News and World Report: Dawn Chmielewski, 4/24/17

Sen. Dianne Feinstein urges Silicon Valley to fight Republicans on Caltrain funding

Mercury News: Tracy Seipel, 4/21/17

Jeff Denham shows up, sort of. Trump is opaque. Devin Nunes ducks

Sacramento Bee: Dan Morain, 4/19/17

Feds face big obstacle in cyber efforts: Geography

The Hill: Joe Uchill, 4/19/17

Congress: Fix H-1Bs before Trump meddles for real

Sacramento Bee: Editorial Board, 4/18/17

All signs point to Feinstein re-election run in 2018

San Francisco Chronicle: Matier & Ross, 4/16/17

How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart

San Francisco Chronicle: Joe Garofoli, 4/15/17

April 10 Letters: Stick to facts on Caltrain electrification

Mercury News: Chris O’Connor, 4/10/2017

California transportation programs win in Legislature and courtroom

San Jose Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 4/7/17

Don’t delay road bill; repair costs are only rising

San Francisco Chronicle: Ryan Popple and Chris O’Connor, 4/5/17

GOMEZ leads CA-34 special, AHN poised for second — New IGS poll: High approval for Legislature, BROWN — Two DEMS jump in to challenge WALTERS

Politico: Carla Marinucci and David Siders’, 4/5/17

Opinion: Why California should pass transportation bill

Mercury News: Greg Becker and Celeste Ford, 4/4/17

Gov. Brown’s big transportation package faces staunch opposition

San Francisco Chronicle: Melody Gutierrez, 4/4/17

New guideline for H-1B visas may make things harder for Silicon Valley

ABC7 News: Janine De La Vega, 4/3/17

Saratoga Library hosts only ‘money’ stop in Bay Area

Mercury News: Brandy Miceli, 3/31/17

Governor, Democratic legislators come together on huge California transportation bill

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 3/29/17

New Campaign Urges Renewed Effort to Expand CAISO

RTO Insider: Robert Mullin, 3/29/17

Transportation leaders: We’ll fight to save Bay Area transit projects from Trump cuts

East Bay Times: Erin Baldassari, 03/18/17

Pizarro: Great America’s new roller coaster Patriot — and what it replaced

Mercury News: Sal Pizzarro, 3/21/17

Santa Clara Around Town

The Santa Clara Weekly: Carolyn Schuk

Caltrain electrification funds at risk in budget: Trump’s proposal shows pullback on federal transit funding

The Daily Journal: Samantha Weigel, 3/20/17

Opinion: Trump budget cataclysmic for BART and other transportation projects

The Mercury News: Jeannie Burns, 3/21/17

When it comes to roads and dams, Jerry Brown isn’t always a Trump resister

Sacramento Bee: Christopher Cadelago, 3/22/17


Politico: Carla Marinucci and David Siders, 03/16/17


Politico – Morning Tech Report: Li Zhou, 03/16/17

Caltrain funding still iffy following Washington lobbying trip by Silicon Valley officials

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 03/16/17

Silicon Valley leaders leave D.C. trip with some optimism

San Jose Mercury News: Queenie Wong, 03/15/17


Politico – Morning Tech Report: Li Zhou, 03/14/17

TECH LEADERS HIT D.C.: Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Politico: Carla Marinucci and David Siders, 03/14/17

Silicon Valley leaders head to D.C. to push tech agenda

SFGate: Trisha Thadani, 03/13/17

Proterra CEO Joins Board of Silicon Valley Leadership Group

NGT News: Lauren Tyler, 03/14/17

Scores of Silicon Valley leaders descend on D.C. to press the flesh with U.S. lawmakers

The Mercury News: Queenie Wong, 03/13/17

Alaska Airlines adds 3 new direct flights from San Jose — but here’s where Silicon Valley leaders really want to go

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Rosellen Downey, 3/9/17

Don’t leave H-1B visas in limbo

San Francisco Chronicle: Editorial, 03/8/17

Expedition Of H-1B Visa Processing Suspended

ScienceWorldReport: 3/08/17

Slowdown in H-1Bs could mean trouble for Silicon Valley

Mercury News: Patrick May , 3/7/17

Silicon Valley mixed on Trump’s next moves

USA Today: Jon Swartz, 03/06/17

Gas tax proposed to help pay for much-needed San Jose road repairs

ABC7 News: David Louie, 3/6/17

In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

San Francisco Chronicle: Thomas Fuller, 03/06/17

In Silicon Valley, Caltrain Upgrade Is Imperiled as Trump Withholds Funds

New York Times: Thomas Fuller, 3/o6/17

Silicon Valley Leaders Gather to Discuss Regions Economic Engine

ABC7: Kristen Sze, 03/03/17

Silicon Valley fights to maintain its tech dominance

FOX2: 03/03/17

San Jose regional economy strong, but challenges imperil job growth

The Mercury News: George Avalos, 03/02/17

What worries tech, philanthropic leaders about Silicon Valley’s future

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Jody Meacham, 03/02/17

From the editor: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble in Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley Business Journal: J. Jennings Moss, 03/02/17

San Mateo Rallies to Rescue Caltrain Electrification

StreetsBlog: Eli Wirtschafter, 03/01/2017

Silicon Valley tech leaders: Caltrain cut would cost region 10,000 jobs

Silicon Valley Business Journal: SVBJ Staff, 02/10/17

Electrification Of Caltrain Could Come To A Screeching Halt

KPIX News: Melissa Caen, 02/10/2017

Tech leaders: Economy will take hit if GOP cuts Bay Area rail line

Politico: Carla Marinucci and David Siders, 02/09/17

Carl Guardino: Silicon Valley and region want Caltrain to achieve ‘market share’

San Jose Mercury News: Carl Guardino, 01/17/17


Tech reaches out to Donald Trump

Silicon Valley Beat: Levi Sumagaysay, 11/30/16

Facing Immigration Crackdown, Silicon Valley Rethinks Its Dreams

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Ellen Huet, Gerrit De Vynck, 11/17/16

Measure B will help relieve traffic

Silicon Valley Community Newspaper: Editorial, 10/21/16

Yes on measures A and B: Editorial

Los Altos Town Crier: Crier Staff, 10/26/16

Measure B will tackle traffic jams head-on

Palo Alto Daily: Editorial, 10/21/16

Endorsement: How Measure B would help Silicon Valley’s transportation mess

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Malcolm Bordelon Endorsement, 10/13/16

Endorsement: ‘Yes’ on Measure B

San Jose Inside: Silicon Valley Newsroom, 10/12/16

Editorial: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

Mountain View Voice: Embarcadero Media Editorial Board, 10/201/16

Opinion: Vote Yes on Measure B

Morgan Hill The Times: Carl Guardino, John Horner, 10/20/16

Pizarro: ‘Traffic Jam’ a lighthearted way to spread Measure B message

Mercury News: Sal Piizarro, 10/19/16

Endorsement: How Measure B would help Silicon Valley’s transportation mess

Silicon Valley Business Journal: Malcolm Bordelon, 10/13/16

Half Cent Tax Could Fix Roads and Rails

Gilroy Dispatch: Roseann Hernandez-Cattani, 9/29/16

Editorial: Finish BART, repair streets with Measure B

Mercury News: Mercury News Editorial Board, 9/17/16

Milpitas Post Editorial: The half-cent sales tax increase to take a giant bite out of our traffic congestion may tough sell but worth it

Mercury News: Mercury News, 8/5/16

Tom Fallon, Ron Sege and Peter Leroe-Muñoz: TPP is critical to Silicon Valley prosperity

Mercury News: Tom Fallon, Peter Leroe-Munoz, Rob Sege, 3/16/16

Mentions From Other Regions

12.5 million passengers: Record growth for Silicon Valley’s Airport in 2017

ETurboNews: Assignment Editor, 1/27/18

CA: New and Cheaper Flights Fueled by Resurgence at Bay Area Airports

Aviation Pros: John Woolfolk, 1/29/18

Some words from your Mayor Jim Reed

Tracy Press Banner: Jim Reed, 2/8/18

Tech industry cheers GOP tax overhaul

Geekwire: Monica Nicklesburg, 12/20/17

A multi-billion-dollar ‘mega measure’ to fix Bay Area traffic for good

Record-Bee: Erin Baldassari, 12/29/17

Married? Middle class? Californian? Get ready to be a loser under Trump’s tax plan

Fredrick Newspost: Sacramento Bee, 12/22/17

VC Star: Sacramento Bee, 12/21/17

Bill would overhaul visa program, putting outsourcing firms at disadvantage

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Tatiana Sanchez, 1/1/18

Dear Turkey Trotters: Uncle Sam Wants You—One Million of You!

Runner’s World: Paul Snyder, 11/17/17


How Specialized is getting kids out of the classroom and onto bikes

The Specialized Foundation: Ian Treloar, 11/3/17

Cisco : Google’s San Jose village plan seeks success where Coyote Valley project fizzled

4Traders: San Jose Mercury News, 11/11/17


Oakdale 10/25/17

GOP leaders say immigration bill coming in 2018

From Press: The Hill, 11/8/17

Leading Transportation Strategist to Keynote Fleet Forward Conference

HDT Trucking Info: Amy Winter-Hircher, 10/4/17

After a Series of Foster Care Hackathons, Here’s What Happened Next

The Chronicle for Social Change:  9/15/17

Plan to spend $1.5B in climate money includes union boost

The News and Observer: Jonathan Cooper, 9/16/17

California Assembly narrowly OKs affordable housing bills

Daily Democrat: Casey Tolan, Katy Murphy, 9/15/17

Poll: Gavin Newsom still leads field in California governor’s race

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Tracy Siepel, Ramona Giwargis, 9/15/17

Caltrain sales tax measure closer to reality

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Katy Murphy, 9/ 2/17

Assembly needs to support housing bill

Venture County Star: Margarita H. de Escontrias and Rob Wiener, 9/2/17

Will Bullet Train Become Express for Silicon Valley

Texarkana Gazette: Mercury News, 8/23/2017

San Bruno Patch: Robert Riechel, 7/21/2017

HeraldNet: Anshu Siripurapu, 6/19/17

Haley: ‘President Trump believes the climate is changing’

Newburg Gazette: Dwayne Harmon, 6/16/17

Yahoo-Verizon deal closes. It’s the fall of a giant, end of an era

LA Times: Ethan Baron, 6/13/16

Telecoms giant Verizon closes its $4.48bn deal with Yahoo

Verdict: Elizabeth Perlman, 6/13/17

Facebook, Amazon, Google and Hundreds of American Businesses Tell President Trump ‘We Are Still In’ Paris Climate Accord

Inc, Southeast Asia:  Biz Carson, 6/6/17

Feds approve $647 million grant for Caltrain electrification project

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Casey Tolan and Katy Murphy, Bay Area Newsgroup, 5/22/17

Feinstein urges Silicon Valley to fight GOP on Caltrain funding

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Tracy Seipel, Bay Area Newsgroup, 4/21/17

Confidence in Bay Area’s economy slipping

The Lake County Record-Bee: George Avalos, 4/4/17

The Case for California to Engage in Grid Markets Across the West

Greentech Media: Jeff St. John, 3/30/17

California Editorial Roundup

Miami Herald: Associated Press, 3/28/17

Trump wants to kill Obama’s climate plan. What does that mean for renewable energy in the West?

The Desert Sun: Sammy Roth, 3/28/17

Why Portland, Maine, Is the Next Tech Hot Spot

BostInno: Nicola Morris, 03/06/17

Seattle’s population is growing at nearly double the rate of Silicon Valley but it still lags behind as an innovation hub
GeekWire: Monica Nickelsburg, 03/03/17

Denver, Dallas, even L.A. 10 cities welcoming workers fleeing Silicon Valley prices

Geektime: Gedalyah Reback, 03/03/17

Silicon Valley mourns loss of TPP as Trump withdraws from pact

Mercury News: Marissa Kendall, 01/3/17