EBLC News Updates

The East Bay Leadership Council is committed to providing timely communication to our membership. This is where you can find updates from our staff writers, highlights from our monthly newsletter, and messages from members.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Cap-and-trade puts bipartisan leadership on display

The package of bills to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program represented a difficult but necessary compromise that will lead to significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while providing businesses with the predictability they need to adapt to an evolving economy.

Kristin Connelly

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Action Alert: Speak out to fix our roads

The East Bay Leadership Council needs your help in telling three members of our legislative delegation that it is time to fix our roads.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
EBLC calls on East Bay legislators to support infrastructure investment

Everyone knows that voters hate gas taxes. A vote for this tax increase may be bad politics, but inaction will end up costing commuters more money and more time stuck on terrible roads.

Friday, March 3, 2017
Employers give young people a chance to earn and learn

Two hundred business and education leaders gathered in Concord on Friday morning to celebrate employers engaged in Earn & Learn East Bay, an effort that has provided thousands of work and learning opportunities to local youth since 2009.

Mark Orcutt

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Where We Stand: East Bay Election Analysis

With Election Day behind us, the EBLC wanted to provide a quick overview of the regional results.

Mark Orcutt

Friday, November 18, 2016
Captain Scott Kelly to Headline 31st Annual East Bay USA

Over the last 31 years, East Bay USA has been known for bringing nationally renowned leaders in politics, media, science, and literature to the East Bay. This year is no exception.

Friday, October 28, 2016
Honoring Those Who Give Back

The East Bay Philanthropy Awards are set to honor several local philanthropists for their commitment to giving back to the community. However, we could not help but highlight a few of them before the event on November 3rd. To help us

Mark Orcutt

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Hacienda Receives East Bay Leadership Medal

The East Bay Leadership Council is proud to have Hacienda as a member and thrilled to honor them for their contributions to the East Bay region with the 2016 East Bay Leadership Medal.

Mark Orcutt

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Minimum Wage Update

Over the weekend, news broke of a deal between Governor Jerry Brown, labor and legislative leaders to incrementally raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2022.

Mark Orcutt

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Philanthropy Awards Continue to Inspire East Bay

The East Bay is an inspiring region because of the people who make it that way and the East Bay Leadership Council was proud to help honor their contributions to the community.

Mark Orcutt