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Powering the Future in Fremont

Powering the Future in Fremont

It is easy to spot electric vehicles when driving around Fremont. On an average day, it is common to see the latest EV models from Tesla, Rivian, and Lucid, and Hyundai on local streets. Seeing so many EVs on the road is not only a sign of how this former bedroom community...

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Leveraging Change During Uncertain Times

Leveraging Change During Uncertain Times

The past few years have been characterized by significant disruptions and events unfolding at warp speed, raising fundamental questions about our economy and society while also surfacing creative new ideas and solutions to how we address our most urgent challenges. For...

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Shop Small in the East Bay for the Holidays

Shop Small in the East Bay for the Holidays

With the holidays approaching, shopping season has begun. Small Business Saturday is a national movement to celebrate and support small businesses and the economic benefit they bring to their communities. Now more than ever it's important to support small businesses in the...

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November 2022 Ballot Recommendations

November 2022 Ballot Recommendations

As a cross-sector, member driven organization, East Bay EDA promotes, advocates and influences legislation and policy efforts that contribute to a strong economy that attracts business, job opportunities and investment to the East Bay region. The positions recommended...

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East Bay Leads the Nation in Transportation Innovation

East Bay Leads the Nation in Transportation Innovation

An East Bay hidden gem adjacent to the City of Concord known as GoMentum Station has been serving as the nation’s largest secure facility dedicated to connected automated vehicle testing. Located on the site of the Concord Naval Weapons Station, this unique test bed...

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The 2022 East Bay Innovation Awardees

The 2022 East Bay Innovation Awardees

Oakland, California – On August 4, 2022, more than 400 people gathered at the Fox Theater in downtown Oakland for the 2022 East Bay Innovation Awards, an event recognizing business and civic entrepreneurs and leaders of dynamic businesses and organizations here in our...

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East Bay Summer 2022 Staff Picks

East Bay Summer 2022 Staff Picks

Redwoods, wineries, museums, street festivals, historical sites, the East Bay is brimming with summertime fun for everyone. Here are some of the favorite summertime activities, experiences, and places to go in the East Bay from East Bay EDA staff. We hope to see you there!...

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