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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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The 2022 East Bay Innovation Awards Nominees

The 2022 East Bay Innovation Awards Nominees

Oakland, California – The East Bay Innovation Awards continues to highlight the ground-breaking companies and organizations contributing to the East Bay’s legacy of innovation. This year, nearly 200 nominations were submitted in 10 competitive award categories, including...

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