The North Bay Leadership Council’s 2014 Economic Insight Conference

2014 Economic Insight Conference Banishing Business Bias The nuances of effective decision-making in an increasingly diverse professional world will play center stage in the North Bay Leadership Council’s annual Economic Insight Conference.  “Each year is a different issue around the economy,” said Cynthia Murray, president and CEO of NBLC. “This year is a bit of […]

Today’s Dredging-Related News

Dredging News Online: Senators Say Bill Will Benefit State’s Ports and Infrastructure  Second cutter suction dredger course held in the US American maritime industry converges on Capitol Hill US: Action needed to further improve management of hopper dredging US Ports welcome 2014 WRRDA Conference Committee Report New test facility will enhance ability to conduct sediment […]

Bank of the West US Outlook Report: Is Housing Still On Fragile Ground? May 16, 2014

Janet Yellen, in her recent testimony to Congress raised the possibility that the housing slowdown, seen in the first quarter of this year, could end up being more prolonged than a winter lull. She hinted that housing was an important downside risk for the U.S. economic outlook that could loom large in debates on monetary […]

Proposed FY 2015-2020 San Francisco Bay Ferry Fare Program

  A copy of this notice is available at sanfranciscobayferry.com.   Proposed FY 2015-2020 San Francisco Bay Ferry Fare Program   San Francisco Bay Ferry is seeking public input on its proposal to establish a FY 2015-2020 Fare Program.  The proposed Fare Program will focus on establishing consistent fare category definitions, streamlining fare products offered, […]

Chevron Richmond Proud to Support Effort to Help Richmond Children Stay Healthy and to Provide Workforce Development Training

Chevron Richmond Proud to Support Effort to Help Richmond Children Stay Healthy and to Provide Workforce Development Training    Families in North Richmond will now have access to vital health services for children and much-needed home remediation services through a unique economic development project funded by a grant from Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron Richmond). The […]

Wells Fargo Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary, May 16, 2014

Mixed Data Unlikely to Change Fed’s Outlook · Although some indicators, such as retail sales and industrial production, came in lower than expected, there is little reason to expect the Fed to alter its current course of monetary policy. · Inflationary pressures picked up in April, with both the PPI and CPI accelerating in the […]

PG&E Energy Advisor

Energy- and water-saving tips, valuable rebates, and more View as Web page Energy Advisor May 2014 Share Is your house in shape for summer? As warm weather approaches, many of us are working harder to get back in shape. Now is a good time to give your home a workout as well. With a little […]

WRRDA Conference Report Released

On Thursday, May 15, the final report of the House-Senate Committee on WRRDA, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, was filed. The explanatory booklet, section-by-section, and WRRDA conference report can be accessed at:  http://transportation.house.gov/wrrda/conference.htm. The bill will be considered by the House next week. Below in PDF is the section of the Report specifically […]

Senator Boxer Press Release:Major Bipartisan Water Resources Bill Includes Flood Protection, Ecosystem Restoration, and Port Investment for California

Major Bipartisan Water Resources Bill Includes Flood Protection, Ecosystem Restoration, and Port Investment for California May 14, 2014   Washington, D.C. — Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the joint House-Senate Conference Committee, today released a summary of the benefits for California in the Water Resources […]

Glenn County Supervisors Call for Water Bond

From the Glenn County Transcript: “The Glenn County Board of Supervisors has joined with other counties in calling for a balanced water bond on the November ballot that meets the needs of all of California. Prompted by a letter from Tulare County Supervisor Allen Ishida, the board at its first night meeting May 6, joined […]