Category Archives: Local Issues

Possible new Life Sciences Hub in Los Angeles

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) welcomes the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) vision to begin the RFQ/RFP process for the development of a biomedical complex on the LAWA northside area site. This concept will greatly bolster California’s ability to keep up with the needs of the sector and further provide economic development opportunities for innovative life science companies.

2018 Local Policy Agenda

In 2018, CLSA will continue to direct and expand its one-of-a-kind locally-focused program throughout the state. CLSA expects to engage in local policy and advocacy in the following areas: Local Drugs/Sharps Take Back Legislation; Polystyrene/Styrofoam Bans; San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax (GRT); Transportation; Housing and Education.

Changes Ahead for Mission Bay and the City of San Francisco

Feb. 16, 2018 By Reese Isbell San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away suddenly in December before the start of the new year. The regularly scheduled election for his successor is in November of 2019. Immediately moving into the ‘Acting Mayor’ role was Board of Supervisors President London Breed. She held that role until a split … Continue reading Changes Ahead for Mission Bay and the City of San Francisco