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.
The history of local take back measures in California has mostly focused around the heavily populated Counties near the Pacific Coast. Now, with the passage of a take back ordinance in rural Tehama County, the issue has moved inland.
CLSA looks forward to working with Mayor-elect London Breed and her Administration to advance thoughtful policies that will grow and ensure the vibrancy of San Francisco’s treasured life sciences ecosystem.
As results from yesterday’s California Primary Elections continue trickling in, CLSA’s local government relations team would like to share a brief update on some local electoral results of note for the Bay Area, San Jose and San Diego.
The Bay Area suffers from the second worst traffic congestion in the country which continues to threaten the region’s economic vitality. There are two upcoming ballot measures that seek to provide some relief.
CLSA organized a special event in South San Francisco in early April to formally kick-off an ongoing community dialogue around housing and infrastructure needs in South San Francisco.
CLSA President & CEO Sara Radcliffe was recently featured in the SF Chronicle commenting on the Oyster Point housing proposal in South San Francisco.
The California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion and lunch on Wednesday, April 4th, to discuss housing and infrastructure needs in South San Francisco.
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.
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