Bay Area Research Project News Clips

I’m going to start posting a locality-specific version of the NameWire (let’s call it SFNewsWire) in order to shed light on recent activity and happenings affecting the Bay Area organizations we’re researching with

  • AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah partners with IBM for Green Data Center (
  • Lloyd Dean, CEO of Catholic Healthcare West, expressed optimism about upcoming healthcare reform. According to Dean, the mostly favorable reception from business, the buy-ins on access and costs from insurance and drug companies are among the “evolutionary” forces that have come to outweigh the “minority opinions” – dissenting voices from the GOP and elsewhere. “Look how far we’ve gotten,” he said. (
  • San Francisco’s Sunday Streets program is now a permanent weekly event, Mayor Newsom pronounced. (
  • Chevron backs ‘Energy Citizens’, an oil industry movement aimed at derailing climate-change legislation. (SFGate)
  • Robert Lloyd, most likely successor to Cisco CEO John Chambers goads channel partners to wallop HP ProCurve (NetworkWorld – thanks to JZukfor the link)