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"War Comes Home: The Legacy" Library Exhibit Opens Sunday Aug. 30th at 1 p.m. Public Invited to Bring and Share Personal Wartime Letters

August 28, 2015 

The San Leandro Public Library Veterans Resource Center presents War Comes Home: The Legacy”, an exhibition of extraordinary wartime correspondences provided by the Center for American War Letters in partnership with Cal Humanities, the California State Library and the Exhibit Envoy. The opening of the exhibit will be on Sunday August 30th at 1 p.m. and runs until October 11th at the San Leandro Public Library located at 300 Estudillo Avenue.


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Rail Improvement and Maintenance will result in the closure of Farallon Dr. from Sept. 1ST -4TH

August 27, 2015 

Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) will complete maintenance and improvement work at the rail crossing on Farallon Drive at 2021 Farallon Drive from Tuesday Sept.1st - Friday Sept. 4th. This construction work will require closure of the street to vehicular traffic for the duration of the construction, which is estimated to be three days. Local businesses will be provided continuous access to their locations.

UPRR will provide alternative routes and detour signage directing drivers while the roadway is closed to traffic. Please inform your employees, customers, suppliers, family and friends to expect delays due to this work.

Contact Mark Mahoney with UPRR at (916) 789-6114 or Austine Osakwe, Senior Engineer, with the City of San Leandro at (510)-577-3486 with your concerns or questions.

Thank you for your patience, cooperation and support.


ALERT: No BART Service Between East Bay & San Francisco on Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 5, 6 & 7)

August 25, 2015 

Planning on using BART to travel between the East Bay and San Francisco during the Labor Day holiday? BART will be making critical repairs to the tracks and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero Stations. Plan ahead and avoid unnecessary Transbay travel by finding alternate means of transportation across the Bay during Labor Day weekend on September 5, 6, and 7.

BART will offer limited bus service between the 19th Street Station and San Francisco.

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Fall/Winter Activities Guide is Here!

August 20, 2015 

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2015 Fall/Winter Activities Guide! Kiddie Kollege Preschool, Kid’s Club Before/Afterschool program, Jr. Warriors Basketball, Special Events – Family Bike Party, Halloween Carnival, Monarch Butterfly Walks; Classes; Senior Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Fall/Winter Activities Guide!

Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Online Registration System or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.


Free Downtown Wi-Fi System Now Live

July 16, 2015 

San Leandro’s new publically accessible Wi-Fi system officially went live on July 29th. To celebrate the occasion, Mayor Cutter and officials from City Hall held a ceremony at the Downtown San Leandro Farmers’ Market that day. The new system is connected to City-owned fibers contained within the Lit San Leandro fiber optic network, providing free wireless internet access in San Leandro’s downtown core at some of the fastest speeds available anywhere in the Bay Area. To connect to the system when downtown, simply look for the "SL Wi-Fiber" network on your laptop or mobile device. For more information, please visit: http://sanleandronext.com/wi-fi/



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San Leandro: Cultivating Art!

May 19, 2015 

The City of San Leandro recently produced this new video celebrating the wave of public art that is currently spreading throughout the city. With an incredible new mural from acclaimed artist Rigo 23, one of the region’s largest murals on the Preferred Freezer building, a fast-growing utility box art program, and an artist community growing at The Gate, San Leandro has taken great strides in promoting arts and culture.

This is just the beginning - please keep an eye on San Leandro Next for news on additional art projects in the near future.


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