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San Leandro to Host Community Meeting on Downtown Parking Strategies

July 27, 2015 

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter and the San Leandro City Council announced that the Engineering & Transportation Department will be hosting a community outreach meeting to discuss parking issues in the downtown area. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the San Leandro History Museum, located at 320 West Estudillo Avenue in downtown San Leandro. The meeting will include extensive opportunities for the public to share ideas and concerns about parking in the downtown area.


San Leandro’s Free Downtown Wi-Fi to Go Live on July 29th

July 16, 2015 

San Leandro’s new publically accessible Wi-Fi system is set to go live on Wednesday July 29th. To celebrate the occasion, Mayor Cutter and officials from City Hall will hold a ceremony at the Downtown San Leandro Farmers’ Market beginning at 6:00 pm that day. The new system will be 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 region. For more information, please contact Tony Batalla, IT Manager, at tbatalla@sanleandro.org.

Free Family Movie Nights at San Leandro Parks

June 25, 2015 

The highly-popular Family Movie Nights program is back for summer 2015, which will showcase family-friendly movies at various parks throughout the City during the months of July and August. These fun events are free and open to the public and will take place according to the following schedule:

  • Maleficent on Wednesday July 8th at Washington Manor Park (14900 Zelma Street)

  • Paddington on Wednesday July 22nd Halcyon Park (1245 147th Avenue)

  • Big Hero 6 on Wednesday August 5th at Chabot Park (1698 Estudillo Avenue)


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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.