San Leandro News

San Leandro News

City Services Adapting to Serve the Community – Public Library

September 11, 2020 

Despite the City’s buildings being closed to the public for health and safety reasons during the pandemic, City departments are working hard to provide services to the community. City employees are considered essential workers and while much of the City’s staff is working remotely, departments are finding safe and creative ways to extend services to residents and businesses in San Leandro.

Though all of the City’s library locations remain closed during the COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place, the Library staff is available to serve your information needs. The Library staff is available six days a week to answer your questions, help you find books and DVDs, and place items on hold for you.


San Leandro Launches New Hub for Community Volunteers

April 2, 2020 

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter announced today that the City of San Leandro has launched a new online volunteer hub where community residents may register to serve as a volunteer to assist others in need. Currently, volunteer opportunities will be focused on local food banks or organizations dedicated to helping the community respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new hub is accessible by visiting:


City Suspends All Non Essential Services

March 17, 2020 

Libraries, Community Centers & Most City Facilities Temporarily Closed

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In accordance with the Alameda County Public Health Officer’s March 16 Order, all non-essential City-operated facilities will be temporarily closed to the public. Closures will include all City-operated libraries, community centers, aquatics facilities, and City Hall. Other functions such as the Permit Center, Business Licenses and the Public Works Services Center will be extremely limited. This action is expected to remain in effect through April 7th.

Essential services such as Police, Fire protection, and infrastructure maintenance will continue uninterrupted. The City will also be working hard with our partners in the non-profit sector to provide services to those who are in need.

Per the Public Health Officer’s order, the public is directed to shelter-in-place except when seeking to receive certain essential services, such as accessing healthcare, or acquiring food or other critical supplies. City leadership including the Mayor and City Council strongly encourage San Leandrans to adhere to the County’s directives to slow the spread of coronavirus and protect public health.