San Leandro News

San Leandro News

City Launches eComment Feature for City Council Meetings

September 2, 2021 

The public can now comment on upcoming agenda items via our website using eComment. To leave a comment, click on eComment on our agenda page (, select the item to comment on, and submit the comment. eComment begins at 4:30 p.m., Thursday of the week before the City Council meeting, and closes at 11:59p.m. on the Sunday immediately prior to the upcoming City Council meeting. Comments are distributed to the Mayor and City Council. For more information, please visit:


City of San Leandro Extends Deadline for Arts & Culture Grants Program

August 3, 2021 

The City of San Leandro and the San Leandro Arts Commission announced a new Arts & Culture Grants Program available for interested artists and invites participants to apply. Applications are currently being accepted through the extended deadline of September 15, 2021 at 11:59pm where grants will be awarded to San Leandro-based arts organizations and individual artists.


AC Transit Construction Alert

July 22, 2021 
AC Transit’s Tempo Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project is upgrading several street corners to prevent water ponding
along East 14th Street between West Broadmoor Boulevard and Haas Avenue.


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Manor Truck Route Change Proposal Survey

July 10, 2021 

The City of San Leandro is evaluating whether the truck route on Beatrice Street and Kesterson Street should be eliminated and replaced with a truck route on Farnsworth Street from Lewelling Boulevard to Manor Boulevard.


Update on Potential Citywide Curfew

April 21, 2021 

As of April 21st, at 10:35 p.m., the City of San Leandro will not enact a curfew. The basis of this decision is on the proactive work by the Police Department (intelligence gathering and enhanced physical presence), voluntary early closures of businesses, and residents choosing to stay home.


San Leandro Police Chief Recruitment Community Survey

April 20, 2021 

The City of San Leandro is embarking on the recruitment of a new Police Chief. As part of the preparation efforts, the City is seeking feedback the recruiters can use to help create the candidate profile, identify community members’ perspectives on priorities, and gain additional information that may be of interest to potential candidates.


Donation Campaign for San Leandro Hospital

March 8, 2021 

Over the past decade, San Leandro's population has grown significantly and will continue to grow in the coming years. With this comes an increased need for hospital services and modern equipment. There is an urgent need to expand and upgrade the hospital's imaging and diagnostic services to meet the community's needs.


COVID-19 Vaccine Update from the County of Alameda

January 12, 2021 

The current COVID-19 vaccine supply is limited, and Alameda County is following the State’s vaccine prioritization guidance. As vaccine supplies increase, you will be able to get a vaccine through a County-administered point of dispensing (POD) or your health care provider.


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

Click on the COVID-19 response image at the top of this webpage or visit for the latest information.

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.

City of San Leandro Possible Curfew Tonight

April 21, 2021 

In response to credible threats of criminal activity, the City of San Leandro is actively considering a curfew that could be enacted later tonight. Please prepare to shelter-in-place. We will notify residents of a final decision on this fluid situation. Please call the San Leandro Police Department to report criminal activity. The safety of every resident is our highest priority. The City of San Leandro continues to protect the ability to peacefully protest while also providing safety to all residents.