Sometimes there doesn’t seem to be much to San Leandro, but I can tell you as an active member of our community that there is always something new and exciting to check out. Here is some interesting information about San Leandro you may not know about.
Lit San Leandro
Lit San Leandro is a public-private partnership designed to attract new business to San Leandro by deploying the latest fiber optic infrastructure.
City-Wide Annual Garage Sale
May 19. More info at www.sanleandro.org
The San Leandro Marina is part of the San Leandro Shoreline Recreation Area. A full service marina with 455 berths, a boat launch ramp and two yacht clubs; restaurants, waterfront hotel, two golf courses, golf driving range, par course, park and picnic areas; shoreline trail. A great afternoon or weekend outing!
Monarch Bay Golf Course
Monarch Bay Golf Club features two spectacular courses—the 18-hole Tony Lema Golf Course and the Marina 9-hole course. Both courses have undergone a 9 million dollar renovation. www.americangolf.com/monarch-bay-golf-club
Lake Chabot Regional Park
Over 20 miles of hiking trails, fishing, boating, biking, picnic areas. www.ebparks.org/parks/lake_chabot
2 BART Stations
San Leandro station and Bay Fair station. www.bart.gov
3 International Airports
4 miles to Oakland International, 35 miles to San Jose International, 32 miles to SFO.
AC Transit NX4
One stop to the Embarcadero in SF. www.actransit.org
New Kaiser Building
Opening 2014. www.sanleandro.org (community updates/projects tab)
Only 2 miles away. www.oaklandzoo.org
Weekly Farmers’ Market Themes:
- 1st Wednesday of the month: Cooking Demonstrations
- 2nd Wednesday of the month: Green Market Days
- 3rd Wednesday of the month: Family Entertainment
- 4th Wednesday of the month: Wine Tasting
San Leandro Education Foundation is a volunteer organization that hosts fundraising events to help support the San Leandro Unified School District’s public schools. It focuses primarily on health and safety, technology, enrichment, volunteerism and the arts. EAT OUT FOR EDUCATION at participating restaurants first Wednesday of the month.www.sledfund.org