Recent FCC ruling may undermine San Leandro’s WiFi network

San Leandro's public WiFi network, part ofLit San Leandro, could be affected by theFCC's ruling in February.SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCILSan Leandro’s downtown fiber-optics loop, known as Lit San Leandro, is often viewed as the catalyst for the city’s transformation from factory town to burgeoning tech manufacturing hub. It’s no wonder city officials are concerned over … Continue reading Recent FCC ruling may undermine San Leandro’s WiFi network

LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Podcast with guest San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter

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San Leandro mayor highlights city’s rapid rebirth while grappling with growing pains

San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter following herstate of the city address Monday.SAN LEANDRO | It could be argued that San Leandro, Oakland's often overlooked neighbor to the south, is in the midst of prosperity and excitement not seen in generations. At least, San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter made the argument Monday evening during her State … Continue reading San Leandro mayor highlights city’s rapid rebirth while grappling with growing pains

San Leandro Mayor Will Not Seek Re-Election After One Term

Stephen CassidySAN LEANDRO | MAYOR | San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy announced late Sunday night he will not seek re-election later this year after serving just a single term in office."I have concluded it is in the best interests of our city and my family that I focus on serving as Mayor for the remainder … Continue reading San Leandro Mayor Will Not Seek Re-Election After One Term

The Skinny: San Leandro City Council Preview, Mar. 17, 2014

San Leandro City Council Preview835 East 14th StreetMonday, Mar. 17, 2014, 7 p.m.[FULL AGENDA HERE] Twitter Hashtag: #slmtg>>> REASON TO FILL OUT A SPEAKER’S CARDCouncilmember Benny Lee with membersof the city's Chinese American communityat a flag-raising at the San Leandro Marina.FOREIGN FLAGS OVER CITY HALL San Leandro’s flag flap, as it could be termed, returns to … Continue reading The Skinny: San Leandro City Council Preview, Mar. 17, 2014

Cassidy Pads Resume with Falsehoods when Truth is more Compelling

CAMPAIGN 2014 | SAN LEANDRO | Politicians take credit for things. It’s a fact of life that becomes amplified during campaign season. So, it’s no surprise San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy is pumping up his resume over the last four years in office with accomplishments that may more credibly belong to others. The things is, … Continue reading Cassidy Pads Resume with Falsehoods when Truth is more Compelling

The Skinny: San Leandro City Council Meeting, Jan. 6, 2014

San Leandro City Council Meeting, Jan. 6, 2014835 E. 14th Street, San LeandroMonday, Jan. 6, 2014, 7 p.m.[FULL AGENDA HERE] >>> REASON TO FILL OUT A SPEAKER’S CARDWISHLIST FOR FEDERAL PROJECTS (Item 10D) Proposals include seeking a COPS grant for up to five additional officers in the Fiscal Year 2015 federal budget; grants for funding the … Continue reading The Skinny: San Leandro City Council Meeting, Jan. 6, 2014

San Leandro’s Successful Downtown Fiber Optic Network Gaining Imitators In Oakland, Hayward

San Leandro: hub of high-speed business Internet.SAN LEANDRO//TECHNOLOGY | It has been some time since San Leandro was the leader and not the follower among East Bay cities. Just two years after a unique partnership between the city and a local data company in need of extremely high-speed internet connectivity created Lit San Leandro, a … Continue reading San Leandro’s Successful Downtown Fiber Optic Network Gaining Imitators In Oakland, Hayward

San Leandro Mayor Delivers A More Upbeat State Of The City Address

San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, Mar. 28, at the annual State of the City address.PHOTO/Shane BondSAN LEANDRO | San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy’s State of the City Address departed from last year’s grim outlook for the city and made an effort to focus on positive aspects of the city’s developments with Lit San Leandro and … Continue reading San Leandro Mayor Delivers A More Upbeat State Of The City Address

San Leandro Gets a Federal Grant for Lauded Fiber Optic Loop

SAN LEANDRO//TECHNOLOGY | Lit San Leandro, the much discussed and celebrated fiber optic loop system routed though the city’s conduits, received a recent boost last week by way of a federal grant of $2.1 million for the expansion of the fiber optic network. The grant will enable the city to bring the fiber optic network … Continue reading San Leandro Gets a Federal Grant for Lauded Fiber Optic Loop

Cassidy Takes Swing At Employee Pensions; Highlights City’s Growing Tech Sector

STATE OF THE CITYMar. 19, 2012 | San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy drew a line in the sand Monday night during the annual State of the City address as negotiations begin in earnest with the city’s public employee unions. After just a year in office, Cassidy reported the city’s economic well-being is improving, but optimism fell … Continue reading Cassidy Takes Swing At Employee Pensions; Highlights City’s Growing Tech Sector