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

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

Swalwell Boasts Campaign Contributions Four Times Larger Than Corbett

State Sen. Ellen Corbett, Rep. Eric SwalwellCONGRESS//15TH DISTRICT//CAMPAIGN FINANCE | Less than nine months until the June 2014 primary, freshman Rep. Eric Swalwell possesses a campaign war chest four times larger than fellow Democrat State Sen. Ellen Corbett, his likely opponent for the 15th Congressional District. Swalwell built upon a strong fundraising performance from earlier this … Continue reading Swalwell Boasts Campaign Contributions Four Times Larger Than Corbett

San Leandro Considering License Plate Readers In Public Places

SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL//PRVACY | The use of license plate readers by police in the name of public protection has been debated before in San Leandro. Now, its police chief wants to install the controversial plate readers in two undisclosed locations around the city. The City Council will begin discussion on whether to expand the use … Continue reading San Leandro Considering License Plate Readers In Public Places

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

San Leandro Housing Development Meets The New Realities Of The Post-RDA Era

SAN LEANDROApril 9, 2012 | A poor economy coupled with the end of redevelopment agencies has transformed a once-hyped downtown housing strategy in San Leandro into an opportunity for a local tech company to expand its footprint beside the San Leandro BART station.The San Leandro City Council, in a work session Monday night, will hear proposed changes to the San … Continue reading San Leandro Housing Development Meets The New Realities Of The Post-RDA Era

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