San Leandro named Fran Robustelli as interim city manager. The San Leandro City Council unanimously approved her appointment on Monday night. Robustelli replaces Jeff Kay, who announced in October that he will become city manager in Healdsburg. “I’m very thrilled… Read More ›
San Leandro City Manager Jeff Kay said on Monday night that he has accepted a similar position in Healdsburg. Kay made the announcement at Monday night’s San Leandro City Council meeting. He will continue serving as San Leandro city manager… Read More ›
A narrow vote last month by the San Leandro City Council to pursue $1.7 million in cuts to its police department, in part, through the elimination of its lauded homeless task force, led to what some councilmembers deemed “buyer’s remorse”… Read More ›
I don’t want to have any more curfews than we need.–San Leandro City Manager Jeff Kay on Monday night hoping the city’s nighttime curfew can be lifted prior to the June 8 end date.
After yet another series of setbacks, San Leandro’s long-anticipated development of its marina appears back on track. The San Leandro City Council approved a development agreement with Cal-Coast Companies, LLC on Monday night, but not without a number of councilmembers… Read More ›
San Leandro officials said a decrease in sales tax revenues due to the covid-19 pandemic could exceed $10 million, rivaling the 26 percent drop it suffered during the Great Recession more than a decade ago. “It’s so early and we… Read More ›
A development agreement last month for Monarch Bay, a potentially game-changing waterfront housing and retail project at the San Leandro Marina, was contingent on the developer and local trade unions agreeing to a project labor agreement by the end of… Read More ›
San Leandro City Clerk Leticia Miguel said a rising number of public records requests are taxing her office. Following passage of AB 1421, which opened up access to video footage and records related to police officer-involved shootings and police misconduct,… Read More ›
The last time the issue of a large city-backed forgivable loan came before the San Leandro City Council, the financial future of a beloved non-profit was in doubt, followed by a sexual misconduct scandal that made headlines because of rendezvous… Read More ›
Just hours after receiving news of the passing of former San Leandro Mayor Tony Santos Monday night, the City Council took the first step toward finding a suitable way to honor him for posterity. “We are grateful for his legacy…. Read More ›
A new financial consultant, a good economy in San Leandro, and a little bit of old-fashioned belt-tightening is bringing a small surplus to the city for the upcoming fiscal year, according to an early budget presentation to the City Council… Read More ›
John Busch, the 82-year-old San Leandran who was evicted last year from his space at the Bayshore Commons mobile home park following his refusal to pay a large rent increase, has been a cause celebre for renters’ rights advocates in… Read More ›
Ribbon-cutting ceremony set for Jan. 11.
Alameda Assistant City Manager Liz Warmerdam is moving to San Leandro City Hall for the same position, it was announced Monday. Warmerdam will take over the position left open following the elevation of Jeff Kay to San Leandro city manager… Read More ›
A structural deficit in San Leandro may worsen if the economy turns downward soon. High turnout elections in 2020 could help support tax measures.
San Leandro voted to sell a $700,000 investment note with Wells Fargo in Nov. 2017, but totally untangling itself from the bank has proven more difficult.
EBC|AGENDA: July 13-19 — SAN LEANDRO allocates $14m for road work; OAKLAND 1% tax measure on rental properties
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