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Burning Man: Made in the East Bay?

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - August 05, 2016) - For the first time since the early 1990's, when the Burning Man art and culture gathering moved from San Francisco to Nevada, the construction of the iconic Burning Man sculpture, at the center of the world-famous event, happened right here in the Bay Area. (Show more...)

By Marketwired, Yahoo finance

The Factory 510 Breaks New Ground for Entrepreneurs at The Gate 510

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - February 18, 2016) - A new approach to "co-working" promises to change the world for new businesses, artists and entrepreneurs. A large new facility has been launched within the converted auto factory that is The Gate 510, the Bay Area's premier art/tech/maker space. (Show more...)

By Marketwired, Yahoo finance

Sculpteo: French, Web-Based 3D Printing Service Sculpteo Puts Down Roots in Silicon Valley

Web-based 3D-printing service and community Sculpteo has been a major force in fostering the growth of 3D printing in France. As its community has grown well beyond the country’s borders, Sculpteo, whose headquarters is located just outside of Paris, has continued to expand, (Show more...)

By Debra Thimmesch, 3dprint

World-Class Architectural Artist to Teach Master Classes at East Bay's New Creative-Commerce Hub,

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - "Artists and craftsmen keep secrets because they are valuable," says Andrew Johnstone, Director of the Architectural Arts Guild, artist for the British Royal Family and design artist for the "Man" at Burning Man (the world's largest art event, held annually in Black Rock Desert, Nevada).  (Show more...)

By Marketwired, Marketwired

UPDATE: The Gate Opens New World of Creative Space for Art, Tech, Maker Community

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - February 13, 2014) - When is a commercial building not just a commercial building? When it creates a disruptive, new definition for a place to work. In short: The Gate. Animated by the creative energy of its artists-in-residence, tech-startup visionaries, and makers of all stripes, (Show more...)

By Marketwired, Yahoo Finance

US Congressional Delegation Visits The Gate to Witness 21st Century Job Creation

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - October 22, 2014) - As part of the House Democrats' "Make It In America" plan, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D) joined Rep. Barbara Lee (D) for a tour of Silicon Valley's The Gate. They witnessed the unique collaboration between artists, tech entrepreneurs, and makers to return manufacturing to the former Dodge Factory in San Leandro. The plan aims to increase the creation of manufacturing jobs in the United States. (Show more...)

By Marketwired, Yahoo Finance

Make San Leandro' Event Shows City's Tech Future with Robots, Rockets and Fire

Mayor Stephen Cassidy, the San Leandro City Council, and Chief Innovation Officer Deborah Acosta announced that "Make San Leandro," an event focused on the Maker movement and next generation manufacturing, is set to take place on Saturday, May 31st. This free event is occurring as part of the 105th Annual Cherry Festival, which will take place from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm in downtown San Leandro, near the historic Casa Peralta located at 384 West Estudillo Avenue. (Show more...)

By City of San Leandro, Americantowns.com