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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