• San Lorenzo


    San Lorenzo, also known as San Lorenzo Village, is a well-established community in unincorporated Alameda County.  The community pushes west from Cherryland to the Bay. The Eastern boundary is near Meekland Ave where San Lorenzo meets Cherryland and the northern and southern borders are Lewelling Ave and Bartlett Ave.

    San Lorenzo Then

    San Lorenzo is located on the Rancho San Lorenzo Mexican land grant given to Guillermo Castro in 1841.San Lorenzo was mostly farmland, a significant center of production of fruit and flowers, from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century. Many of the early inhabitants have been laid to rest in Pioneer Cemetery, including Moses Wicks, who brought oysters from the East Coast to be “planted” in San Leandro Bay.

    In 1944, David Bohannon's Greenwood Company began construction of San Lorenzo Village, a tract of two- and three-bedroom homes for workers in the East Bay's war industries. San Lorenzo Village was one of the nation's first planned communities, with parcels designated for schools, churches, parks, and several retail centers, along with Homes Association to govern the development. San Lorenzo has been a desirable place to live since 1847.

    San Lorenzo Now

    San Lorenzo is still characterized by a strong sense of community and an abiding connection with its earlier times. Claimed by some to feature the best weather in the East Bay, San Lorenzens and visitors alike make great use of the parks, walking paths and creek access to soak up the sun. Home ownership reflects a deep pride in community, and retailers and service providers are bringing fresh appeal to the business district.

    San Lorenzo Tomorrow

    Economic development will be the catalyst to a “new-look” in the business district, possibly adding more new specialty restaurants as San Lorenzo adds to its reputation for being an eclectic “foodie” destination. Eagerly anticipated by locals, a new state of the art Library will be opening in late summer 2015 and a new park being built by PG&E at Grant and Washington is slated for opening in Early 2015.

    Public Safety

    Alameda County Sheriff’s Office
    Eden Township Substation: 510-667-7721
    E-mail:  pio@alamedacountysheriff.org

    California Highway Patrol
    Castro Valley Office: 510-581-9028

    School District

    San Lorenzo Unified School District
    15510 Usher St.
    San Lorenzo,CA94580

    Elementary Schools
    Bay Elementary
    510-317-4300   //bay.slzusd.org

    Colonial Acres Elementary
    510-317-4500   //col.slzusd.org

    Corvallis Elementary
    510-317-4901   //cor.slzusd.org

    Dayton Elementary
    510-317-3611  //day.slzusd.org

    Del Rey Elementary
    510-317-5011   //del.slzusd.org

    Grant Elementary
    510-317-3711  //gra.slzusd.org

    Hesperian Elementary
    510-317-5200  //hes.slzusd.org

    Hillside Elementary
    510-317-5311  //hil.slzusd.org

    Lorenzo Manor Elementary
    510-317-5411  //lor.slzusd.org

    Middle Schools
    Bohannon Middle School
    510-317-3801  //bms.slzusd.org

    Edendale Middle School
    510-317-5111  //ems.slzusd.org

    Washington Manor Middle School
    510-317-5501  //wms.slzusd.org

    High Schools
    Arroyo High School
    510-317-4000 //ahs.slzusd.org

    East Bay Arts High School
    510-317-4411  //eba.slzusd.org

    Royal Sunset Continuation High School
    510-317-4441  //rhs.slzusd.org

    San Lorenzo High School
    510-317-3100 //slz.slzusd.org

    Adult Schools
    San Lorenzo Adult School
    510-317-4200  //adu.slzusd.org

    Private Schools
    Redwood Christian Middle School and High School
    510-889-7526  http://www.rcs.edu/

    KIPP King Collegiate HS
    510-317-2330 http://www.kippking.org

    Elected Officials

    U.S. Congress - 15th Congressional District
    Eric Swalwell
    Castro Valley Office:  510-370-3322

    State Senate - 10th District
    Bob Wieckowski
    Fremont Office:  510-794-3900

    State Assembly - 20th District
    Bill Quirk
    Hayward Office:  510-583-8818
    E-mail:  assemblymember.quirk@assembly.ca.gov

    Alameda County - District 3 Supervisor
    Wilma Chan
    San Lorenzo Office:  510-278-0367
    Email: BOSdist3@acgov.org

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