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Truth is Beauty, San Leandro Tech Campus featured on KTVU

  On Saturday a 55-foot tall statue is being installed in San Leandro. The celebration is going to start with a drive through the streets before she is delivered to her final home. And now Alex Savidge is at the sight where her 20-foot-long legs are already in place. Alex: Yes, it is a beautiful […]

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Creating a New Story about Women in Tech

Source: phillyvoice.com By now, you may have heard about the ENIAC six, the forgotten female mathematicians who pioneered computer programming. This important story recently made the rounds on social media. It is an excellent example of how a story goes viral, and then becomes part of an ongoing conversation, filling us in on important history […]

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Downtown San Leandro is undergoing a makeover

“Downtown San Leandro is undergoing a makeover of sorts. It includes new developments and businesses, the opening of craft breweries and the arrival of the Truth is Beauty sculpture from Burning Man. The nonprofit organization, San Leandro Improvement Association, is working to facilitate a lot of these changes.” KTVU TV recently featured San Leandro Improvement […]

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Welcome to the new
San Leandro

The new San Leandro Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane Photo by Barry Toranto She is the icon of San Leandro’s transformation. Graceful, strong, proud, and reaching toward the future, she imagines a world that is bright and bold, limitless and safe. Truth is Beauty, the 55-foot steel and LED sculpture by artist Marco Cochrane […]

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Why offices, not housing, may be the destination for new BART projects

One of the biggest clues for how the Bay Area might grow in the future can be found in a surprising place: the small, suburban city of San Leandro. Despite the region’s insatiable need for more housing, developer Westlake Urban abandoned its initial idea to build apartments on private land just a few steps west […]

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New San Leandro Tech Campus

(KGO) – The new San Leandro Tech Campus is expected to open next summer. The S-L-T-C or the San Leandro Tech Campus is under construction. It’s poised to totally change the city. A new 6-story building next to the San Leandro Bart Station is only that start of what’s to come here. Chief Innovation Officer […]

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Technology is the “New Plumbing” in the Information Economy

Plumbing. We take it for granted. We turn the tap—and expect water to come gushing out. Plumbing wasn’t always part of our communities, but once introduced it changed everything about how we build buildings and cities. High speed broadband technology is today’s “new plumbing” and it is dramatically changing how we at Westlake build our […]

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What would the world be like if women were safe?

Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane. Photo courtesy of Eleanor Preger. Westlake Urban has a long history of including public art at its properties. This month, we’re proud to continue the tradition with the announcement that Truth is Beauty, the 55-foot steel and LED sculpture by local Bay Area artist Marco Cochrane, will be arriving […]

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55-foot Tall Woman Sculpture to be Installed at San Leandro Tech Campus

TREASURE ISLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Although women still make up a small number of tech workers, a new tech campus going up in San Leandro is going to have a prominent woman at the front. A 55-foot steel sculpture of a woman that lit up Burning Man four years ago is being re-assembled by the […]

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Popular Treasure Island Sculpture “Truth Is Beauty” Moves to San Leandro

A popular piece of local art is on the move, but don’t worry, it’s not going too far. The 55-foot steel sculpture “Truth is Beauty” is moving to the San Leandro Tech Campus from Treasure Island. The sculpture, which weighs 13,000 pounds, has 2,500 individual LED lights. Truth is Beauty first made its full appearance […]