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Town Groups


baia nicchiaBaia Nicchia is a small farm located in Sunol, California. Baia Nicchia breeds gourmet vegetables (primarily tomatoes), and grows a variety of crops. The focus is on tomatoes, peppers, squash and herbs and edible flowers.

Contact the farm at for a weekly list of available items. For more information on the farm,visit and

sunol certSunol CERT was started in April 2010 with the purpose of putting together the infrastructure necessary to effectively apply CERT training in the event of a disaster in our own community. Find out what you can do to prepare yourself and your neighbors in the Sunol CERT blog.

Emergency News Sources

Live Audio feed from Alameda County Fire (click Play to start)
or go to and search for Alameda County

PulsePoint phone app
Note: This source lists the orignal dispatch time, but does not have live status updates.
In the app, search for the agency Alameda Co and then select Follow

Twitter‎ @AlamedaCoFire
This site has nice pictures, but no breaking news

If you have any ideas, pictures, or other things you would like to contribute, please contact Derek Johnson at

Town Information

3rd Wednesday of each month: SCAC (Sunol Citizen's Advisory Committee) meeting Wednesday 6:30pm. Click for the full agenda

November 16, 2017, 6-8pm Sunol Glen School: Caltrans Draft Environmental Impact Report/ Environmental Assessment on SR 84 Expressway Widening (Vallecitos) and SR 84/I-680 Interchange Improvements. pdf overview and download the full EIR from their web site,

September 30. 2017: NilesCanyon Stroll & Roll. Niles Canyon Road (Rt 84) will be closed to cars and open for walking and bicycles. Read more at

May 25, 2016, 6pm Sunol Glen School: Sunol Septic Work Group
Special Meeting on Wednesday.
Special Workshop on OWTS that all Sunolians who have septic systems should attend:
To define how existing septic systems will be treated in the era of the new
Alameda County LAMP and the interim. See the OWTS info below and Meeting Info, Draft LAMP Document


Oct. 13, 2014: Green Waste Survey Report. Jim O'Laughlin presented a report to the resent green-waste survey to the Sunol Advisory Council. Click for the report -pdf document

Sept. 25, 2013: Cut Through traffic report presented. Donn Lobdell presented a report to the Sunol Advisory Council on the cut-through traffic on Main Street from CA-84. Click for the report and recommendations -pdf document


March 12, 2012: Agreement Signed on Sunol Quarry between Save Our Sunol and Oliver de Silva, Inc. Click for more details -pdf document or web format

Back Issues of the Around Sunol column (2001-2008, by Bree K. James, and Victoria Christian) are available here.

A Place Called SunolHow did this place become Sunol? A very brief history of the town of Sunol. Where is Sunol?


Where is Sunol? A series of aerial photographs shows Sunol's place in the larger world.
Pretty PicturesHistoric photos

Pretty Pictures

Sunol Repertory ThreatreThe Sunol Repertory Theatre, an all volunteer group, produces a melodrama play each spring. Click for ticket information and pictures from previous performances. Save Our Sunol (SOS)Save Our Sunol (SOS) is a local grassroots organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the unique resources in the rural area of Sunol. The group has been fending off a brutal quarry expansion for over seven years. Site updated regularly - visit often!
Sunol Glen SchoolThe Sunol Glen Unified School District is a highly regarded and very unique, one-school school district. The school has a grand total of about 275 students (grades pre K-8). Litle Brown ChurchSince 1885, the Little Brown Church has been an integral part of the community. In addition to Sunday Service and weddings, the church sponsors a variety of youth and community groups.

Sunol-Ohlone WildernessThe adjoining Sunol and Ohlone Wilderness areas cover over 15,000 acres. western trail ridingThere are picnic grounds and easy hiking and mountain biking, as well as miles of difficult back-country trails. Horses welcome.

Other local parklands include Pleasanton Ridge Park and Ohlone Wilderness.

Community ParkLocated at the junction of Main St. and Kilkare, across from the Niles Canyon Railroad Depot, the Sunol Depot Gardens is a favorite meeting spot for Sunolians and visitors alike.

Niles Canyon RailwayThe Historic Niles Canyon Railway runs its steam trains from the boarding station in Sunol through Niles Canyon on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month (more often for certain events).

Nella TerraNellaTerra Cellers' vineyards are nestled in a valley atop the Sunol grade. Nella Terra's grounds are a secluded escape from clutter of the bay area. The gorgeous setting is perfect for weddings, corporate events, family reunions or any get-together of friends. Our tasting room is open the first Saturday and Sunday of every month and by appointment for groups of 10+. 5005 Sheridan Rd. Sunol, CA

Elliston VineyardsVisit the Elliston Vineyards tasting room to sample a wide variety of wines. Elegant winetaster dinners are hosted Fri. and Sat. evenings in the adjoining Victorian mansion, as well as many special events.
  Bosco's Bones and BrewBosco's Bones and Brew Elegant dining in the restaurant with a new, expanded menu. Live music in the bar on weekends! Karaoke Tuesday and Friday evenings.
Sunol 4-HEvery year, the Sunol 4-H Club members bring home numerous awards for their animals from the county fair. They also work on many other projects including computers, drama, leadership and sign language. Sunol Business GuildThe Sunol Business Guild is dedicated to improving and maintaining the Town of Sunol and community.
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