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May 14, 15, 21, 22, 2022
Sunday May 1, 2022
Niles Canyon Road (SR 84) will be closed to cars for the day. Come out and enjoy the canyon at a leisurely pace. Click for more information
Friday November 19, 2021 6 PM
Saturday Sept. 18, 2021
Bring a dish and celebrate Sunol at the Annual Potluck Picnic in the Sunol Depot Gardens. We will gather near the wood fired oven. Note that there is additional parking from the back entrance off Bond St.
Oct 1 - 12, 2020
KICKSTARTER Lecce and Rainbow Jazz Heart tomato seeds from the farms 20 year breeding program.
Green Bee, a small farm located in Sunol, breeds gourmet vegetables (primarily tomatoes), and grows a variety of crops. The focus is on tomatoes, peppers, squash and herbs and edible flowers. Facebook and Instagram.
Saturday Oct. 5, 2019
Join the History Tour, Potluck Dinner, Movie in the Park and more. See the posters for more information
3rd Wednesday of each month
SCAC (Sunol Citizen's Advisory Committee) meeting Wednesday 6:30pm. Click for the full agenda
ACAlert Get alerted about emergencies and other important community information by signing up for the Alameda County AC Alert System.
Please visit https://www.goodtogowildfire.com for information on getting alerts, and planning an evacuation.
Sunol CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) 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.
June 18, 2020, 6pm
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual open house will be held to protect public health. The virtual open house will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 6 PM. Please visit www.alamedactc.org/680gapclosure to learn more about this project, and to join the meeting on June 18. Click for the full announcement.
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,
Live Audio feed from Alameda County Fire For Android or IPhone, download the Broadcastify App and search it for Alameda County. Or use the web https://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/11878/web (click Play to start)
Tune in to AM radioIn the Bay Area, KGO 810, KCBS 740 and KNBR 680 carry regular news updates, and each is set up to run emergency information broadcasts.
PulsePoint Phone App Note: This source lists the original dispatch time, but does not have live status updates. In the app, search for the agency Alameda Co and then select Follow. A speaker icon on the top bar plays the live audio feed.
Back Issues of the Around Sunol column (2001-2008, by Bree K. James, and Victoria Christian) are available here.
The Sunol Repertory Theatre, an all volunteer group, produces a melodrama play each spring. Click for ticket information and pictures from previous performances.
The 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).
Since 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.
The adjoining Sunol and Ohlone Wilderness areas cover over 15,000 acres. There 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.
Located 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.
At the corner of Rt 84 and Pleasanton-Sunol Rd, the Little Market has fresh produce from both local and central valley farms. And don't forget the Chilled Coconuts!
NellaTerra Cellars' 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
Visit 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.
Every 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.
The Sunol Business Guild is dedicated to improving and maintaining the Town of Sunol and community.