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Video: An Evening with Gil Peñalosa

On June 4th, 2012, the Grand Boulevard Initiative held an event with renowned city advisory and active public spaces advocate, Gil Peñalosa. Mr. Peñalosa led the effort to create one of the most successful and celebrated parks and recreation systems in the world when he served as the former Commissioner of Parks, Sports, and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia.

This video is of the entire event. Sit back, relax, and be inspired.

Op Ed: A New Vision for El Camino Real

Task Force Co-Chairs Russell Hancock and Michael Scanlon wrote an Op Ed that appeared in the SF Chronicle last Friday. The article celebrates the 100 year anniversary of the first paving of El Camino Real and explains the significance of the Grand Boulevard Initiative within the context of the road's history. Click the link below to read the article.

Op Ed: A New Vision for El Camino Real

El Camino Real 100 Year Anniversary Events

Join us in celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of the first paving of the California State Highway System, which occurred on El Camino Real in San Bruno!  You are invited to celebrate the history of your community and share your vision for the El Camino Real Corridor at two free upcoming events:

San Bruno Community Celebration
Sunday, August 5th | 9am - 1pm
San Bruno Farmers Market at Tanforan Shopping Center
1150 El Camino Real | San Bruno, CA | 94066

El Camino Real Centennial Tour: Historic Car Procession
and Picnic
Tuesday, August 7th | 10am
San Bruno City Hall
567 El Camino Real | San Bruno, CA | 94066

Click here for more information on these two events.
Click here to view the events flyer.

An Evening with Gil Peñalosa

The Grand Boulevard Initiative presents an upcoming event with renowned city advisory and active public spaces advocate, Gil Peñalosa. Mr. Peñalosa led the effort to create one of the most successful and celebrated parks and recreation systems in the world when he served as the former Commissioner of Parks, Sports, and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia. This event is guaranteed to enlighten and inspire so sign up today! This event is free, but RSVPs are required. Refreshments will be served. 

Monday, June 4, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cubberley Community Center Theater, Palo Alto
Click here to find out more and RSVP

Upcoming Events

Working Committee Meeting

December 11, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
Belmont City Hall (EOC Room)

Task Force Meeting

December 6, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
Mitchell Park Community Center (Palo Alto)

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