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El Sobrante RENEW
El Sobrante Chamber of Commerce - 3769B, San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante, CA 94803

Have you noticed the recent upgrades of some El Sobrante commercial properties? Organized just eight months ago, the El Sobrante Renew Collaborative is now having an impact.

We intend to build on our modest progress by continuing with ongoing projects and moving forward on several new ones. Continued success depends on getting more involvement from people like you.

Please join us at our Monday, June 17th meeting, 5:00 – 6:00pm at the El Sobrante Library Community Meeting Room (enter at the back side of the building).

Among our accomplishments and pending activities are:

  •   Established a Financial Assistance Grant Program
  •   Approved our first Financial Assistance Grant for Elks Club renovation
  •   Mapped entire downtown and established sectors of responsibility for volunteers
  •   Some sectors have been “adoptedâ€? by volunteers, many await adoption
  •   Photographed and cataloged each building in the downtown
  •   Compiled ownership list for all downtown properties
  •   Volunteer- initiated property owner contacts, encouraged property clean-up/upgrades

  •   Dam Road sound wall at Rancho Vista neighborhood: Initiate action with City of San Pablo
  •   El Portal Drive upgrades – Dam Road to Via Verde: Initiate action with City of Richmond
  •   Private Security Service Patrol – Under consideration
  •   Trash Bin Enclosure Program – Beautification Funds Grant request being prepared

El Sobrante Renew appreciates the initiative of other property owners whose recent commercial property upgrades help improve the community’s image. We’re hopeful our collective actions will motivate others to do the same. These properties include:

  •   Property owner-initiated improvements – San Pablo Dam Road

  •   Property owner-initiated improvements – Appian Way and the Triangle Area

o Peniel Baptist Church – Building upgrades/repainting
o Elks Club building – Renovations in progress
o El Sobrante Wheel & Brake – Owner considering improvement recommendations
o Hillcrest Center – Still pursuing
o Hunan Restaurant – Still pursuing
o Other properties still to be contacted
o El Sobrante Terrace Retail/Office Center – Building upgrades/painting; new landscaping
o Park Pharmacy – Building repaint
o Subway restaurant (formerly Tandori Chicken) – Building upgrades/painting
o Oliver’s Ace Hardware – Building repaint; signage/lighting upgrades
o Arco Service Station (formerly Gasco) – Building repaint; new signage
o Ed’s Bar (near Valley View Road) – Building repaint
o Extra Space Storage facility (in City of San Pablo) – Storefront upgrade
o Dam Cycles building (new business) – Sign and building improvements in progress 
o El Sobrante Station strip mall – New stucco finish/paint
o U.S. Financial/Lynden & Co. Accounting Building – New paint, roofing, parking resurface
o Pinnacle Realtors Building (formerly Bianco’s Delicatessen)
o Sound Advice Building – New paint and sign graphics
o El Sobrante Veterinary Hospital – Building upgrades/painting

El Sobrante Chamber of Commerce
3769-B San Pablo Dam Rd. El Sobrante, Ca. 94803
Phone 510-223-0757
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