Main Plaza Redevelopment Project

Private Contributions Joined Public Investment To Make The Vision Of A Redeveloped Main Plaza A Reality. Local Companies And Foundations Donated More Than Half The Cost Of Revitalizing This Community Treasure. Those Private Resources Have Brought Bringing Modern-Day Conveniences To The Plaza.

A $2 Million Donation From The Tobin Endowment Provided Funding For Five Interactive, Ground-Level Fountains Accentuated With Lighting Enhancements.

A Grant From AT&T Is Making Main Plaza Wi-Fi Enabled, Providing Free High-Speed Internet Access To The Public Through An Embedded Wireless Network. People With Wireless Card Devices Can Sit In The Park And Eat Lunch While Surfing The Internet, Gaming, Or Getting Some Much-Needed Work Accomplished In A Relaxed Setting.

Additional Monetary Donations Are Contributing To Improvements In The Plaza That Will Enhance Daily Life In A Public Setting, Creating A Highly Desirable Escape From The Traffic And Noise Of Urban Life.

The GRAND OPENING Of Main Plaza Took Place On April 13, 2008. Opening Was Celebrated By A Mariachi Mass At San Fernando Cathedral. The Following Community Leaders Were Ceremony And Dedication Keynote Speakers: Mayor Phil Hardberger, Linda Hardberger, Judge Nelson Wolff, Father David Garcia, Archbishop Jose Gomez Who Gave Blessing, Bruce Bugg On Behalf Of The Tobin Endowment And Main Plaza Conservancy Chairman Of The Board, William Scanlan, Jr.