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2007 News Releases

December 2007
12/26 Redwood City Police's "Operation Silent Night / Noche de Silencio"
12/20 Put These Senior Center Dates On the January Calendar!
12/11 Police Offer Tips to Prevent Auto Burglary / Como Prevenir Robos a Automóviles
12/10 Downtown is Aglow With Holiday Spirit!
12/10 Final EIR Public Hearing for Preserve at Redwood Shores
12/05 Join the Toy Drive Wrapping Party!
12/03 Fire Department Offers Holiday Fire Safety Tips

November 2007
11/27 Senior Center Gains National Accreditation
11/27 Hometown Holiday Celebration This Saturday
11/26 Council Appoints New City Clerk
11/19 Free Tire Recycling Event in Redwood City
11/15 CodeRED Emergency Notification System
11/6 City Names Interim Fire Chief
11/5 Community Asked to Help with Toy & Book Drive
11/1 Earthquake was a Reminder to Prepare for Disaster
11/1 Latino Film Festival in Redwood City!

October 2007
10/31 History of Redwood City in New Book
10/23 Dias de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration
10/22 Follow-up Youth Event on October 29th
10/18 Update on Search for New City Manager
10/17 Fire Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips
10/16 11th Annual SPOOKTAKULAR Event for Kids!
10/15 "Super Bowl for Kids" Brings Youth Together With Public Safety Personnel
10/9 Bair Island Closed to Public Access - Heavy Machinery at Work on Restoration Project
10/9 Free Halloween Movies at "Scare on the Square!"
10/8 "Are You Ready?" Offers the Basics of Disaster Preparation
10/8 Community Workshop on Peninsula Park Proposal - 10/9
10/1 Fire Prevention Week - Easy Steps for Home, Family Safety

September 2007
9/27 Annual PAL Comedy Night Fundraiser October 4th
9/26 City Declares "International Walk to School Week" - Mayor to Join "Walking School Bus"
9/24 Public Hearing on DEIR for "The Preserve at Redwood Shores"
9/24 Youth REACH Helps Students Explore Career Options
9/18 Recycled Water Project Wins National Award
9/17 Update on Council Interviews for City Manager Position
9/17 County-Wide "One Book - One Community" Reading Event
9/10 Community Invited to Join Coastal Cleanup Day
9/07 Help Redwood City Police Raise Funds for Special Olympics
9/06 Senior Center Week in Redwood City
9/05 "Bridge to a Better Community" Youth Summit Sept. 14
9/05 2nd Annual "Our Town - Downtown" Community Celebration

August 2007
8/31 Does YOUR Pet Have Talent? Enter the Contest!
8/31 6th Annual Memorial for Fallen Public Safety
8/22 "Are You Ready?" 2-Hour Disaster Preparedness Class
8/17 Your Donation at Macy's Helps Project READ
8/16 Redwood City PAL Gets $500,000 Stanford Hospital Grant
8/08 City/County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

City/School District Partner for Safety

Ciudad/Escuelas se hacen Socios para la Seguridad

8/02 During August Get 2 Hours Free Parking When You Pay by Cell
8/02 Enjoy Bookstock III on August 18th!
8/01 Parks Department Wants to Hear From You

July 2007
7/26 City Building & Inspection Division Rated Near Top
7/25 Community to Discuss Possible Green Building Ordinance
7/24 Recycled Water Project Gets State Grant
7/23 Shores Library Gains Generous Grant
7/23 "Tip-a-Cop" Helps Special Olympics
7/17 Harry Potter Book Release Party at Library - July 20
7/10 2nd Annual Redwood City PAL Blues Festival July 21!
7/09 Bair Island Restoration Begins - Periodic Trail Closures Necessary

June 2007
6/29 Recycled Water Flowing to First Customers
6/25 4th of July Downtown Extravaganza!
6/22 Apply Now for Citizens Police Academy
6/22 Library Blogs - Great Info on Events, Books, Movies, & More
6/19 City Manager Ed Everett Wins Prestigious Award
6/19 FREE Movies on the Square Each Wednesday Night
6/18 Fire Department Reminds Public of Ban on Fireworks
6/17 Public Hearing on Costco Proposal - June 19
6/11 City Seeks Applicants for Community Tree Board

May 2007
5/31 City Finance Department Wins Award
5/31 Free Live Music All Summer in Redwood City
5/29 Mayor's Beautification Recognition Program Underway
5/25 "Water Capacity Charge" Considered for New Developments
5/24 Redwood City Celebrates World Environment Day, June 2nd
5/21 Community Workshops to Discuss Next City Manager
5/17 "Create-a-Smile for Abigail" Firefighters Fundraiser June 7
5/15 Sixth Annual Pet Parade!
5/09 Fire Department Urges Caution as Fire Season Starts

April 2007
4/30 Mayor Signs U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement
4/30 Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month
4/26 Arson Awareness Week - May 6 through May 12
4/24 "Give a PAL a Ride" Fundraiser in Redwood City
4/16 Save the Date: June 7th - Firefighters' "Create-a-Smile" Fundraiser
4/12 Great Events in April and May at the Public Library
4/09 City Manager Ed Everett Announces Retirement
4/05 Unique World Café Discussion on Climate Protection

March 2007
3/30 Earth Day Spring Cleanup in Redwood City - April 21
3/29 Family Festival in Courthouse Square - Saturday, March 31!
3/28 Planning Commission Considering Park Standard Acreage
3/28 Celebrate Redwood City's New Commuter Shuttle Service
3/27 "Tip-A-Cop" Fundraiser for Special Olympics
3/26 The Big Read - Final Week's Events!
3/22 Extended Opportunity to Serve on Board or Commission!
3/21 Gang Awareness Presentation / Presentación de Conocimiento acerca de Pandillas
3/20 Free Online Homework Help for Redwood City Students!
3/16 Authors, Films, Projects, and More With The Big Read - Week of March 18
3/12 Three World-Famous Authors in Redwood City!
3/09 Cool Downtown-Branded Merchandise, and Downtown Video
3/07 "Exposing the Censor Within" Interactive Art at Library
3/06 Free Showing: "An Inconvenient Truth"
Presentación gratis: "Una Verdad Inconveniente"
3/05 Events for The Big Read - Week of March 5

February 2007
2/14 Preview The Big Read - Censorship Panel February 22!
2/13 Redwood Shores Library Groundbreaking - February 24th
2/12 FREE Spring Gardening Workshops Offered
2/12 Council to Consider Downtown Precise Plan
2/07 Join The Big Read in Redwood City!
2/06 Police Focus on Public Safety, Not Immigration Status / la Seguridad Pública, a pesar de la Posición de la Inmigración
2/06 New High Tech Parking Meters Downtown
2/01 City Issues RFQ for Courthouse Square Vendors
2/01 Electronic Waste Disposal Event - Free!

January 2007
1/31 FREE Tree Pruning Workshop
1/31 Annual Preschool Preview Night is February 7
1/30 Sign Up for Redwood City PACT - Deadline is March 9
1/18 Planning Commission to Discuss Downtown Precise Plan
1/16 Join Redwood City's Martin Luther King Jr. Event This Friday
1/16 Community Invited to Honor Former Chief Bolanos
1/11 New Redwood City Police Chief to be Sworn-In
1/05 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Scheduled for March
1/05 Apply Now for a City Board, Commission, or Committee


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