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December 2011
12/28 Operation Silent Night / Noche en Silencio
12/08 Moderate Increase Proposed in Garbage Rates
12/07 Santa Scheduled to Visit Redwood City Libraries
12/01 "Food for Fines" Program Helps Those in Need
November 2011
11/18 Fire Department Offers Holiday Fire Safety Tips
11/15 City Hires New Police Chief
11/10 Holiday Skating on the Square Starts November 18
11/01 Redwood City Home to Fast Growing Businesses
October 2011
10/31 "Business Climate Best" in Redwood City
10/28 Library Director Receives "Fueling the Fire of Hope" Award
10/17 Families Invited to Halloween Spooktakular!
10/14 City Hillside Zoning Amendments Being Considered
10/08 Lots of Great Things Happening at the Library
10/05 "Four Alarm Celebration" for Fire Department's 150th
September 2011
9/30 Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9-15: Protect Your Family From Fire
9/29 Zoppé Italian Family Circus Returns!
9/26 Apply to Serve on City Board, Commission, or Committee
9/22 Join the Fire Department's Sesquicentennial
9/20 4th Annual Salsa Festival Downtown!
9/18 Water Alert Cancelled - Tap Water Safe to Drink
9/16 "Boil Water" Alert for 150 Homes - Possible Contamination
9/15 Redwood City Designated "Playful City 2011"
9/14 Winners of Mayor's Beautification Recognition Awards
9/06 Free Water Efficient Landscaping Classes
9/02 City Seeking Developers Interested in Depot Circle Project
9/01 Annual Fall Cleanup Day/Coastal Cleanup is 9/17
August 2011
8/24 10th Annual Countywide Memorial for Fallen Public Safety Members
8/22 New Redwood City Deputy Fire Chief to Focus on Shared Services
8/16 Safe School Drop Off / Bajadas a la Escuela Para La Seguridad
8/15 2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
8/09 Fire Department Reports Thefts of Sprinkler Fittings
8/09 Friends of the Library Free August Events
8/08 4th Annual Salsa Festival and Salsa Tasting/Competition
8/04 Citizens Police Academy Applications Available
July 2011
7/29 Fire Department Safety Recommendations for BBQ & Fire Pits
7/27 National Night Out at Courthouse Square
7/20 Fair Oaks Community Center Serves the Generations
7/19 City Hires Human Resources Director
7/14 Friends of the Library Presents Live Concert, and Mediation Workshop
7/12 City Seeks Proposals for Funding of Human Services Programs
7/08 City Hires Community Development Director
7/07 Foundation Donates $60K to Fair Oaks Library
7/02 Check Street List for July-September Roadwork
June 2011
6/29 City Reinforces Ban on Fireworks, Gunshots
6/28 Celebrate 4th of July Redwood City Style!
6/23 Street Improvement Work Starting in July
6/17 Final Labor Group Agrees to Cost-Saving Concessions
6/17 Mayor Denounces Legislature for Redevelopment Elimination
6/09 Public Hearing on Long-Term Water Supply Plan
May 2011
5/24 Most Labor Groups Agree to Concessions
5/20 Planned Parenthood Health Center Approved for Redwood City
5/19 "Walking School Bus" in Redwood City
5/06 Celebrate Historic Redwood City - National Historic Preservation Month
5/05 Downtown Entertainment Season Starts May 6!
April 2011
4/28 Traffic Accident Police Reports Online
4/28 Community Invited to 2nd Workshop on Long Term Water Supply
4/27 New Police Department Tool - View Crime Info Online
4/26 City Installs First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
4/25 Join Redwood City’s 10th Annual Pet Parade!
4/22 Software Automation Saves Staff Time, Reduces Paper Use
4/21 "Teens in Action Showcase" at Courthouse Square
4/20 Free Movie: "Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth”
4/18 Spring Cleanup Features Redwood Creek Cleanup with Save the Bay
4/14 Raise Funds for Downtown Music -"Friends of Friday Night"
4/04 Nominations Open for Mayor's Beautification Recognition
March 2011
3/31 "Gran Kermes" Festival Raises Funds for Fair Oaks Library
3/29 City Council Appoints New City Manager
3/11 Japan Quake/Tsunami a Reminder to Prepare for Disaster
3/09 City Seeks Community Preservation Volunteers
3/08 Fair Oaks Community Center Can Help the "New Needy"
3/07 Local Illustrator Featured in Family Author Nights
3/04 Get Kids Ready for 5K Fun Run with Parks Fitness Program
February 2011
2/24 Soccer Tournament Coming to Redwood City
2/23 "Cards for Kids" Gives Every 5th Grader a Library Card
2/22 Community Invited to Discuss Long Term Water Plan
2/11 County Starts 2-1-1 Human Services Information Line
2/09 Tangria Jazz Group Free at the Library
2/07 Giants Championship Trophy Tour Coming to Redwood City
2/03 PAL Names "Citizen of the Year" Award Winner
2/01 "We Love Children's Books" Benefit for Fair Oaks Library
January 2011
1/31 Library Hosting College Seminar
1/27 City Prevails in 2003 Lawsuit on Retail-Cinema Complex
1/26 Redwood City Police Chief Resigns
1/26 Celebrate Lunar New Year in Downtown Redwood City
1/24 Free Music This Weekend - Bluegrass on Broadway!
1/14 Kick-Off for Redwood City Fire Department's 150th Anniversary
1/13 Public Hearing on Downtown Precise Plan - Final Approval
1/06 New Online Tool to Report Crime in Redwood City
1/05 Annual Preschool Preview Night - January 12
1/04 Public Hearing on Proposed Garbage Rate Increase
January Events at the Redwood City Library
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