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2013 News Releases

December 2013
12/23 Media Statement Presented at Redwood City Press Conference RE: Sims Fires
12/23 SIMS FIRE - Redwood City Holds Press Conference Today
12/18 SIMS Metal Fire: Redwood City Moves Into "Post Fire" Response
12/17 Redwood City Looking for Next Three Planning Commissioners
12/13 Police Department Earns Award for "Innovation in Technology"
12/13 Toy Drive and Book Drive Needs Volunteers for Wrapping Party
12/10 Holiday Schedule for Redwood City's City Hall, Community Centers, and Public Libraries
12/10 Redwood City's First Silicon Valley Ball "Takes Over" Downtown Redwood City on Saturday, December 14th
12/3 Redwood City to Enter Into Formal Sister City Agreement with Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico
12/3 Redwood City Public Library Earns "Five Star" Rating
12/2 Redwood City Fire Department's Create a Smile Foundation to Host Fundraiser for Fire Victims of 531 and 926 Woodside Road
November 2013
11/21 Redwood City Public Library Offers Amnesty for Overdue Fines
11/20 Fire Department: Holiday and Winter Safety Tips
11/19 Redwood City to Host Town Hall This Wednesday on Pete's Harbor Project
11/11 Fire at Sims Metal, Redwood City Extinguished
11/10 2-Alarm Fire at Sims Metal, Port of Redwood City
11/1 Fire Department Encouraging Residents to "Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries" at Time Change Sunday, November 3rd to Increase Community Fire Safety

October 2013
10/31 Redwood City Mayor Aguirre Receives "OHTLI" Award from the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco and the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME)
10/29 Redwood City Establishes "Create a Smile" Donation Account for Residents Displaced by Recent 6-Alarm Fire
10/22 Crossing 900 Development Breaks Ground in Downtown Redwood City
10/21 Redwood City Police Department to Host First Annual Awards Gala
10/17 926 Woodside Rd. Fire All Displaced Residents Accounted for in 6-Alarm Fire As Collaboration Sets Up "Recovery Service Center" for Displaced Residents
10/17 926 Woodside Rd. Fire - 75 Displaced Residents Register at Evacuation Center
10/17 Update: 926 Woodside Rd. Fire
10/17 6-Alarm Fire at 926 Woodside in Redwood City
10/8 The City of Redwood City presents Zoppé - An Italian Family Circus The 7th Generation
10/7 Redwood City’s Parks and Recreation Department Wins Health Award of Excellence
10/2 Redwood City Fire Department Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week on October 6th

September 2013
9/27

The Redwood City Police Department Receives California Peace Officers' Association's Award of Distinction

9/19 Join Redwood City's Pride and Beautification Committee for the Annual Fall Coastal Cleanup This Saturday, September 21st
9/19 Finalists to be Announced in "Name Redwood City's New Fireboat" Contest
9/12 Connect, Redwood City! Launches on September 12
9/6 Project Safe Sequoia Station
9/3 Twelfth Annual County-Wide Memorial Service Scheduled

August 2013
8/6 National Night Out
8/6 Fireboat Naming Contest Unveiling and Celebration

July 2013
7/23 Fireboat Naming Contest Finalists Announced
7/19 Printmaking Workshops at Fair Oaks Library
7/11 Join Redwood City Citizens Police Academy
7/09 City Hires New Communications/Engagement Manager
7/08 Apartment Fire - Info for Tenants, Access, How to Help
7/01 Community "Visioning" Process for Inner Harbor
 
June 2013
6/26 Reminder of Ban on Fireworks, Shooting Guns
6/21 City Considering Full Fire Service for San Carlos
6/19 Mobile App for Downtown Parking
6/17 City's Youth Asked to Enter "Name New Fireboat" Contest
6/10 Library Fights "Summer Brain Drain"
6/07 Redwood City Working to Maintain/Improve Docktown
6/06 Parade, Festival, Carnival, Fireworks - Redwood City's 4th!
6/06 Fire Prevention Goats in Redwood City
6/04 Change Someone's Life with Project READ
 
May 2013
5/24 Police Department Launches Weekly Youth Forum
5/23 New Executive Director for Redwood City 2020
5/20 Summer Event Season is ON in Redwood City!
5/16 New Location for Saturday Farmers Market Identified
5/09 Council to Consider Water/Sewer Rate Increases
5/06 Wildfire/Arson Awareness Week
5/02 Neighborhood Street Improvements Starting in Late May
5/01 Apply for Library Board/Planning Commission Seats
 
April 2013
4/30 One Community, Many Cultures Event May 18
4/30 Downtown Businesses Offering Valet Parking
4/23 City Council Adopts Climate Action Plan
4/19 "Soft Opening" of Pedestrian Bridge at Bair Island
4/18 City Active in State-Level Policy Discussions 
4/17 Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month
4/10 Parks Dept., PAL Win Stanford Partnership Award
4/09 Council Funds Special Needs Affordable Housing
4/02 City & Rotary Decide to Cancel Tuesday Farmers Market
4/01 Redwood City 2020 Wins "Making a Difference" Award
 
March 2013
3/27 City Files Suit to Retain $10M in Affordable Housing Funds
3/26 Council Approves "Safe Routes" Study& Food/Shelter Grant Application
3/26 Reusable Bag Ordinance Adopted - Implementation 10/1/13
3/20 Join Earth Day/Spring Cleanup on April 20!
3/05 Mayor's Beautification Recognition Program Nominations Open
3/04 City Encourages Community to Join "Earth Hour"
 
February 2013
2/22 Apply to Serve on Parks Commission
2/21 Police & Fire Announce Public Safety Town Hall Meetings
2/19 City Hires Assistant City Manager
2/15 Small Increase in Garbage Rates Proposed
2/08 Fire Dept's "Fire Protection Rating" Improves
2/05 City to Consider Reusable Bag Ordinance
2/04 Redwood City PD - Enhanced School Safety Plan
 
January 2013
1/30 City Plays Active Role in Shaping State Policy
1/28 Parties Agree to Postpone Pete's Harbor Hearing
1/16 Giants Championship Trophy Tour in Redwood City
1/15 City's Passport Acceptance Service Hours Extended
1/10 Annual Preschool Preview Event January 16
1/08 CERT Course Scheduled for January
   
   
   
 
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