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2009 News Releases

December 2009
12/21 Police Announce "Operation Silent Night 2009"
12/18 Redwood City’s Draft “Housing Element” Accepted by State
12/6 Join 49er Cheerleaders, Police & Fire for Toy Drive Fundraiser
12/4 Council to Consider Courthouse Square Ordinance
12/3 Another Opportunity to Comment on General Plan & EIR
November 2009
11/23 Toy Drive Urgently Needs Business and Volunteer Help
11/20 GIS Day, and Unveiling of "Community GIS" Online!
11/16 Join the Unveiling of 2nd Draft of New General Plan
11/12 Free Workshop - “Job Search for 55 & Older”
11/10 Redwood City Seeks Applicants for Planning Commission
11/09 Learn about Award Winning Zero Energy Home!
11/06 Veterans Day Celebration in Redwood City
11/04 Downtown Library to be Temporarily Closed for Improvements
October 2009
10/30 "Grand Boulevard” Improvements Begin on El Camino Real
10/21 Workshop for Job Seekers - "Internet Hiring"
10/13 13th Annual Spooktakular Halloween Extravaganza!
10/7 A Night of Musical Mischief and Merriment, October 29
10/2 Redwood City International Latino Film Festival
September 2009
9/30 Housing Workshops / Juntas de Vivienda
9/29 October 4 - 10 is Fire Prevention Week
9/28 FREE Halloween-Inspired Movies on the Big Screen at Courthouse Square
9/24 Library's "MyiLibrary" Audio Books Now iPod Compatible!
9/22 "Informational Interviews" Workshop for Job Seekers
9/15 Zoppé Italian Family Circus Returns to Redwood City!
9/10 2nd Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival is September 26
9/9 Join the Fall Cleanup Day - September 19
9/9 Apply for Citizens Police Academy
9/8 "Walk For The Health Of It" at Healthy Living Festival
9/3 Annual Memorial for Fallen Public Safety Members
9/1 Benefit Screening of Award Winning Documentary
August 2009
8/31 PAL Comedy Night Fundraiser is October 1st
8/24 One Book - One Community - Countywide Book Reading and Events
8/21 "Continuation of Operations" Plan for Pandemic Flu Situation
8/20 Safe School Drop Off / Dejar Seguro en La Esquela
8/19 Redwood City Library & Project READ Gain Recognition
8/17 Bookstock 5 is Saturday, August 29 at the Downtown Library
8/12 New Countywide Bicycle Map Available
8/10 "Mastering Employment Applications" Workshop for Job Seekers
8/07 Four Green Businesses to be Honored by City Council
8/05 Up to $150 Rebate on Purchase of High-Efficiency Toilet
July 2009
7/30 Join National Night Out - America's Night Out Against Crime, August 4
7/29 Join Community Conversation on Housing Issues
7/28 Neighborhood Street Improvements Project to Start in August
7/27 Chesapeake at Seaport to be Temporarily Closed for Railroad Track Work
7/23 Draft New General Plan to be Unveiled at Open House/Study Session
7/13 Redwood City Police Warn About "Acid Bombs"
7/09 Redwood City PAL Blues Festival at Courthouse Square
7/06 Donate at Macy's and Help Project READ
June 2009
6/30 Celebrate the 4th of July in Redwood City
6/25 Reminder of Ban on Fireworks and "Celebratory" Shooting
6/22 Summer Reading Fun & More at Redwood City Public Library
6/19 City to Pay Fees, Move Forward with Downtown Precise Plan
6/16 Quick, Easy, Free Emergency Preparedness Class
6/15 Free E-Waste/Shredding Event in Redwood City
6/10 Two Commission Seats Available for Appointment
6/08 Three New General Plan Draft Elements Coming to Planning Commission
6/03 Celebrate Grand Re-Opening of Hoover Park and Play Area
6/02 CANCELLED Disney Train Tour Coming to Redwood City
May 2009
5/29 Free Summer Concerts are Here in Redwood City!
5/29 Study Sessions for Draft Elements of New General Plan
5/26 Summer Happenings in Downtown Redwood City!
5/21 Celebrate the World Environment Day Fiesta at Courthouse Square
5/20 Cargill Submits Development Proposal for Saltworks Land
5/12 Disney Tour Train Coming to Port of Redwood City
5/11 Redwood City's 8th Annual Pet Parade Extravaganza!
5/06 City Considering Water/Sewer Rate Increases
5/05 Local Students Winners in GREAT Essay Contest
April 2009
4/29 Three Great Events Kick Off the Downtown Season
4/27 Apply for Home Improvement Loan Committee
4/24 Redwood City Focusing Efforts on Reducing Budget Deficit
4/24 Join PAL Fundraising Motorcycle Ride
4/22 National Historic Preservation Month Events
4/20 Go Beyond Earth Day - Join Spring Cleanup May 2nd
4/10 Volunteer to be Part of Downtown Events
4/09 Port and Police Department Get Homeland Security Grants
4/07 Community Workshop on Home Foreclosure
4/01 Redwood City Wins Statewide Award for Downtown Events
March 2009
3/27 City Gets Sustainable San Mateo County Civic Engagement Award
3/25 Critical Discussion of Future Housing in Redwood City
3/23 City Receives Water Conservation Award
3/13 FREE WaterWise Spring Gardening Workshops
3/13 Council to Revise Downtown Precise Plan EIR
3/11 Join Discussion of New General Plan EIR Alternatives
3/9 "Are You Ready?" Disaster Preparation Class in Redwood City
3/9 Redwood City Participating in Health Emergency Drill
3/05 Neighborhood Survey Shows High Levels of Satisfaction
3/04 Maple Street Closed for Caltrain Bridge Maintenance
3/02 Save Energy & Money With FREE Home Energy Audits
February 2009
2/26 Library Wins Prestigious "5-Star" Rating - Best in Bay Area!
2/24 High Speed Rail Community Meeting in Redwood City
2/23 Partners Building a Redwood City Playground in One Day!
2/18 Redwood City Police Offer "Project ChildSafe" Gun Safety
2/17 Gang Prevention Conference / Conferencia de Prevención de Pandillas
2/13 Free Tree Pruning Seminar with CityTrees
2/9 Community Invited to New General Plan "Scoping" Meeting
2/3 PACT Registration Now Open
2/3 Bluegrass Festival Brings Free Music to Redwood City
January 2009
1/30 Sign Up for Redwood City CERT Program
1/29 Apply for a City Board, Commission, or Committee
1/16 Bacteria Level Prompts Sand Removal at City Park
1/15 Annual Preschool Preview Night
1/13 Peninsula Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. January 18 -19
1/8 City's "Teen Reach" Offers Students Career Info, Skills
1/8 Learn to do Home Energy Audits
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