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December 2004
12/28 Redwood City PD Announces Operation Silent Night 2004
12/20 Forum on Healthy Streets for Healthy People
12/16 Last Minute Gifts from Friends of the Library Store
12/14 Council Vacancy to be Filled by Appointment
12/10 Yahoo! Donates to Redwood City Library Foundation
12/09 Reward for Information on Fatal Hit and Run Accident
12/07 Schaberg Library Renovation Contract Awarded
12/01 Help Shape the Future at General Plan Update Workshop
12/01 Join the "Season of Lights" and Brighten the Community!
November 2004
11/30 Help the 2004 PAL Toy and Book Drive
11/29 Libraries to Close for Half Day This Friday
11/22 Study Session on Retaining Neighborhood Character
11/17 Project READ and AmeriCorps Offer Opportunity to Serve
11/09 Join Toastmasters for a Fall Celebration
11/08 New Whole Foods Teams with Project Read for Benefit
11/05 Teen Programs & Opportunities at the Library
11/02 Community Meeting to Discuss Parks Ordinance
October 2004
10/28 November Events at the Library
10/28 Forum on the Affordable Housing System & the Role of Design
10/25 Join Community Builders - Apply Now!
10/21 Yellow Ribbon Drive to Support Adopted Military Unit
10/20 Help Protect our Creeks and Streams During Rainy Season
10/19 Redwood City Fire Department's Halloween Safety Tips
10/18 Bring the Family to the Halloween Spooktakular!
10/12 Steel Delivery Scheduled for Garage/Retail-Cinema Project
10/8 Support After School Programs with Lights On Afterschool!
10/8 The Trivia Bee, Benefiting Project READ
10/7 October Events at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center
10/1 State Library Chief Visits Redwood City
September 2004
9/30 Announcing Redwood City's Low-Flow Toilet Giveaway!
9/29 Fall Cleanup Day to Focus on City Parks
9/28 National Fire Prevention Week is October 3 - 9
9/22 2nd Meeting on City's "Adopted" Military
9/20 Free Compost Available on October 9
9/17 Unknown Substance in Store Causes Evacuation
9/16 Community Meeting for General Plan Update
9/16 The Forum at Redwood City Presents Victor Dover
9/10 Firefighters Screen Movie as Fundraiser for Burn Foundation
9/10 Talleres Educativos en Español / Health Workshops in Spanish
9/8 City Website Wins Top National Award
9/7 Mayor's Beautification Award Winners Announced
9/3 Celebrate Life at 3rd Annual Wellness Festival
9/1 Centennial of Master Storyteller Isaac Bashevis Singer
August 2004
8/27 Fall Hours at Redwood City Library
8/26 City Prepares Alternative Bair Island Restoration Plan
8/26 New Concert Added to Live in Downtown
8/24 Meeting to Plan Support for "Adopted" Armed Services Unit
8/17 Street Resurfacing Scheduled to Begin August 30
8/16 Announcing Redwood City Community Television
8/12 Visit Victorian Days & the Old West on August 28
8/11 Community Meeting on Redwood Shores Library Project
8/6 Keep Summer Going at the Redwood City Library
8/4 Concrete Pour Requires Jefferson Street Closure
8/3 Picnic Site Reservations Now Available

July 2004

7/30 Council Calls Special Meeting on Marina Shores
7/15 Home Repair Assistance for Low Income Seniors
7/9 Free Concert at Marlin Park in Redwood Shores
7/8 Courthouse Square Joint Study Session Scheduled
7/6 Applications for Fall 2004 PACT Program Available
7/6 Jefferson Avenue to be Temporarily Closed for Concrete Pour

June 2004

6/29 Council Moves Forward With Lean Budget
6/25 Jefferson Ave. & Farm Hill Blvd. to be Resurfaced
6/22 Fire Department Reminds Community of Fireworks Ban
6/18 Community Improvement Grant Program
6/15 2nd Downtown Precise Plan Workshop June 17
6/15 General Plan Update Workshop in Farm Hill Area June 29
6/15 Deadline for Mayor's Beautification Awards is June 30
6/7 Temporary Downtown Road Closures for Concrete Pour
6/3 Oil-Soaked Rags Blamed in Garage Fire
6/3 Free Live Music All Summer Long in Redwood City!

May 2004

5/28 Community Budget Review Workshop
5/28 June Events at Redwood City Library
5/23 Downtown Precise Plan Workshop Scheduled
5/20 Free Lecture on Home Safety & Security
5/18 Accessible Recreation Activities Program Participants to Perform Theater Piece
5/10 Celebrate Fair Oaks Community Center's 30th Anniversary!
5/7 Smoke Alarm Helps Protect Residents in Fire
5/7 3rd Annual Public Safety Memorial Service
5/3 General Plan Update Workshop in Redwood Shores
April 2004
4/26 Celebrate National Historic Preservation Week in RWC
4/26 The Forum at Redwood City Continues - "Global City Blues"
4/22 Study Session for Courthouse Square Design Alternatives
4/22 Kids 5 and Younger Love "Day in the Park"
4/16 Have a Meal and Help the Library!
4/15 Join the "Human Race" Fundraiser for Community Services
4/13 Mercury Thermometer Exchange
4/12 Project READ Tutor Training Begins Soon
4/7 Skate Park Wins State Award of Excellence
4/7 Redwood City Library Celebrates National Library Week
March 2004
3/30 Budget Cuts Force Changes in City Tree Maintenance
3/26 Redwood City Police "Tip-a-Cop" Fundraiser for Special Olympics
3/22 Two Opportunities to Help Plan Redwood City's Future
3/19 Home Fire Prompts Smoke Alarm Reminder
3/18 Recycled Water Task Force Report Completed
3/17 Join Redwood City's Spring Cleanup!
3/16 3rd Annual Pet Parade!
3/12 Redwood City has Plan for Addressing Budget Deficits
3/11 Early St. Patrick's Day Lunch, or Teen Concert? Parks Has it All!
3/8 Parks Department offers "Every Day Etiquette for Kids"
3/2 Families Invited to Cricket Magazine's Birthday
3/1 Applications Available for City Boards, Commissions, Committees
3/1 Volunteer for Storytime to Make a Difference in Kids' Lives
February 2004
2/25 Redwood City Finalizes Fees for Media Parking During Peterson Trial
2/25 It's Not Too Early to Consider Summer Camps; Redwood City Makes Early Registration Easy & Cheaper at the "Camp Faire"
2/24 Monthly "Forum at Redwood City" Continues: Geoffrey Ferrell, on the Public Participation Tool of "Design Charrettes" - March 3, 2004
2/23 Library Board Announces New Director
2/20 Redwood City Public Library Offers a Walk Down Memory Lane with Antique Autos
2/20 Redwood City's Schaberg Branch Library to be Temporarily Closed for Remodeling
2/13 Third Public Workshop Scheduled for Courthouse Square Design
2/12 "Project Childsafe" Comes to Redwood City – Police to Distribute Firearm Safety Kits
2/10 Redwood City Public Library Offers Fascinating and Rare Presentation on African American Sailors in the Civil War Period ~ Part of Black History Month
2/5 Redwood City's Project READ Recruiting Volunteer Tutors to Help a Child, Teen, or Adult Succeed at Learning
2/2 City Schedules 2nd Public Workshop on General Plan Update, Seeks Public Input to "Help Create a Vision for Redwood City"

January 2004
1/30 Redwood City Offers Free Tax Preparation Services to Seniors
1/29 Information Available on Downtown Parking, Traffic Impacts During Peterson Trial
1/28 PACT Helps to Build a Great Community Together! Applications Now Available for Redwood City's "Partnership Academy for Community Teamwork"
1/27 Water Quality Improvement Coming to Redwood City, All SFPUC Water Customers
1/23 The Forum at Redwood City Continues with Timely Presentation on "Transit Oriented Development"
1/22 Redwood City & Bay Area Parent Magazine Co-Sponsor Annual Preschool Preview Night ~ A Preschool / Child Care & Parent Resource Faire ~
1/20 City and Neighbors to Celebrate Completion of "New" Roosevelt Avenue
1/15 Redwood City Offers Seminars, Training, and Classes to Public
1/15 Redwood City to Host County Transportation Authority Workshop on "Our Transportation Future"
1/13 January Brings Huge Book Sale and Events for Everyone at Redwood City Public Library
1/13 Hauling for Downtown Underground Public Parking Garage to Occasionally Take Place in Evenings and Weekends
1/13 Redwood City's PAL Basketball League Seeking Coaches
1/9 Redwood City Police Department Receives State Grant to Combat Drinking Drivers
1/7 Redwood City Leg of Sea Otter Classic Bicycle Race Canceled for 2004; Organizers Site Slow Economy for Shortage of Corporate Sponsorship;
1/5 Funding Available for Organizations Serving Low and Moderate Income Households and Special Needs Populations in Redwood City


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