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December 2006
12/21 "Operation Silent Night" Reduces New Years Eve Gunfire
12/20 Workshop Scheduled to Discuss Sign Ordinance Revisions
12/20 City Starts Preparation of Draft EIR for Century 12 Site
12/15 Workshop on Redwood Shores Development Proposal
12/12 Redwood City Appoints New Police Chief
12/07 Fire Department Offers Tips for Fire Safety During Holidays
12/05 Work Starts on Industrial Way Bike Lanes/Reconfiguration
12/01 Public Hearing on Costco Expansion Proposal Draft EIR
12/01 2nd Public Hearing on Downtown Precise Plan EIR

November 2006
11/28 Grant Funds 16 Electronic Speed Signs
11/27 PAL, Police, & Fire Announce 2006 Toy & Book Drive
11/22 December Events at the Library
11/21 Tree Task Force to Offer Recommendations
11/21 Project READ Recruiting Staff with AmeriCorps Grant
11/20 Shores Library Donations to be Matched by RSCA
11/20 CityTrees Awarded Grant for More Tree Plantings
11/16 Whipple Avenue Repaving Scheduled for November 19
11/13 December-January Events at Senior Center
11/08 Community Workshop on Costco Proposal/Draft EIR
11/06 Public Comment Period and Hearings for Downtown Precise Plan Draft EIR

October 2006
10/31 Grand Opening of New Children's Room at Library
10/30 10th International Latino Film Festival in Redwood City!
10/24 Fire Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips
10/23 Celebrate Traveling Storytime Success!
10/19 Redwood City 2020 Awarded California Endowment Grant
10/18 FREE WaterWise Gardening CD-ROM
10/17 Gang Prevention Presentations
Presentaciones Para Prevenir Pandillas (en Español)
10/16 Join the Family Fun at Spooktakular Event
10/16 Celebrate Fleishman Park Renovation!
10/13 Redwood City 2020 Awarded PCF Grant
10/10 Free Screening of Lemony Snicket on Friday the 13th
10/2 Register for Fun, Inspiring Community Builders Program

September 2006
9/29 Tech Guru Larry Magid Headlines October Library Events
9/29 17th Annual Trivia BEE Benefit for Project READ
9/25 Celebrate the New Downtown at October 15 Street Fair!
9/25 Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 - 14; Safety Tips and More
9/22 Join Discussion of Proposed Parks Rules Changes
9/21 Fall Cleanup Day is October 14th - Help Make Downtown Shine!
9/21 Temporary Closures of Bair Island Trail; Restoration Planned
9/18 Draft Downtown Precise Plan Available; Workshops Scheduled
9/15 "Dumbarton Dialogue" - Traffic Discussion Scheduled
9/14 High Schoolers Invited to Youth REACH Career Sessions
9/14 Third Annual PAL Comedy Night Fundraiser, October 15!
9/11 First-Ever Concert on Theatre Way, September 15th
9/06 Bike Lanes Subject of Community Working Group Meeting

August 2006
8/31 Fifth Annual Public Safety Officers' Memorial
8/29 Community Emergency Response Team Training
8/29 Information Meeting on Peninsula Park Proposal
8/28 Artificial Turf to be Installed at Several Red Morton Fields
8/28 Stanford Health Lectures & "Meet the Author" at Library
8/25 Mayor's Beautification Awards Winners to be Honored
8/24 Great Deal on Computer Classes at Senior Center
8/21 Join the Redwood Shores Annual Levee Cleanup
8/21 New Family/Kids Place Under Construction at Library

Redwood City Public Library’s Bookstock 2!


City/School District Partner for Safety

Ciudad/Escuelas se hacen Socios para la Seguridad

8/07 Planning Commission Invites Discussion of General Plan
8/07 Project READ Seeking Volunteers
8/03 Author of Book in Vietnam War Honors Redwood City

July 2006
7/27 Neighborhood Street Improvements Scheduled
7/24 Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Help Patrol Downtown
7/24 The New Downtown Parking - It's a Breeze!
7/19 Apply Now for Citizen Police Academy
7/18 Great Volunteer Opportunities at Senior Center
7/14 Caltrans Starts Night Work on El Camino in Redwood City
7/10 Broadway Reopens; More to Come!
7/06 Enjoy the Redwood City Blues Festival / PAL Benefit!

June 2006
6/29 Council Approves Sewer Rate Increases
6/28 July Events at the Senior Center
6/27 City Seeking Agreement with Police Officers Association
6/26 First Look at Peninsula Park Development Proposal
6/23 Police Report Increase in Burglaries; Ask for Public's Help
6/21 Fire Department Reminder: Ban on Fireworks
6/19 "Jazz Up the Shores" Free Concerts in Marlin Park
6/16 Council to Honor Rescuers
6/13 City Considering Sewer Rate Increase
6/12 Deadline Approaching for Mayor's Beautification Awards
6/12 FREE Live Music All Summer in Redwood City
6/09 Redwood City Named "Tree City" for 25th Consecutive Year
6/08 City & Whole Foods Team Up to Provide Healthy Snacks
6/06 Creative Aging Through Expressive Arts Conference
6/05 Redwood City Library Helps Kids Read All Summer

May 2006
5/26 Join the General Plan Discussion on Open Space & Conservation
5/24 City Seeks Vendor Proposals for Courthouse Square
5/22 May 24th Budget Workshop Cancelled - Combined Into May 23rd Session
5/17 Redwood City Hosts Workshop on Improving El Camino Real
5/17 Library Wins Award; Hosts Free Preschool Open House
5/15 Community Invited to Join Budget Process
5/08 Redwood City 2020 Wins Grant, Award
5/08 Unique Storytelling Workshop for General Plan "Vision"
5/03 May is Water Awareness Month
5/01 Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman Among Subjects in Hopewell Photo Retrospective
5/01 Arson Awareness Week – May 7 through May 13

April 2006
4/28 Join Planning Commission for Guiding Principles Discussion
4/28 The Forum Presents: "Sustainably Modern Architecture"
4/28 "Older Americans Month" Activities at Senior Center
4/25 Temporary Closure of Both Lanes of Jefferson Starts Thursday
4/25 "Tip-a-Cop" Raises Funds for Special Olympics
4/24 Walking Tour, Other Activities for National Historic Preservation Month
4/21 Finals of the 2nd Annual Youth Poetry Contest
4/19 Volunteer-Planted Trees Vandalized
4/12 Great Events in April at the Redwood City Public Library
4/10 Fifth Annual Pet Parade!
4/05 Free WaterWise Spring Gardening Workshops in May
4/04 Redwood City Reads - One Book, One Community
4/03 Join the Spring Cleanup on EarthDay April 22!

March 2006
3/30 Council to Hold Public Hearing on Water Rate Increase
3/28 The Forum Presents: "High-Density and Livable Inner City"
3/21 New Road Closures Scheduled to Begin March 27
3/16 Redwood City 2020 Funded for Child Welfare Program
3/14 Community Working Group on Bike/Pedestrian Issues
3/14 Accessible Recreation Activities Program Musical Show!
3/7 State of the City Address at Senior Center
3/06 Vote on Titles for "One Book, One Community" Event!
3/06 18th Annual Mayor's Beautification Awards
3/01 Two Great Events in March at the Redwood City Library

February 2006
2/28 The Forum Presents: "Unlocking the Secrets of Great Places"
2/22 City Hosts Free Screening of Uplifting Documentary
2/22 Redwood City Education Foundation Annual Fundraiser
2/21 Plan to Attend March Events at the Senior Center
2/14 Two February Events of Note a the Redwood City Library
2/13 Show Civic Pride at Spring Cleanup/Earthday April 22nd
2/07 Join Spring PACT Session, Learn All About the City
2/06 Redwood City Helps Students Learn to be WaterWise
2/02 Join the Downtown "Wayfinding" Signage Discussion
2/02 Homeowner's Workshop - Preserving Historic Character
2/01 Special Event: Mayor to Urge Tree Task Force Applicants

January 2006
1/31 February 1st Forum: Public Health & Urban Design
1/30 Join the City Council in Setting Priorities
1/26 Update on Streetscape Improvements - Detours Scheduled
1/26 City Seeks Applicants for Tree Task Force
1/20 Annual Preschool Preview Night
1/19 Library Reminder: EBooks and Hindi Storytime!
01/17 Redwood City's Martin Luther King Candlelight Vigil
01/15 Discuss Education with Simitian, Lempert, & McBride
01/15 Free Tax Preparation Help for Seniors
01/15 Redwood City Senior Center Events for February
01/09 New Partnership Celebrates Legacy of Martin Luther King
01/05 Apply for a Board, Commission, or Committee Post!
01/05 Funding Available for Organizations Serving Community
01/05 Join the Community Input Workshop on Council Priorities
01/04 January Events at the Redwood City Library
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