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2008 News Releases

December 2008
12/23 Operation Silent Night / Operación Noche de Silencio
12/22 Temporary Change in Drinking Water Appearance
12/15 Fire Safe for Holidays/Seguridad de Fuego
12/10 Port Dredge Sediment Used for Bair Island Restoration
12/08 La Gran Posada Holiday Event
12/04 Hoover Area Workshop / Taller de la Area Hoover
12/02 Vendors Invited to Submit RFP for Courthouse Square Kiosks
November 2008
11/19 Redwood City's "Teen REACH" Offers Students Career Info
11/19 More Opportunities to Participate in New General Plan
11/14 Neighborhood Workshops on Stanford Development Proposal
11/12 Workshop on Budget Based Water Rates for Irrigation Customers
11/07 12th International Latino Film Festival in Redwood City
11/02 Parks Commission to Discuss "Smoke-Free Parks" Proposal
October 2008
10/28 Code Enforcement Office Seeks Volunteers
10/28 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration
10/21 Community Invited to Comment on "Smoke-Free Parks" Proposal
10/20 "Hoover Area Connection" Meeting / Una Junta de la "Conexion del Area Hoover"
10/16 Moving Car Off the Street for Sweeping Will Help Environment
10/15 Annual Halloween Spooktakular
10/14 19th Annual Trivia Bee!
10/10 Community Invited "Stanford in Redwood City" Scoping Session
10/6 Redwood City Welcomes Zoppé Italian Circus
10/03 "Prevent Home Fires" Safety Tips for Fire Prevention Week
10/02 "Scare on the Square" Free Spooky Movies Downtown!
10/01 Another Opportunity to Discuss, Comment on New General Plan
September 2008
9/29 Free Workshop for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
9/24 CERT Sponsors Blood Drive
9/23 City Announces Appointment of New Fire Chief
9/22 Join "One Book - One Community" Book Reading Event in October
9/19 Winners of the Mayor's Beautification Recognition Program
9/18 Avoid False Alarms - Check Smoke Detectors/Alarm Systems
9/16 "Scare on the Square" - Free Outdoor Scary Movies in October
9/12 Celebrate CityTrees' 2,000th Tree and National PARK(ing) Day
9/11 Take the 10 Gallon Challenge and Save Water!
9/10 Be a Part of the Plan - the New General Plan Workshop September 27
9/08 1st Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival - September 20
9/05 Fiestas Patrias - Mexican Independence Day Celebration 9/17
9/02 Join the Annual Fall Cleanup / Coastal Cleanup September 20th
August 2008
8/29 7th Annual Memorial Service for Fallen Public Safety Members
8/25 Host Your Event on National Neighborhood Day, September 21
8/22 Safety First for School Drop Off / La Seguridad Primero - Dejar y Recoger
8/21 Police Department Focusing on Reducing Truancy
8/19 Grand Opening of Redwood Shores Branch Library - Sept. 6!
8/14 Call for Entries - Salsa Tasting and Competition!
8/11 Apply for New Vacancy on Housing & Human Concerns Committee
8/1 Redwood City Community Discussion on Potential "Green Building" Ordinance
July 2008
7/22 Olympics Opening Ceremonies Telecast LIVE Downtown
7/21 Courthouse Square Wins 'Project of the Year' from APWA
7/17 Neighborhood Liaison Program Offers Disaster Prep Class
7/17 Apply Now for Redwood City Citizens Police Academy
7/16 The Weekends Start Early in Downtown Redwood City
7/08 PAL Blues & Art Festival July 18-19
7/07 The Next Second Saturday Art Walk is July 12th!
June 2008
6/30 Neighborhood Street Improvements Scheduled
6/26 Redwood City Reinforces Ban on Fireworks
6/25 Redwood City 2020 Appoints New Executive Director
6/24 Free E-Waste Disposal Event in Redwood City
6/23 "Tip-a-Cop" at Max's and Help Special Olympics
6/23 Project READ Wins Award, Gains Recognition
6/19 Cultural Events, Dance, Music, Art, and More Downtown!
6/18 "Pets Around the Bay" Segment to be Taped at Library
6/13 Next Second Saturday Art Walk - June 14th
6/09 Art on the Square Starts June 20th!
6/06 City Commends Certified Green Businesses
6/06 Meet Great Authors, Hear Live Music at the Library in June
6/03 Coastal Conservancy Grant for Environmental Interpretive Center at New Shores Library
6/02 Council Considering Parking Restrictions to Improve Street Sweeping
May 2008
5/29 Quick, Easy Disaster Preparedness Class on June 3
5/28 New Shuttle Service Kicks Off June 3 - Ceremony on June 20
5/23 Redwood City Community Invited to County's "Livable Communities for Successful Aging" Forum
5/19 Campaign for Shores Library Collection Successful!
5/16 City Promotes From Within for New City Manager
5/14 Seventh Annual Pet Parade on May 31st
5/08 Free Live Music Starts May 30!
5/06 Council to Honor Notre Dame-Americorps Volunteers
5/05 Citrine's Mothers Day Kids Concert May 10th
5/05 Pirates Taking Over Downtown Library May 12 - 17!
5/01 Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Courthouse Square - May 2!
5/01 Arson Awareness Week is May 4 - 10
April 2008
4/22 PAL Board President Wins National Volunteer Award
4/22 City Celebrates National Historic Preservation Month in May
4/21 Tip a Cop at Amici's - Help the Special Olympics
4/18 Hoover Area Workshop / Junta de la área Hoover
4/16 PAL Motorcycle Ride Fundraiser
4/15 Fair Housing Month - 40th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act
4/14 Help Kids Experience Redwood City History
4/9 "SMCReady" Emergency Preparedness Event
4/08 Join the Earth Day Spring Cleanup in Redwood City
4/07 Second Saturday Art Walk Starts April 12
4/03 Two Disaster Prep Classes Scheduled - Sign Up Now!
4/03 Library Sponors Youth Talent Shows
4/01 20th Annual Mayor's Beautification Recognition Program
March 2008
3/31 Historic Preservation Workshop April 9th
3/26 "Bail Out" Volunteers & Donate to Muscular Dystrophy
3/24 City Wins Statewide Award for Downtown Redevelopment
3/24 Police Wait Tables to Raise Funds for Special Olympics
3/14 Library Foundation Receives Large Individual Gift
3/05 Recycled Water Ordinance Workshop March 11
3/03 FREE WaterWise Spring Gardening Workshops
February 2008
2/28 CERT Classes Start March 6th - Sign Up Today!
2/26 Update Your Emergency Contact Information / Actualice Su Contacto de Emergencia
2/20 Bird Photo Contest for New Redwood Shores Library
2/14 Free Tree Pruning Workshop with City Trees
2/12 The Famous Preschool Preview Night is February 19
2/11 Apply to Serve on City Board, Commission, or Committee
2/04 Two Great Events at Fair Oaks Library
2/04 "Are You Ready?" 2-Hour Disaster Preparation Class
January 2008
1/29 Join Kick-Off of Redwood City's Cool Campaign!
1/28 Workskhop to Start New General Plan Process - 1/30
1/23 Sign Up for Redwood City PACT!
1/16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration
1/15 Public Hearing on The Preserve at Redwood Shores
1/14 Help the Council Set its Priorities
1/09 Police Ask Public to Report Suspicious Packages
1/08 Call for Artists - Exhibit at Downtown Library
1/07 Free Movies at the Redwood City Public Library!
1/03 Workshop on Bike/Pedestrian Access in Stambaugh-Heller & Redwood Village
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