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Posted on March 23, 2022

Redwood City Lights Up For Two-Year Mark Of Pandemic: Photos

Several buildings, including Courthouse Square, marked the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic by lighting in blue. REDWOOD CITY, CA — Several buildings in downtown Redwood City lit up in blue last Friday in honor of the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic. The idea was coordinated by Stacey Wagner, the director of public affairs for Kaiser Permanente's Redwood City Medical Center, along with Redwood City Library Director Derek Wolfgram and Health and Sequoia…

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Posted on March 9, 2022

Redwood City To Honor Two-Year Mark Of Pandemic With Blue Lights

Four buildings in downtown Redwood City will turn on their blue lights at dusk on Friday. REDWOOD CITY, CA — Redwood City is turning blue on Friday in honor of the two-year anniversary since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Four buildings in downtown Redwood City will turn on their blue lights at dusk: Courthouse Square: 2200 Broadway Hall of Justice and Records: 400 County Center Kaiser Permanente: Marshall Court side Sequoia Hospital: 170…

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Posted on June 23, 2021

Top 10 Places To Visit In Redwood City

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City is located approximately 27 miles from San Francisco and about 6 miles from Stanford University. A center of high-tech industry and the mid-point of the beautiful San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood City is known for its great climate and profound sense of community. The city enjoys 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: "Climate Best by Government Test". There is so much to do in Redwood City, I wanted to…

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Posted on June 21, 2021

Beer garden bonaza

Have a drink (and a bit of space) at one of these local open-air destinations As many Californians prepare to venture out of their homes this summer with rising vaccination rates and eased COVID-19 restrictions, beer gardens, breweries and outdoor bars are great spots to beat the heat (while also maintaining a bit of social distancing).There are many go-to spots to visit up and down the Peninsula, even as there remains a bit of uncertainty regarding Open Streets programs'…

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Posted on June 21, 2021

Colorful 100-foot-long mural brightens downtown Redwood City

Colorful” seems too tame a description for a 100-foot-long mural which was painted last month on the formerly blank wall of a building at 55 Perry St., near the Caltrain tracks in downtown Redwood City. Oakland-based artist Jet Martinez is known for his dynamically patterned floral compositions, which take inspiration from the folk art of his native Mexico. The mural is entitled “Chrysanthemums (Amate)” and includes birds among the enormous blossoms. Martinez’…

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Posted on May 28, 2021

Kick Back this Memorial Day Weekend with Wagyu Burgers and Korean Corndogs

Welcome to the Weekend Digest, with recs for what to eat, drink, read, and watch   May 27 What to Eat As all good eaters know, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of prime burger season, and there are so many juicy ones to stalk around town. One recent addition: Wilder restaurant in the Marina, the new rough and rowdy spot from the Westwood team, has a new burger for your consideration. Chef Jesus Dominguez spent a decade at Michelin-starred Taj Campton Place, before coming…

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Posted on May 5, 2021

Where to find new public art on the Midpeninsula

Displays include sculptures at Stanford, Redwood City murals and Palo Alto microgrant projects Public art continues to blossom this spring, with new works popping up around the Midpeninsula. A few highlights are listed below. Redwood City A new, 100-foot mural is underway at 55 Perry St. in downtown Redwood City, which honors the city's history of growing chrysanthemums, and the farming community that grew them. The mural, by artist Jet Martinez, offers vibrant colors and a…

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Posted on March 26, 2021

Art Kiosk : A Difficult Conversation by Corey McCall

A Difficult Conversation: a commemoration' offers powerful juxtaposition in paint Art Kiosk portraits celebrate Black power, mourn systemic racism Bay Area painter Corey McCall's new exhibition at the Art Kiosk in downtown Redwood City, "A Difficult Conversation: a commemoration," is a powerful juxtaposition of tragedy and hope, of loss and inspiration. The installation, on view until April 11, features 13 bold and brightly colored oil paintings of Black leaders and luminaries —…

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Posted on March 16, 2021

RCIA Covid Report 2020

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