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Posted on December 1, 2022

REDWOOD CITY’S ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING

DECEMBER 3 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Begin your holiday season this year in Downtown Redwood City for the Annual Redwood City Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 3rd at 6 p.m., sponsored by the City of Redwood City. EVENT…

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Posted on November 30, 2022

RCIA honors veterans with series of banners

RCIA honors veterans with series of banners In honor of Veterans Day, the Redwood City Improvement Association (RCIA) unveiled a series of street banners throughout Downtown Redwood City. The banners will remain on display through the end of November. The banners honor all six branches of the military, including the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force, each banner depicting the seal associated with its corresponding branch. RCIA oversaw the creative…

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Posted on November 30, 2022

THE MERRIE OLDE CHRISTMAS CAROLERS

DECEMBER 3 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM The world’s oldest and largest professional caroling organization will be spreading some Christmas cheer during two performances this month. Costumed in Dickensian attire, The Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers perform new and unique musical arrangements of beloved holiday songs. Songs are accompanied by the merry sounds of sleigh bells, finger cymbals, tambourines and kazoos. The carolers will make their way throughout Downtown singing loud for all to…

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Posted on September 20, 2022

Annual Reports

RCIA Annual Report 2021 RCIA COVID Report 2020 RCIA Annual Report 2020 RCIA Annual Report 2019 RCIA Annual Report…

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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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