Redwood City mayor suddenly ends campaign for Peninsula Assembly seat

REDWOOD CITY – Redwood City Mayor Giselle Hale announced Friday that she is suspending her campaign for the Assembly this fall, citing the impact running for the seat has had on her family. “I saw how deeply this race impacted the mental health and happiness of my husband and our two daughters,” Hale said in … Read more

Support staff at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City strike in push for new contract

REDWOOD CITY – Hundreds of health care and support workers at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City are striking Monday morning, calling for better working conditions and a new contract. Picketing was set to begin at 6 a.m. at the hospital located at 170 Alameda de las Pulgas. Nurses assistants, aides, surgical technologists, respiratory therapists, cooks … Read more

Redwood City police search for suspect in sexual battery, robbery case

REDWOOD CITY – The San Mateo County’s Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a sexual battery and robbery case that occurred in downtown Redwood City early Sunday morning.  A woman was walking home at 2 a.m. in the 2300 block of Bay Road when she was approached by … Read more

Containment of Edgewood Fire reaches 95%

REDWOOD CITY — The Edgewood Fire burning near Redwood City was almost fully contained as of Thursday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. The fire ignited at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near Rocky and Eastview ways in Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve. Evacuation orders were issued but later downgraded to advisories. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the … Read more

From Mountain View to Sonoma, Hundreds March for Gun Control

Students led a gun control protest in downtown Redwood City on Saturday morning, one of several taking place around the Bay Area and more than 450 nationwide as part of the March For Our Lives movement. Students Kaaya Minocha, Lily Arangio, Nicholas Kwok and Christopher Kwok, all of whom have been involved in March For … Read more