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Events

Hayward's Summer Street Parties return to downtown starting June 20

Celebrate summer by attending annual Summer Street Parties held on the third Thursday of June, July...
June 13, 2024
News Release, Police Department, Public Safety

Hayward Police Department Holding DUI Checkpoint June 28, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13 , 2024 Contact: Sgt. Mike Matthews, 510-293-7169 Mike.Matthews@...
June 13, 2024
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City Government

Special online workshop this evening on creation of Hayward City Council districts

Hayward residents are invited to a special online workshop this evening to learn about and...
June 11, 2024
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City Government, Fire Department, Police Department

Be a good neighbor—Obey the Hayward fireworks ban

With the Fourth of July holiday upcoming, the City is reminding residents that all forms of...
June 11, 2024
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City Government, Library, News Release

Hayward Public Library seeks coffee business to take over Main Library café space

Hayward Public Library is looking for a new coffee business to take over its extraordinary pocket...
June 11, 2024
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City Government, Sustainability

Lifting up neighborhoods by picking up

The Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force is bringing its program of neighborhood beautification...
June 11, 2024
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City Government

Hayward Fire Chief Garrett Contreras retires but visionary legacy will endure

HAYWARD, Calif. , June 7, 2024— Hayward Fire Chief Garrett Contreras retires today, bringing to a...
June 7, 2024
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City Government, Fire Department

Hayward Fire Chief Garrett Contreras retires but his visionary legacy will endure

Hayward Fire Chief Garrett Contreras retires today, bringing to a close a 30-year fire service...
June 7, 2024
PD Blotter, Police Department

Police Blotter - May 19-25, 2024

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS May 19-25, 2024 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 57 Homicide 0...
June 6, 2024
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Community, Events

Juneteenth in Hayward—Freedom Celebration event, flag raisings, Hayward Public Library exhibits and programs

HAYWARD, Calif. , June 5, 2024— Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the...
June 5, 2024
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City Government

Special online workshop for creation of Hayward City Council districts to be held June 11

Hayward residents are invited to a special online workshop on Tuesday evening to learn about and...
June 5, 2024
City Government

Southbound Hesperian Boulevard closure south of A Street to Skywest Drive

HAYWARD, Calif. , June 2, 2024—Southbound Hesperian Boulevard is closed to traffic south of A...
June 2, 2024
PD Blotter, Police Department

Weekly Blotter - May 12-18, 2024

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS May 12-18, 2024 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 34 Homicide 0...
May 30, 2024
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Airport, Events, News Release

New program helps businesses hire local while creating hometown career opportunities

HAYWARD, Calif. , May 29, 2024—The City of Hayward is introducing a new initiative to address labor...
May 29, 2024
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City Government

Now accepting housing applications from low-income seniors

Mission Paradise is now accepting applications from low-income seniors 62 years of age and older to...
May 29, 2024
Advisories, Airport, City Services, Fire Department, Library, News Release, Police Department

City Hall and Nonessential Services Closures: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Hayward City Hall will be closed, and nonessential municipal services will be paused on Wednesday,...
May 28, 2024
Sustainability

Tips for Enjoying Outdoor Activities Responsibly

As summer approaches, residents of Hayward look forward to the opportunity to engage in outdoor...
May 28, 2024
Community, Events, Police Department

Sign-up for Hayward Police Department 2024 Summer Youth Academy

Due to an overwhelming response from the community we are no longer accepting applications for the...
May 28, 2024
Community, Events, Police Department

Registration period for Hayward Police Department 2024 Summer Fun Recreational Program now open

The Hayward Police Department Youth and Family Services Bureau is partnering with Hayward Public...
May 28, 2024
Sustainability

Celebrate Bike Month this May!

May is Bike Month! To celebrate, the City of Hayward, Bike East Bay, and several other...
May 28, 2024
Dogs and cats available for adoption
Community, Events, Police Department

Free Pet Adoptions at Hayward Animal Shelter on Saturday, June 1

On Saturday, June 1, the Hayward Animal Shelter is offering a fantastic opportunity for pet lovers...
May 28, 2024
Sustainability

East Bay Green Home Tour 2024

On June 1st Hayward residents have the opportunity to see what their East Bay neighbors are doing...
May 28, 2024
Sustainability

Hayward Promotes Efficient Irrigation Practices

As temperatures rise and summer approaches, residents of Hayward are gearing up to reactivate their...
May 28, 2024
Sustainability

Earth Month Highlights: 19 students win Hayward’s Poster and Writing Contest; record-breaking turnout for Earth Day litter pick-up and community fair

To celebrate Earth Month, which is April each year, the City of Hayward hosted the 41st Annual...
May 28, 2024
City Government, City Services

Registration open for next Hayward Disposal Days event on Saturday, June 8

Registration is now open for the next Disposal Days event, Saturday, June 8. Hosted by the City of...
May 25, 2024
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Airport, City Government

Legal settlement affirms Hayward move to district-based elections for Council

HAYWARD, Calif. , May 23, 2024— The City of Hayward announced on Tuesday the settlement of a...
May 23, 2024
City Government, News Release

Hayward showing progress in sheltering of people experiencing homelessness

HAYWARD, Calif. , May 20, 2024— Newly released findings of the 2024 count of people experiencing...
May 20, 2024