Community, Fire Department, Public Safety

Free Emergency Response Training from HFD

The Hayward Fire Department is providing a free CERT Training Program which will consist of four evening indoor classes and one outdoor "hands on" skills class. Participants learn skills that will enable them to provide emergency assistance to their families and immediate neighbors as well as organize a neighborhood team response.
March 21, 2016
Library

"Made in Hayward" Student Library Card Drive

The City of Hayward Public Library has partnered with Hayward Unified School District to give every...
March 12, 2016
Open Water Rescuers
Fire Department, Public Safety

Hayward Fire Department Hosts Open Water Rescuer Class

During March, the Hayward Fire Department hosted an Open Water Rescuer class. Four instructors, all from Hayward Fire, instructed 16 students from the following agencies: Alameda County Fire Department, Contra Costa Fire Department, Albany Fire Department, Oakland Fire Department, and East Bay Regional Parks.
March 10, 2016
City Goverment, City Services, Sustainability

State Extended Emergency Drought Regulations

With California still experiencing severe drought despite recent rains, on February 2, 2016 the State Water Resources Control Board adopted revised Emergency Regulations to ensure that urban water conservation continues in 2016.
March 9, 2016
Advisories, Library

Thurs, March 10th Library Closed for Staff Training

The Main Library and Weekes Branch will be closed on Thursday, March 10th for staff training. The...
March 7, 2016
Advisories

Prepare for Wet Weather

With El Nino looming, our Maintenance Service Department has spent the past few months working...
March 5, 2016
A plastic water bottle in a pile of leaves
Community, Sustainability

Hayward students enlisted to combat litter with #HaywardShines

The City of Hayward has "gamified" litter removal with the help of Hayward students and the Litterati mobile app. All it takes is a smartphone, the app and the hashtag #HaywardShines to clean up your community and earn chances to win cash prizes.
March 5, 2016
Police Department

Arrest of suspect for murder of Stacey Aguilar

Esmid Valentine Pedraza, a 23 year old resident of unincorporated Hayward, was arrested today on a...
March 4, 2016
Library

Construction Begins

Work on Hayward’s 21st Century Library and Heritage Plaza project has begun. The old main library will remain open for regular business throughout the upcoming 20 months of construction. Thanks to Hayward voters who approved Measure C funding in 2014, the project is fully funded and now under way. The new library will be the most environmentally sustainable public building ever built in Hayward.
March 4, 2016
Advisories

Downtown Lane Closures on Mission Blvd.

Motorists traveling through Downtown Hayward should be advised of occasional lane closures on the...
February 25, 2016
Airport

Airport Welcomes Super Bowl 50 Fans

Super Bowl 50 was held on February 7 at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara and it attracted thousands of...
February 23, 2016
Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle
Airport

Second ARFF Truck Arrives

The Hayward Fire Department (HFD) has acquired a second Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)...
January 1, 2016
Airport

APP Jet Center Design Revealed

APP Jet Center has released this airside rendering of their new FBO facility at HWD. The project...
January 1, 2016
Airport

Airport Operations News

There has been an increase in the number of aircraft operations in the past year, and this...
January 1, 2016
Merdian being built by a large construction crane
Airport

Meridian Rising

The primary steel structure for the Meridian Hayward FBO was put in place in late November. The...
January 1, 2016
Left to right: Eric Williams, Steve Senegal, Forrest Copeland, Rita Senegal
Airport

Local Pilot Wins Reno Gold

If you like high-performance aircraft, it doesn't get much better than the National Championship...
January 1, 2016
Sustainability

Potential Extension of California’s Emergency Drought Regulations

In spite of recent heavy rains, California’s water supply continues to be low. On November 13, 2015, Governor Brown issued his fifth Executive Order on the drought (EO B-36-15), which calls for a possible extension of emergency water regulations until October 31, 2016. The extension will be considered if drought conditions persist through January 2016.
December 11, 2015
Events

Hayward companies inspire next generation workforce

(HAYWARD, CA) – On Thursday, November 5, five Hayward advanced industries opened their doors to...
November 6, 2015
Community, Events, Fire Department

Hayward’s Trailblazing “Firehouse Clinic” Set to Open

(HAYWARD, CA) – The City of Hayward will host a grand opening ceremony on Friday, November 13, for its new South Hayward fire station and first-of-its-kind community health clinic. The ceremony begins at 1:00 p.m. and will include tours of the new Fire Station #7, Firehouse Clinic, and health screenings for local residents. Local leaders including Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell and Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle will provide remarks at 2:00 p.m. The project is a collaboration among the City of Hayward, the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA), and Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc.
October 29, 2015
Community, Events, Police Department

Hayward Police to stage major pre-Halloween operation

(HAYWARD, CA) – The Hayward Police Department anticipates a rash of spooky behavior, including...
October 28, 2015
City Goverment, Community, Library

Hayward breaks ground on new library, heritage plaza

On October 3, 2015, several hundred community members and dignitaries gathered in Municipal Parking Lot #10 on the corner of C Street and Mission Boulevard to celebrate the ground breaking for Hayward’s 21st Century Library and Heritage Plaza project. On October 3, 2015, several hundred community members and dignitaries gathered in Municipal Parking Lot #10 on the corner of C Street and Mission Boulevard to celebrate the ground breaking for Hayward’s 21st Century Library and Heritage Plaza project.
October 21, 2015
Events, News Release

Hayward to welcome Rubik’s Cube Elite

(HAYWARD, CA) – When Erno Rubik invented his eponymous cube puzzle in 1974, it took him a full...
October 21, 2015
Council Member Medall accepting EPA Green Power Award
Sustainability

Hayward Receives Prestigous EPA Green Power Leadership Award

The City of Hayward’s Water Pollution Control Facility has received a 2015 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA’s annual Green Power Leadership Awards recognize the country’s leading green power users for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented the City’s Water Pollution Control Facility with an On-site Generation award at the 2015 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Arlington, Virginia on October 19, 2015.
October 20, 2015
Library

Groundbreaking Celebration

HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA - The city of Hayward will break ground on a new, state of the art 21st Century...
October 3, 2015
Mayor Halliday receiving the Beacon Award
Sustainability

Hayward Recognized as Statewide Sustainability Leader

Hayward was one of only four cities in California honored with the Beacon Award in 2015. Mayor Halliday received the award during the League of Cities Conference in San Jose on October 1, 2015.
October 2, 2015
Events

Hayward to Honor Titans of Public Service

(HAYWARD, CA) – Hayward public service organizations will gather on Tuesday, October 6 under the...
September 30, 2015
Airport, Advisories

Vehicle Access Gate 6 Closures

VEHICLE ACCESS GATE 6 CLOSURES WHAT: Closure of Vehicle Access Gate 6. WHEN: Commencing Friday,...
September 1, 2015
City Goverment, News Release

City of Hayward announces new Director of Information Technology

(HAYWARD, CA) – The City of Hayward is pleased to announce the appointment of the City of Hayward’s...
July 24, 2015
Advisories, News Release, Police Department

Procession to escort body of Sgt. Lunger to Funeral Home

(HAYWARD, CA) – The Hayward Police Department officers from other agencies will be escorting the...
July 23, 2015
Advisories

Hayward to Break Ground on 9/11 Memorial

HAYWARD, CA) – Like most Americans, Hayward resident Michael L. Emerson was deeply shaken by the...
July 16, 2015