City Services, Sustainability

New online portal and fee-free bill payment options coming soon for Hayward Water System customers

A new online portal is coming next month for Hayward Water System customers, including fee-free...
May 24, 2022

Sign up for a Green House Call to receive a free energy and water efficiency kit

The City of Hayward is once again partnering with local nonprofit Rising Sun Center for Opportunity...
May 24, 2022
News Release, Police Department

Human remains located and identified at construction site in Hayward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Officer Cassondra Fovel (510) 293-7064 Human remains located...
May 18, 2022
Police Department

Application period for Hayward Police Department Summer Youth Academy now open

The Hayward Police Department is offering its annual Summer Youth Academy program this July. The...
May 17, 2022
PD Blotter, Police Department, Public Safety

Weekly Blotter: May 1-7, 2022

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS May 1-7, 2022 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 45 Homicide 0 Weekly...
May 16, 2022
PD Blotter, Police Department, Public Safety

Weekly Blotter

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS April 24-30, 202 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 41 Homicide 0...
May 9, 2022
News Release, Police Department

Motorcycle Safety Awareness

MEDIA POINT OF CONTACT: Sgt. Tasha DeCosta (510) 293-7169 Tuesday-Friday 9am-7pm Check Twice for...
May 5, 2022
A grey map of the City of Hayward with people participating in activities on top
City Government, Community, News Release

Voting open in Hayward’s first People’s Budget participatory budgeting process

HAYWARD, Calif. , May 3, 2022— Hayward People’s Budget voting is now open to decide which community...
May 3, 2022
PD Blotter, Police Department, Public Safety

Police Blotter - April 17-23, 2022

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS April 17-23, 2022 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 56 Homicide 0...
May 2, 2022
Fire Department, News Release, Police Department, Public Safety

Hayward property owners responsible for illegal fireworks activity on their property starting May 5

June 29, 2022: This news item has been updated. Click the button below to report illegal fireworks...
April 28, 2022
A newly updated outdoor eating space
News Release

Applications now being accepted for new Hayward restaurant relaunch and business façade improvement grants

HAYWARD, Calif. , April 14, 2022—The City of Hayward is now accepting applications for two new...
April 14, 2022
Hayward Council Chambers with logos from Hayward Unified School District, Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District and the City of Hayward
Community, News Release

Community town hall on supporting and keeping safe Hayward children and youth

In case you missed the town hall you can view the recordings on Youtube below : English Recording...
April 14, 2022
News Release, Sustainability

Hayward opens valve on Phase 1 of new Recycled Water System

HAYWARD, Calif. , April 12, 2022— The City of Hayward has begun delivering recycled water for...
April 12, 2022
News Release, Police Department

Homicide Investigation - Jackson St/Soto Rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Officer Cassondra Fovel (510) 293-7064 Homicide Investigation...
April 9, 2022
PD Blotter, Police Department, Public Safety

Police Blotter - March 27-April 2, 2022

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS March 27-April 2, 2022 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 41 Homicide...
April 8, 2022
Hayward City Hall on a bright sunny day
City Government, News Release

Recruitment period opens for appointment to Hayward city commissions and task forces

HAYWARD, Calif. , April 5, 2022— The City of Hayward has opened its annual recruitment period for...
April 5, 2022
Advisories, Fire Department

Fire Administrative Office Closure - Thursday, March 31, 2022

The Hayward Fire Department Administrative Office will be closed on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in...
March 30, 2022
News Release, Police Department

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2022 Contact: Sgt. Tasha Decosta, 510-293-7169 Tasha.DeCosta@...
March 29, 2022
Advisories, Library

The Weekes Branch Library will be closed until Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

For the Main library schedule visit,
March 25, 2022
Hayward Police Department Logo
News Release, Police Department

Hayward Public Library employee arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse against youth patron on city property

The Hayward Police Department announced today the arrest of 58-year-old Robert Spitzel, a Hayward Public Library employee, on suspicion of sexual abuse against a juvenile over an approximately five-year timeframe.
March 25, 2022