Fire Department

Week #2 for Recruit Class 2016-1

Recruit Class 16-1 just completed week #2 of the Academy. In week 2, the recruits were taught about...
April 4, 2016
Police officers standing outside of a building
Police Department, Public Safety

Hayward Police Department Plays Key Role in Operation Targeting Gangs

HAYWARD - The Hayward Police Department played an integral role in a nation wide five-week...
April 1, 2016
City Government, Community, News Release

City of Hayward Seeks Applicants for Youth Commission

HAYWARD – Applications are now being accepted from students interested in serving on the Hayward...
April 1, 2016
Stonebrae golf course in greens and oranges
Community, Events

PGA Tour Returns to Hayward

HAYWARD - The Stonebrae Classic, a Tour event, will return to TPC Stonebrae in the Hayward...
April 1, 2016

Airport Open House, Fall 2016

We've made a decision to postpone the annual Airport Open House until this fall, on a date to be...
March 31, 2016
Mayor Halliday & 2015 John Pappas Award Winners Jeanne Grocker & Steve Sapontzi
Community, Events

Hearts of Hayward Awards seeking nominations!

HAYWARD - Do you have a volunteer in your life who you would like to recognize for their hardwork?...
March 31, 2016
Fire Department

Hayward Fire Department at the Big Fight

Frank Holland, the City of Hayward's former Community and Media Relations Officer representing the...
March 26, 2016
New HFD Rescue Boat
Fire Department

Behind The Scenes

Whether it is training on our new rescue fire boat, throwing ladders or rope rescue, HFD is always...
March 25, 2016
Advisories, City Government

Changing local media landscape and public notices

Effective April 5, The Hayward Daily Review will change from a daily to a weekly newspaper running legal ads on Fridays.
March 24, 2016
Hayward Fire Department recruits plank in front of two fire engines
Fire Department

The Latest Recruits

Today was Orientation Day. Day 1 of a 16-week academy for Recruit Class 2016-1. Today, the Recruits...
March 21, 2016
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

"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 Government, 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
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

Prepare for Wet Weather

With El Nino looming, our Maintenance Service Department has spent the past few months working...
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

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

Downtown Lane Closures on Mission Blvd.

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

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

Second ARFF Truck Arrives

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

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 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

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

Local Pilot Wins Reno Gold

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

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

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