Sharing the title for world’s best climate Redwood City is known for it’s mild Mediterranean weather and deep sense of community. With miles of San Francisco Bay shoreline to the east, and rolling hills to the west, this inviting city of 75,000 residents features a diverse selection of neighborhoods and is a hub of business and industry.
Built on the former site of Marine World, the Redwood Shores Waterfront Community is part of incorporated Redwood City and offers a taste of life on the water. High-tech companies like Electronic Arts and Oracle also call this area home.
Redwood City offers residents 24 parks of varying sizes. Red Morton is 38 acres of picnic and BBQ areas, playgrounds, a pool and athletic fields. The Phil Shao Memorial Skate Park is a 13,000 square foot outdoor facility. Stulsaft Park is a child’s dream come true with it’s spectacular playground, popular water features, and a secluded trail and creek, perfect for walking one’s furry friends.
Recently revitalized downtown offers a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options. The area offers a unique experience thanks to its blend of historical buildings and charm, with modern amenities such as a 20-screen theater.
There are 23 schools in Redwood City including Sandpiper and North Star Academy, which have both received a Great School rating of 10. One of the state’s smallest, Cañada Community College offers bachelor degrees through its Center for International and University Studies.
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