City Government

Current Hours and Safety Rules

Effective, Thursday, Jan. 6, Hayward City Hall will be closed to the public Fridays throughout...
January 10, 2022
An image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. next to the text "event postponed"
City Government, Community, Events, News Release

Hayward’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration event postponed due to surging coronavirus infections

HAYWARD, Calif. , Jan. 7, 2022—The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration held annually in...
January 7, 2022
Image of rolling green hills with a view of the City of Hayward at night. On top of the image in white text on a red box: CDP Disclosure Insight Action A List 2021.
City Government, News Release, Sustainability

Hayward wins third A-List recognition as global leader among cities in climate protection

HAYWARD, Calif. , Dec. 27, 2021— Hayward has been recognized as one of 95 cities worldwide and...
December 27, 2021
Two gloved hands on a lab bench with cannabis leaves and small test tubes around it.
City Government, News Release

Hayward to open screening process for new commercial cannabis permit applicants

HAYWARD, Calif. , Dec. 20, 2021— The City of Hayward will begin accepting applications starting Jan...
December 20, 2021
Professional headshot of a smiling Black woman with short hair and glasses with a green plant in the background.
City Government, News Release

City of Hayward announces appointment of new Assistant City Manager

HAYWARD, Calif., Dec. 2, 2021 — City Manager Kelly McAdoo has named Regina Youngblood as Assistant...
December 2, 2021
People organizing supplies and clothing on tables inside a gym.
City Government, Community, News Release

New community-based Afghan relief donation hub in Hayward to hold Open House event Dec. 4

HAYWARD, Calif. , Nov. 23, 2021—Hayward community members and the City of Hayward are working with...
November 23, 2021
Navigation Center original two trailers.
City Government, City Services, Public Safety

Hayward Navigation Center moving nearly two-thirds of formerly homeless residents into permanent housing

HAYWARD, Calif. , Nov. 18, 2021— The City of Hayward Housing Navigation Center celebrates its two-...
November 18, 2021
Russell City mural with painting of Jazz singers and performers as well as a little Black boy dancing.
City Government, City Services, News Release

Hayward City Council issues formal apology for City’s role in racial discrimination—and mass displacement of Russell City residents

HAYWARD, Calif. , Nov. 17, 2021—The Hayward City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a...
November 17, 2021
Economic Development staff members Paul Nguyen and Catherine Ralston smiling at the IEDC Awards
City Government, News Release

City of Hayward recognized for excellence in attracting advanced industries and supporting minority-owned small business

HAYWARD, Calif. , Oct. 14, 2021—The City of Hayward and its Economic Development Division received...
October 14, 2021
Hayward City Council Chambers
City Government, News Release

In-person Hayward City Council meetings to resume with COVID-19 vaccination requirement to attend

HAYWARD, Calif. , Sept. 24, 2021—Hayward will resume in-person City Council meetings beginning...
September 24, 2021
City Government, Community, News Release, Public Safety

How to follow implementation and testing of Hayward community safety initiatives

HAYWARD, Calif. , Sept. 13, 2021— The City of Hayward has established a new webpage for following...
September 13, 2021
Photo of the Hayward 9/11 Memorial, a paved space with four large black rectangular structures with engravings. In the center, a brown rectangular block with the US flag rising from it.
City Government, Community, Events, News Release

City of Hayward vigil Sept. 11 to remember and honor lives lost and impacted during and following the 9/11 attacks

911 Memorial Event 2021_MCW (1).png The City of Hayward will host a community gathering and...
September 7, 2021
Russell City Energy Center
City Government, Community, News Release

California Energy Commission okays power plant restart over City objections following unexplained explosion

HAYWARD, Calif. , July 19, 2021—The California Energy Commission approved on Thursday an...
July 19, 2021