A row of voting cubicles against a wall of windows
City Government, Community

How to vote in the Nov. 3 general election

Registered voters in Hayward and across the state will begin receiving vote-by-mail ballots today...
October 6, 2020
Police Department, Public Safety

Police Blotter: September 20-26, 2020

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS September 20 - 26, 2020 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 51 Homicide...
October 1, 2020
City Government, News Release

City of Hayward apologizes for Trump letter unwittingly distributed with food-assistance boxes

HAYWARD, Calif. , Oct. 1, 2020— Several hundred boxes of food distributed today during the weekly...
October 1, 2020
City Government, News Release

Hayward City Council extends local moratorium on evictions of commercial tenants

HAYWARD, Calif. , Sept. 25, 2020—The Hayward City Council has voted to extend by four months until...
September 25, 2020
Police Department, Public Safety

Police Blotter: September 13-19, 2020

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS September 13-19, 2020 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 51 Homicide 1...
September 24, 2020
City Government, Community, News Release

Hayward City Council caps fees order-and-delivery businesses can charge local restaurants

HAYWARD, Calif. , Sept. 23, 2020—The Hayward City Council voted Tuesday to cap temporarily at 15...
September 23, 2020
Sustainability

Hayward meets 2020 emission reduction target ahead of schedule

According to Hayward’s greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory for 2018, completed earlier this month,...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

EBCE launches “Resilient Home” program, providing access to discounted solar and battery backup home energy upgrades 

Through East Bay Community Energy’s (EBCE) new “Resilient Home” program, Alameda County homeowners...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

Explore the world from home with these distance learning activities

More children than ever are distance learning, but there are still ways to keep them close to the...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

Organics, recycling, landfill… What waste goes where?

In the era of COVID, you may be home cooking and using personal protective gear more than ever...
September 22, 2020
Sustainability

The Hayward Household Hazardous Waste Facility has reopened

The Hayward Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility has officially reopened after a temporary...
September 22, 2020
News Release, Police Department, Public Safety

Homicide Investigation

HAYWARD, Calif. , Sept. 18, 2020— On Sunday, September 13, 2020, at about 9:56 PM our officers...
September 18, 2020
Police Department, Public Safety

Police Blotter: September 6-12, 2020

STATISTICAL HIGHLIGHTS September 6-12, 2020 Weekly Arrests (Includes cite/released): 63 Homicide 0...
September 17, 2020
City Services, Community, Fire Department, News Release

Hayward Fire Department offers free chipping service to reduce fire risk

HAYWARD, Calif. , Sept. 16, 2020— The Hayward Fire Department is now accepting applications from...
September 16, 2020
News Release, Police Department, Public Safety

Pedestrian Safety Month

Go Safely, California: September is Pedestrian Safety Month Hayward, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020—...
September 8, 2020
Advisories, Library

Library Closed September 7th and September 9th

The library will be closed on Monday, September 7th in honor of Labor Day and on Wednesday,...
September 5, 2020
City Government

Revised Notice of Public Hearing—Hayward City Council

DATE : September 15, 2020 TIME : 7:00 p.m. PLACE : Zoom Webinar. Login details to be provided on...
September 4, 2020
A family making a disaster preparedness plan
Fire Department, Public Safety

National Preparedness Month: Make a Plan Week

National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community...
September 1, 2020
Images of a crack in asphalt from an earthquake, a wildfire, and a flooded road
Fire Department, Public Safety

Disasters Don’t Wait—Make Your Plan Today

National Preparedness Month begins on Tuesday with the theme “Disasters Don’t Wait—Make Your Plan...
August 31, 2020
Advisories, Library

August 29: HPL to Go Canceled

HPL to Go service is canceled for the remainder of the day as the Air Quality Index in Hayward has...
August 29, 2020
Police Department

Updated Police Department Front Counter Hours

Due to the Shelter in Place in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, effective August 31, 2020, the...
August 27, 2020
Advisories, Library

August 24, 2020: HPL to Go Canceled

HPL to Go service is canceled for the remainder of the day as the Air Quality Index in Hayward has...
August 24, 2020
City Government, City Services, News Release

Hayward waiving fees, streamlining permitting for outdoor dining citywide in compliance with Alameda County health orders

HAYWARD, Calif. , July 29, 2020—The City of Hayward is waiving all permitting fees, providing...
July 29, 2020