Redwood City is located 27 miles south of San Francisco and 24 miles north of San Jose. Redwood City’s motto – ‘Climate Best by Government Test”, describes its relatively mild Mediterranean Climate. It is the only deep-water port on the San Francisco Bay south of San Francisco itself.
The county seat of San Mateo County, it is home to the county government center. Downtown Redwood City is a mix of old and new and features summer concerts on the plaza in front of the restored San Mateo County Court house which is now the San Mateo History museum.
The Fox Theater in Redwood City is home to Broadway by the Bay – the only musical theater group between San Francisco and San Jose.
Redwood City is a very diverse cosmopolitan city and home to large tech companies such as Oracle, Box, Electronic Arts, Evernote and Wealthfront.