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The Redwood City Pulse is a news and information website that provides breaking news to you, our reader, as fast as you want it, wherever you are. We are built to give you the best reader experience in any format you choose.

The Pulse is part of Embarcadero Media, which operates respected online sites and newspapers on the Peninsula, including the Palo Alto Weekly/Online, The Almanac, and Mountain View Voice. The sites are driven by news and information that appeals to a highly engaged, loyal audience.

We break the news that matters to you, written by local journalists, and cover all the important issues in the community. It’s our top priority. We update the site throughout the day, so when you come back to visit, chances are you’ll find something new. 

We are the place to go to learn about the most up-to-date, pressing news in Redwood City. 

Think of us as your central hub for all things Redwood City. We like to write stories about new local businesses, highlight special events and bring you general information about anything that impacts the heart of the community.  

We’re independent and it shows in everything we do. And we promise that we’ll remain fiercely local. Like you.

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Our mission

To provide accurate, thought-provoking journalism that inspires the public to make the best possible decisions about their communities. 

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Who owns the Redwood City Pulse?

We are owned by an independent media company called Embarcadero Media, which has 40 years of providing news coverage in the Bay Area. Other sites by Embarcadero Media include Palo Alto Weekly/Online, The Almanac, and Mountain View Voice.

Why does Redwood City need a news site?

Every city needs dedicated news media that focuses on the concerns and issues that promote civic engagement. Redwood City is no different. The Pulse promises to inform you daily with the latest news and headlines that matter to you!

What topics do you plan to cover?

We hope to cover local topics that matter to you, including local, Peninsula and state news, education, public safety, housing, health and the city’s redistricting efforts. You can also count on us to keep you updated on the latest local events and entertainment. 

How do I email the editor?

Contact the editor by sending an email to You can also fill out the form here

How do I submit a press release?

The best way to submit a press release is by emailing your document or PDF to and CC our editor at

How do I add an event to the calendar?

We have a special page for that here.

I have a story idea. Who do I talk to?

If you have a news tip or a story idea, submit it here.

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