Redwood City, California - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • The smell of the sea, great weather, and a touch of class are what you'll find in Redwood City (JOBS). Located midway between San Francisco and San Jose, Redwood City is at the center of the hi-tech industry and also offers a high quality of life.

    Situated on the shores of San Francisco Bay, Redwood City has a deep-water port that provides its residents with optimum sailing opportunities. If you're not a sailor yet, but would like to get in on this popular bay-area activity, check out the many merchants offering lessons. Interested in learning more about the bay itself? Stop by the Marine Science Institute and go for a cruise in their 90-foot research vessel.

    Downtown Redwood City has many charms, most notably its eclectic architecture – the city's historical buildings are well maintained. When you're not shopping or dining, you can take advantage of two major entertainment venues: the Fox Theatre, which dates back to 1928, and the Little Fox.

    Redwood City is a pleasant place to call home. Just 23 miles away from San Francisco, you will never get bored and public transportation is always at your fingertips. The San Mateo Transit District will take you places throughout the city as will Cal-Train.

    Some of the biotech and pharmaceutical companies you will find in Redwood City are Codexis, Inc., Genomic Health, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., Maxygen, Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc., Genelabs Technologies Inc., and Apogee Clinical Inc. Abbott has a vascular devices unit in Redwood City.

    For more information about opportunities in Redwood City, visit the BioSpace Biotech Bay ™ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in Northern California and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.

    Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.

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    Information and Links  
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    Government Community of Redwood City
    Tourism Community of Redwood City (Visiting)
      San Mateo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Weather The Weather Channel
    Real Estate  
      San Mateo County Association of Realtors
      City of Redwood City (Hotels and Motels)
    Local News  
      The Mercury News (San Jose)
      The Examiner (San Francisco)
      San Francisco Chronicle
    Local Transit  
      San Mateo Transit District
      511 TakeTransit
    Public Schools  
      Redwood City School District
      Belmont-Redwood Shores School District
      Sequoia Union High School District
    Colleges + Universities  
      Cañada College
      Chabot College (Hayward)
      College of San Mateo
      Foothill College (Los Altos Hills)
      Menlo College (Atherton)
      Notre Dame de Namur University (Belmont)
      Stanford University (Stanford)
    More Information  
      Redwood City/San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce