Monthly Archives: August 2010

#11 – Union Cemetery

Where else in Redwood City can you come as close as you’ll ever get to a veteran of the Civil War? Just down the road from yesterday’s entry, is Redwood City’s own Union Cemetery. Established in 1859, it consists of … Continue reading

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#10 – 5th Quarter Pizza

Sure, so ask 10 people their favorite pizza place and might just get 10 different answers. But I think sure to be on quite a few people’s “Top 3” pizza places is today’s entry, 5th Quarter Pizza, located for the … Continue reading

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#9 – Canyon Coffee

Located in the same little plaza as Sancho’s Taqueria, Canyon Coffee is a great little coffee place, particularly when you’re in the mood for a non-chain coffee.  The owner (Brent) always has a pleasant staff.  Brownie points to the first … Continue reading

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#8 – Pulgas Ridge Trail

Here in Redwood City, we’re surrounded by great hiking/running trails. Edgewood Park, Canada Trail, Huddart & Phleger in neighboring Woodside, and today, Pulgas Ridge. In the Bay Area, you’ll hear a lot of rants about this 293-acre preserve. This former … Continue reading

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# 7 – In-n-Out Burger (grand opening!)

Ok, so you might as well slap that Animal-style directly to my outer thighs, because that’s exactly where it’s gonna end up! For those fast food aficionados who have grown weary of the usual Mickey D’s or running for the … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Climbing on Handley Rock

Rock climbing, in the middle of Redwood City? Even if you’re not an avid rock climber, if you’ve got kids, this is a fun place for them to explore. Located on Handley Trail Way in the center of Emerald Hills … Continue reading

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#5 – Sancho’s Taqueria

I…love this place. What can I say, I know there’s plenty of Mexican restaurants in Redwood City.  Sancho’s, however, is my hands down favorite. The fish tacos, my fav, just melt in your mouth. You can see the entire menu, … Continue reading

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#4 – Emerald Lakes

Named for the distinctive emerald green water that fills them, the two lakes created by the original developers of Emerald Hills still exist to enhance the beauty of the area. While Upper Emerald Lake on Jefferson Avenue is privately held … Continue reading

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#3 – Edgewood County Park

One of my favorite spots for running trails (and hiking). For you 49er trivia buffs, the hilly trails in Edgewood Park are one of the places that Jerry Rice, Roger Craig, and Keena Turner used to do their training runs. … Continue reading

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#2 – Bike Sunday on Canada Road

A “must” for enthusiasts of biking, running, hiking, or just the outdoors! On Sundays, Cañada Road is closed between the Filoli entrance and Highway 92 allowing for non-motorized activities including jogging, bicycling, hiking, roller-skating, and walking (Strollers are welcome, but no ball/frisbee … Continue reading

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