We checked out California Planning & Development Report's California's Best and Worst Mid-Sized City Downtowns after AT:LA slinked to it.
Berkeley, Santa Rosa, and Chico made the "Best of" list. Redwood City's named "The Next Big Thing": As it matures, downtown Redwood City could well become one of the Bay Area's most interesting urban places. (We've actually heard this for several years.)
In July, CP&DR ranked California's Best and Worst Big City Downtowns. Guess which city was the best? San Francisco.
Image: City of Redwood City