Resident Steve Penna celebrated his birthday at the Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City on Saturday.
Rather than birthday presents, Penna asked that attendees make donations to the Police Activities League (PAL).
Several businesses and organizations contributed to the event: , , Recology San Mateo County, , , Spectrum Magazine, , Redwood City Community Theater, LeBoulanger Mt. Mike's Pizza, , Schoensigns, Mexquite Lutticken's, Hofbrau Catering, Tequila Corazon De Jalisco, , , , LaVictoria, , SweetCakes BakeryCity Pub, Devotion Vodka and family and friends.
Editor's Note: Steve Penna has written opinion articles for Redwood City Patch.