Posted on: February 1, 2016

Summer Job Fair – Recreation Services

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Are you looking for a summer job that is fun and exciting? Come to the City of Fremont Recreation Services Job Fair on Thursday, February 25 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Teen Center in Central Park, located at 39700 Paseo Padre Pkwy. Positions include ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 31, 2016

Startup Grind Fremont

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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Join us on February 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the Startup Grind Fremont Chapter event.

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Posted on: January 30, 2016

Sponsorship Opportunities for City Events, Programs

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The City of Fremont Recreation Services Division offers a variety of opportunities for corporations and small businesses who seek a unique marketing platform with access to thousands of consumers spanning multiple demographics. Sponsoring a Parks and Recr...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Fremont’s Senior Center

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Looking for healthy, dynamic, engaged baby boomers and seniors who love to mingle with people of all ages? If so, visit the Fremont Senior Center located in Central Park.

The Senior Center provides services that include excellent breakfast and lunch c...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Fremont Senior Center Now Selling Crab Feed Tickets for February 19 Event

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The Multi-Services Senior Center Ninth Annual Fundraiser means two things: supporting an active vibrant senior center and an all-you-can-eat crab feast!

The Fremont Senior Center will host a Crab Feed fundraiser on February 19 at 6:00 pm that helps fun...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Niles Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project Work has begun

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After years of planning, work to replace the Niles Boulevard Bridge connecting the City of Fremont and Union City has begun. The existing bridge was built by BART in the 1970s and spans over Union Pacific and BART rail lines. It is being replaced with a n...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Fremont Police Department Seeking Dedicated Dispatchers

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The most rewarding careers can often be found in public safety work. If you’re a team player, thrive in high-stress environments, can quickly process information, and are passionate about helping people through the worst or scariest moments of their lives...Read on...

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

Join the Cause - Fremont’s Habitat Restoration Days for Sabercat Creek

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Love nature and serving the community? Join the City of Fremont’s Environmental Services for a day of habitat restoration work on Sabercat Creek the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Heavy rain cancels the event.

Volunteers will ass...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to begin January 27

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Our VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides free quality tax preparation and e-filing services for qualified individuals and families with an annual household income of $54,000 or less. You may qualify for up to $6,242 of additional refund...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Sign up for a Free Personal Emergency Preparedness Class

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The City of Fremont’s Fire Department is offering a free Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) class, which will teach you how to take care of yourself and your family before, during, and after a disaster.

In just a single three-hour class, you will b...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Are You Prepared for a Flood in Your Neighborhood?

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The City of Fremont has a long history of flooding, dating back to the 1950’s. With El Niño already here, make sure that you are prepared.

The City’s Street Maintenance Division, along with the collaboration of other City departments, has developed a ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Citywide Pedestrian Crossing Improvement Project

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The City of Fremont’s Pedestrian Master Plan encourages the development of safe intersection crossings throughout the city. The proposed “Citywide Pedestrian Crossing Improvements Project” will install pedestrian crossing enhancements at 20 locations over...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Weigh In on Community Conversations

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This winter, the City is launching several topical forums on Fremont Open City Hall, our online forum, because we want your feedback! We’ll be looking for comments and suggestions on various matters of interest, including: mobility (e.g., traffic and tran...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Family Caregiver Education Series

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The Family Caregiver Support Program, which is part of the City of Fremont Human Services Department, is pleased to offer a series of eight workshops designed to provide training, education, support, and resources for those caring for elderly loved ones. ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Alameda County Water District Presentation

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At the January 12 City Council meeting, Alameda County Water District General Manager Robert Shaver discussed our water supply reliability during the drought and beyond.

View the presentation slides.Read on...

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Posted on: December 17, 2015

Fremont Goes Solar in a Big Way!

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The City of Fremont is committed to environmental sustainability, having recently installed solar photovoltaic (PV) carport structures at the Aqua Adventure Waterpark, the Robert Wasserman Fremont Police Center, and the Irvington Community Center. These s...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Are You an Informed Community Member?

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How does the Fremont Police Department tell community members about recent crimes incidents and share information about road closures, community meetings, and events?

The answer is NIXLE — a secure communications service used by the Fremont Police Depa...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Are You Prepared for a Flood in Your Neighborhood?

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The City of Fremont has a long history of flooding, dating back to the 1950’s. With El Niño on the way, there’s no better time than the present to prepare.

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Fremont Facilitates Transparency with ‘Open Data’ Initiative

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The City of Fremont recently published its first dataset of “open data” in an effort to facilitate government transparency, accountability, and citizen engagement. This serves as one of the strategic initiatives in the City’s Information Technology Strate...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Mayor Harrison Reinforces Fremont’s Commitment to Tackle Climate Change

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Mayor Harrison has signed onto to the Compact of Mayors, a global coalition of city leaders dedicated to reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, making their communities more resilient to climate change and regularly reporting their progress public...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Time to Sweep Up and Clean Up

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While Fremont’s leaves are beautiful to look at, they can be a big hassle to clean up. As winter approaches, we ask that you please dispose of your leaves responsibly. Avoid sweeping leaves into the gutter. Excessive piles of leaves will not be picked up ...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Community Development Block Grant Funding Available

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The City of Fremont announces the availability of approximately $810,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds, commonly known as CDBG funds, for projects benefiting low- and moderate-income Fremont residents for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and Fiscal Year...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Thank You, Fremont!

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The City salutes the more than 3,000 volunteers comprised of Fremont individuals, students, families, clubs, schools, businesses, churches, and nonprofit organizations that joined together for a “national day of doing good” on Saturday, October 24. This y...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2015

Niles Boulevard Bridge Construction Update

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Construction of the new Niles Boulevard Bridge has started and is anticipated to be complete spring 2017. The new bridge will be constructed immediately south of the existing bridge.

Additional information includes:

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Residents Resurrect Dead Toasters, Appliances

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The City of Fremont hosted its first Fixit Clinic at the Fremont Main Library on October 31. More than 15 residents stopped by on Halloween with broken toasters, iPhones, a vacuum cleaner, and even a sewing machine. Residents received repair assistance fr...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Private Video Surveillance Camera Registration

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Do you currently utilize private video surveillance at your home or business? If you do, the Fremont Police Department would like to hear from you.

Video surveillance is one of the best methods for apprehending criminals and convicting suspects who...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Apply to be a City of Fremont Commissioner or Advisory Board Member

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Looking for a way to make a difference in the community? Consider serving as a commissioner or an advisory board member!

The City of Fremont currently has vacancies on its George W. Patterson House Advisory Board and Library Commission.

Current ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

FEMA’s Flood Map Service Center

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The City of Fremont has been a member of the National Flood Insurance Program since 1983 and has adopted a floodplain management ordinance to reduce flood risks for properties within Special Flood Hazard Areas. To help communities, FEMA offers user-frien...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Senior Helpline

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The City of Fremont has always had a special place in its heart for its senior residents. And one of our unique services is the Fremont Senior Helpline, available in English, Farsi, Spanish, and Mandarin.

The Fremont Senior Helpline offers information...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Join the Sabercat Creek Restoration Project

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The City of Fremont was awarded $1.2 million in Proposition 50 grant funds in 2008 from the Resource Agency California River Parkway Program for creek restoration and additional improvements to Sabercat Creek and its surrounding area. This includes five r...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

East Bay SunShares: Let’s Go Solar Together!

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In celebration of October as Energy Awareness month, the City of Fremont invites residents to explore opportunities to purchase or lease solar panels for their homes and save on energy bills for years to come.

East Bay SunShares, offered in partnershi...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

Home Sharing Offers Creative, Affordable Housing Solutions

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In an effort to create more affordable housing options for its residents, the City of Fremont reached out to HIP Housing, the San Mateo based nonprofit that runs one of the nation’s largest Home Sharing programs and has been around for more than 40 years...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

WalletHub Names Fremont 10th Greenest City in America

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We all have a responsibility to protect our planet. The City of Fremont is clearly doing its part as it was recently ranked the 10th greenest city in America!

It’s no secret that clean energy and other “green” practices – such as recycling and composti...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

What Independent Retail and Restaurants Would You Like To See in Downtown Fremont?

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Downtown Fremont’s first mixed use development, the State Street Project, will be breaking ground in 2016. It will include 157 multi-family residential units and approximately 21,000 square feet of ground floor retail and restaurant space directly along ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Capitol Avenue in Downtown Fremont Grand Opening Event

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The City of Fremont invites the community to the Capitol Avenue Grand Opening Event in Downtown Fremont on Friday, October 16 at 5 p.m.! The event will be held at the corner of Fremont Boulevard and the new Capitol Avenue extension.

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Downtown Fremont Project Receives International Downtown Association 2015 Merit Award

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We’re excited to announce that the City of Fremont received the 2015 Merit Award from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for its Downtown Fremont - On the Rise! Project.

The Downtown project was among six qualified entries in the Planning cat...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Parent Project® to Kick Off

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City of Fremont Youth and Family Services, in partnership with Union City Youth and Family Services and New Haven Adult School would like to present Parent Project®, a 13-week class for parents or guardians of adolescents offered in both English and Spani...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Fremont Adopts the Vision Zero Traffic Safety Policy

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On September 15, 2015, the Fremont City Council adopted the Vision Zero traffic safety policy goal of eliminating traffic fatalities by facilitating safer streets, safer travel behaviors, and safer vehicles.

The Vision Zero concept was first initiated...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Apply to be a City of Fremont Commissioner or Advisory Board Member

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Looking for a way to make a difference in the community? Consider serving as a commissioner or an advisory board member! The City of Fremont currently has vacancies on its Environmental Sustainability Commission, George W. Patterson House Advisory Board,...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Solar Permitting Process Streamlined

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With more and more residents choosing to install solar, the City recently adopted an ordinance streamlining solar permitting for small residential systems, and also updated the webpage related to solar permits. Updates include the following:

  • Turnaround tim...
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Posted on: September 15, 2015

Phase I of the Capitol Avenue Extension Project Set to Finish Fall 2015

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Phase I of the Capitol Avenue Extension Project will be nearing completion this fall.

The project kicked off last September with the Downtown on the Rise Demolition Celebration, where the community was able to witness the demolition of a three-story of...Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2015

Fremont is Celebrating its Environmental Efforts and You’re Invited!

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The City of Fremont has made big strides in creating an environmentally friendly and sustainable city.

On Monday, September 28, the City of Fremont will host a celebration to showcase its efforts to create a green city and the entire Fremont community ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 11, 2015

Downtown Fremont is the Place to Be This Fall

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This fall, join us in Downtown Fremont for fun events and activities! Fremont Street Eats will continue its third season every Friday through October 23 on Liberty Street between Capitol and Beacon avenues from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Make sure to check out ...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Fremont Launches Residential Solar Discount Program

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The City of Fremont has recently launched a new program called East Bay SunShares, designed to help local residents obtain rooftop solar electric systems.

In partnership with the nonprofit Vote Solar Initiative and other East Bay cities, East Bay SunSh...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

Plans for Artist Walk in Centerville

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In Fremont’s Centerville District, the City is working toward finalizing the sale and development of the Centerville Unified Site, one of the largest properties last held by the former Fremont Redevelopment Agency.

The property will be developed with a...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Making Strides in Warm Springs/South Fremont Innovation District

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The vision for the Innovation District was set forth in the July 2014 Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan and is set to serve as a model for 21st century sustainable, vibrant mixed-use employment centers. Following the anticipated opening of the War...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2015

Fremont Does it Again: City Takes Home ABAG Award for its Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan

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The awards just keep on comin’! Fremont received the “On the Ground – Getting it Done: Project in a Priority Development Area” award from the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), which recognizes cities, towns, and counties that are doing their par...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Union Pacific, Lennar Reach Deal to Develop 111-acre Parcel Adjacent to BART in Warm Springs

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Union Pacific, Lennar Corporation Reach Deal to Develop 111-acre Parcel Adjacent to BART
in Fremont’s Warm Springs District; Public-Private Partnerships Key to Advancing Projects in Fremont Innovation District

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Posted on: April 10, 2015

Give Us Your Design Ideas for the boxART! Program

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With a new wave of artwork approved for traffic signal control boxes, expect to see more boxART! murals popping up all over the city. The boxART! Program helps deter unsightly vandalism and creates inviting spaces for residents and visitors alike. Traffic...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2015

2015 State of the City Address

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On Friday, March 27, Fremont's Mayor presented the annual State of the City address at a luncheon hosted by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce at the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley.

This annual gathering is always a great opportunity for our Fremont comm...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2014

Niles Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project

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The Niles Boulevard Bridge spans over Union Pacific Railroad and BART rail lines, connecting the City of Fremont and Union City. Constructed by BART in the 1970s, the existing bridge is being replaced with a new cast-in-place, pre-stressed concrete box gi...Read on...

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