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Posted on: May 19, 2015

Studies Show Fremont is the Place to go to Start Your Family and Career


There are countless factors to consider before deciding where to plant your roots to start a career and raise your family. According to recent studies, Fremont is the ideal location for both!

WalletHub recently named Fremont the 7th Best City to Start ...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

6th Annual Four Seasons of Health Expo Returns to Fremont

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This event is intended for adults 50+ years, their families and caregivers, and U.S. veterans. All are welcome! The Expo, one of the largest in Alameda County, will take place on Friday, June 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Fremont Senior Center an...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

End-of-Life Choices Panel Discussion

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Come learn about End-of-Life Choices, a panel discussion by local experts, including Five Wishes, Palliative and Hospice Care, Compassion & Choices, and Advance Directives/Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST). Sponsored by the Fremo...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Recent Recreation Services Success and Upcoming Projects

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The City of Fremont has seen tremendous success within multiple divisions of its Community Services Department this past year, and there is much more to come in the near future.

The Recreation Services division has experienced substantial growth among ...Read on...

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 Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Downtown Events: Fremont Street Eats and Farmer’s Market

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Fremont Street Eats
Returning for its third season in Downtown Fremont, Read on...

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

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


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 27, 2015

The Streets of Fremont Have a Bright and Sustainable Future Ahead

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The City of Fremont continues taking steps to become a more sustainable community.

In addition to Fremont’s participation in the Georgetown University Energy Prize Competition, the City recently completed the replacement of 351 existing high pressure s...Read on...

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 Fremo...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2015

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This websiteRead on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Fremont City News, Spring Issue

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The latest issue of City News, the City's community newsletter, is available. Read all about what's new in Fremont.

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

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 Fremon...Read on...

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

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


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 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the third Sunday of every month from noon to 4 p....Read on...

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Posted on: January 30, 2015

‘Unity’ Sculpture Construction Underway

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The City of Fremont has always been a big proponent of public art. That’s why we’re thrilled that construction is under way at the corner of Stevenson Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway of a new public art sculpture called ‘Unity.’
At this same w...Read on...

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Posted on: February 6, 2015

PSA Highlights Ways for Chinese American Parents to Keep Kids Happy and Healthy

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Today’s youth not only faces pressure from parents to succeed, but also from their peers and the media.

While every parent’s goal is to raise confident, healthy and successful kids, parents don’t always know how to identify or help their children comb...Read on...

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Posted on: January 20, 2015

Sign up for a Free Personal Emergency Preparedness Class


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 beco...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Composting for Business Program Expanded

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The City of Fremont offers a commercial recycling program for collecting and composting food scraps and food-soiled paper called the Composting for Business program. Alameda County’s Mandatory Recycling Ordinance requires food service businesses to separ...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Job Hunters – Rejoice! Fremont Ranked 5th Best City to Find a Job


Are you considering heading back out into the job market? Rest assured that 2015 is a good time to be starting on the job search, and the City of Fremont is the place to be looking.
We are pleased to announce that the City of Fremont was recently ranked ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 14, 2015

City of Fremont Moves into Semifinals for $5 Million Georgetown University Energy Prize

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The City of Fremont has been selected to advance to the Semifinal round of the Georgetown University ...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2015

City of Fremont’s Fire Station No. 11 is Now Open

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Fire Station No. 11 (the City’s first Gold Level LEED Building) is leading the City to a more sustainable future.

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

Movoto Names Fremont 3rd Safest City in the U.S.

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Are you considering a move to Fremont or just want to be reassured that you settled down in the right place?

We are pleased to announce that the City of Fremont was recently ranked the 3rd safest place to live in America by Real Estate Company Movoto....Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Niles Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project


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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Posted on: November 4, 2014

Fremont’s New Express Permit Counter is Ready to Serve You!

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The Fremont Development Service Center’s “Express Permit Counter” is now available to the public to solve all your quick permitting needs. Randy Schroeder is your go-to guy for assistance with over-the-counter permits. This includes HVAC and water heater ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Fremont is Ready for the Next Big Quake – What the City is Doing to Prepare


After the magnitude-6.0 South Napa earthquake struck in late August, it’s become more important than ever to ensure that our buildings are seismically retrofitted and prepared for these unexpected disasters.

The City of Fremont has been prioritizing b...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

New Park Hours at Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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Over the past several years, Mission Peak Regional Preserve in Fremont has seen a huge increase in visitors, especially at the Stanford Avenue staging area. The heavy visitor use and overflow parking have impacted the neighborhood as well as caused severe...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Enroll in the City’s Community Alert System


The recent earthquake in Napa is reminder to be prepared. One step you can take is to enroll in the City’s Community Alert system, CodeRED®, to receive voice calls, text messages, or emails for emergency and non-emergency notifications.

The City o...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Fremont Ranks No. 4 on Estately’s List of Most Family Friendly Cities in California


Over the last few decades, it’s become more important to parents to choose the safest, best-quality cities to raise their families. Which brings us to an important question – just how family friendly are California’s biggest cities?

Luckily, Estately d...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Fremont Ranks 4th Best City for Working Parents

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Everyone knows that parenting is one of the toughest jobs out there. And if you’re a working parent, then it’s twice as challenging.

So to make things a little easier for those out there balancing life as an employee and a parent, Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Fremont Advances to Quarterfinal Round of Georgetown University Energy Prize


The City of Fremont has been selected to advance to the quarterfinal round of the Georgetown Universi...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Fremont to Double its Publicly Accessible EV Charging Infrastructure

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Fremont ranked high in a recent funding opportunity issued by the California Energy Commission, with both the City of Fremont (under the Bay Area Charge Ahead Project) and the Fremont Chamber of Commerce on the proposed notice of award list for the instal...Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Coming to Centerville Town Center: Artist Walk

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Imagine five modern-looking buildings with 185 residential apartment units and 28,000 square feet of retail space. This is what we envision for Fremont’s Artist Walk, a high-quality mixed-use project that will be located on Fremont Boulevard between Thorn...Read on...