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Posted on: March 28, 2014

State of the City Address

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Mayor Harrison presented the annual State of the City Address on March 28 at a luncheon hosted by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce.

View the speech, slides, webcast and a rebroadcast schedule for Cable TV Channel 27,... Read on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

Take Our Pedestrian Master Plan Update Survey

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When’s the last time you took a walk? The City of Fremont is looking for input on how to enhance the experience and safety of walking in the community, with a focus on improving mobility for all. After all, mobility is the... Read on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2014

Fremont Takes First Place at the 2014 City Cultural Diversity Awards

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The City of Fremont is pleased to announce that Fremont took first prize in the population category at the 2014 City Cultural Diversity Awards for its Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS), which aims to serve... Read on...

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Posted on: March 7, 2014

Human Services Department 2012/2013 Community Report

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The City of Fremont’s Human Services Department is pleased to publish their annual 2012/2013 Community Report. Human Services works to support a vibrant community through services that empower individuals, strengthen... Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2014

East Bay Energy Watch Provides Fremont Businesses Assistance with Energy Efficiency Upgrades

As part of the East Bay Energy Watch (EBEW) partnership, local electrical contractors will be visiting Fremont’s small to medium businesses to discuss low and no-cost energy efficiency measures to help save money on utility... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

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... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Coming to Centerville Town Center: Artist Walk

Artist Walk Rendering

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... Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2014

Vroom Vroom…Almost 30% of all Electric Vehicles in Alameda County are in Fremont!

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Fremont residents are increasingly choosing their next car to be an electric vehicle (EV). Reaching a significant milestone, there are now over 1000 electric vehicles (EV) in the community and almost 30% of all electric... Read on...

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Posted on: February 7, 2014

Fremont Forges Sustainability Vision for 2014

Fremont has kicked off the New Year with sustainability at the forefront. Leading up to this, in November 2013, the City of Fremont embarked on its first-ever trade mission to India, establishing important connections in the... Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2014

Alameda County Water District Asks Customers to Voluntarily Reduce Water Usage by 20%

Governor Brown has declared a statewide drought emergency, and in response the Alameda County Water District (ACWD) is asking all Tri-City residents and businesses to voluntarily reduce their water use by 20%.

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Posted on: January 27, 2014

New Public Art Piece Coming Soon

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The City of Fremont has always been a big proponent of public art. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our plans to build a new public art sculpture called “Unity,” expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2015. ... Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2014

Your Feedback Requested: Fremont Housing Element 2015 – 2023

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The City is in the process of updating the Fremont Housing Element for 2015 – 2023, and we need your input!

First off, what is the Housing Element?

The Housing Element is part of Fremont’s General Plan and examines... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2014

New Public Works Director Joins the Fremont Team

Bryan Jones

Please help us welcome Bryan Jones, Fremont’s new Public Works Director.

Bryan joins us from the City of Carlsbad, Calif. where he had been serving as Deputy Director of their Public Works Department for the past two... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Best place for Job Seekers? Survey says, Fremont, Calif.

If you work or live in Fremont, you have reason to stand proud.

In the last four months, Fremont has been recognized as one the happiest cities in America, a best place to live in 2014, the nation’s no. 1 city for home... Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan and DEIR Now Available

The Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan is now available for public review. The corresponding Draft... Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2014

New Finance Director Joins the Fremont Team

David Persselin, Finance Director

Meet David Persselin, Fremont’s new Finance Director. He joined the City of Fremont on Jan. 6.

David has extensive municipal finance experience in both the public and private sector. Since 2011, he had been serving as... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2014

Fremont Continues to Climb, Ranked 2nd Best Run City in America

What a way to ring in the New Year. Fremont was just ranked as the Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2014

Changes to Parking at Fremont BART Station

As part of the BART Warm Springs Extension, Stage 3 of construction at the Fremont BART Station is under way in the southwest parking lot. This work will involve construction of the trackway embankment as well as a new... Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2013

Fremont Rolls Out First Information Technology Strategic Plan

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On Sept. 17, the City of Fremont’s first Information Technology Strategic Plan was presented to the City Council by Marilyn Crane, Director of Information Technology Services.

The Strategic Plan is a roadmap for... Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2013

Four Out of Five Fremont Residents Rate the Quality of Life in Fremont as “Good” or “Excellent"

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The results are in.

In October of this year, the firm FM3 conducted a community survey, interviewing 602 randomly-selected Fremont residents. The goal of the community survey was to take a broad look at how residents feel... Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

Fremont Reigns as No. 1 City in the Nation for Home Sellers

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Fremont residents, you’re in luck if you’re looking to sell your home.

The Movoto Real Estate Blog searched the nation to determine which cities in America are best for home sellers.

They looked at the country’s 100... Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2013

Meet Rachel DiFranco, Fremont’s New Sustainability Coordinator

Rachel DiFranco

Here in the City of Fremont, we take environmental sustainability very seriously. From the Climate Action... Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2013

Fremont Named One of the Best Places to Live in 2014

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We already knew Fremont was considered one of the happiest mid-sized... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2013

Fremont’s City Manager Shares What Sparked the City’s Success

City Manager Fred Diaz

Cynics expected the NUMMI closure to be the City of Fremont’s downfall. Much to everyone’s surprise, it’s actually inspired the City’s rebirth.

From construction of the Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station to plans... Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2013

Fremont Named 10th Happiest Mid-Sized City in America

We like to think of Fremont as a happy place.

And this news really makes us want to put our dancing shoes on.

According to a Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2013

Connect with Fremont: Follow Our Four New Social Media Accounts

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We’re excited to announce that we have added four new social media accounts to our social media program to help you stay informed when it comes to local community events, important safety tips, helpful fun facts and other... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2013

Improving Fremont’s Streets: Polishing the Pavement

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The City of Fremont is working on the 2013 Cape and Slurry Seal Project. The City contracts each year for a cape and slurry seal project, a pavement maintenance project that is dedicated to preserving City streets. The 2013... Read on...

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Posted on: September 3, 2013

Fremont Small Businesses Have a New Ally on Their Side

Jackie Hall

The City of Fremont has always valued its small businesses. That’s why the City wanted to make sure its small businesses have a point of contact to turn to for all their business needs.

We’re happy to introduce Jackie... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2013

Measure B Sales Tax Activities

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In November 2000, Alameda County voters approved Measure B, which extended the county’s half-cent transportation sales tax to 2022 and set forth a 20-year expenditure plan. Measure B also established a Citizens Watchdog... Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2013

City Restripes Scott Creek Road to Reduce Congestion

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The City has identified street striping improvements that should help reduce delays and improve safety on Scott Creek Road and Kato Road during peak commute hours. This change is in response to the current and upcoming... Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2013

The Fremont Main Library: Now Provides Sunday Hours

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Fremont Main Library hours are now as follows:
Monday: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pmTuesday: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pmThursday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pmSaturday: 10:00 am – 5:00... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2013

Fremont Continues to Rethink City Government with Launch of New Digital Property

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Today, the City of Fremont has launched a new website dedicated to Fremont’s business stakeholders. The new site, Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2013

Energy Expert Positions Fremont as Leader in Clean Energy

It’s no secret that California is ahead of the pack when it comes to clean tech leadership. In fact, the City of Fremont recently announced an ambitious clean technology report to spearhead California and the rest of the... Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2013

Fremont Ranks No. 2 on “20 Safest Cities in America” List

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According to Business Insider, Fremont ranked No. 2 on the list of the “20 Safest Cities in America.” With a population of 217,000, Fremont has high performing schools, a median household income well above the national... Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2013

Sale of 2013 General Obligation Refunding Bonds

In 2002, Fremont voters passed Measure R with an affirmative vote of 74.4% of the votes cast (only two-thirds were needed) to approve an override tax to pay debt service on $51 million in Fire Safety Project General... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2013

Reporting a Streetlight Outage

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The City hired a new contractor, Bear Electrical Solutions, to replace broken streetlights. To report outages, please complete the Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2013

Warren Avenue is Closed for 12 Months

Beginning Monday, June 17, 2013, both directions of Warren Avenue in Fremont are closed for 12 months to accommodate construction involving lowering the roadway, and three new bridges for BART, Union Pacific Railroad and... Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2013

View the Video from Fremont's Second Annual Legislative Event

View the video from the event or watch it on Channel 27,... Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2012

Fremont Restaurant & Hotel Guide

The Fremont Restaurant and Hotel Guide has over 350 listings of restaurants and... Read on...

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