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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: December 10, 2014

Fremont Warming Center for the Homeless

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In November 2014, the City of Fremont Human Services Department in partnership with City Serve Compassion Network and with support from Abode Services, opened a Winter Warming Center for Homeless residents in Fremont and the greater Tri-City area.

A W...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2014

Fremont on Storm Watch

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The City of Fremont continues monitoring the storms hitting the Bay Area. City Staff has inspected problem flood areas and continues clearing debris to minimize storm drain blockages. Public Works crews are also prepared for regular patrols and inspection...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

Sandbags Available


Fremont residents and businesses may pick up a maximum of 10 sandbags (per household/business) if needed.

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Posted on: December 10, 2014

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to begin February 2, 2015


Starting February 2 to April 15, 2015, trained IRS-certified VITA tax preparers from the SparkPoint Fremont Family Resource Center (FRC) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will be providing FREE quality tax preparation with e-filing for qualif...Read on...

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Posted on: November 26, 2014

FY 2015-2016 Community Development Block Grant Funding


The City of Fremont announces the availability of approximately $700,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds, commonly known as CDBG funds, for projects benefiting low-to-moderate income Fremont residents for Fiscal Year 2015-2016.

Not-for-profi...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2014

Encountering Acts of Compassion – Submit Your Stories to Fremont Open City Hall


Compassion – it’s something everyone could use a little more of, especially within local communities. The Read on...

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: 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: 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 16, 2014

City of Fremont Website Gets a Facelift


The City of Fremont’s website went through some major renovations, and the final product is probably not what you’d expect from a traditional government site. But that’s how we roll. Welcome to the newest version of our website, 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: June 19, 2014

Fremont City News, Summer 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: April 28, 2014

Fremont Gets It Done: City Wins ABAG Award for Its Downtown Community Plan

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Fremont does it again! On April 17, the City received the “On the Ground - Getting It Done: FOCUSed Growth” award from the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), which recognizes cities, towns, and counties that are doing their part to develop sustai...Read on...

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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...

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.

The sculpture is currently b...Read on...

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