Posted on: May 1, 2016

Fremont Requests Feedback on Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires the City of Fremont to update its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan every five years. This plan helps the City identify and alleviate hazards proactively before a natural or human-induced disaster like an earthquake...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2016

Fremont to Host Free Bicycling Classes

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The City of Fremont is hosting free bicycling classes offered by Bike East Bay. Get ready for biking in the summer!

2-Part Series: Urban Cycling

This 2-part series starts with a two-hour “Day 1” classroom session (indoor, no bike required), then con...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Fremont’s Bicycle Master Plan Update

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The City of Fremont is currently in the process of updating its Bicycle Master Plan. The City’s Bicycle Master Plan serves as a guide for the implementation of the policies and goals of the General Plan.

The plan update will identify ways to enhance a...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Fremont Street Eats is Back

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Fremont Street Eats is making its return to Downtown Fremont for the summer season!

The event, hosted by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Food Truck Mafia, will kick off on Friday, May 6 from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm at its new location on...Read on...

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Posted on: April 26, 2016

Fremont Family Resource Center Needs You

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On May 3, the Fremont Family Resource Center (FRC) will participate in East Bay Gives, a 24-hour online fundraiser for local nonprofits hosted by the East Bay Community Foundation. During the 24-hour donation period, you can help the FRC Division of the H...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Bike to Work Day is May 12

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Thursday, May 12, marks the Bay Area’s 22nd Bike to Work Day, an annual celebration to encourage bicycling as a healthy and enjoyable form of transportation to work. The event is part of National Bike Month.

More than 1 million Bay Area residents live ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2016

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 Senior Citizens Commission and the George W. Patterson House Advisory Committee (E...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Niles Boulevard Bridge Construction Update

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Work to replace the Niles Boulevard Bridge connecting the City of Fremont and Union City is progressing. The new bridge is being built immediately south of the existing bridge, which will remain open throughout construction. The project is anticipated to ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Recreation Services Kicks off summer with Kids ‘n Kites Festival & Aqua Adventure Sneak Peek

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With summer just around the corner, have fun in the sun at the annual Kids ‘n Kites Festival on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Co-sponsored by Dale Hardware and Washington Township Medical Foundation, the event will be located at Central P...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

City of Fremont Residents Appreciate Calling Fremont Home

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The City contracted with research firm FM3 to conduct random telephone outreach for our bi-annual community survey of Fremont residents. More than 600 registered voters and randomly-selected Fremont residents were contacted for this survey in February and...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

Early Morning Testing of "Non-Service" BART Trains on New Warm Springs Extension Trackway

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Testing of "non-service" BART trains on the new Warm Springs Extension trackway has been expanded to early mornings, beginning at approximately 1:30 a.m. Wednesday through Sunday mornings.

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Take the Alameda County Library Survey

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Alameda County Library is inviting the community to participate in the development of a new master plan to improve our library places and spaces. You can help us by completing a short survey. Community input is vital to this process and everyone apprecia...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Fremont’s 20th Anniversary as a Tree City USA

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Coinciding with Fremont’s 60th anniversary is our 20th anniversary as a Tree City USA. This distinction is awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation to cities that place a high importance on caring for the trees in their community. Our trees take care of us by ...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2016

New Senior Community Housing on the Way in Fremont

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Fremont City Council approved a General Plan Amendment in February to allow for development of a new senior community, Parc 55.

The community will be established where the business park on Mission Falls Court in Warm Springs is currently located. The ...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2016

City of Fremont Named a Compassionate City

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The Fremont City Council approved the Fremont Compassionate City Charter and officially designated Fremont as a Compassionate City. Across the United States, as well as the rest of the world, communities have committed themselves to the universal “golden ...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Safer Streets, Safer People, Safer Vehicles … Fremont Launches ‘Vision Zero 2020’

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In September 2015, the Fremont City Council approved “Vision Zero” as the City’s traffic safety policy in an effort to eliminate traffic fatalities, reduce injury crashes, and improve safety for all modes of travel. The Vision Zero concept, established in...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Earth Day Fair

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Bring your family, friends, and bicycles to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 23, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Washington West Building located at 2500 Mowry Ave. Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Voter Approved Funds Improving Accessibility on Fremont Roadways

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Construction is currently underway to install new pedestrian curb ramps at a number of street intersections throughout the City of Fremont. This project is made possible through Measure B, BB and Vehicle Registration Fees (VRF Measure F), which are voter ...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2016

2016 State of the City Address: Where Fremont’s Been and Where It’s Headed

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Yesterday, Thursday, March 24, 2016, Fremont Mayor Bill Harrison delivered this year’s State of the City address at a luncheon hosted by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce at the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley.

This annual event is a time for the Fremont...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

State Route 84 (Fremont) Closure from Friday April 1 to Saturday April 2

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Caltrans District 4 in partnership with Union Pacific Rail Road (UPPR) has scheduled maintenance work on the railroad tracks that cross State Route 84, also known as Fremont Boulevard, between Thornton Avenue and Peralta Boulevard in Fremont. Constructio...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Volunteer with Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors!

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The Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) is a nationally recognized award-winning City of Fremont program that trains volunteers to assist older adults in locating local resources and services that can help improve their independence and qualit...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Call to Artists: City of Fremont boxart! Utility Box Project - Phase 3

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The City of Fremont boxART! program requests submissions to transform our traffic signal control boxes with compelling and creative imagery. We are looking for innovative artists to enhance the utility boxes in a dramatic and new way.

This is a tremen...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Looking for a Summer Job?

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Calling all college and high school students! Are you looking for a summer job that is fun and exciting? Check out the City of Fremont summer jobs within Recreation Services.

Positions include recreation leaders, sports instructors, camp specialists a...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Youth Scholarship Program

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The City of Fremont’s Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund is seeking donations for their scholarship program administered by the Community Services Department. The program is designed for children who, without financial assistance, would not have the op...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Fremont Requests Feedback on Redesignation of Land Use within Kimber Study Area

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The City of Fremont has initiated a General Plan Amendment process to redesignate the property at 10 East Las Palmas Avenue from the “Kimber Study Area” to an appropriate General Plan land use designation.

This designation has yet to be determined but...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Fremont Requests Feedback on Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires the City of Fremont to update its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan every five years. This plan helps the City identify and alleviate hazards proactively before a natural or human-induced disaster like an earthquake...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Spring Break Camps for Kids

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Spring Break for schools is just around the corner and the City of Fremont Recreation Services Department has you covered! We’ve got indoor and outdoor sports camps, tennis camps, just for fun camps, academic enrichment camps, and everything in-between. ...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Fremont Home Sharing Program Makes its First Match

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The City of Fremont is excited to share that the first housing match has been made using the Fremont and Human Investment Project’s (HIP Housing) Home Sharing Program!

Back in August 2015, the City of Fremont partnered with HIP Housing in an effort to ...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Niles Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project is Progressing

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Work to replace the Niles Boulevard Bridge connecting the City of Fremont and Union City is progressing since construction began last October. Spanning over Union Pacific and BART rail lines, the existing bridge is being replaced to meet current seismic a...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

Tri-City Taxi Voucher Program

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The City of Fremont operates a number of different programs for seniors and people with disabilities who need transportation for health care services, shopping, and other daily activities.

The Tri-City Taxi Voucher Program provides subsidized taxi ride...Read on...

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

How would you like to See Downtown’s Civic Center Plaza Activated?

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The City of Fremont has always maintained the belief that every community deserves to have a central downtown where visitors and residents alike can come together to connect, communicate, and celebrate. In 2012, the Fremont City Council adopted the Fremon...Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2016

2015: A Landmark Year for Sustainability in Fremont

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Fremont has taken significant steps toward protecting the environment and acting on climate change. The City’s General Plan embraces a vision of sustainability, and sets the goal of transforming Fremont from an auto oriented suburb into a sustainable, str...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) Wins $5,000 Encore Fast Pitch Award

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The City of Fremont Human Services Department is proud to announce that Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) won the $5,000 Encore Fast Pitch Award.

Encore is an organization that is building a movement to tap the skills and expe...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

50-50 Street Tree Program

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Do you have a hazardous or dying street tree in front of your house? The City of Fremont wants to help all property owners, including residential and HOA’s, commercial, and others, care for the trees on their property. That’s why the City Council authoriz...Read on...

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: June 11, 2015

Fremont Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Fremont for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ending J...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

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

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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: 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 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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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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