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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Fremont’s Safe Routes to School Initiative

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From education to capital improvement projects to efforts with the Fremont Police Department, the City is involved on all fronts.

Walk audits began three years ago with help from local school officials, parents, City staff, and consultants to determin...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers, Parents and Children

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Public schools in Fremont are back in session on Wednesday, August 26. We want to encourage drivers to be more aware and vigilant as thousands of children begin their new school year by walking to and from school next week. The Fremont Police Department ...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: July 30, 2015

Mosquitoes Infected with West Nile Virus Confirmed in Alameda County

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The Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District has received confirmation from the State of two West Nile virus positive groups of mosquitoes. Both groups of mosquitoes were collected from the northern part of Fremont on the night of July 22, 2015. In ad...Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Calling All Older Adults in the Fremont Community

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Are you 55 years or older and a member of the Fremont community? If so, the City of Fremont is looking for your input!

Fremont residents can help inform the City of Fremont and Alameda County about the needs of older adults and the best way to create a...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Lots of Excitement in Fremont This Summer!

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From neighborhood block parties to the return of Fremont Street Eats, there’s a lot to look forward to this summer in Fremont!

Here are just a few things you should be adding to your summer calendar:

  • Fourth of July Parade
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    Posted on: June 17, 2015

    WalletHub Names Fremont 7th Best City for Families

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    Are you considering a move to Fremont or just want reassurance that you settled your family down in the right place?

    Well, you can rest easy knowing that the City of Fremont was recently ranked the 7th best city for families in America!

    Considering ...Read on...

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    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: June 1, 2015

    Dedication of Gladys Williamson Memorial and ‘Unity’ Held

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    The corner of Stevenson Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway has a brand new look! On June 11, the City held a dedication of the Gladys Williamson Memorial and “Unity.”

    “Unity”, a sculpture by Bruce Beasley is composed of six intersecting stainless steel ...Read on...

    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: 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

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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

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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 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: 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

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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 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: 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

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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 beco...Read on...

    Posted on: January 16, 2015

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

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    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

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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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    Posted on: September 29, 2014

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

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    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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