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Posted on: November 26, 2014

FY 2015-2016 Community Development Block Grant Funding

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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.

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Posted on: November 24, 2014

No Fremont Street Sweeping on November 27 and 28 due to City-Observed Holidays

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The City of Fremont will not be providing street sweeping services later this week on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 due to City-observed holidays. We will make every effort to provide service on a different day barring any unforeseen circu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2014

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

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

Posted on: November 7, 2014

City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for December 24, 2014 - January 2, 2015

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The City of Fremont is implementing a Holiday Closure for many non-essential City Services from Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, through Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. The Holiday Closure is scheduled for Dec. 26, 29, 30 2014 and Jan. 2, 2015, while City holidays are obs...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: 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: November 7, 2014

Make a Family or Senior’s Day Special with Fremont’s Giving Hope Holiday Program

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The holidays are fast approaching and there’s no better way to celebrate than by spreading the joy of the season to others.

The City’s Human Services Department is calling on you to take part in Giving Hope, a program dedicated to aiding needy families...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2014

California Nursery Historic Park Master Plan

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The City of Fremont, along with their consulting team PGAdesign, is asking for your help to define the next chapter in the California Nursery Historic Park’s storied history as we create the California Nursery Historic Park Master Plan.

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

boxART! Program is Up and Running

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We’re happy to report that Fremont’s boxART! program is officially off the ground! Artwork that spans diversity, equality, play, environment, and more is poised to grace our traffic signal control boxes. We are thrilled that the artists...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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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Enroll in the City’s Community Alert System

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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.

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

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

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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 11, 2014

Warren Avenue is Now Open

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Warren Avenue is now open at the future BART corridor crossing in Fremont. The road opening marks completion of the long-awaited safety and mobility enhancements and infrastructure upgrades to make way for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2014

Fremont Advances to Quarterfinal Round of Georgetown University Energy Prize

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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

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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: July 10, 2014

Fremont Summer Concert Series Returns to Central Park

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There’s no better way to kick off the summer season than rocking out at a summer concert, especially when it’s free! Grab some friends and head over to the Central Park Performance Pavilion for a free concert, every Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm betwee...Read on...

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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: April 2, 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.

The speech and slides are available to view.

The webcast and a rebroadcast schedule for Cable TV Channel 27, Fremont&a...Read on...

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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.

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

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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 overpass over Walnut Avenue and will...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2013

Meet Rachel DiFranco, Fremont’s New Sustainability Coordinator

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

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