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Posted on: September 23, 2018

Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild Upcoming Show at the Olive Hyde Art Gallery

Vertical Herd Giraffes by Susan Van Valkenburg

The Olive Hyde Art Gallery will be highlighting the final exhibition of the year, This Is Us, a collaboration of the Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild, from September 28 through October 27, 2018. The exhibition will feature a wide range of cerami...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Fremont Commemorates 150th Anniversary of “Great Quake” on Hayward Fault with Awareness Event

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the “Great Quake” on the Hayward Fault when a 6-foot offset was ripped from Milpitas to San Leandro. On Sunday, October 21, the City of Fremont will co-sponsor an earthquake awareness event with...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Help Promote Clean Energy in Fremont

Pecan Street

Fremont households are invited to participate in a smart home energy research project with Pecan Street Inc., a non-profit energy and water research organization partnering with the City of Fremont.

Participants will receive eGauge devices that collect and...

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Posted on: September 22, 2018

Leveraging Technology for Public Safety

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Join the Fremont Police Department on Tuesday, September 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to learn how the Department is successfully leveraging technology for public safety. Staff will provide an overview of several programs, both public and private, that ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Seniors’ Night Out – Silver Legacy

Seniors Night Out

Stepping out with elegance on Friday, October 5 will be some very special guests, escorted by caring members of the local community like you! The Tri-City Elder Coalition will celebrate its 25th Seniors’ Night Out at the Doubletree Newark/Fremon...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Fee Adjustment for Public Electric Vehicle Chargers in Fremont

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The City of Fremont currently operates 17 publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at City facilities and along Capitol Avenue in Downtown. On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the Fremont City Council approved to adjust the fee for these st...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

September is National Senior Center Month

Senior Center

National Senior Center Month is celebrated every year in September. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the Fremont Senior Center to showcase its valuable programs, activities, and services offered. It’s also a great time to promote a pos...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

New City of Fremont Video about Local Rent Review Ordinance

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Attention all landlords, tenants, and property managers. The City of Fremont’s Rent Review Ordinance became effective on January 1, 2018 and provides a process for renters and landlords to come together and resolve disputes around rent increases...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Traffic Advisory: Water Conservation and Median Upgrades Project along Mowry Avenue

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The City of Fremont’s Water Conservation and Median Upgrades Project is in full swing along Mowry Avenue. Expect single lane closures in each direction between Farwell and Logan drives through approximately December 7, 2018, on the following day...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Free Home Energy Workshop in Fremont

Energy Workshop

Did you know your monthly energy bill will look different starting in November? To find out how it’s changing, attend the Future of Your Energy Bill workshop on Sunday, September 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stev...

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Posted on: September 9, 2018

Join Fremont’s Upcoming Fixit Clinic

FixIt Clinic

City of Fremont residents with small broken items like bicycles, lamps, and toasters are invited to the next Fremont Fixit Clinic on September 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fremont Main Library on 2400 Stevenson Blvd.

Open to all ages, these “p...

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Posted on: September 8, 2018

Fremont Police Safety Fair to be held September 22

PD Safety Fair

Kick off the first day of fall by attending the Fremont Police Safety Fair on Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of the Fremont Police Department will showcase police vehicles including their vintage 1958 Chevy, the City of Fremont Poli...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

California Coastal Cleanup Day is September 15

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In honor of the California Coastal Cleanup Day, the City of Fremont will be hosting creek cleanup events at six different locations on Saturday, September 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please join families, friends, coworkers, scout troops, school groups, ser...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Fremont to Consider Updating Single-Family Home Development Standards or Implementing Moratorium

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City Council to consider updating standards for two-story homes and second story additions or placing a potential moratorium on construction of these types of projects

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, the Fremont City Council will consider an amendment to t...

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Posted on: September 1, 2018

The City of Fremont Requests Community Input on Prospective Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minimum Wage

The Fremont City Council is currently considering whether or not to establish a citywide ordinance that would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour at a faster rate than the State mandates. The current statewide minimum wage is $10.50 per hour for sma...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Upcoming Restoration and Cleanup Events in Fremont

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Enjoy local wildlife and participate in habitat restoration in Fremont. Throughout September, the following events are planned:

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Back to School Safety Tips for Drivers, Parents and Children

Safety Tip

Public schools in Fremont are back in session on Wednesday, August 29. 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 w...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

New Recycling Processing Fee to Go in Effect September 2018

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Beginning September 1, garbage bills will increase by $1.50 per month for each residential customer/unit to accommodate new quality standards required by the industries that accept recyclable materials. This requires additional sorting and processing of r...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

City of Fremont Announces Participation in 2019 “Startup in Residence” Program

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The City of Fremont announced today its participation in the 2019 Startup in Residence (STIR), a program that connects government agencies with startups to co-create new technology solutions that address civic challenges.

“The City of Fremont is proud to b...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Town Fair Plaza Opens in Downtown Fremont!

Town Fair Plaza

Town Fair Plaza, Downtown Fremont’s new temporary plaza, has opened at the corner of State Street and Capitol Avenue. The site of the former Town Fair shopping center has been cleared and transformed into a community space designed to enliven do...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Fremont’s New Senior Affordable Housing Project Opening Soon

Affordable Senior Housing

Construction is almost complete on a new senior affordable housing project in Fremont, Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments. This new complex, formerly known as Mission Court, is located at 47003 Mission Falls Court in Fremont’s Warm Springs area. T...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

New Interpretive Signs Installed at Sabercat Historical Park

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New interpretive signs were recently installed at Sabercat Historical Park! Sabercat Historical Park is an extraordinary site that is rich with history including the discovery of fossils from the Irvingtonian period of geological time. These signs serve a...

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Posted on: August 5, 2018

Going Green is Easy and Affordable with SunShares

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Program offers discounts on solar installations and zero-emission vehicles

The City of Fremont is pleased to announce that SunShares is back again this year. Fremont is one of nearly 40 local government agencies and major employers participating in the 201...

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Posted on: August 4, 2018

Pixie, the Human Services Therapy Dog, and Handler Julie Sakai Designated ‘Community Heroes’

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Assemblymember Kansen Chu has recognized Senior Services Case Manager Julie Sakai and Human Services therapy dog Pixie with the Community Hero Award. Julie and Pixie have touched many lives in the Fremont community through their work providing stress redu...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

The City of Fremont Promotes Christina Briggs to Economic Development Director

Christina Briggs

A core member of the City’s Economic Development team for over eight years, Christina Briggs has been promoted to Economic Development Director following the departure of former Chief Innovation Officer and Economic Development Director Kelly Kl...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Fremont Selects Next City Manager

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Mayor Lily Mei and the Fremont City Council announced today that Mark Danaj, former Assistant City Manager/ Chief Operating Officer for the City of Fremont, has been selected as Fremont’s eighth City Manager.

The City of Fremont engaged an executive recrui...

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Posted on: July 28, 2018

50th Annual Textile Exhibit at Olive Hyde Art Gallery Runs August 3 through September 15

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The Olive Hyde Art Gallery’s 50th Annual Textile Exhibit opens with a reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 3, and runs through September 15, 2018. This annual exhibit began in 1968 in recognition of the Art Center’s origin...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Fred Diaz Honorably Retires as Fremont’s City Manager

City Manager Fred Diaz

The City of Fremont bids farewell to Fred Diaz, who honorably retires today as Fremont’s City Manager after nearly 14 years of service to the Fremont community and a distinguished City Management career of 35 years.

Diaz received a Bachelor of Arts and Mas...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Aqua Adventure Waterpark

Aqua Adventure

Aqua Adventure Waterpark, Fremont’s family-friendly waterpark features 40-foot waterslides, a 700-foot lazy river, the Bucket Bay Play Area, and more, is open to the public for Summer 2018. Open daily until August 26, and weekends through Septem...

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Posted on: July 22, 2018

City Council Approved Phase 1 of Civic Center Development

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On April 10, 2018, the City Council granted final approvals for Phase 1 of the Civic Center Project, which will include an approximately 13,400-square-foot community center and a one-acre civic plaza. This development will serve as the City’s pr...

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Posted on: July 21, 2018

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 w...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Registration Open for Fremont Recreation Summer Camps

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The City of Fremont Recreation Services is offering hundreds of different youth camps with a variety of activities and locations this summer. Appealing to all different interests, camps cater to children passionate about coding, the arts, culinary skills,...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

50th Annual Textiles Exhibit at Olive Hyde Art Gallery Runs August 3 through September 15

Olive Hyde Not Who Shes Supposed to Be by Dolores Miller

The Olive Hyde Art Gallery’s 50th Annual Textiles Exhibit opens with a reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 3, and runs through September 15, 2018. This annual exhibit began in 1968 in recognition of the Art Center’s origi...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

Fremont’s 50-50 Sidewalk Program Provides Funding for Sidewalk Repairs

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Last year, the Fremont City Council authorized limited funding for its 50-50 Sidewalk Program, which helps local property owners repair sidewalks damaged by street trees. Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If interested, residents ca...

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Posted on: July 14, 2018

City of Fremont Rent Review Ordinance

Rent Review Midyear Report

The recently established Rent Review Ordinance provides a review process for rent increases. The ordinance covers all residential rental units in Fremont, including single family homes and condominiums with a few exceptions. While the rent review process ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

City of Fremont Designates July as Parks and Recreation Month

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Last month, the Fremont City Council declared July as Parks and Recreation Month in the City of Fremont, to inform residents about the vital role that parks and recreation services play in establishing and maintaining the quality of life in our community....

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Council Item 5.E – Niles Surplus Properties General Plan Amendment and Rezoning

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Important information regarding Council Item 5.E – Niles Surplus Properties General Plan Amendment and Rezoning. The Fremont City Council will continue the item to a date to be determined.

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Posted on: July 8, 2018

Important Information about the Upcoming Fremont City Council Elections

District Elections

This November, four Fremont City Council seats will be up for election on the General Municipal Ballot. Under Fremont’s new district-based election system, voters may elect candidates only from the district that they live in. Voters residing in ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2018

Construction Begins this Summer on Warm Springs BART West Access Bridge and Plaza

Warm Springs Bridge and Plaza

Construction on the new Warm Springs BART West Access Bridge and Plaza is starting this summer. The project includes a pedestrian and bicycle bridge that will cross over the existing Union Pacific railroad tracks and connect the Warm Springs/South Fremont...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Fremont’s Central Park Summer Concert Series Returns

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The summer heat marks the return of Fremont’s Central Park Summer Concert Series. The City will be hosting free concerts every Thursday evening between July 12 and August 16, featuring a variety of musical genres and performers, from 80s rock an...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Three Large Construction Projects to start this summer in Fremont

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The City of Fremont Public Works Engineering Division’s Construction section will begin three large construction projects this summer. These projects include the BART West Access Bridge in South Fremont, Central Park Large Group Picnic Area, and...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Spanish Immersion Summer Camps

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Fremont Recreation Services offers new Spanish Immersion Summer Camps designed to give children a unique opportunity to learn, practice, and improve their Spanish language skills. Week-long sessions are centered on a specific theme [Central American Adven...

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

Summer Camps

Camps

Anything is possible this summer! The City of Fremont’s Recreation Services has hundreds of camps with a variety of activities and locations. Whether your child is a hacker in training, passionate about the arts, the next top chef, or an athlete...

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Posted on: June 30, 2018

Announcing Summer High School Student Course on Energy and Sustainability

Energy Course

The City of Fremont is pleased to announce a summer course for local high school students on energy and sustainability. The course, titled “Electric Power and Its Impact on the Environment and Economy,” will be held on Fridays from 1 p...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Feedback to Inform Mobility Action Plan Extended to July 20

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Since launching the Mobility Action Plan survey on April 20, the City of Fremont has received valuable community feedback on local transportation and mobility challenges. Due to popular demand, the survey window has been extended to July 20.

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Fremont National Night Out Registration Underway

National Night Out 2018

Help make 2018 the biggest National Night Out event in Fremont’s history!

Start organizing your neighborhood to participate in the 35th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join Fremont Police staff along wi...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Aqua Adventure Family Friday Nights

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Are you ready for some quality family time? Don’t let fun-filled opportunities with your kids pass you by. Come enjoy Aqua Adventure Family Friday Nights this summer from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following dates:

Friday, June 29

Friday, July 20

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

City of Fremont Encourages Community to Report Abandoned Shopping Carts

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The City of Fremont would like to remind our community that if you see a stray shopping cart, you can report it. Most large retailers in Fremont subscribe to a private retrieval service to periodically pick up their carts, but these services also accept c...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Reminder about City of Fremont Permit Center Cashier Hours

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The City of Fremont would like to notify those who plan to visit the City’s Permit Center that starting July 1, 2018, the cashier in the Permit Center will close promptly at 4:00 pm on Monday through Thursday and at 12:00 pm on Friday. This is necessary t...

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Posted on: June 23, 2018

San Francisco 49ers Volunteer for Fremont’s Habitat for Humanity Project

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On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the San Francisco 49ers visited Fremont and participated in Community Day at Fremont’s newest affordable housing project, Central Commons. Volunteers including players, coaches, and staff rolled up their sleeves to help build ho...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Get Set to Get Wet!

Aqua Adventure

Have fun in the sun this summer at Aqua Adventure Waterpark! Plan your family fun activities with us. The waterpark is open daily from June 18 through August 26 and weekends through September.

Aqua Adventure has something for everyone. From the Lil&rsq...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Discovery Cove: Drop-in Childcare Center – a partnership between the Fremont Family Resource Center

Discovery Cove

Do you need time for yourself? Are you in need of emergency childcare and your day care is closed? Do you have errands or appointments you would rather do without your kids? If so, Discovery Cove is the drop-in childcare you need!

Discovery Cove offers dro...

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Posted on: June 3, 2018

Break up with Plastic this World Environment Day

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Think globally, act locally. Tuesday, June 5 is World Environment Day, and it’s the perfect time to break up with plastic! Join your neighbors in the growing trend of reusing and refusing plastic to help create a healthier environment.

Plastic pr...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Public Online Survey for Planning of Future Irvington BART Station

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We need your help planning the Irvington BART Station! The City of Fremont and BART would like feedback from community partners, businesses, and residents regarding the design of the Irvington BART Station. Please take the online public survey.

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Posted on: May 20, 2018

Fremont Appoints New Police Chief

Kimberly Petersen, Fremont Police Department

Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz announced the appointment of Kimberly Petersen as the next Police Chief for the City of Fremont. Petersen will be Fremont’s seventh police chief, and first female chief. She is currently serving as a Fremont Police Captain, ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Mark Your Calendar for Fremont Budget Hearings

Budget Hearings

The City of Fremont’s proposed operating budget for the next fiscal year, which runs July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, was presented to the City Council at their regularly scheduled Council meeting on May 15. The first public hearing to comment will be ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

2018 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Art Competition

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To celebrate the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 10, 2018, the City of Fremont Human Services Department, Youth and Family Services Division in partnership with Fremont Unified School District, and with support from Kaiser...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Fremont Street Eats is Back

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

Make sure to swing by this culinary caravan of food trucks every Friday evening from May 4 through October 26 from 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm on Capitol Avenue between Lib...

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Posted on: May 12, 2018

Childcare Available for Tri-City Parents at Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove Play Structure and Kitchen

Discovery Cove is a drop-in, hourly childcare center at the Fremont Family Resource Center (FRC) for well children aged 2 to 10 years.  It’s a great alternative when a regular provider is sick, school is closed for teacher prep days, or...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Guaranteed Parking at Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station for Scoop Users

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BART and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) have launched the Carpool to BART program at the Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station. The Carpool to BART program is a partnership with Scoop, a carpool app, to guarantee parking at BART parkin...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Students Successfully Complete Fremont Green Challenge Competition

Student participants Fremont Green Challenge

In the seven weeks leading up to Earth Day 2018, more than 50 youth across all five Fremont high schools competed in teams to sign up new households to the City’s Fremont Green Challenge platform. The platform provides information on reducing em...

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Posted on: May 6, 2018

Fremont to Host Open House at Senior Center with Focus on Transportation, Mobility Issues

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Are you interested in the City of Fremont’s transportation and mobility issues? Due to the recent spike in residential through-traffic and increased usage of navigation apps, the City is calling for input from the community to help inform the de...

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Celebrating National Children’s Mental Health Awareness with Student Art Contest

Art Contest

The City of Fremont Human Services’ Youth and Family Services (YFS) Division along with many communities across the country is celebrating National Children’s Mental Health Awareness during the month of May. The goal of this annual nat...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Visit and Volunteer at the Patterson House at Ardenwood Historic Farm

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The Patterson House is a 16-room Queen Anne Victorian home operated as a museum of Victorian life and local history. It’s located on the grounds of Ardenwood Historic Farm.

Our 2018 “Historic Days” season has officially kicked...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Civic Center Project to Break Ground in Summer 2019

Civic Center

Phase 1 of the Civic Center Master Plan Project, a new 13,400-square-foot downtown community center and 1-acre civic center plaza, is anticipated to break ground in Summer 2019. The project will facilitate the programming needs of Fremont’s dive...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Join Human Services and Greater Niles Village for an Educational Event

Greater Niles Village

Greater Niles Village, a partnership with the City of Fremont Human Services Department, is hosting an educational event about home modifications on Saturday, April 28. The program, which will focus on affordable ways to modify your home for functional an...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Schedule a Free Bulky Goods Pickup

Bulky Pick-Up

Fremont residents of single-family homes with individual curbside service are eligible for two free on-call bulky goods pickups annually. Items collected include large appliances, microwave ovens, furniture, and electronic waste such as computers and tele...

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Posted on: April 15, 2018

City of Fremont Rent Review Ordinance Now in Effect

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The City’s Rent Review Ordinance went into effect on January 1, 2018. This Ordinance provides for a review and, if necessary, a formal hearing before the Rent Review Board for proposed rent increases in excess of 5 percent in any 12-month period...

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Posted on: April 14, 2018

City of Fremont Hires New Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Saul Melara

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Last month, the City hired new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Saul Melara who brings over 25 years of valuable public and private sector experience to the table. He previously served as the CTO for the City and County of San Francisco, City of Riverside, ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Save the Date for the Giving Hope Program’s Crab Feed Fundraiser

Crab Feed

Finding crab in Niles means three powerful things: Cinco de Mayo, an all-you-can-eat crab feast, and the chance to support a great cause!

On May 5, Niles Main Street Association and the City of Fremont will hold a Crab Feed fiesta fundraiser to benefit loc...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Upcoming Age-Friendly Community Events

Age Friendly Events

Fremont strives to be an inclusive and age-friendly community for all residents, and we can’t do it without your help! Please join the City of Fremont Human Services Department for two free community events to talk about important topics for agi...

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Posted on: March 31, 2018

Fremont Receives California Park & Recreation Society Awards

CPRS Award

The City of Fremont Community Services Department is proud to announce awards received from the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS).

First, the Aqua Adventure Waterpark received the CPRS Statewide Award of Excellence in Marketing and Communicat...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Fremont Holds 2018 State of the City Address on March 28

State of the City 2018

On March 28, Fremont Mayor Lily Mei 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. Mayor Mei outlined the City’s achievements in 2017 and ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2018

New Interactive Map for Development Activity in Fremont

Civic Insight

The City’s Community Development Department recently launched Civic Insight, an interactive map that plots major development (vertical construction) permit activity throughout Fremont over the past 10 years. It includes building, engineering, an...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Upcoming District- Based City Council Elections

District Elections

In November 2018, City of Fremont voters will participate in the first district-based election when four City Council seats will be up for election. Fremont voters will select from City Council candidates who live in their districts only. Councilmembers w...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Statement from Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz

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Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz issued the following statement: 

“A nationwide executive recruitment is currently underway for a new Fremont city manager. After further guidance from our recruitment firm, I am moving up my retirement date...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

City of Fremont Police Chief to Retire After More Than 31 Years of Service

Fremont Police Chief Richard Lucero

Fremont Police Chief Richard Lucero announced he will retire from the City of Fremont in July of 2018. Chief Lucero began his career with the City as a police officer in 1987 and rose through the ranks to become police chief in 2013. Over the course of th...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Fremont City Manager to Retire After 35 Years of Service

City Manager Fred Diaz

Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz announced his retirement effective September 21, 2018, marking nearly 14 years with the City. Diaz was hired in October 2004.Diaz is only Fremont’s sixth city manager in its 62-year history and is one of the longest-tenured ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

City of Fremont Transitions to New Emergency Alert System, AC Alert

AC Alert

On February 1, 2018, the City of Fremont transitioned to a new mass notification service, AC Alert, to replace the CodeRED® system. The AC Alert system, powered by Everbridge, is Alameda County’s Emergency Notification System that covers...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

City of Fremont Transitions to New Emergency Alert System, AC Alert

Community Alert icon on mobile device

The City of Fremont is transitioning to a new mass notification service, AC Alert, to replace the existing CodeRED® system. The AC Alert system, powered by Everbridge, is Alameda County’s Emergency Notification System that covers Alameda...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Elections

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts and a Mayor at-large for a seven member Council. The City has already held four of...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Election System

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts and a Mayor at-large for a seven member Council.  The City has already he...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Fremont City Council Approves Resolution to Transition to District-based Election System

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At the Fremont City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Council approved a resolution to transition from an at-large to a district-based election system.

As mentioned in the City’s press release, the City Council made the decision to take this ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

City of Fremont Transitions to District-based Election System

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The City of Fremont will have six new Council districts for future City Council elections starting in November 2018 and the Mayor will continue to be elected at-large by all city voters. Under Fremont’s new district-based election system, voters...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Fremont is Asking Residents for Feedback on their Preferred Draft Council District Map

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The City of Fremont is launching a new topic on Fremont Open City Hall, the City’s online forum for citizen engagement. Fremont is asking for public input on which draft Council district map community members prefer for the upcoming election in 2018 and b...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Council to Consider Draft District Maps as Fremont Transitions to District-based Election System

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On March 21, 2017, the City of Fremont adopted a resolution of intention to transition from an at-large to a district-based councilmember election system with six districts. The City has already held two of the five required public hearings where the Frem...

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