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 18, 2018

Coming Up: Startup Grind Fremont – Meet the Founder of a CES Honoree IoT Product Company

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Startup Grind Fremont is back for another fireside chat on Thursday, March 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This time, join us as we learn how to create award-winning Internet of Things ( IoT) products. Hear from Herman Yau, founder & CEO of Tend Insight...

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Recreation Services Summer Job Fair

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Are you looking for a summer job that is fun and exciting? The City of Fremont Recreation Services is hosting its annual Summer Job Fair on Thursday, March 1 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Teen Center in Central Park, located 39700 Paseo Padre Pkwy. Avai...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

New Fremont Green Challenge Competition for High School Students

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The City of Fremont and environmental high school club FIERCE are asking students to take global matters into their own hands and help combat climate change in their community. By participating in the Fremont Green Challenge High School Competition, Fremo...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Fremont Achieves Success through Energy Prize Competition

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In recent years, the City of Fremont has made great strides in reducing municipal and community energy consumption and improving overall environmental sustainability. As one of 50 semifinalist competitors in the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP) c...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City of Fremont Community Development Director to Retire After 31 Years of Service

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Fremont, Calif. – February 9, 2018 – Community Development Director Jeff Schwob announced that he will be retiring from the City of Fremont on May 4, 2018. Schwob has worked for the City for 19 years, and has served as associate planne...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City of Fremont Requests Resident Input for 2017-18 Mid-year Budget Review

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Calling all Fremont residents! As the City prepares for its Mid-year Budget Review in early March, members of the community are encouraged to share their input on investment priorities for any remaining available funds for the second half of the fiscal ye...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Fremont Proposes Centerville Train Depot Paid Parking Program

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The City of Fremont is proposing a paid parking program for the Centerville Train Depot to address the current unauthorized use of the parking lot. The proposed paid parking program would reinforce the use of the parking lots for transit users.

Proposed pa...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

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

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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 25, 2018

Looking For a Career with Purpose?

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The Fremont Police Department is hosting a Recruit Officer Orientation on Saturday, February 3 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Come and join the department and learn why being a police officer for the City of Fremont is a career with purpose.

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

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

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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: January 24, 2018

Summer Camps in Fremont

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It’s not too early to start thinking about summer! Get ready and plan your child’s summer today. The City of Fremont Recreation Services has everything your child needs to stay active, engaged, and entertained all summer long. Camp the...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Fremont Senior Center Now Selling Crab Feed Tickets for February 16 Fundraiser

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The Fremont Senior Center’s 11th annual fundraiser means two things: supporting an active, vibrant senior center and an all-you-can-eat crab feast!

The Fremont Senior Center will host a Crab Feed fundraiser on February 16 at 6 p.m. Monies raised ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Join the Fremont Green Challenge for a Sustainable Future for Fremont

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Commit to going green this year with the help of the Fremont Green Challenge! The City of Fremont is excited to offer this online platform that provides information on how to reduce your emissions, conserve water, and save money. By joining the Challenge,...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Retrieve City Permitting Information Online via Citizen Access

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Fremont has launched a new online tool called Citizen Access. Using the City’s new Accela software, this tool allows community members to easily access multiple permitting services including looking up permit information on a specific property, ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

New Resource for Your Next Home Project

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Are you planning a home upgrade or remodel project? If so, make sure to check out the City of Fremont’s new Residential Projects webpage to find everything you need to start your project. The webpage provides useful information like whom to cont...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Coming Up: Startup Grind Fremont - Learn How to Win Over Investors While Fundraising

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Startup Grind Fremont is back for another fireside chat on Tuesday, January 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This time, join us as we learn what investors look for when deciding to invest. Hear from Lili Balfour, founder of Ateller Advisor. Startup Grind F...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

City of Fremont Marijuana Guidelines and Registration Requirements

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On November 8, 2016, California voters passed the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), legalizing non-medical use of marijuana by persons 21 years of age and over, and the personal cultivation of up to six marijuana plants. Under t...

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Posted on: January 13, 2018

Now Recruiting: 41st Community Police Academy begins in February

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Have you ever wanted to learn more about the Fremont Police Department? Now is your opportunity! The Fremont Police Department is currently recruiting for the winter session of its Community Police Academy, which begins on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.The f...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

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 Art Review Board, Economic Development Advisory Commission, Environmental Sustainab...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

VITA Program Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance to Community

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Tax season 2018 is approaching fast. The Fremont Family Resource Center’s (FRC) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free, quality tax return preparation assistance and electronic filing for eligible individuals and families with a hous...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Winter is Here – Time to Sweep Up & Clean Up!

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December in the East Bay means cooler weather and falling leaves. This winter, the City of Fremont asks that you please dispose of your leaves responsibly and avoid sweeping leaves into the gutter. Excessive piles of leaves cannot be picked up by the stre...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Sign Up for Fremont’s New, Age-Friendly Newsletter

Age Friendly Newsletter

Fremont is home to a vibrant community of older adults who stay connected through programs like the Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS), events like the Four Seasons of Health Expo, and more! If you are an older adult living in Fremont and wan...

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Posted on: December 10, 2017

Fremont Authorizes Funding for City Center Apartments Affordable Housing

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On November 7, the Fremont City Council authorized $4.1 million in funding to purchase land and cover pre-construction costs for City Center Apartments, a new affordable housing development located at 38631 Fremont Blvd. to be built by the Fremont-based n...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

FEMA’s Flood Map Service Center

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The City of Fremont has been a member of the National Flood Insurance Program since 1983 and has adopted a floodplain management ordinance to reduce flood risks for properties within Special Flood Hazard Areas. To assist communities, FEMA offers user-frie...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Fremont Appoints New Fire Chief

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Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz announced the appointment of Curtis Jacobson as the new Fire Chief for the City of Fremont. Jacobson is currently the Fire Chief for the City of San Jose, California.  He replaces Interim Fire Chief Amiel Thurston, ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

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 and ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2017

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 Environmental Sustainability Commission (Student Representative position) and Georg...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Fremont Asking for Community Feedback on Future Irvington BART Station

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Planning is underway for the new Irvington BART Station, and the City of Fremont wants to involve the community. By visiting Fremont Open City Hall, the City’s online forum for citizen engagement, community members are being asked to answer the ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Six Sidewalk Improvement Projects in Fremont Parks Steadily Progressing

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In early September, the City of Fremont initiated concrete walkway improvement projects at six local park locations: Brookvale Trail, Sabercat Historic Park, Central Park Boat House, Plaza Park, Aqua Adventure Waterpark, and Northgate Community Park. All ...

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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: September 30, 2017

Volunteer Counseling Interns Provide Valuable Services Citywide

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Each year, the City’s Youth & Family Services (YFS) interns provide counseling to more than 500 local children and families. The counseling interns contribute more than 18,000 direct service hours while working at K-12 school campuses across...

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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: September 16, 2017

Fremont Police are Building Bridges with Fremont 6th Graders

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The Fremont Police Department has officially launched Building Bridges, a new program in partnership with Fremont Unified School District.  The one-year pilot program is designed to allow Fremont Police officers and civilian staff to interact, ed...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Fremont’s Street Field Supervisor Awarded APWA Northern California Solid Waste Employee of the Year

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The City of Fremont is lucky to work with a group of dedicated people who spare no effort to make Fremont a city of innovation, and most importantly, a clean and safe community for all who call it home. Recently, one of our employees, Fremont Street Field...

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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: August 29, 2017

Fremont Fire Chief Geoff LaTendresse to Retire After 31 Years of Service

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Fire Chief Geoff LaTendresse is retiring from the Fremont Fire Department after dedicating 31 years of outstanding service to the Fire Service, the last 27 of which were to the City of Fremont. His last day will be September 1.

Chief LaTendresse joined the...

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Posted on: August 26, 2017

City of Fremont Adopts New Energy Requirements

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As part of the 2016 Building Code update, the City of Fremont recently adopted new energy requirements for new residential projects, including mandatory photovoltaic solar installations, “Electric Vehicle Ready” parking, and energy eff...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

City of Fremont Keeps Residents Connected with eNews Subscriptions

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It can be difficult to stay on top of everything that’s going on in the City of Fremont. From upcoming meeting to newsletters to social media, there are so many outlets to keep up with.

The City of Fremont makes it easy for community members to s...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Fremont Teens Take Part in Civic Engagement through Teen Leadership Academy’s Youth Service Corps

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Earlier this month, the Fremont Teen Leadership Academy’s Youth Service Corps (YSC) participants successfully completed the summer 2017 program. YSC staff and participants spent a fun and meaningful summer servicing the community while learning ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Fremont Has New Affordable Housing in the Pipeline

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Finding affordable housing in Fremont is an ongoing challenge, but the good news is that there are new affordable units in the pipeline. Projects include:

¦ Innovia – A 290-unit affordable rental project near the new Warm Springs/South...

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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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