Posted on: January 17, 2017

City of Fremont is Seeking New Teammates

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The City of Fremont’s recruitment efforts are underway! Whether you’re a seasoned professional ready to apply your expertise to the next challenge, or you’re new to the workforce, the City of Fremont might have the right posi...

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

The City’s Community Alert System

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The recent winter storms to hit the Bay Area are a 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-emergen...

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Posted on: January 15, 2017

Summer Job Fair – Recreation Services

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Are you looking for a summer job that is fun and exciting? Come to the City of Fremont Recreation Services Job Fair on Thursday, March 9 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Teen Center in Central Park, located at 39700 Paseo Padre Pkwy. This is an excellent o...

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Posted on: January 14, 2017

Learn from Local Entrepreneurs at Startup Grind Fremont

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Fremont is fertile ground for entrepreneurs with the highest number of startups in the country on a per capita basis. Yet even the most entrepreneurial among us can benefit from education and mentorship from influential voices in relevant industries.

The C...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

California Nursery Historical Park Master Plan

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The City is working with PGAdesign inc. to compile a master plan that will develop the vision and design concept of the California Nursery Company Historic Park, while retaining its historical integrity. This 20-acre property in the Niles District is the ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Fremont City Council Appoints David Bonaccorsi as New Councilmember

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At the January 10 Special City Council meeting, the Fremont City Council appointed David Bonaccorsi as Fremont’s new councilmember to fill the vacancy after Lily Mei was elected to serve as mayor. Mr. Bonaccorsi will be officially sworn in to of...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Fremont’s Rotational Public Art Program to Launch in Spring 2017

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The City of Fremont will officially launch its Rotational Public Art Program in spring 2017.

This program was made possible by an Art Fund that was established in the Downtown, Warm Springs, and City Center (area surrounding the Downtown) community plans. ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

City of Fremont Initiatives Underway

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Projects in Fremont are starting to come to life in our initiative areas of Downtown and the Innovation District in Warm Springs/South Fremont. Capitol Avenue is now a new multimodal street that is transforming Downtown into a walkable and bike-friendly d...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Fremont Storm Watch

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The City of Fremont is monitoring a powerful storm system that is expected to move into the area late tonight. A wind advisory has been issued for early Saturday morning hours through Saturday afternoon and the heaviest rainfall rates are expected Saturda...

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

Fremont’s Vision Zero 2020 Begins 20 Projects in 20 Months

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The City of Fremont has begun implementation of its Vision Zero 2020 Action Plan with “20 Projects in 20 Months.” The “20 Projects in 20 Months” campaign began this past spring and will continue rolling out projects...

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Posted on: January 7, 2017

Attention Fremont Drivers - Road Closure at Marrieta Dr. and Stevenson Blvd.

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Starting on January 4, 2017, PG&E will begin construction on the corner of Marrieta Drive and Stevenson Boulevard. There will be a road closure in effect on Marietta Drive as you turn onto Stevenson Boulevard. For motorists attempting to turn onto Ste...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Fremont Warming Center

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The Fremont Warming Center for the Homeless Community is located at the Fremont Senior Center, 40086 Paseo Padre Pkwy, in Fremont.

To check when the center is open (weather under 40 degrees and/or raining), call the hotline daily at 510-574-2222. Drop-in h...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Fremont City Council Set to Interview Candidates for Vacant Seat on January 10

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On December 13, 2016, the Fremont City Council announced its plan to appoint one person to fill the City Council seat that became vacant when Lily Mei was elected to serve as Mayor for the City of Fremont. An open call for applications to fill the vacancy...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Options for Christmas Tree Composting

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Every year, Fremont residents buy thousands of Christmas trees that will end up in landfills if they are not properly composted. Fremont residents can reduce the environmental impact of the holiday season by planting a live tree or using a reusable tree. ...

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Posted on: December 9, 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 winter storms on the horizon, there’s no better time than the present to prepare.

 

The City’s Street Maintenance Division, along with the collabo...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Help Us Count the Homeless in Fremont

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A countywide homeless count will take place on January 31, 2017 from 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The City of Fremont needs your help in counting the homeless in our community. 

Volunteers and City employees will work alongside formerly or currently homeless ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Fremont Vision Zero 2020 Action Plan Report Design Cover Contest

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Fremont’s Vision Zero 2020 program is holding a design contest to update the front cover of its action plan report and is asking students to submit their designs. The Vision Zero 2020 Action Plan Report Design Cover Contest is open to students r...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Alameda County Flood Control to Relocate Some Water Service Lines

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Alameda County Flood Control is working under an encroachment permit to relocate some Alameda County Water District water service lines near the intersections of Fremont Boulevard and Auto Mall Parkway and Fremont Boulevard and Montrose Avenue. This work ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Fremont City Council Seeks to Fill Council Vacancy

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The Fremont City Council announced its plan to appoint one person to fill the City Council seat made vacant when Lily Mei was elected to serve as Mayor for the City of Fremont. The person appointed will serve for approximately two years, until the results...

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Posted on: December 11, 2016

Find a Housemate with HIP Housing

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HIP Housing, a nonprofit organization funded by the City of Fremont, offers a Free Home Sharing program to match individuals who live or work in Fremont with a housemate who has a room to rent in Fremont, Union City, or Newark.

Mary Ann unexpectedly lost h...

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Posted on: December 10, 2016

Fremont Family Resource Center to Help with Tax Season

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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 household income of $54,000 or ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

New 2016 Building Code Effective January 1, 2017

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The State of California adopts a set of new construction codes every three years referred to as the California Building Standards Code. The 2016 California Building Standards Code (2016 CBC) was adopted by the Fremont City Council on November 1, 2016. The...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Ramp Metering to Start on Northbound I-680 in Fremont on December 6

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Caltrans (District 4) will begin ramp metering operations on northbound Interstate 680 in Fremont from Auto Mall Parkway/Durham Road to Mission Boulevard (north) on Tuesday, December 6.

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Posted on: December 3, 2016

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: December 2, 2016

Fremont Shopping Guide

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With the official holiday gift buying season in full swing, the first-ever Fremont Shopping Guide is ready to help with all your shopping needs. Community members might already be familiar with the “Enjoy Fremont” Restaurant and Hotel ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Community Asked to Weigh in on Fremont’s Capital Improvement Plan Updates

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In the spring, the Fremont City Council will be reviewing and updating the City’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), a five-year blueprint for maintaining and improving the City’s physical infrastructure. The plan is updated every two years.

The n...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

City of Fremont Releases Open Letter to Fremont Community

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The letter reaffirms the City’s values of being a compassionate city and addresses the importance of diversity and maintaining safety and civility within the Fremont community.


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Posted on: November 16, 2016

LED Streetlight Upgrade Schedule

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The City of Fremont continues to upgrade existing streetlights to energy-saving LEDs. To find out when your neighborhood will be upgraded, please view our schedule.

In the next two weeks, crews are scheduled to upgrade the following neighborhoods: Blacow, ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Call for Artists – Downtown Fremont Public Art Program

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The City of Fremont issued a Call for Artists for a temporary installation as part of its Downtown Fremont Public Art Program. Metamorphosis was selected as the theme to represent Downtown Fremont’s transformation from a suburban landscape into ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

City of Fremont Holiday Closure Scheduled for Dec. 23, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017

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The City of Fremont is implementing a Holiday Closure for many non-public safety City services from Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The Holiday Closure is scheduled for Dec. 27, 28, 29, 2016, while City holidays are observed on Dec. 23...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Fremont Celebrates the New Laguna Commons Affordable Housing Development

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On Thursday, November 3, the City of Fremont joined MidPen Housing, Abode Services, and federal, State, and county leaders to celebrate the grand opening of Laguna Commons, a brand new 64-unit affordable housing development located on Fremont Boulevard in...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Fremont Implements New Turn Restrictions

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The Interstate 680, Interstate 880, Dumbarton and Niles Canyon corridors serve the majority of Silicon Valley commuters, and also lie in the heart of Fremont. This results in overflow traffic moving through our Fremont streets and neighborhoods and creati...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Help for Those with Early Stage Alzheimer’s Comes to Fremont

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The City of Fremont Human Services Department, Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay, and the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose have forged a new partnership to serve those diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s disease and their ca...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Thank You, Fremont!

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The City of Fremont salutes the more than 1,500 volunteers comprised of Fremont individuals, families, clubs, schools, businesses, churches, and nonprofit organizations that joined together for a “national day of doing good” on Saturda...Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2016

Sign Up to Receive Updates on Planning of New Irvington BART Station

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Are you interested in receiving updates on the planning of the new Irvington BART station? If so, you can sign up for our new Irvington BART Station Site Plan interest list HERE. By signing up, you will receive updates by email and/or text message about a...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

New EV Charging Stations Available in Downtown Fremont

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In support of the transition to a cleaner transportation economy, the City of Fremont has recently completed the installation of eight new publicly accessible, dual-port, Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Six of these stations are located a...Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2016

Fremont Helps Multifamily Residential Properties Become More Energy Efficient

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The City of Fremont is pleased to announce that the Bay Area Multifamily Building Enhancements (BAMBE) program is offering technical and financial support to multifamily residential properties to help upgrade inefficient energy systems and water fixtures....Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2016

Installation of LED Streetlights Continues

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The City of Fremont continues to upgrade streetlights to energy-saving LEDs as part of their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce operational costs, and improve roadway visibility through the Vision Zero 2020 program.

All streetlights on Frem...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

City of Fremont Welcomes Suzanne Wolf as New Community Services Director

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On October 11, Suzanne Wolf joined the City of Fremont as its new Community Services Director.

Suzanne comes to Fremont from the City of San José where she previously served as Deputy Director of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services for f...

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Posted on: October 8, 2016

Installation of LED Streetlights Underway

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As part of the City’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce costs, and improve roadway visibility through the Vision Zero 2020 program, the Fremont City Council in May approved a contract to upgrade all streetlights to LED technology. Replace...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Fremont’s Energy Efficiency Efforts

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In honor of the first annual National Energy Efficiency Day on October 5, the City of Fremont would like to highlight a few of the energy-saving initiatives we have recently implemented, consistent with the City’s Climate Action Plan to reduce community-w...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Stay Up-to-Date on Fremont Happenings with an eNews Subscription

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With all of the City of Fremont’s new initiatives, projects, and events underway, we know it can be difficult to keep up with everything that’s happening here in Fremont. But, with the City’s eNews Subscription service, it’s easy for you to stay on top of...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Fremont Sets a Game Plan to Address Traffic Congestion

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Earlier this year, the City of Fremont conducted its 2016 community survey among 600 registered voters and randomly-selected Fremont residents. One of the findings from this survey confirmed that traffic congestion is among the community’s major concerns....Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2016

Free Telephone Reassurance Program for Elderly, Disabled and Home Bound Residents

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In the City of Fremont we want our elderly, disabled, and homebound citizens to know that they are never alone.

The You Are Not Alone (Y.A.N.A.) program is a free telephone reassurance service provided by Fremont Police Volunteers for City of Fremont r...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2016

New Traffic Calming Program to Install Speed Lumps at Priority Locations

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As part of Fremont’s Vision Zero 2020, progress continues with our “20 Projects in 20 Months” program. At several priority locations throughout the city, speed lump installation is underway.

Vision Zero 2020 is the City of Fremont’s new traffic safet...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Fremont Launches Climate Action Engagement Platform

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The City of Fremont has launched a new residential climate action engagement platform called the Fremont Green Challenge. The Fremont Green Challenge website offers residents all the information they need to save energy, water, and money, all while reduci...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Mission Peak Parking Permit Program

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Changes are coming to parking around Mission Peak Regional Preserve. Beginning October 1, 2016, vehicles without a residential parking permit will be restricted from parking in the residential areas posted “No Parking without Permit” at the base of Missio...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 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 continues to progress. The new bridge is being built immediately south of the existing bridge, which will remain open throughout construction. The project is anticipa...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Sign-up and Stay Informed with Fremont’s new ‘Development Digest’ Newsletter

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The City of Fremont’s Community Development Department recently launched The Development Digest, a monthly e-newsletter delivering the latest news from the department.

Every month, the newsletter will include updates on development projects and inform...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Pet Licensing in Fremont

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Did you know that many people have questions when it comes to licensing their pets? Here are some most common questions and their answers.

Why do I have to license my dog/cat?

It’s the law! Pet licensing is not only required by the City of Fremont...Read on...

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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 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 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...