Posted on: January 9, 2017

Increased Recycling on Construction Projects

Effective 1/1/17, the 2016 CalGreen Building Code requires 65% of construction debris is recycled on specific projects.

This is up from the current 50% recycling requirement.

The following projects must submit a Waste Handling Plan and recycle 65% of the de...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

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

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This Crab Feed means two things: supporting a noteworthy cause and an all-you-can-eat crab feast!

The Niles Main Street Association and the City of Fremont Human Services will host a Crab Feed fundraiser on March 11, 2017 that will benefit the Niles Commun...

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Posted on: February 26, 2017

Fremont Police Department Seeking Dedicated Dispatchers

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The most rewarding careers can often be found in public safety work. If you’re a team player, thrive in high-stress environments, can quickly process information, and are passionate about helping people through the worst or scariest moments of t...

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Posted on: February 25, 2017

Immediate Part Time, Temporary Positions Available in Recreation

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Are you interested in working with youth and tots? Do you have experience in one-on-one or group tutoring? Or experience in the performing arts?

The City of Fremont Recreation Division has immediate openings in the following areas:

  • Warm Springs After School...
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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Mail Theft

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Over the last few weeks, the Fremont Police Department has received several reports of mail theft in different neighborhoods throughout Fremont. Most commonly, the incidents are occurring during the night; however, FPD has also received reports of the mai...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Niles Canyon (SR84) Closed due to Flooding and Mudslide

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Traffic Alert


Niles Canyon (SR84) is being closed due to flooding and a mudslide. Please use alternative routes.


We have no estimated time for the Canyon to reopen.

Posted on: February 19, 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 this evening.  Staff from Fremont Fire, Public Works and the Fremont Police Department just concluded a conference call with the National Weather Ser...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

City Building Permits Allow for Safe Construction and Peace of Mind

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If you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen, installing a new water heater, or replacing your backyard fence, don’t forget that City building permits are required before you build, alter, repair, or demolish any structure. This in...

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Posted on: February 18, 2017

Fremont Continues to ‘Go Green’ with City Infrastructure Projects

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Over the past year, the City of Fremont has been busy approving and implementing climate action initiatives to reduce the City’s carbon footprint, conserve valuable resources, and reduce operational costs. New and continuing sustainability proje...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Morrison Canyon Road closed to all Through Traffic and Pedestrians

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Due to recent storm-related damage, potential landslides from the expected storms, and time needed for repairs, the City of Fremont has closed Morrison Canyon Road. The closure will remain in place until approximately the beginning of March or when weathe...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Coming Up: Startup Grind Fremont Discusses Storytelling and Marketing with Ritika Puri, Storyhackers

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Startup Grind Fremont is back for another fireside chat. This time, join us as we discuss the art of storytelling and marketing with influential industry expert Ritika Puri, Co-Founder of Storyhackers. We’ll be convening at EFI (Electronics for ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Recreation Jobs: Be a Part of the Winning Team

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Are you looking for a fun and exciting job? The Recreation Services Division is hiring part-time staff for seasonal summer positions related to art, cooking, dance, nature, sports, and much more. 

Our annual job fair takes place on Thursday, March 9 f...

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Posted on: February 12, 2017

Spring Break Camps for Kids

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Spring Break is just around the corner and the City of Fremont Recreation Services Division has you covered! 

We’re offering camps for kids during the week of April 17-21 with indoor and outdoor options. We have sports camps, just for fun ca...

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Posted on: February 11, 2017

City of Fremont Keeps Residents Connected

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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 meetings to emergency alerts and advisories, there are so many outlets to keep up with.

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

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Sandbags Available for Fremont Residents, Businesses

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As the rain continues to fall across the Bay Area, Fremont residents and businesses may pick up a maximum of 10 sandbags per household/business, if needed, at the following locations. Bags and sand will be provided, however, you must bring your own shovel...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Fremont Launches OpenCounter to make it Easier to Start a New Business

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The City of Fremont is proud to announce the launch of OpenCounter, a web-based tool designed to help emerging businesses and entrepreneurs start their business here in Fremont. This new tool will make it easier for new businesses to get up and running. T...

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Posted on: February 5, 2017

Now Recruiting Teen Police Explorers

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The Fremont Police Department is currently accepting applications for the teen Explorer Program.

The Explorer Program is a fun and safe way for teenagers to learn more about the field of law enforcement and get community service hours. Explorers donate bet...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

Now Recruiting for Fremont Fire Explorer Program

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Are you interested in a career as a firefighter or paramedic? Come learn about the exciting career opportunities in the fire service by becoming an Explorer. The Fremont Fire Explorer Program includes many exciting opportunities to serve the community, su...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

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 ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Fremont Senior Center to Host Upcoming Events

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The Fremont Senior Center is offering a variety of programs and activities over the next couple of months.

The Fremont Senior Center is a welcoming community for local seniors to gather, learn, and simply enjoy life through a full range of social and healt...

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Posted on: January 29, 2017

Call to Artists: City of Fremont boxart! Utility Box Project - Phase 4

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The City of Fremont boxART! program requests submissions to transform our traffic signal control boxes with compelling and creative imagery. We are looking for innovative artists to enhance the utility boxes in a dramatic and new way.

This is a tremen...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

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The Fremont Family Resource Center’s (FRC) free tax preparation service beginning on January 25. Since 2002, the FRC has helped more than 21,800 families receive over $32 million in refunds!

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program provides...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: June 3, 2016

Safer Streets, Safer People, Safer Vehicles

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Vision Zero, adopted by the City Council in September 2015, is the City’s traffic safety policy that strives to eliminate traffic fatalities and reduce severe injuries for all modes of transportation. Vision Zero considers the loss of life from traffic cr...

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