Posted on: March 8, 2016

StopWaste Reusables Grant

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Apply now for a StopWaste “Reusables” grant up to $5,000!

http://usereusables.org/grants Deadline to apply is April 30, 2016.

StopWaste is offering up to $5,000 for the purchase of reusable transport packaging.

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Posted on: July 30, 2016

Fremont Vision Zero 2020 – Kicking off 20 Projects in 20 Months

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The City of Fremont has begun implementation of the Vision Zero 2020 Action Plan, which is its traffic safety policy to reduce all fatalities and severe injuries from traffic accidents to zero by the year 2020. The Vision Zero 2020 Action Plan was approve...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

Celebrate the Opening of Fremont’s New Cricket/Soccer Field Facility

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We’re making Bay Area sports history! On Sunday, August 21, Central Park will open the City’s new Synthetic Cricket/Soccer Field facility, the first of its kind in the City of Fremont and the Greater Bay Area. We’re thrilled to be adding such a diverse an...Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2016

Join Us for a Memorable Seniors’ Night Out on Friday, September 30

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Celebrate the Talent and Wisdom of Tri-City Seniors! Join us for the 23rd Annual Seniors’ Night Out on Friday, September 30 for an evening filled with good eats and live entertainment!

This truly remarkable event will take place from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m...Read on...

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Posted on: July 16, 2016

Fremont Youth Empowerment Academy Mural Project

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The annual Fremont Youth Empowerment Academy, which is sponsored through the Youth and Family Services Division of the City’s Human Services Department, is in session again this year for its fourth year.

At-risk youth (some of whom are court involved)...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Bay Friendly Car Washing

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Did you know that the way you wash your car can be hurting our environment?

Washing any vehicle on the street, in driveways, or on parking lots adds pollution to our creeks and the San Francisco Bay Watershed. Unlike other indoor sanitary water that ...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Sign-up Now for a No-Cost Green House Call!

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Fremont residents can receive a no-cost home efficiency assessment and installation of energy- and water-saving appliances from California Youth Energy Services (CYES).

During a CYES “Green House Call”, youth energy specialists will:

  • Walk through th...
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Posted on: July 8, 2016

Caltrans to Begin Construction on Niles Canyon Short-Term Safety Improvement Project

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Upcoming Niles Canyon Short-Term Safety Improvement Project on State Route 84 in Niles Canyon between State Route 238 (Mission Boulevard) in Fremont and I-680

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin construction of the Niles C...Read on...

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Posted on: July 9, 2016

Movie Under the Stars!

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The City of Fremont Recreation Services Division will host the first of two summer Movies Under the Stars events on Friday, July 22 at the Central Park Performance Pavilion.

Community members voted online and picked July’s film, The Good Dinosaur. The...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: July 8, 2016

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, July 15

Friday, August 19...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

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 b...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

Fremont’s Central Park Summer Concert Series Returns

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The heat of summer marks the return of Fremont’s Central Park Summer Concert Series. The City will be hosting free concerts every Thursday evening between July 7 and August 11, featuring a variety of musical genres and performers, from 80s dance music to ...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Fremont’s Aqua Adventure Waterpark Opens Its Doors for Summer

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Aqua Adventure Waterpark, located in Fremont, is now open daily from June 9 through Labor Day and weekends through September.

Aqua Adventure has something for everyone, from the Lil’ Squirts Splash Pad, to Bucket Bay, Roundabout River and Oasis Pool, t...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2016

Downtown Fremont’s ‘Main Street’ -Capitol Avenue- to Near Completion Fall 2016

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Phase II of the City of Fremont Capitol Avenue Extension Project will near completion fall 2016. The project encompasses improvements to the existing portion of Capitol Avenue from State Street to Paseo Padre Parkway, continuing the transformation of Capi...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Fremont Represented in the 2016 San Francisco Pride Parade

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On June 26, The City of Fremont’s Human Relation Commission spearheaded the City of Fremont's participation in the annual San Francisco Pride Parade for the fourth consecutive year.

Local volunteers spent the Saturday prior to the parade decorating th...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Events in Downtown Fremont – Summer Schedule

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Summer events are in full swing in Downtown Fremont, complete with a new “venue” to showcase the rise of Fremont’s new Downtown — Capitol Avenue.

Fremont Street Eats has returned for its fourth season in Downtown Fremont, located on the new portion of ...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Summer Camps

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Recreation Services summer camps run through August 30 and have everything your child needs to stay active, healthy, engaged, and entertained all summer long!

Camps vary in length from a couple of hours to a full day. Many camps also have extended car...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2016

Food Scraps Recycling Now Available at Fremont Apartment Complexes

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Studies indicate that 44 percent of waste from Fremont’s multi-family complexes can be composted. Recent state and county laws recognize this and require businesses and residents, including multi-family complexes, to arrange for compost collection. Until ...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2016

Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors Draws 100+ Volunteers

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The City of Fremont’s national award-winning Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) has attracted over 100 additional volunteers. Volunteers learn about topics including active listening skills, aging 101, transportation and mobility services, ho...Read on...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Join in on America’s Night Out Against Crime

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The 33rd Annual National Night Out is set for Tuesday, August 2. This night is meant to heighten awareness around crime and drug prevention; generate support for and increase participation in local anticrime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and po...Read on...

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

City of Fremont’s 4th of July Parade Returns

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Fremont’s 4th of July Parade is back for another year on Monday, July 4 at 10 a.m.!
This exciting event will include everything from unique floats, marching musicians, and massive balloons to old-school vehicles, drill teams, and more.

The one-mile l...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Help us plan for the future of biking in Fremont!

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The City of Fremont wants to hear your thoughts on creating a bikeable Fremont! The City is preparing an update to the 2012 Fremont Bicycle Master Plan, which establishes the vision for a bikeable Fremont and serves as an implementation guide for the Cit...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2016

Startup Grind Fremont

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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Here are details about an upcoming Startup Grind Fremont event:

Tuesday, July 26: Join us for a conversation with Andy Pandharikar, founder of Tall Ide...Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

Niles Boulevard Bridge Construction Update

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Work to replace the Niles Boulevard Bridge continues to progress. Weekend (night) work to install Cast-in-Drilled Hole (CIDH) Piles began in late April and is nearly complete. Additional weekday and weekend (night) work will take place from early July to ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

Fremont to Break Ground on First Downtown Project – Locale @ State Street

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Downtown Fremont is ready to get vertical! Join us on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 4 p.m., as we break ground on Locale @ State Street, Downtown’s first mixed-use project. The project is history in the making for the City of Fremont and has been made possible...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...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Volunteer for Weekend Docent Tours at the Historical Patterson House

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Looking for a way to give back to your community? Do you like meeting people and dressing in costume? Consider volunteering at the Patterson House.

The Patterson House at Ardenwood Historic Farm is recruiting new weekend staff and volunteers to join ...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Fremont Celebrates Affordable Housing Month with New Affordable Projects Underway

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The City of Fremont designated May as Affordable Housing Month during the May 3rd City Council meeting to highlight the City’s continual push to expand its local affordable housing supply.

The City was awarded a $1.7 million grant from the State of Ca...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Spend an Afternoon with Us!

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Discover the true lake experience by boat with Central Park’s boat rentals. Rental boats are available on weekends and holidays through September from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Starting in mid-June through Labor Day, boating hours will be available daily.

The...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2016

Mark Your Calendar for Fremont Budget Hearings

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The City of Fremont’s proposed operating budget for the next fiscal year, which runs from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, was presented to the City Council at its regularly scheduled Council meeting on May 17 at 7 p.m. The first public hearing to com...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2016

Fremont Requests Feedback on Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 requires the City of Fremont to update its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan every five years. This plan helps the City identify and alleviate hazards proactively before a natural or human-induced disaster like an earthquake...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2016

Fremont to Host Free Bicycling Classes

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The City of Fremont is hosting free bicycling classes offered by Bike East Bay. Get ready for biking in the summer!

2-Part Series: Urban Cycling

This 2-part series starts with a two-hour “Day 1” classroom session (indoor, no bike required), then con...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Fremont’s Bicycle Master Plan Update

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The City of Fremont is currently in the process of updating its Bicycle Master Plan. The City’s Bicycle Master Plan serves as a guide for the implementation of the policies and goals of the General Plan.

The plan update will identify ways to enhance a...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

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 every Friday evening from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm, May through October, at its new location on Capitol Avenue between State Stree...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Bike to Work Day is May 12

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Thursday, May 12, marks the Bay Area’s 22nd Bike to Work Day, an annual celebration to encourage bicycling as a healthy and enjoyable form of transportation to work. The event is part of National Bike Month.

More than 1 million Bay Area residents live ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 21, 2016

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 Library Advisory Committee, Senior Citizens Commission and Recreation Commission. ...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Recreation Services Kicks off summer with Kids ‘n Kites Festival & Aqua Adventure Sneak Peek

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With summer just around the corner, have fun in the sun at the annual Kids ‘n Kites Festival on Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Co-sponsored by Dale Hardware and Washington Township Medical Foundation, the event will be located at Central P...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

City of Fremont Residents Appreciate Calling Fremont Home

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The City contracted with research firm FM3 to conduct random telephone outreach for our bi-annual community survey of Fremont residents. More than 600 registered voters and randomly-selected Fremont residents were contacted for this survey in February and...Read on...

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Fremont’s 20th Anniversary as a Tree City USA

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Coinciding with Fremont’s 60th anniversary is our 20th anniversary as a Tree City USA. This distinction is awarded by the Arbor Day Foundation to cities that place a high importance on caring for the trees in their community. Our trees take care of us by ...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2016

New Senior Community Housing on the Way in Fremont

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Fremont City Council approved a General Plan Amendment in February to allow for development of a new senior community, Parc 55.

The community will be established where the business park on Mission Falls Court in Warm Springs is currently located. The ...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2016

City of Fremont Named a Compassionate City

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The Fremont City Council approved the Fremont Compassionate City Charter and officially designated Fremont as a Compassionate City. Across the United States, as well as the rest of the world, communities have committed themselves to the universal “golden ...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Safer Streets, Safer People, Safer Vehicles … Fremont Launches ‘Vision Zero 2020’

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In September 2015, the Fremont City Council approved “Vision Zero” as the City’s traffic safety policy in an effort to eliminate traffic fatalities, reduce injury crashes, and improve safety for all modes of travel. The Vision Zero concept, established in...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Earth Day Fair

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Bring your family, friends, and bicycles to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 23, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Washington West Building located at 2500 Mowry Ave. Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Voter Approved Funds Improving Accessibility on Fremont Roadways

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Construction is currently underway to install new pedestrian curb ramps at a number of street intersections throughout the City of Fremont. This project is made possible through Measure B, BB and Vehicle Registration Fees (VRF Measure F), which are voter ...Read on...

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 18, 2016

Volunteer with Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors!

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The Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) is a nationally recognized award-winning City of Fremont program that trains volunteers to assist older adults in locating local resources and services that can help improve their independence and qualit...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Call to Artists: City of Fremont boxart! Utility Box Project - Phase 3

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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...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Youth Scholarship Program

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The City of Fremont’s Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund is seeking donations for their scholarship program administered by the Community Services Department. The program is designed for children who, without financial assistance, would not have the op...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Spring Break Camps for Kids

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Spring Break for schools is just around the corner and the City of Fremont Recreation Services Department has you covered! We’ve got indoor and outdoor sports camps, tennis camps, just for fun camps, academic enrichment camps, and everything in-between. ...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Fremont Home Sharing Program Makes its First Match

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The City of Fremont is excited to share that the first housing match has been made using the Fremont and Human Investment Project’s (HIP Housing) Home Sharing Program!

Back in August 2015, the City of Fremont partnered with HIP Housing in an effort to ...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 29, 2016

Tri-City Taxi Voucher Program

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The City of Fremont operates a number of different programs for seniors and people with disabilities who need transportation for health care services, shopping, and other daily activities.

The Tri-City Taxi Voucher Program provides subsidized taxi ride...Read on...

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

How would you like to See Downtown’s Civic Center Plaza Activated?

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The City of Fremont has always maintained the belief that every community deserves to have a central downtown where visitors and residents alike can come together to connect, communicate, and celebrate. In 2012, the Fremont City Council adopted the Fremon...Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2016

2015: A Landmark Year for Sustainability in Fremont

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Fremont has taken significant steps toward protecting the environment and acting on climate change. The City’s General Plan embraces a vision of sustainability, and sets the goal of transforming Fremont from an auto oriented suburb into a sustainable, str...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) Wins $5,000 Encore Fast Pitch Award

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The City of Fremont Human Services Department is proud to announce that Fremont’s Community Ambassador Program for Seniors (CAPS) won the $5,000 Encore Fast Pitch Award.

Encore is an organization that is building a movement to tap the skills and expe...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...

Posted on: January 30, 2016

Sponsorship Opportunities for City Events, Programs

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The City of Fremont Recreation Services Division offers a variety of opportunities for corporations and small businesses who seek a unique marketing platform with access to thousands of consumers spanning multiple demographics. Sponsoring a Parks and Recr...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Fremont’s Senior Center

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Looking for healthy, dynamic, engaged baby boomers and seniors who love to mingle with people of all ages? If so, visit the Fremont Senior Center located in Central Park.

The Senior Center provides services that include excellent breakfast and lunch c...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Fremont Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Fremont for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ending J...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

Studies Show Fremont is the Place to go to Start Your Family and Career

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There are countless factors to consider before deciding where to plant your roots to start a career and raise your family. According to recent studies, Fremont is the ideal location for both!

WalletHub recently named Fremont the 7th Best City to Start ...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Niles Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project Work has begun

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After years of planning, work to replace the Niles Boulevard Bridge connecting the City of Fremont and Union City has begun. The existing bridge was built by BART in the 1970s and spans over Union Pacific and BART rail lines. It is being replaced with a n...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

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 their lives...Read on...

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

Join the Cause - Fremont’s Habitat Restoration Days for Sabercat Creek

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Love nature and serving the community? Join the City of Fremont’s Environmental Services for a day of habitat restoration work on Sabercat Creek the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Heavy rain cancels the event.

Volunteers will ass...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 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 El Niño already here, make sure that you are prepared.

The City’s Street Maintenance Division, along with the collaboration of other City departments, has developed a ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Citywide Pedestrian Crossing Improvement Project

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The City of Fremont’s Pedestrian Master Plan encourages the development of safe intersection crossings throughout the city. The proposed “Citywide Pedestrian Crossing Improvements Project” will install pedestrian crossing enhancements at 20 locations over...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Weigh In on Community Conversations

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This winter, the City is launching several topical forums on Fremont Open City Hall, our online forum, because we want your feedback! We’ll be looking for comments and suggestions on various matters of interest, including: mobility (e.g., traffic and tran...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Alameda County Water District Presentation

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At the January 12 City Council meeting, Alameda County Water District General Manager Robert Shaver discussed our water supply reliability during the drought and beyond.

View the presentation slides.Read on...

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Posted on: December 16, 2015

Are You an Informed Community Member?

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How does the Fremont Police Department tell community members about recent crimes incidents and share information about road closures, community meetings, and events?

The answer is NIXLE — a secure communications service used by the Fremont Police Depa...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2014

Niles Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project

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The Niles Boulevard Bridge spans over Union Pacific Railroad and BART rail lines, connecting the City of Fremont and Union City. Constructed by BART in the 1970s, the existing bridge is being replaced with a new cast-in-place, pre-stressed concrete box gi...Read on...

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Posted on: 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...Read on...