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Fremont’s Search for a Downtown — and for Stronger Link to Silicon Valley

August 27, 2014 | 6:00 am

Fremont’s Search for a Downtown — and for Stronger Link to Silicon Valley

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City that started as five towns amid farmscape tries to craft an identity and grow its tech reputation.

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Mike Honda, Ro Khanna Face Off Ahead of June Primary

May 5, 2014 | 12:50 pm

Mike Honda, Ro Khanna Face Off Ahead of June Primary

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Packed house for first, and perhaps only, debate, which also featured GOP hopeful Joel Vanlandingham.

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Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

March 14, 2014 | 6:00 am

Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

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Local police can track people and collect data in real time with this controversial technology.

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Your Daily BART Delay: Trains Running Again After Death on Tracks

March 5, 2014 | 7:35 am

Your Daily BART Delay: Trains Running Again After Death on Tracks

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Late-night fatality shut down early-morning service between Hayward and Fremont stations.

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Fremont to Begin Offering ‘Pay to Stay’ Program at Its Jail

July 26, 2013 | 12:11 pm

Fremont to Begin Offering ‘Pay to Stay’ Program at Its Jail

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The Fremont Police Department is set to begin offering an alternative for inmates who may prefer to pay for their stay in jail. Fremont police say they will begin a “pay-to-stay” program for those convicted of misdemeanors and sentenced to spend several days in Alameda County jails. The Fremont Argus says inmates can pay a […]

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Tesla to Release a New Electric Car Made in Fremont

June 19, 2012 | 2:59 pm

Tesla to Release a New Electric Car Made in Fremont

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The latest electric vehicle to hit the road can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.4 seconds with barely a sound. But will it overtake the competition? Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, says his company has already set the trend, forcing other automakers to launch their own electric vehicles for fear […]

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Fremont Mayor Bob Wasserman Dies

December 29, 2011 | 4:12 pm

Fremont Mayor Bob Wasserman Dies

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From the City of Fremont website: Mayor Bob Wasserman, who has been Mayor of Fremont since 2004, passed away on December 29, 2011, at the Fremont Kaiser facility in the presence of his family. He was 77. Mayor Wasserman served the people of Fremont since 1976 when he was appointed the chief of police. After […]

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Morning Splash: UC Tuition Hike; LGBT History Bill; Fremont Likely Divided in Redistricting

July 15, 2011 | 7:35 am

Morning Splash: UC Tuition Hike; LGBT History Bill; Fremont Likely Divided in Redistricting

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UC tuition hits $12,192 – a 9.6 percent increase (SF Chronicle) University of California regents voted Thursday to raise tuition by 9.6 percent – on top of an 8 percent increase already approved for this fall – over the objections of students who said they’ll drown in debt. At the same meeting in San Francisco, […]

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May 6, 2011 | 10:25 am

Fremont’s Innovative California School for the Blind; Video: Talking Money Reader Demonstration

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Anyone looking to buy fortune cookies in braille, I can tell you where to get them. Turns out the one place in the world embossing the fortunes and bringing them to a shop in Chinatown to get them made into cookies is right here in our midst… The California School for the Blind just turned […]

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May 2, 2011 | 3:14 pm

Audio: Fremont’s Afghans React to Osama Bin Laden’s Death

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KQED’s Shuka Kalantari today visited Fremont’s “Little Kabul” district to get a feel for how this community of Afghani refugees, many of whom emigrated after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, is reacting to the death of Osama Bin Laden at the hands of American special forces. Her interviews below: Asad Saleh has owned the Little […]

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