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Fremont votes 7-0 on City Hall site for Housing Navigation Center

Many Fremont residents that either opposed the Decoto site or the HNC in general attended the city council meeting in protest. Nearly 400 attendees lined up to speak in front of council members during the meeting, each given an allotted 45 seconds to make a statement.

Kayla Xu, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2019

On Sept. 10, Fremont City Council made a 7 to 0 decision to construct the planned Housing Navigation Center (HNC) at the City Hall location, which will be managed by Jamie Almanza, Executive Director of Bay Area Community Services (BACS). This decision served as the culmination of over a year’s worth of dis...

New Faces: Dual Immersion Schools

Dual Immersion students are exposed to a foreign language at a young age and gradually build up their biliteracy as they grow older.

Felicia Mo, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

In the Spring of 2018, the first year of Spanish Dual Immersion students graduated from Hopkins Junior High School’s Dual Immersion program, some of whom went on to attend Irvington High School in the 2018-2019 school year. The Dual Immersion program fosters bilingualism and puts emphasis on a specific...

Fremont Raises the Minimum Wage

The Fremont City Council has also created a one year plan to assist businesses to comply to the ordinance.

Prahalad Chari and Justin Kim

May 25, 2019

On Feb. 5, 2019, Fremont planned an increase in the minimum wage for workers within the city two years before the state mandate. This will be a gradual increase that aims to raise the minimum wage from $11 an hour to $15 for employees. As of this year, the incremental raise will be put into effect o...

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