By Steven Tavares.

Yes, you can include Fremont in Silicon Valley and it’s in Alameda County.

Fremont is the second largest city in Alameda County, so why does it get overlooked by Oakland-centric leaders? First-term Mayor Bill Harrison sits down to talk about his city and to tell us about its rise.

Fremont is more than tree-lined suburbs, good Indian food and Tesla. But it is also growing quickly and boasts one of the only minority-majorities in the country.

We also discuss Fremont’s recent decision to deploy surveillance cameras at certain freeway exits and the lack of opposition it received from residents.

Also, is it Fremonters or Fremontians? We find out.

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Originally posted at East Bay Citizen.

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