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Message from the Director Onus Dental Health Plan is very different from other dental plans. Onus offers a dental health plan within our own private Dental offices. We offer quality care at an affordable price. Our plan offers more coverage than most including implants, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. The enrollment process is easy with no annual fee or deductibles. There are no limits,restrictions and absolutely no paperwork. Our Onus team is passionate about helping others and providing low cost dental care. We want our Onus members to have the best experience possible. Brenda Sgroi Onus Dental Health Plan

City of Fremont News Briefs SUBMITTED BY CHERYL GOLDEN ‘10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse’ Bursting with creativity among the living dead, the City of Fremont Children’s Repertory Theater will perform “10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse” written by Don Solidis and directed by Grant Ewing. Described as “a whimsical comedy of apocalyptic proportions,” this comedy finds our remaining survivors at the end of the world battling hordes of rampaging zombies. This guide to surviving the zombie apocalypse is part scripted, part improvised and is full of nonstop action and hilarity. Two performances of “10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse” will be playing at the Niles Veterans Hall, 37154 Second St., in Fremont on Friday,

May 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online at (for Friday’s performance, use #207328, and Saturday’s performance, #207329). For more information contact (510) 494-4322 or Learn how to use Buses and BART Learn about public transit features that make riding easier for seniors and people with disabilities. Through classroom instruction and a field outing on bus and BART, you will learn how to plan trips, read transit schedules, pay fares, transfer between buses and BART, and travel on transit safely. Attend any of the upcoming free Travel Training Workshops that fit your schedule. To sign up, call (510) 574-2053. Internet Resources for Transit Planning Learn how to use 511, Google maps, and other websites to plan public transit trips. Friday May 9 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fremont Senior Center,

40086 Paseo Padre Pkwy (510) 574-2053 Travel Training for Seniors and People with Disabilities Learn how to use buses and BART, and get your senior clipper card. Please note that the first day is classroom instruction and the second day is a field outing on the bus and BART. May 13 and May 14 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Newark Senior Center 7401 Enterprise Dr, Newark (510) 574-2053 Registration is required The Tri-City Travel Training Program and workshops are provided by the City of Fremont and made possible through Measure B funding from the Alameda County Transportation Commission. Free Personal Emergency Preparedness Class 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. Class will be held

from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fremont Fire Training Tower, 7200 Stevenson Blvd. on Wednesday, May 14. Additional classes have been scheduled at later dates. To register for a free PEP class, please call (510) 4944244 or send an email to If you are part of a group and would like to schedule your own personal group PEP class at another location, please contact Chuck Guaraglia, Public Education with the Fremont Fire Department, at (510) 792-3473 or Vote for Your Favorite Downtown Logo! For the first time ever, community members have the opportunity to vote for their favorite logo to represent Downtown Fremont. We announced the arrival of the first phase of development in the downtown by unveiling three logos at Downtown Fremont Street Eats on Friday, April 25. If you were unable to attend the Street Eats event, you can still vote online at through May 16.

The logo with the most votes will be used in the City’s marketing materials and will symbolize the excitement and imagination of our up and coming Downtown. The Downtown is a 110-acre area bounded by Fremont Boulevard, Mowry Avenue, Paseo Padre Parkway, and Walnut Avenue. The Downtown Community Plan was approved by the Fremont City Council in 2012. Implementation efforts have begun with the award of a $5.8 million One Bay Area Grant. We’re Hiring: Part-Time Veterinary Technician Do you love caring for animals? If so, the City of Fremont is hiring for a part-time Veterinary Technician. Our ideal candidate has a valid Animal Health Technician certificate in veterinary medicine from the California State Board of Examiners and a Class C California Driver’s License. First review of applications is May 26 at 5 p.m. For more information visit

Waste Management unveils recycling facility expansion Youth Enrichment Services at The Hayward Center for Education and Careers (Adult School) has partnered with the City of Hayward, Employment Development Department/Youth Employment Opportunity Program, Hayward Chamber of Commerce, Community Resources for Independent Living, Dr. Jennifer Ong, Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and Southland Mall to organize a job fair for youth in our community to find employment.

The job fair is for ages 16-25. Come dressed for success and bring your resume. Door prizes (for every two cans of food brought to support the Alameda County Food Bank, receive an extra ticket). Youth Job Fair Friday May 9 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Hayward City Hall 777 B Street, Hayward (510) 459-7056

SUBMITTED BY JOE CAMERO The unveiling of an $10 million expansion of a high diversion material recovery facility (MRF) on May 6, 2014 celebrates the “marriage” of public policy and engineering design to meet CalRecycle’s CalGreen Construction & Demolition (C&D) and Alameda County’s commercial diversion goals. It is the only MRF in the region that meets both requirements. Construction on the expanded MRF began in early January and was completed in late April. It includes upgraded technologies, which increases sorting capacity from 700,000 lbs. per day to 1.6 million lbs. per day, and two separate lines for sorting construction/demolition and dry commercial volumes. Materials less than 8 inches are screened to 2 inches and again to ?-inch fractions. Magnets recover ferrous metal, while optical-sorting technology separates wood and aluminum. Vibratory air separators recover rock and other inert materials. Recovered commodities are then sent to markets and used in WM EarthCare™ landscape products. The Davis Street Resource Recovery Complex is located at 2615 Davis Street in San Leandro. For more information about Waste Management, visit

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