Recent News


LA Times article details the life and death of recently slain homeless woman Hayok “Miss Kay”

November 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Back in September after hearing of the death of homeless fixture Hayok Kay from a savage beating, we pieced together this post of what was known about her. Oakland resident and freelance L.A....

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Minimum Wage Ordinance

Coco Delice Fine Chocolates Chef Dennis Kearney recently announced the sad closing of his six-year Emeryville chocolate business effective August 31st. Kearney noted the elimination of a small business tax credit by the state and a recent 20% rent...

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Yesterday it was announced that a person of interest was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Emeryville resident Antonio Ramos. Today it was reported that 20-year-old Marquise Holloway of Oakland was arraigned in an Alameda...

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Food & Drink

The Rare Barrel, Anvil Brewing, Fieldworks, The Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room (and the unfortunate shuttering of Pyramid) have all contributed to a thriving West Berkeley brewery scene. North Oakland and Emeryville have unfortunately been left out of the fun … until now. Golden Gate...

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Local Businesses

The much-anticipated Nordstrom Rack Grand Opening was held today as doors opened to the public at the recently renovated East Bay Bridge Shopping Center. The off-price clothing retailer’s 38,000 square foot store boasts a wide range...

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Back in August of 2014 we mourned the loss of another significant structure when the Acucare building was demolished to make way for yet another all-rental apartment complex in Emeryville’s triangle neighborhood (units at 3900 Adeline...

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Arts & Culture

Some sad news reported by EPD Chief Tejada at Tuesday’s Council Meeting as one of our famous Emeryville Wild Turkeys has passed. It had nothing to do with Thanksgiving though, the jaywalking bird had apparently suffered an injury and then...

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Local Government

The Small Business community lost probably its greatest ally with the loss of Economic Development and Housing Manager Michelle De Guzman who recently tendered her resignation. De Guzman not only worked for the city, but was a [former] resident...

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Opinions & Commentary

Two year resident Matt Davis represents the type of family that Emeryville would like to keep. A young professional who participates in civic activities with a young family on track to go to Emeryville public schools. This might never happen after...

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Community Voices & Interviews

When it was announced that two-year Emeryville City Manager Sabrina Landreth was recruited back to Oakland by Mayor Libby Schaaf, it kicked off a national search for her replacement. In June it was announced that Carolyn Lehr...

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History & Archive


E’ville Archive: Modern Greyhound Racing invented at Blue Star Amusement in Emeryville

November 13, 2015 | 4 Comments

If you’ve ever eaten at Rotten City Pizza, you’ve probably seen their logo illustration of a capuchin monkey riding a greyhound and it may have piqued your interest. While it might...

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Photo Galleries


The Wolfhound Grand Opening Celebration Gallery

April 11, 2015 | 1 Comments

The Wolfhound hosted its Grand Opening celebration last Saturday April 4th and the build up over a needed neighborhood watering hole did not disappoint. I personally missed out on the...

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Love Our Neighborhood Day Instagram Gallery

July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

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