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The Electronic Arts owned game developer Maxis that created the hit SimCity franchise abruptly shuttered its Emeryville studio doors yesterday. The announcement was made through Maxis designer Guillaume Pierre via Twitter and quickly went viral amongst...

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Back in June, we announced that Oakland’s Commonwealth Cafe was expanding into the old Cafe Bier spot on Adeline straddling Emeryville’s Triangle & Oakland’s Longfellow neighborhoods. They optimistically targeted an August 2014 opening date, but some delays...

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The Emeryville Police Department Crime Report for January includes a total of 235 crimes highlighted by 27 Auto Burglaries in the shopping-laden District 5 area and 60 reports of petty theft in the combined District 9...

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Fingers were crossed yesterday across our city as it was the final day for the California Department of Finance to file an appeal regarding the recently upheld appeals court decision siding with The City of...

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East Bay Express has posted an article detailing the relationship of new Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Emeryville City Manager Sabrina Landreth. Landreth did not actually apply for the Oakland City Admin job as she...

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Emeryville City Council held a follow-up meeting to its initial minimum wage proposal on Tuesday Feb. 17th. Various special interests and pro-union groups filled the room to articulate stories of hardships and abuses being conducted within...

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Emeryville Police closed and barricaded their Powell Street Station in anticipation of a planned protest yesterday. “The Police Department will be temporarily closed to the public during this rally for the safety of all. Thank...

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The Emeryville PD released a 5:28 long audio of an exchange between a Home Depot loss-prevention officer and a 911 dispatcher. Ms. Henderson was being detained for shoplifting and was described as being uncooperative. The operator...

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Inside Bay Area is reporting the Emeryville City Manager Sabrina Landreth is heading back to the City of Oakland to become their first permanent city administrator in nearly a year. On the job for just...

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*WARNING* This post contains material not appropriate for all ages and some might find offensive. The 2011 erotic romance novel by British Author E.L. James and subsequent movie release touched off a phenomenon and mainstream...

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Senator Barbara Boxer made an appearance at the Head Start program located at the Ralph Hawley Middle School promoting her bill that would require children in the federally funded pre-school program nationwide to be immunized....

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The recent Restoration Hardware “Pop-up” warehouse sales caused quite a frenzy in the Park Avenue District and adjacent areas (and subsequently on the corner of Halleck & Sherwin where a delivery contractor has routinely log-jammed...

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Developers, Lawyers and a few Oakland resident “ringers” (mixed with a few Emeryville residents) turned out in droves to Emeryville City Hall on a Friday evening before a holiday weekend and on a Sabbath day...

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All eyes will be on the historically “pro-development” city of Emeryville at tonight’s 5pm special meeting at City Hall. As previously reported, City Council will vote on the proposed residential development moratorium that would put a 45-day hold...

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The San Francisco Business Times is reporting that Stanford Health Care has signed a lease at the Wareham Development EmeryStation Greenway building on Hollis, a block from their Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital that they moved...

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The deceased woman from last week’s officer-involved shooting tragedy was officially identified as Yuvette Henderson after notifying her next of kin (previously reported as “Yvette”). The Emeryville Police officers involved were also made public as Michelle Shepherd...

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Oakland’s Golden Gate neighbors are rallying to prevent a proposed McDonald’s renovation that would also expand their 24 hour drive-thru to seven days a week. Neighbors are concerned with the increased litter, traffic and violence...

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B-Side BBQ has been a beacon of the gritty area along San Pablo and given neighbors hope the area has turned the corner on its seedy past. Although the restaurant has been steady and well...

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The Tuesday Emeryville City Council meeting that began with a special study session ran nearly five hours and nearly to midnight as the City discussed the Christie Avenue redevelopment project, the formulation of a homeless...

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An afternoon press conference with Emeryville Police Chief Ken James at the Powell Street headquarters revealed further details of yesterday’s officer involved shooting, only the third such incident in his 40 year career with the...

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A peaceful candlelight vigil for the woman, identified through friends as [38]-year-old Yvette Henderson, morphed into a protest as angry mourners broke away and vandalized the Home Depot where yesterday’s incident apparently unfolded. An estimated 70-80...

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Oakland police responded to the call of an officer-involved shooting this afternoon. A woman, later identified as Yvette Henderson was shot and killed by an Emeryville Police officer in the garage area of the Extra Space...

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You may have read some recent regional news about Emeryville being labeled “a dangerous city” but if you sift through the data and actually talk to residents, they’ll generally tell a different story of their experience with...

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Fifteen year Councilperson Ruth Atkin, taking her fourth turn as Emeryville’s Mayor, presented her “State of the City” speech at the annual Chamber of Commerce luncheon on January 28th at the Hilton Garden Inn. The annual State of...

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