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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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In December, SF workers of Whole Foods picketed the regional office on Horton, last Wednesday workers of Oaks Card Club staged a dramatic walkout and picket along San Pablo Ave with the support from Union Local 2850 who represent...

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The EPD Crime Report for December includes a whopping 115 combined Grand and Petty thefts reported over the period (A 262% jump from November). The threshold in California between Petty and Grand theft is $950. In addition,...

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In our attempt to cover as much of Emeryville as possible, we’ve cast a net over our entire city. One important perspective that’s been elusive to our audience thus far is that of Emeryville’s senior...

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In May 2013, we reported that Emeryville had won its litigation with the state to recoup the approximately $25 million in redevelopment money that sat in limbo since the agency’s dissolution back in 2011. This “Victory” was short-lived though...

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Peaceful protesters briefly entered stores at the Emeryville Shopping Mall including Forever 21, Apple & Old Navy with drums & chants of “Stop shopping, shut it down” and “Black Lives Matter”. An estimated 100 Protesters blocked...

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The political “revolving door” between us and our neighbors continues as John Flores, who retired as Emeryville’s City manager in 2006, was appointed interim City Manager of Oakland by recently inaugurated Mayor Libby Schaaf. Flores...

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The work of Vietnamese-born, Emeryville-based artist “joSon” will be on display at San Francisco Botanical Garden’s Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture through April 30th. “Fotanicals” will feature 25 works from his 2013 book “Intimate...

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Bargain Hunters descended on The Park Avenue District this weekend in what was the first (and possibly last?) Restoration Hardware Warehouse Sale “pop up”event of its kind in Emeryville. The event attracted thousands of shoppers from...

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Bob Canter, the President & CEO of the Emeryville Chamber of Commerce since 2001, announced his retirement yesterday effective January 31st. ”The time to retire comes for everyone,” Canter stated, “and as most people who have...

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It’s been nearly eight years since the paint factory’s demolition and subsequent soil remediation, and the Sherwin Williams Development Project is finally coming to life. After countless community meetings, committee meetings, Planning Commission Study Sessions & City Council Scoping meetings, the...

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While the Emeryville Public Market undergoes its “transition” (not everyone is happy about this), Off the Grid will be stepping in to offer additional food choices to patrons of the shopping area that is anchored...

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Emeryville Artists Co-op profiled on HuffPost

January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Founded in 1973, The Emeryville Artists Co-op has structured itself as a non-profit, limited-equity housing cooperative and expanded to nearly 60 studios in three buildings over the years. It is considered “a national model for affordable...

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The San Francisco Business Times has reported that Southern California-based real estate investment trust KBS Realty has purchased the three buildings in the Emeryville complex known as “The Towers” in what was the biggest East Bay office...

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2014 was quite a year for The E’ville Eye and we want to personally thank all of our subscribers, commenters, contributors, sponsors & donators. In just our third year of existence as a hyperlocal news blog,...

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On an evening where a shooting at a 99¢ store parking lot near San Pablo and University in Berkeley after a medical marijuana robbery left one dead and another injured, Emeryville was also the scene...

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Emeryville Citizens Assistance Program, or “ECAP”, hosted its annual holiday dinner at Anna Yates Elementary for members of the community that need our help the most. Nellie Hannon, who founded and has run ECAP for 27...

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Three Emeryville-based businesses are making headlines for a variety of reasons (Two of them good, the other not so good). This month’s E’ville Biz Digest includes an aggregate of stories from around the web including...

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In a week where Smashburger and Panda Express both opened at the East Bay Bridge Shopping Center, the bigger news was the revelation that E’VILLE IS GETTING AN IKE’S! Yes, Ike’s Lair has reportedly signed a lease to open...

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A cat died and a Central Emeryville home was damaged early Thursday AM in a house fire reportedly sparked by a bathroom candle according to an Alameda County Fire spokeswoman. Nobody living in the home or...

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Councilmembers Jennifer West and Kurt Brinkman finished off their 5 year terms at the December 2nd City Council Meeting and were both honored for their contributions. Meanwhile, newly elected Councilmembers Martinez and Donahue were sworn...

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The EPD posted a press release detailing their involvement in a sting operation against the former operators of Acucare Oriental Spa on Adeline. The EPD participated in a two-year investigation included an undercover EPD Captain that...

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A fourth consecutive night of protests saw civil unrest breach the borders of Emeryville yet again. Marchers returning to Berkeley from Downtown Oakland along San Pablo Broke Windows at 7-Eleven, Bank of America and an...

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Last Tuesday, protesters originating from Downtown Oakland marched through North Oakland and into Emeryville breaking windows at the Subway franchise on 40th & San Pablo before being dispersed. Last night, an estimated 1,500 protesters from...

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