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Political Battle Lines drawn over Measures U & V

October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former City Manager Patrick O’Keeffe cited the biggest challenge for our city in the wake of his retirement as “Creating financial resources to fund the Capital Improvement Program to replace redevelopment funding” in this 2013...

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As previously reported, a daytime “Drive-By” shooting along 47th at Adeline rattled the Triangle Neighborhood on September 26th. New information provided regarding the incident was a make of the vehicle including details of a “SF Giants bumper...

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If you’ve been feeling a bit more “stressed out” these days, well now you know why. Emeryville has been named “The most stressful community in California” according to the relatively obscure website CreditDonkey.com. I can’t vouch...

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A 72-year-old woman who was stabbed in Berkeley in September has died after nearly three weeks in medical care, according to authorities. Nancy Jo McClellan of Emeryville died Wednesday at approximately 2:30 a.m., said Berkeley...

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We’ve covered candidates John Bauters, Dianne Martinez and Scott Donahue. Our last candidate profile is Ken Bukowski. When all is said and done, Ken will end up being one of the most colorful characters our city...

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One of the most personally enjoyable posts I’ve written for the E’ville Eye was my “Rediscover E’ville’s most celebrated bar” article about Trader Vic’s back in December. I have an intense interest in Emeryville’s vast history...

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We’ve covered candidates John Bauters & Dianne Martinez, next up is longtime resident and creator of some of our areas most distinct public art pieces, Scott Donahue. Scott’s passion and commitment to our town cannot be matched. A...

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Two shot in broad daylight at 47th & Adeline

September 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Via an EPD press release issued by Sergeant Fred Dauer: Today at 1:36pm the Emeryville Police Department received several calls of gunshots in the area of 47th Street and Adeline Street. Witnesses reported a dark sedan fleeing...

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I don’t know if you can have two more polar opposite establishments in one post, but here it goes. One is at the cusp of the Vegan, Gluten-free and grain-alternative lifestyle, the other … well,...

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The first E’ville Eye candidate questionnaire was Park Avenue District resident John Bauters, next up is Triangle resident and mother of two, Dianne Martinez. Dianne represents the type of resident that Emeryville would like more of:...

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The Berkeley-Albany-Emeryville chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted a candidate forum for our city on Thursday evening at City Hall. Moderated by the LWV Chapter President Nancy Bickel, the four candidates including (L-R) John Bauters,...

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A selection of Emeryville-centric articles from around the web that residents might find of interest: Smashburger, a Colorado based burger chain that distinguishes itself with a process of “smashing” its burgers on the grill with...

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We reached out to our four City Council candidates and they all graciously agreed to an exclusive interview with The E’ville Eye. We established 15 questions that we hope will help you better understand who they...

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If history is made and measures are taken to reverse the climate change that everyone but FOX News acknowledges, it may very well have begun right here in Emeryville, CA. The Emeryville Amtrak Station hosted a...

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Comcast or AT&T? Expensive & Fast or Cheap & Slow? The old adage of “voting with your wallet” doesn’t really apply when you’re faced with the “choice” of Mega-corporation A or Mega-corporation B. This used to...

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A selection of Emeryville-centric articles from around the web that residents might find of interest: Emeryville Resident, travel photographer and filmmaker Greg Roden directs & producers a show airing on PBS dedicated to advancing the...

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Two Carjackings including one in the normally calm Doyle St. Area highlight the August crime report (the first crimes of its type since March). The poor folks at Sunglass Hut continue to endure their share of...

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Emeryville business roundup for the week: Emeryville favorite Hot Italian has become the first pizzeria in the nation to be REAL Certified by the United States Healthful Food Council. REAL Certification is achieved through a...

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I’m currently in a small, ongoing battle with the city. The palms in the plaza at the end of my Park Avenue neighborhood have been dying a slow, painful death since they were planted in...

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The sad and unfortunate passing of Robin Williams led to an interesting conversation with longtime Councilwoman Nora Davis at the last National Night Out event. Known for filming many of his movies in his Bay...

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Emeryville has spawned its share of originals. Trader Vic’s (originally on the Oakland side of the border, I know), Rudy’s Can’t Fail may have met this status and perhaps even Honor Kitchen & Cocktails or...

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In additional to Wednesday’s lunch market on Park & Haven behind City Hall, the Public Market has recently announced it is getting in on the Food Truck action. The inaugural weekly event will take place this...

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The Emeryville Police Department hosted a press conference yesterday in support of a bill authored by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner that would establish a process for obtaining a temporary firearm restraining order for those deemed at risk of...

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The “Christie Core ” District 3 & 5 areas of E’ville saw a large spike in Auto Burglaries and thefts with “Honda Accords, Civics, and Toyota Corollas” amongst the most popular vehicles for thieves. Bay Street...

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