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Trivium Games, Emeryville’s first ‘Escape Room,’ Opens with Halloween-Themed Immersive Game

October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Trivium Games, who announced their intent to open an “escape room” facility in the Andante building on San Pablo Avenue over a year ago, have finally opened their doors to...

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Another Round of Business Closures Hits Emeryville

September 25, 2020 | 13 Comments
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Crime & Public Safety

The Emeryville Police Department is reporting a shooting near Little Caesars Pizza pizza on 40th street Friday evening. Officers arrived on scene at about 9:30 a.m. and located evidence corroborating the shooting. The victim, a...

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Food & Drink

The long-awaited episode of Bar Rescue featuring Marshawn Lynch-owned Emeryville bar & restaurant Rob Ben’s aired on Sunday. While locals will be disappointed that the bar was touted as being “in the heart of Oakland,”...

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Local Businesses

Former Emeryville scientist Michael Houghton was among three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday. Houghton was honored for his efforts that led to the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus while an...

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Another Round of Business Closures Hits Emeryville

September 25, 2020 | 13 Comments

Real Estate

The rapid shift to a work-from-home model where more professionals are free to move to neighborhoods without considering commute, is threatening to disrupt the Real Estate market. How this will pan out longterm for “commuter-friendly”...

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Planning & Development

The contentious Onni Tower project that would be the East Bay’s tallest high-rise is apparently no more. Planning & Building Director Charlie Bryant made the announcement at Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting noting that the project...

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Arts & Culture

Finding an adequate space to host the Emeryville Celebration of the Arts has generally been the biggest challenge for the annual event now in its 34th year. There have been years when it’s come down...

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Local Government

The nomination period for the upcoming general election closed on August 7 and Emeryville voters will once again have little choice in our local races. No challengers have filed to oppose the three city council...

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Community Voices & Interviews

The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police officers has not only drawn further attention to police brutality within the black community, it’s provoked some soul-searching within the police community. Officers are...

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History & Archive

Former Emeryville Virologist Awarded Nobel Prize for work on Hepatitis C Virus

October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Former Emeryville scientist Michael Houghton was among three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday. Houghton was honored for his efforts that led to the discovery of the...

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