Minimum Wage Ordinance

Progressive publication “The Nation” recently spotlighted Emeryville’s six-month old, highest in the nation Minimum Wage Ordinance in an article titled “This Is What $15 an Hour Looks Like”. The Piece tells the perspectives of three Emeryville low-wage...

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It was a busy couple weeks for the Emeryville PD as a series of property searches led to the recovery of stolen bikes, stripped copper wire, several knives and replica guns. Acting on information provided through street...

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Food & Drink

After first reporting back in August 2015 their kick-off of construction, the highly anticipated Propaganda Gastropub quietly held it’s soft-opening on Monday opening its doors to the neighborhood and curious passerby’s. Proprietor Kiet Truong officially unveiled the rustic...

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Local Businesses

Struggling Emeryville company LeapFrog was acquired by rival VTech Holdings of Hong Kong for $72 million it was announced via a Press Release on Friday. LeapFrog produces electronic educational toys for children including the LeapPad...

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After nearly seven months of community, Council and Planning Commission discussions and study sessions, City staff presented their proposed regulations and development bonuses recommendations to Council last October. Regulations that included an amendment to allowed building Height/Density/Floor-Area-Ratio, an increase...

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Arts & Culture

KQED’s Alee Karim recently profiled the Vintage Synthesizer Museum located right on the Emeryville/Oakland border adjacent to The Compound Gallery (In the 94608 but it technically may in fact be in Oakland). Curator Lance Hill built...

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Local Government

Our “E’ville Voices” guest blogger series was created to net a broader range of voices within our city in flux and initiate dialogue through opinion & conversation. Participating in the series is newly appointed Emeryville Mayor Dianne...

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Opinions & Commentary

Some of the worst things about Emeryville were on display on Monday night when the city held its Horton Bicycle Boulevard Special Meeting. Unlike the “goal-setting” workshop that was barely noticed and sparsely attended, the organizers blanketed...

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Community Voices & Interviews

Jerry Lee Carniglia, a 35-year resident of Emeryville, succumbed to prostate cancer last June 7th, 2015. A prolific artist, Carniglia was a fixture of Emeryville’s Park Avenue District where he had his studio and could often...

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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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