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In our quarterly Emeryville Restaurant & Retail Report, our area saw four closures, the opening of two seasonal shops and the announcement of a second Old Navy store. Petco – Closing Petco is in the...

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A few updates at the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center since our last post back in February. These updates include the closures of Rubio’s and Dafé, the opening of LaserAway and an ownership change at...

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Drivers through Emeryville and the East Bay could see major changes if three proposed roadway projects come to fruition. Late last month, the City of Emeryville presented updated plans for the 40th Street Bus Hub...

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After a contentious set of public workshops last week, Caltrans has hit the brakes, for now, on the much-maligned MacArthur Maze Vertical Clearance Project. Caltrans officials heard from dozens of Oakland and Emeryville residents during...

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A few updates at the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center since our last update back in September including the addition of an Xfinity Store, a Nigerian clothing store and a new VR gaming concept. GRAND OPENING:...

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After over a year of workshops, community feedback and council review, the City of Emeryville has scaled back its proposed citywide parking management plans. Under a revised proposal, the City will now focus on managing...

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A Vancouver-based developer is proposing a record-breaking 54-story residential tower for development in Emeryville’s Christie Core neighborhood. Rising at 683 feet in height, it would be the tallest all-residential building in the Bay Area and...

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A few comings & goings at the Bay Street Shopping Center since our last update in June. OPENINGS: Shoe Palace Shoe Palace officially opened their doors a few weeks back. The retailer fills the vacancy...

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AC Transit Transbay Commuters from the East Bay disembarked at the new SF Transit Center this morning, kicking off a new era for transportation in our region. After the near decade-long construction on the officially-named...

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Emeryville city staff presented their latest Parking Management draft plan to the public at the July 24th Council meeting. The item’s presentation did not commence until after 9 p.m. and lasted nearly two hours. The final...

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The Bay Street shopping center saw a few retailers open and close over the past few months. Among the three businesses that have changed hands, two of the new stores are local brands. Bay Street’s...

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The City of Emeryville recently posted additional details on its proposed Parking Management Plan. The draft plan would introduce parking permits and meters throughout the city to encourage better use of transit, parking turnover and...

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Some updates to the tenants of the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center over the past few months including openings, closings and new stores. The vacant former Pasta Pomodora and Elephant Bar spaces remain up for lease....

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The City of Emeryville is considering major changes to citywide parking regulations, hoping to address ongoing resident & business dissatisfaction with a lack of available parking in high-traffic areas. During two community workshops on November...

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The smoke-filled air from the Santa Rosa wildfires are a reminder of how vulnerable we are to disasters — and how important it is for agencies and residents to be prepared. While recent natural disasters like...

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Long distance Amtrak service may be cut from the Emeryville station if the Trump administration has its way. The White House has proposed cutting about half of the agency’s budget this coming fiscal year. Such a deep...

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Stanford Health Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 2nd to officially announce the opening of their new Emeryville outpatient facility. Stanford signed a lease at the Wareham-owned EmeryStation Greenway building about two years ago. Their presence is expected to...

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A couple comings and goings at the Emeryville Bay Street Shopping Center in the last month. Pasta Pomodoro and Aaron Brothers both abruptly closed in the wake of the holiday shopping season. Store openings include a MAC...

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Construction crews are racing to put the finishing touches on Emeryville’s newest hotel located at the northern end of the Bay Street Shopping Center. The Hyatt Place hotel will be the first new hotel built in...

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Kara’s Cupcakes Kara’s Cupcakes held its grand opening over the Weekend taking over the former Teacake Bakery spot. Kara herself was on site and could be seen busily directing her new staff with her daughter in...

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Emeryville commuters may have noticed a change in their drive this morning as Caltrans activated the metering lights at the Powell Street on-ramps to I-80. The activation is part of the “I-80 SMART Corridor” real-time traffic management project...

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Alameda County Firefighters rescued a distraught woman who was apparently contemplating taking her own life by jumping from the Powell Street/I-80 overpass yesterday. Firefighters were driving back after a call when they noticed the woman who was...

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After a successful trial run last year, the Bay Street Farmers’ Market returns this Saturday April 30th from 3-7 p.m. with more fresh foods and a special Arts & Crafts Market. The “Twilight Market” series will...

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Wind was said to be a factor in a large temporary facade collapse at the former Pottery Barn space at Bay Street Mall this afternoon. There were no reported injuries. A neighbor captured the wobbling of...

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