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The Emeryville Transportation Management Association (ETMA) has proposed major commute hour changes to the Emery Go-Round, including splitting the service into four routes to alleviate overcrowding during commute hours (weekdays 7-10 am & 3-7 pm). The changes are purportedly to...

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A fire broke out in the kitchen of the Elephant Bar restaurant at the Bay Street Mall about 5:30 p.m. this evening, interrupting a busy post-Christmas shopping day. The fire went up the duct work and extended...

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E’ville commuters will soon have a new way to get to and from San Rafael. Starting Monday December 14th, Golden Gate Transit will launch a new commuter service called Route 580. The westbound route begins...

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AC Transit is proposing to reroute Emeryville’s only all-day Transbay bus service away from the city’s main residential, employment and retail corridors. The F-line currently takes the city’s residents and visitors from Downtown Berkeley to...

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The much-anticipated Nordstrom Rack Grand Opening was held today as doors opened to the public at the recently renovated East Bay Bridge Shopping Center. The off-price clothing retailer’s 38,000 square foot store boasts a wide range...

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National beauty retailer, Ulta Beauty, opened its newest store in Emeryville earlier today at the East Bay Bridge Shopping Center adjacent to Sports Authority. The approximately 10,000 sq. ft. store at the East Bay Bridge center features...

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The ‘Emery Go-Round’ transit shuttle will continue to serve the city through the year 2030, after Emeryville parcel owners voted for a new parcel assessment last night. With a resounding ‘yes’, 71.25% of parcel owners...

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This weekend’s planned closure of BART’s Transbay Tube has thrown a monkey wrench into many E’villian’s plans. The E’ville Eye breaks down what’s going on and details what’s closed, detoured, and other alternatives. What’s going...

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AC Transit has proposed drastic changes to bus service through out the Bay Area.  If implemented, Emeryville residents would see changed routes and increased bus frequencies under the proposed plans. The transit agency says these...

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The Bay Street Shopping Center is celebrating the grand opening of the much anticipated American Eagle Outfitters and the start of a monthly Farmers’ Market this weekend. Bay Street will close the main thoroughfare to vehicle traffic...

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The Powell Street Plaza Emeryville Starbucks is looking to become a local evening hangout spot as it considers launching a hot food and alcohol program they refer to as ‘Starbucks Evenings’. If picked, it would be the...

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Opening: American Eagle Outfitters & Aerie Lingerie: After both Kay Jewelers and Williams-Sonoma shut down this past holiday season, rumors swarmed about what would take their place. With exterior construction signage in place, American Eagle Outfitter is confirmed...

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Williams Sonoma among 3 Bay Street Mall Closures

January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

It was announced over the holiday that high-end cookware & kitchen accessory retailer Williams Sonoma would be shuttering its doors for good on January 19th. The upscale chain headquartered in SF originally opened when the mall...

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With the holiday shopping season upon us, the Bay Street Shopping Mall is preparing for the inevitable shopping rush with the opening (and subsequent closing) of stores. Opening in the spot of the former Jody...

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Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel rush, BART has opened the new BART to OAK Airport train extension. The long waits and inconsistent service travelers endured from the old AirBart bus shuttle service is...

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Streetcars could be rolling through E’ville in the future, if transit planners get their way. The 61 page draft report of the much-anticipated Emeryville Berkeley Oakland Transit Study (or “EBOTS”) prepared by consultants CMS Smith has been released and...

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