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The November, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a return to “normalcy” after an uncharacteristic surge in October (down from the 311 reported in last month). Much of this increase stemmed from a 39% M-T-M auto...

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2019 ended on a down note for Emeryville diners as two more establishments called it quits prior to ringing in the new year. While fewer residents will mourn the loss of one of Emeryville’s five...

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The October, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a large surge in crime reported with 311 total crimes (up from the 257 reported in September). The total represents the highest monthly total we have on record...

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The Emeryville Arizmendi recently announced a new target reopening date via Instagram. The popular neighborhood bakery has been closed for over a year after a vehicle collision with a gas line led to extensive fire...

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Our periodic Restaurant & Retail report with recent business closures, openings and news across Emeryville. Burger King Remodel Burger King began construction on an overdue remodel of its Powell Street Plaza location last month. The...

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A small fire broke out at the EmeryStation East building located between Hollis and Peladeau this afternoon about 3 p.m.. The fire led to the dispatch of an Alameda County Fire Department Hazardous Material (Hazmat)...

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Entering its eighth year, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Giving Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving following the more capitalist-driven Black...

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A handful of local Emeryville business stories aggregated from around the web in our periodic update. Among these are the listing of four Emeryville Companies have made the 2019 SF Business Times “Top 100 fastest-growing...

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Some notable comings and goings since our last October update including the departure of two dine-in options, an update on a highly anticipated West Oakland Barbecue spot, and what we know about the Bay Street...

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The September, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 257 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 228 reported in August). Robberies continued their upward trend with 15 reports for the month and are on...

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The August, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 228 total crimes reported for the month (down from the 261 reported in July). Much of the statistical decline was the result of a 19% MTM drop in...

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Fuddruckers abruptly closed their Bay Street Emeryville location last Sunday, October 13. The Burger establishment was among the last first generation of food tenants at the shopping center that opened 17 years ago. In addition,...

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EPD Nabs Cannabis Business Burglary Suspects

October 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Emeryville Police arrested three suspects on suspicion of burglarizing a cannabis facility early this morning at about 3:35 a.m. EPD dispatch center received an alarm call from the location at 6613 Hollis Street. When the...

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An update on progress at The Public Market Emeryville which has undertaken an ambitious, multi-year renovation project. The Market Hall is currently at about 70% capacity. We previously reported on the soft-opening of Mama Lamees...

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This morning at about 10:08 a.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the Home Depot parking lot near the Taco Bell on a report of a stolen vehicle. The frantic caller reported her vehicle was stolen...

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Former School Board President Barbara Inch’s abrupt resignation has touched off a search for a new boardmember. Inch tendered her resignation shortly after the June meeting that saw the school gymnasium named after legendary Emery...

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The Emeryville Police announced the arrest o two men for multiple firearms and narcotics violations following a Sunday evening traffic stop. On September 1, at approximately 10:52 p.m., an officer observed a vehicle make several erratic...

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Emeryville Police responded to a report of gunfire on Park Avenue early Thursday evening at about 5:24 p.m. Two vehicles traveling from the Beach Street area behind Target were reportedly involved in a confrontation where...

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A pedestrian was struck at the intersection of 45th and Hollis in Emeryville late this afternoon at about 3:34 p.m. According to Councilmember John Bauters, who was a witness to the incident, the pedestrian was...

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The June, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 243 total crimes reported for the month (up dramatically from the 210 reported in May). Auto burglaries (+48%), Grand Theft (+41%) and Residential Burglaries (+93%) comprise the highest...

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Excavation to remove toxic contamination at the former Sherwin-Williams site is scheduled to begin today. The former paint factory at 1450 Sherwin Street and an adjacent parcel cover a combined 10 acres. The city has...

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Kary Mullis, a chemist whose work with a pioneering Emeryville Biotech company awarded him a Nobel Prize, passed away last Wednesday at the age of 74. Mullis is credited with the groundbreaking invention of PCR...

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The City of Emeryville held three council meeting during the month of May. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were discussions of the 2019/20 Budget, our Capital Improvement Program and a Minimum Wage...

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Wells Fargo celebrated the grand opening of its new Bridge Center branch on 40th street in Emeryville today. Bank leaders presented a $2,500 grant to the Emeryville Historical Society, a nonprofit that works to preserve...

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