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The May 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 209 total crimes reported for the month (up from 201 in April or +4%). Auto burglaries experienced their third consecutive month of decline and the lowest monthly total since November 2016. Auto burglaries are...

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Amid ongoing budget discussions and threats of programs and service cuts, its prudent for residents to not only understand how the city makes its money — but how it spends it. Every year, the website Transparent California...

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This month’s digest of Emeryville business articles features a range of companies including SurveyMonkey, Imperfect Produce, Novartis and Clif Bar. Emeryville’s Imperfect Produce is partnering with Salt & Straw in combatting food waste. Imperfect will...

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The hyperlocal media was on hand for Pixar’s 14th “Motorama” event last Friday. The event is held every other year, and gives Pixar employees an opportunity to show off their own special vehicles and share their love of...

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The website SafeWise.com released its annual The 30 Most Dangerous Cities in America report in May. In the report, our city was ranked as the #1 Most Dangerous City in America rising from number three last year. While...

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The murder trial of Trevor Holminski concluded in Quincy, CA on Tuesday. Sheldon Steward, 24, of Oakland was convicted of his murder by the jury after one day of deliberation. The two friends were backpacking together in...

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Google, in partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), are sharing their initial results measuring air quality in the neighborhoods of West Oakland. This data is being collected using Aclima sensor technology mounted on Google Street View...

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East Bay Yesterday, a podcast “about history, but it’s not stuck in the past,” emerged last year and has gained the curiosity and admiration of local history buffs. Creator Liam O’Donoghue has quickly built a library of important stories cataloguing East Bay history....

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Alameda County Fire Department, Emeryville Police Department and Oakland Fire Department held a joint press conference at the Emeryville Police Station today. They shared information with...

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A mysterious pirate “ship” silhouette was sighted along the Emeryville Marina cove on Monday immediately sparking the curiosity of Emeryville neighbors. The piece, it was learned, is intended as a tribute to the 36 lives lost at the East...

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The City of Emeryville held a series of budgetary workshops over the past few months. Within these discussions, it was revealed that Emeryville was in a bit a financial hole with a trajectory to be...

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Students, parents and city officials gathered at the ECCL today to unveil the latest amenity to the facility. “Wallholla” is a new vertical play structure designed and manufactured in the Netherlands and is only the second installed...

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Emeryville has been selected among a large pool of applicants as a semi-finalist for a pilot California Cultural District designation. The program’s intent is to assist Californians in leveraging the state’s considerable assets in the...

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The April 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 201 total crimes reported for the month (down from 234 in March or -14%). Violent crime overall remains on a 10% decline from last year while property crimes are seeing a 20%...

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Patatas Neighborhood Kitchen is nearly ready to open their doors to the public after announcing their intent to move into the former Commonwealth space back in July 2016. They’ve previously been operating as a delivery only service for the...

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Wareham Development representatives and local dignitaries celebrated the ‘topping off’ of the EmeryStation West building last Friday May 12th. Prior to the ceremony, Wareham hosted a presentation of The East Bay Economic Development Alliance’s “Innovation 2.0 Regional...

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Saturday’s fire at 3800 San Pablo hadn’t even been contained before suspicions of arson began circulating throughout the community. The comment threads of our Facebook page and Nextdoor were filled with theories and speculation. “A lot of people aren’t...

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The residential project at 3800 San Pablo Avenue dubbed “The Intersection” succumbed to a massive blaze this morning. This was the second time in less than a year that the project was the victim of...

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For a city so rich in history, I’m often perplexed why Emeryville’s History is so buried. We have no museum, historical places are often unmarked and online resources are few. In fact, if you want to learn...

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Artist Tyler Hoare’s famed Red Baron “flew” again at the Emeryville Marina last Saturday May 6th. An estimated crowd of thirty or so fans gathered to watch the tradition that last occurred in 2012. The installation was transported...

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Lennar Multifamily Communities presented their latest plans for the Sherwin-Williams Development at an April 27th Planning Commission meeting. The biggest adjustments to the project included the removal of a standalone affordable unit, their intent to sell the existing Warehouse building, and...

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The long standoff between Snoopy and the Red Baron finally yielded a victor as artist Tyler Hoare’s iconic piece “crash-landed” into the bay earlier this week (perhaps on “May Day“? ;). An Art.com building employee captured...

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A fire broke out at the sanctioned homeless camp under the I-580 underpass near 36th and Magnolia/Peralta this evening. A dark plume of smoke could be seen rising from the area at about 8:20 p.m. followed by...

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An estimated 60 workers from hotels in Oakland and Emeryville walked off the job and assembled at the site of the proposed Mandela Hotel near Target today. A hotel that hasn’t yet been approved, but labor groups are already organizing...

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