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The Public Market seems to be going in a decidedly Asian-influenced direction with their recent cuisine announcements. The additions of Shiba Ramen (Japanese), Fish Face Poke (Polynesian), Nyum Bai (Cambodian), Koja Kitchen (Korean/Japanese) and We Sushi...

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A welcome sight for most residents as median Emeryville rents listings flattened in 2016 rising just over 1% (neighboring Berkeley saw a 3% increase while Oakland saw a 7.3% jump). Meanwhile home prices increased steadily at a 6.3%...

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Michelin-starred Peruvian Chef Carlos Altamirano has finally settled on “Paradita Eatery” for his new Emeryville Public Market eatery. The establishment was initially announced as “Chicharron,” revised to Granja Eatery and is now being touted as the...

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Back in July 2016, it was revealed that the lease at the former Bucci’s space had finally been acquired and a new establishment would soon be moving in. 612one Fusion Culinary and Fine Cocktails (6121 being...

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The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) launched a region-wide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with its exhibit “Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia.” The...

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In our quest to uncover interesting and relevant things happening in our town, we’ve aggregated a few news stories of interest from the interwebz and reader tips. This month’s E’ville Biz report profiles a new, reusable food storage...

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Emeryville residents deserve a pat on the back after a recent data study by the MTC revealed we were second in the region in using transit. The data on Commuting into our city was less encouraging...

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The Emeryville Public Market will be adding a new food stall to complement their growing selection of street foods. Nyum Bai Cambodian Street Cuisine is the latest ethnic establishment recruited by the Public Market to help round...

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Emeryville Watergate resident and Architect Eugene Tssui is the subject of this week’s East Bay Express cover story. The article details Tssui’s flamboyant lifestyle and his “refusal to compromise” personality. Tssui’s unconventional ideas about architecture might finally be...

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The final monthly Emeryville Crime Report report of 2016 coincided with the busy Holiday shopping season and an influx of visitors to our shopping centers. Not surprisingly, this came with an increase in crimes reported....

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The City of Oakland Design Review Committee (DRC) reviewed a proposal for a new hotel on our border last night. “Mandela Hotel” would be built on a 1-acre vacant site near the East Bay Bridge Shopping...

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The Sherwin-Williams project Planned Unit Development (PUD) was approved by council back on October 18th. After a second reading on November 1st, it was officially adopted by the city 30 days later. With this approval comes...

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On the day Emeryville designated itself a Sanctuary City, the city also moved to cease the tradition of performing the pledge of allegiance at council meetings and replace it with an excerpt from the 1944 folk song...

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A new group of five Emeryville City Councilmembers convened last night for the first Council meeting of 2017. Councilmembers Bauters, Medina and Patz were all officially sworn in at the December 6th Council meeting, joining newly...

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Two shot leaving Bay Street Shopping area

January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A verbal exchange escalated into gunfire on Saturday evening about 9:27 p.m. near the Bay Street Shopping Center leaving two victims. “I heard a bunch of shots. There were so many I first thought they may...

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The Emeryville BPAC will hold a special meeting tonight in Council Chambers. On the agenda are a litany of items but first and foremost is the Powell Street intersections improvements. These intersections, known by most residents...

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The Emery Go-Round, Emeryville’s fare-less shuttle, implemented changes to its service routes last month. These service changes were initially proposed a year ago by The Emeryville Transportation Management Association (ETMA). The new routes were designed to alleviate overcrowding...

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The Alameda County Statement of Vote was recently published by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla with the certified 2016 election results. Padilla noted the turnout of registered voters statewide was 75.2 percent, the second highest figure...

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Back in August, shortly after the birth of me and my wife’s first child, I penned a post asking for your support. Hundreds of you have responded over the past few months with donations ranging from a...

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The Top Five E’ville Eye Stories of 2016

January 1, 2017 | 3 Comments

Happy New Year E’villains! While I think most of us are glad that 2016 is behind us, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the stories that helped The E’ville Eye...

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Quite a few residents have mourned the loss of Emeryville’s famed Utility Box public art that were painted over last summer. The familiar pedestrian figures have become synonymous with our town and celebrated as a way of...

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Emeryville patrol officers responded to the sound of gunfire followed by a flood of 911 calls last night. An estimated 15 rounds were fired in what was described as an exchange between two vehicles in the Hyatt...

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The Emeryville Crime Report for November includes 193 total crimes reported (down from 210 in October or -19%). Much of the decline was in Violent Crime led by a sharp drop in Robberies. Property Crimes remained mostly flat with an exception of...

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Homeless services, children’s causes, conservation, the arts, animals … there are so many deserving causes to contribute to this holiday season. I can’t think of a more impactful way to donate than by contributing to a...

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