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North Oakland neighbors are sparring again. No, not over fireworks, slow streets or defunding the OPD, but over a “feral” peacock that some have dubbed “Peter,” “Abraham,” or “Junebug” (or Bruce, Philip or even Paco)....

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It’s hard to believe it’s been a month since our city experienced a wave of orchestrated looting in the wake of protests over the Minneapolis Police killing of George Floyd. Much of Emeryville remains pockmarked...

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Alameda County officials are reversing their plan to move the county to greater socialization and business activity citing a spike in hospitalizations and a rising rate of cases of the novel coronavirus. In-store retail and...

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As retail and restaurants begin their phase of reopening, we’re slowly assessing the economic damage caused or escalated by this pandemic. Many of the businesses forced to close when the original shelter order was placed...

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As expected, Alameda County issued a new health order yesterday expanding the list of businesses allowed to reopen to include outdoor dining. Among the eating establishments that immediately announced participation will be the Public Market...

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After Friday’s Oakland protests descended into violence and looting, area residents braced for the possibility of another night of unrest. Some protesters apparently opted to shift their attention to neighboring Emeryville. But from the get...

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Emeryville City Council will vote to appoint Robert “Hank” Schreeder as Interim Chief Of Police at their June 2 meeting. Five-year Police Chief Jennifer Tejada announced her retirement after 25 years in policing back on...

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The Budget Advisory Committee and City Council were both recently presented with the bleak economic realities the city is facing. Emeryville, like many cities, has seen a sharp decline in revenues caused by the pandemic-induced...

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Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada formally announced her retirement from the EPD last week. In a letter to City Manager Christine Daniel, Tejada set her final day with the force as June 12. Tejada was...

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Four stories aggregated from around the web in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. Clif Bar has appointed a new CEO to help their anticipated next stage of growth. Zymergen was recently tapped by the Chan...

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Four California Air National Guard fighter jets flew over the Bay Area this morning. The Flyovers were part of a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Air Force dubbed “America Strong” intended to honor health care...

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The March, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 146 crimes reported (down from the 169 reported in February). Both property and violent crime data saw drops from the previous month. It was the third consecutive month...

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The long-awaited episode of Bar Rescue featuring Marshawn Lynch-owned Emeryville bar & restaurant Rob Ben’s aired on Sunday. While locals will be disappointed that the bar was touted as being “in the heart of Oakland,”...

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The City of Emeryville has indefinitely closed parts of Doyle Street to vehicle traffic beginning Monday April 20th. The closure is intended to allow pedestrians to practice safe social distancing during the ongoing COVID-19 Shelter...

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A train derailment occurred on the section of tracks near the Emeryville Amtrak and Bay Street today at about 1:41 p.m. today. Train cars are currently blocking the rail crossings at 65th St., 66th St....

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The Alameda County Health Care Services (AC-HCSA) has released city-specific COVID-19 case data via a new dashboard tool. In addition to cases broken down by city within our county, it also breaks out homeless, age...

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The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating complaints of price-gouging in Emeryville after a citizen complaint was forwarded to a councilmember. The Alameda County District Attorney’s office recently provided updated protections against price gouging in...

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For this edition of our E’ville Biz aggregate of news stories, we’ve put a focus on Emeryville Companies that are involved in the ongoing fight to contain COVID-19 aka “the Coronavirus.” Among these companies are...

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2020 Emeryville Mayor Christian Patz has taken drastic steps to curb what he called “non-essential binge-watching.” At a Special City Council meeting, Patz argued to dramatically limit video streaming services within city limits. “Our last...

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The February, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 169 crimes reported (down sharply from the 230 reported in January). Both property and violent crimes saw dramatic drops from the previous month. It was the second consecutive...

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The City of Emeryville announced the closure of children’s play areas at City parks until further notice. In addition, the East Bay Regional Park system has announced closures and parking restrictions in reaction to sudden...

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The ongoing stay-at-home order by the state has the entire community on lockdown except for a small list of “essential services.” While restaurant dining rooms and bars have been ordered to close, food providers including...

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The City of Emeryville and Emery Unified School District are taking actions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting public gatherings. These agencies take direction on health issues from the Alameda County Department...

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17-year old Emery High Junior Jayden Cummings was recently recognized as the winner of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge within California’s District 13. Cummings developed a social media management platform for small businesses that he...

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