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The Pacific Pipe Company building on the corner West Grand and Mandela Parkway may finally be getting a tenant after decades of vacancy and blight. Touchstone Climbing announced on their blog plans to restore and convert the...

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One of biggest questions among Park Avenue District neighbors has been “when?!” Indeed, watching the Sherwin-Williams project unfold has been like “watching paint dry.” 😬Clouding the picture was the sudden departure of Lennar project contact...

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KQED Arts reporter Sam Lefebvre penned a recent story covering Emeryville’s selection of Orton Development Inc. as the private partner for the long anticipated Emeryville Arts Center. The selection of Orton was not without some...

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BART officials have begun a public outreach process asking for creative solutions for what to do with their iconic older fleet of cars. One idea from a local housing activist to turn them into apartments,...

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The November 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 218 total crimes reported for the month (down slightly from the 225 reported in October). Robberies for the month reached double figures and are up 16% percent from last year....

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Barely a week after completing training to recognize opioid overdose symptoms and how to administer a lifesaving antidote, Emeryville Police Officers were put to the test. Emeryville Police Department vehicles had just recently been equipped...

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A few news stories aggregated from around the web relevant to Emeryville residents in this month’s Emeryville Business digest. MedMen Enterprises, a publicly traded Cannabis company headquartered in Culver City, recently announced the acquisition of...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the only meeting conducted during the month of November include a PR...

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A mysterious light formation seen early this evening set off some wild speculation on social media platforms by East Bay residents. Was it a rocket launch? Space junk reentering the earth’s atmosphere? Aliens … Santa?!...

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Raider’s running back and Oakland native Marshawn Lynch announced he’d be taking over the former Scend’s spot on San Pablo Ave and opening ‘Rob Ben’s’ back in July, 2017. News has been quiet since this announcement...

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The Zentner Collection, a purveyor of fine asian antiques, has been an Emeryville family-run business for nearly thirty years. While Emeryville has changed dramatically over this span, their love of asian art and family has...

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A parking lot vehicle collision caused a natural gas leak in the CVS shopping area this morning shortly before 10 a.m.. The vehicle rammed into the rear wall of Arizmendi Bakery causing the leak and...

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Bay City News Service has been following the courtroom happenings of those recently arrested in a string of Apple Store ‘Grab & Run’ thefts. 19-year-old Joshua Jamal Cole, who was one of ten suspects charged...

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Ground Up, a UC Berkeley student journal of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, recently published an online article advocating for a radical approach to protecting our mudflats from rising sea levels. The...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the three council meetings conducted during the month of October include approval...

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Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving founded by 92T.org and fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. #GivingTuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving following the more...

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KTVU Channel 2 reporter Leigh Martinez captured a heartwarming story of compassion and volunteerism by our youth that needs to be shared. Student volunteers of the Oakland School for the Arts (OSA) public charter school...

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Three armed robbers are in jail after a brief pursuit by Emeryville Police on Thanksgiving according to a report provided by EPD Sergeant Pablo Rojas. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the...

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The SF Chronicle and East Bay Times are both reporting a possible breakthrough in the recent spate of arson cases at East Bay construction sites that includes Emeryville. 45-year-old Oakland resident Dustin Bellinger AKA “Faheem...

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Allegro Ballroom recently held a fundraiser to help complete construction of a new facility in El Cerrito. Allegro may be forced to leave its Emeryville location on Christie Avenue that they’ve called home for 17 years....

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For our readers that only browse our website stories, we regularly share Emeryville-related news from local sources on our social media channels that include Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. This edition of our ‘E’ville Wire’ focuses...

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Pizza Amigos officially took over the former Navi Kitchen space at 5000 Adeline Street back on October 18th. Pizza Amigos offers a more “American” style take on pizza compared to Navi’s gourmet, “Cali-Indian” interpretation. After...

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For decades, The Broken Rack has been Emeryville’s go-to spot for catching a game, enjoying happy hour with one’s coworkers and of course shooting a game of pool. For those that wanted a more tranquil...

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While the turnout and focus of yesterday’s election was largely driven by national and state politics, our city held a local election with two council seats, three school board seats and a local measure on...

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