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Struggling Emeryville company LeapFrog was acquired by rival VTech Holdings of Hong Kong for $72 million it was announced via a Press Release on Friday. LeapFrog produces electronic educational toys for children including the LeapPad...

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Some of the worst things about Emeryville were on display on Monday night when the city held its Horton Bicycle Boulevard Special Meeting. Unlike the “goal-setting” workshop that was barely noticed and sparsely attended, the organizers blanketed...

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While the fledgling establishment has “hangered” a few patrons because of its long lines and limited servings, the consensus has been overwhelming that Shiba Ramen is the real deal. Proprietors Jake Freed and his wife...

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The Powell Street Plaza Starbucks soft-opened their “Starbucks Evenings” program on Tuesday January 26th. The location is the first in the East Bay Core to launch the program aimed at extending beyond morning, afternoon and evening caffeinated beverages and pre-made...

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It was a busy couple weeks for the Emeryville PD as a series of property searches led to the recovery of stolen bikes, stripped copper wire, several knives and replica guns. Acting on information provided through street...

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After several pretrial delays, former Emeryville Bohemian Blacksmith Studio operator and accused murderer Joseph Karr returned to a Travis County courthouse last Friday January 22nd. The 54-year-old Karr was brought into the courtroom in the standard...

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KQED’s Alee Karim recently profiled the Vintage Synthesizer Museum located right on the Emeryville/Oakland border adjacent to The Compound Gallery (In the 94608 but it technically may in fact be in Oakland). Curator Lance Hill built...

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Five Emeryville Business that have garnered attention in other publications are profiled in this edition of our E’ville Biz Digest. The first is a Gluten-free and vegan version of “milk”. Ripple Foods is synthesizing a “nondairy milk” here in Emeryville...

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The Emeryville Police Crime Report for December includes 176 total crimes (down slightly from 177 in November). Simple Assault saw the sharpest increase with 22 reported incidents (monthly average is 11). Simple assault refers to causing an individual to be in...

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A group of peaceful protesters marched from Oakland through Emeryville in the second annual “Reclaim MLK Day”. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday has traditionally been reserved as a day of public service but...

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Amid the ongoing discussion of the Oakland Raiders possible move back to Los Angeles (they have since pulled their bid after losing the support of NFL owners), Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is forging ahead with her plans to sell A’s...

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Jerry Lee Carniglia, a 35-year resident of Emeryville, succumbed to prostate cancer last June 7th, 2015. A prolific artist, Carniglia was a fixture of Emeryville’s Park Avenue District where he had his studio and could often...

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Progressive publication “The Nation” recently spotlighted Emeryville’s six-month old, highest in the nation Minimum Wage Ordinance in an article titled “This Is What $15 an Hour Looks Like”. The Piece tells the perspectives of three Emeryville low-wage...

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As a result of the ongoing Public Market renovation, quite a few readers have lamented the loss of a few of their favorite cheap bites. One of those was Viva Mexican Grill that shuttered last...

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Oakland PD has announced an arrest in the hit & run murder of Royce V. Vaughn. Vaughn was the proprietor of the popular KGB Kiteboarding shop that operated out of the Emeryville Marina. Vaughn was intentionally...

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Happy New Year E’villains! It was another year of solid growth for The E’ville Eye that saw us double our previous year’s traffic again thanks to loyal readers like yourself. We formed a LLC and...

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Bay Bridge bike path to Yerba Buena delayed again

December 30, 2015 | 3 Comments

The first two-thirds of the Bay Bridge bike path from Emeryville & Oakland opened to the public back on September 3rd, 2013. Since then, bicyclists and pedestrians have been eagerly awaiting the completion that would allow them...

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FinCEN slams Oaks Card Club with $650K fine

December 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced a settlement with and assessment against the Oaks Card Club gaming establishment. Oaks admitted that it violated the program and reporting requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)....

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The Anti-Police Terror Project advocacy group returned to Emeryville on Sunday December 13th. APTP held a public forum at the National Union of Healthcare Workers Hall on Christie with an agenda focused on drawing awareness to the...

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Some extremely sad news for E’villains and the Emeryville Small Business community as Commonwealth Micropub on Adeline announced their abrupt closure last Saturday December 19th. Barely nine months from their Grand Opening back in March,...

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It was a busy day of philanthropy and community outreach for Warriors star forward Draymond Green yesterday. On the final day of a three-day break after a brutal seven game road stretch that saw their record-breaking...

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The Emeryville Police Crime Report for November includes 177 total crimes (down from 199 in August, an 11% decline). Auto burglaries accounted for nearly 40% of all crimes and Petty thefts accounted for roughly 30%. Target itself registered 29 total...

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Well E’villains, we didn’t get a ticker-tape parade down Hollis for Draymond, but we did successfully lobby the city to honor him with the Key to the City. Something that will take place at City Hall...

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I’ve heard 2015 referred to as “The Year of the Ramen” within foodie circles. We’re of course not talking about the Maruchan brand instant Ramen you can get a 24 pack of for $8 at Costco...

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