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Former School Board President Barbara Inch’s abrupt resignation has touched off a search for a new boardmember. Inch tendered her resignation shortly after the June meeting that saw the school gymnasium named after legendary Emery...

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The Emeryville Police announced the arrest o two men for multiple firearms and narcotics violations following a Sunday evening traffic stop. On September 1, at approximately 10:52 p.m., an officer observed a vehicle make several erratic...

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Emeryville Police responded to a report of gunfire on Park Avenue early Thursday evening at about 5:24 p.m. Two vehicles traveling from the Beach Street area behind Target were reportedly involved in a confrontation where...

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A pedestrian was struck at the intersection of 45th and Hollis in Emeryville late this afternoon at about 3:34 p.m. According to Councilmember John Bauters, who was a witness to the incident, the pedestrian was...

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The June, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 243 total crimes reported for the month (up dramatically from the 210 reported in May). Auto burglaries (+48%), Grand Theft (+41%) and Residential Burglaries (+93%) comprise the highest...

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Excavation to remove toxic contamination at the former Sherwin-Williams site is scheduled to begin today. The former paint factory at 1450 Sherwin Street and an adjacent parcel cover a combined 10 acres. The city has...

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Kary Mullis, a chemist whose work with a pioneering Emeryville Biotech company awarded him a Nobel Prize, passed away last Wednesday at the age of 74. Mullis is credited with the groundbreaking invention of PCR...

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The City of Emeryville held three council meeting during the month of May. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were discussions of the 2019/20 Budget, our Capital Improvement Program and a Minimum Wage...

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Wells Fargo celebrated the grand opening of its new Bridge Center branch on 40th street in Emeryville today. Bank leaders presented a $2,500 grant to the Emeryville Historical Society, a nonprofit that works to preserve...

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At the Tuesday, July 23rd Emeryville City Council Meeting, Council unanimously approved a “Green Monday” resolution in partnership with social venture group Green Monday US, According to a press release, this makes Emeryville the second city...

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A near car-train collision occurred last Thursday July 18th at the railroad crossing gate at 65th & Overland. A head-scratching photo posted by a resident at about 6 p.m. showed a black Audi sedan “pinned”...

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Another construction fire erupted on the North Oakland/Emeryville border last night. Oakland Firefighters responded to the 2-alarm fire at about 9:30 p.m. and were able to extinguish the blaze within an hour. The location of...

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An ABC license was recently filed for a “small beer manufacturer” at a vacant warehouse space on 65th Street (between Los Moles and Yuzu Ramen). “Wondrous Brewing Company” is a an effort by Head Brewer...

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Back at the May 29th City Council meeting, our council approved an ordinance by a 3-2 vote that slowed the annual minimum wage increase schedule for small, independent food service businesses. The decision was informed...

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The May, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 210 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 206 reported in April). Among the crimes spotlighted for the month was the report of an Emeryville...

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The City of Oakland will open its latest “cabin community” site on a Caltrans owned parcel along Mandela Parkway next week. The site will also include a space for homeless RV dwellers. The pilot “Tuff...

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The Alameda County Fire Department announced the sudden passing of one their own on Sunday. 14 year veteran Eric Mikel passed away while off duty last Monday, June 24th in Richmond. He was 48 years old. “Alameda County...

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Helicopters hovered over the Emeryville triangle neighborhood this morning and black smoke could be seen pluming from the area of 47th between Adeline and San Pablo Avenue. An Alameda County Fire unit and a second...

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A shootout at a Oakland Longfellow neighborhood gas station shut down several streets in the area late Tuesday afternoon around 4:15 p.m.. Reports of upwards of twenty police vehicles descended on the area on West Street...

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Emeryville Civic Center is once again proudly flying the pride flag for the month as we have for years. Additionally, the city is flying a second, less familiar flag consisting of a horizontal white stripe...

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After the second blaze at the 3800 San Pablo development in less than a year, famed East Bay developer Rick Holliday waited for the shock to dissipate, rolled up his sleeves, and got back to work....

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A trio of stories from around the web with a focus on the area of our city bordering West Oakland. Community Foods Market, in the planning stage since 2010, finally opened to the West Oakland...

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Chris Edwards, the artist behind the popular Ghost Ship Memorial docked in Emery Bay, has passed away at the age of 32. “He passed peacefully in Hawaii,” noted his mother Sue Perkins in a communication...

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The City of Emeryville’s experimental protected bike lanes on Horton street caused a stir recently when the post office ceased delivery to the Terraces housing complex. The mail carrier had apparently been in the practice...

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