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Emeryville & West Oakland were once again the target of mass-looting under the cover of unrelated protest activity. This time, local police agencies were able to contain the efforts according to an EPD Nixle alert....

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A Federal Judge has issued a temporary order preventing the City of Emeryville from clearing the Ashby/Shellmound homeless encampment. Clearing of the encampment had been scheduled to occur on Monday, April 19th to accommodate construction...

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A few local business stories aggregated across the interwebz in this months’ E’ville Biz digest. The long-anticipated “Nady” site housing project on Shellmound may soon be breaking ground after securing a new construction loan. A...

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West Oakland’s Community Foods Market on San Pablo Avenue is warning that it is in danger of closing and is asking the community to step up to help keep them afloat. They’ve launched a “Save...

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Some business updates to report around Emeryville including two additional retail closures. In addition, the MedMen cannabis dispensary on San Pablo Avenue originally permitted in 2017 has finally opened. American Eagle Outfitters – Closed Bay...

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Christie Avenue and other familiar streets could soon be a thing of the past if council approves a resolution at Tuesday’s upcoming council meeting. The plan calls to slowly phase out all Pioneering and “Rotten...

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A small measure of justice was served in Emeryville over the past couple weeks. At last weeks’ Emery School Board Meeting, the district read and approved an official apology to late, former Emery High teacher...

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Local East Bay school districts, under growing pressure from parents and politicians, have slowly been announcing their reopening plans. Oakland Unified will begin reopening schools beginning March 30, Berkeley Unified reached an agreement to reopen...

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With the Alameda County moving into the less-restrictive red tier, businesses are slowly reopening and we’re beginning to get a sense of the damage done to local businesses by Covid and the ensuing business shutdowns....

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After a flurry of business closures following the pandemic, closures in Emeryville have tapered off. In fact, one businesses has returned and a highly anticipated brewery is inching closer to a grand opening. Yuzu Ramen...

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A handful of Emeryville-related business stories aggregated from around the web in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. Last month, the Emeryville Courtyard by Marriott announced they were cutting 85 jobs amid the Covid-related decimation of...

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The growing homeless encampment under the Powell Street underpass was cleared by City of Emeryville crews and contractors today. The number of tents had slowly grown to at least four tents and refuse had been...

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San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help locating a man reported missing in January and are circulating a photo in the hope someone might recognize him. 50-year Christopher Woitel, a computer programer, is...

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If there’s a silver lining in the ongoing pandemic for Emeryville, it’s been a sharp drop in crime data in our city particularly property crime. After an annual record 2600 reports in 2019, 2020 saw...

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In 2016, a contingency of Australian Councils dubbed The Future Cities Collaborative, participated in an exchange program where they toured major metropolitan cities. Cities including Seattle, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia … as well as...

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A new mural honoring the late comic Robin Williams was recently completed at the former Old Navy space at the Bay Street Shopping Center. The mural was created by artist @KeeneVision and was a partnership...

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The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Alameda County is slowly ramping up with 154,000 doses received by the Public Health Department as of February 4. With two county-serving mass-vaccination sites poised to go online, these numbers...

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The State of California ended its statewide coronavirus-related stay-at-home order on Monday. This decision was based on projected intensive care unit populations over the next four weeks. The order’s ending will move most of the...

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Three Emeryville City Council members were sworn in at the December 1st council meeting following the November “election.” Election is in quotes because Emeryville did not actually have a local election after no challengers filed...

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Amid the anticipated post-holiday surge in COVID-19 cases, Alameda County elected to extend the State’s Regional Stay at Home Order indefinitely. The order for the Bay Area was set to expire on January 8th but...

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Sad news was delivered to the public today as a body found in the water near the Bay Bridge was identified as 39-year-old Lucas Horan. Horan was last seen swimming from a boat along the...

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Canada-based Oxford Properties Group announced that they have acquired the Public Market Emeryville from current owners City Center Realty Partners (CCRP) and Angelo Gordon in a press release today. The price of the sale was...

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The ongoing shelter order has been catastrophic for many sectors of small businesses and local news publications are no exception. Simply put, when local businesses and residents are struggling, there’s a “trickle down” on local...

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Plans for the adaptive reuse of the former Sherwin-Williams plant warehouse in Emeryville were unanimously approved by the Planning Commission at the December 10th meeting. The historic Sherwin warehouse along Horton was the only building...

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