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The City of Emeryville has hired BART Deputy Chief Jeff Jennings to fill the roll of the Emeryville Chief of Police. Jennings officially began his new role on Monday, December 28th. The announcement of the...

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The Emeryville Police Department are asking for the public’s help locating a man who has been missing since Thursday. 39-year-old Lucas Horan was last swimming from a boat along the shoreline near the Emeryville Marina....

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Four business stories aggregated from around the Interwebz in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. The much discussed “Tech Exodus” has hit Emeryville as cybersecurity firm Tanium announced it will move its headquarters to Washington. CEO...

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The long-awaited South Bayfront Pedestrian/Bicycle bridge AKA “The Bay Street Bridge” took a big step toward completion this weekend as the distinct red bowstring truss was hoisted into place. Ghilotti Construction Company out of Santa...

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The E’ville Eye is proud to announce a collaboration with Oaklandish to bring our custom neighborhood graphic tees to Oaklanders just in time for the holidays. Oaklandish is a lifestyle brand that promotes civic pride...

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A new stay-at-home order went into effect in Bay Area counties late last Sunday night in an attempt to limit the recent surge of COVID-19. Emeryville has seen four successive weeks of double-digit case increases...

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Some silver linings amidst the rash of business closures we’ve been covering. Two businesses have recently opened their doors, a longtime restaurant is integrating a “ghost kitchen” and a pair of Oakland coffee shops have...

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Entering its ninth year, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Giving Tuesday is promoted on the Tuesday following the Thanksgiving holiday. Homeless services, children’s...

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Three business stories aggregated from around the Interwebz in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. In this particular edition, all three stories are from the pages of the San Francisco Business Times who continue to provide...

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A year has passed since Emeryville’s Park Avenue neighborhood lost a well-respected and beloved neighbor. Joel Devin died on November 2nd, 2019 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 66 years old. Devin...

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The windows of Emeryville businesses are once again adorned with particle board and plywood coverings. Businesses are anticipating the possibility of social unrest in the wake of last night’s presidential election. A winner has yet...

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A Saturday afternoon gun battle in North Oakland’s Longfellow neighborhood has left three men injured. The shooting happened at about 12:10 p.m. on the 800 block of Apgar near West Street just two blocks from...

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Trivium Games, who announced their intent to open an “escape room” facility in the Andante building on San Pablo Avenue over a year ago, have finally opened their doors to the public. It’s been a...

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Former Emeryville scientist Michael Houghton was among three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday. Houghton was honored for his efforts that led to the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus while an...

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Finding an adequate space to host the Emeryville Celebration of the Arts has generally been the biggest challenge for the annual event now in its 34th year. There have been years when it’s come down...

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Another Round of Business Closures Hits Emeryville

September 25, 2020 | 18 Comments

Business closures continue to hit Emeryville hard in the wake of the pandemic and challenging business climate. Adding to our last report that identified eight closures, this report lists an additional ten businesses that have...

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For the second straight weekend, a large gathering of youths became unruly leading to the closure of the Bay Street Shopping Center and a large police presence around Emeryville. This crowd was estimated to be...

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A large group of juveniles reported to be fighting at the Bay Street plaza area was dispersed by Emeryville Police and mutual aid responders on Saturday evening. The incident began at the nearby Powell Street...

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Longtime Emeryville Councilmember Nora Davis sadly passed away this week. She was 92 years old. Davis was an absolute force in Emeryville politics during her 27 years on council presiding over its “Boomtown” era. An...

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Emeryville companies continue to play a pivotal role in the fight against the coronavirus. Dynavax, Berkeley Lights and Nanomix are among the local biotech companies that are working on solutions for testing, treatment and development...

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The nomination period for the upcoming general election closed on August 7 and Emeryville voters will once again have little choice in our local races. No challengers have filed to oppose the three city council...

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The June, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 109 crimes reported (down from the 146 reported in May). The June report contains the balance of reports from the May 30th mass-looting of our city that were...

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The police killing of George Floyd has touched off a tidal wave of protests against police brutality and killing of unarmed Black people across the U.S. These protests have forced the country to confront our...

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The contentious Onni Tower project that would be the East Bay’s tallest high-rise is apparently no more. Planning & Building Director Charlie Bryant made the announcement at Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting noting that the project...

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