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Caltrans Demolishes Volunteer-Built Skatepark

August 26, 2011 | 5 Comments

If you’re new to the neighborhood, you may not remember the homeless encampment that existed prior to “the Spot”, a DIY skatepark under 580 behind Target. If you use Beach St. as a shortcut, you’re well familiar with the...

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory opened a 15,000 square foot biofuels research center in Emeryville this week. The Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit, or ABPDU, will allow large scale tests of processes developed in laboratory work …...

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Pixar Campus Phase II Expansion

August 20, 2011 | 1 Comments

As an eastern facing neighbor, I wasn’t thrilled about Pixar consuming a large chunk of my view of the hills but I am glad that they’re rooted in E-Ville (I just wish they’d let their...

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Kitty’s Calls It Quits

August 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

One of the few “cool” places in E’ville where you could sip a brew or cocktail while listening to DJ’s spin or just chat outside on their ample outdoor patio area. I hadn’t been back...

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The perennially under construction Park Avenue plaza is finally slated to officially open! FREE and open to ALL! Music, food stalls from local restaurants and caterers, wine and other drinks available, courtesy of Pyramid Alehouse….come...

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Opened in 1912 at 16th Street and Wood Street, the Southern Pacific Train Station in West Oakland used to be one of the three original train stations serving Oakland at the beginning of the 20th...

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In case you haven’t made a run for chow mein lately, the Emeryville Public Market is in the midst of a makeover that could actually end up making the food court cool while retaining longtime...

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A residents’ personal account of getting robbed at gunpoint and dealing with the authorities in pursuit of justice. READ »...

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Patch of Green in Emeryville « Playing With Politics....

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Farley’s on 65th

July 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you want to see a vision of what a cafe on Park Ave COULD be like, visit Farley’s on 65th. Their slogan is “community in a cup” and they really do a good job...

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25th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition

July 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Reception: Friday September 30, 2011 6-9 p.m. Show Dates: October 1-23, 2011...

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Joel Devin

July 26, 2011 | 1 Comments

Hometown: Braintree, MA. Braintree is historic for The Adams President’s, Howard Johnson’s, John Hancock, Sacco and Vansetti. I like to ski but I do not miss the winters or the long hot and muggy summers of New...

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No Contest Pleas In Emeryville Ikea Slaying – News Story – KTVU San Francisco....

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Oakland women arrested in Emeryville-Berkeley car burglaries – San Jose Mercury News....

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Hello Neighbors!

July 19, 2011 | 1 Comments

Welcome to the beginning of what I’m hoping will one day become an indispensable component to our growing neighborhood. My ambition is to provide a forum for residents of our community to share, interact and connect with each other....

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