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Wareham Development’s EmeryStation West & Heritage Square projects are off and running after receiving their building and grading permits earlier this year. The under-construction office tower and parking garage projects near the Emeryville Amtrak station will be part...

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At the June 23rd Planning Commission meeting, plans were reviewed for the Pelco Lofts project. The 29,567 square foot warehouse nestled at the foot of Park Avenue would be an ambitious conversion of a historically significant building into modern abodes for entrepreneurs. The...

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We recently had the pleasure of talking with Amber Evans, our City’s Economic and Community Development Coordinator. On a sunny afternoon in city hall, we chatted about the Arts in Public Places Program’s past, present, and future....

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A Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) is being prepared for the 186-unit Anton “Evolve” residential project (AKA The Nady Site). The all-rental development at 6701 Shellmound Street is expected to be considered for certification, along with...

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After nearly seven months of community, Council and Planning Commission discussions and study sessions, City staff presented their proposed regulations and development bonuses recommendations to Council last October. Regulations that included an amendment to allowed building Height/Density/Floor-Area-Ratio, an increase...

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The City Council and Planning Commission jointly met in a public study session back on May 2nd to discuss issues with housing in Emeryville and will reconvene tonight at a 5:30pm Special Study session. The meeting...

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At the March 17th City Council Meeting, staff proposed and council approved three major resolutions regarding the restructuring of committees, commissions & local boards. The first order was to revise the roster and the second and third orders revised the Council’s...

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On January 5th, the Emeryville Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee met to discuss a new bicycle and pedestrian path that would connect East & West Emeryville. Councilmember Scott Donahue presented his plan for an access path through the Temescal...

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee, State Senator Loni Hancock and State Assembly Member Nancy Skinner were all on hand for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Emeryville Center of Community Life back on October 16th. Also in attendance...

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Rejoice Christie Core neighbors, a new park is coming your way! The Emeryville Planning Commission met on July 24th, to review and discuss plans for the expansion of Christie Avenue Park. The existing park is approximately 0.81 acres...

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The E’ville Eye helped initiate the conversation with its The 800-Pound Gorilla in the city is Housing article back in March. Exposing the direction of the city’s housing stock toward rental, its lack of rental controls...

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On the 1st of March, Emeryville’s Public Works and Economic Development team invited the community to a meeting on the Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2014-15 to 2018-19. The five-year plan reviewed the CIP...

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Emeryville Transit Center approved by Council

February 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Like most contentious development projects that are approved these days, they generally come down to a 3-2 vote. The long-awaited “EmeryStation West” or Emeryville Transit Center was no different. The agreement between The City of Emeryville,...

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At the October 24th Planning Commission meeting, the Emeryville Transit Center development project or “EmeryStation West” was resurfaced. The resulting vote by the commission was a deadlock with two ayes, two noes, and two abstentions (Technically a...

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Uniqlo Japanese casual wear coming to Bay Street

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York City, San Francisco, and now Emeryville – the famous Japanese retailer Uniqlo (Unique Clothing) is coming to Bay Street on November 1st. While the Japanese giant is the 4th largest clothing retailer in...

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William He, The E’ville Eye’s latest contributor, tackles getting to SF without BART: Whether you were for or against the BART unions, everyone was affected by their strike two weeks ago. From July 1st to 5th,...

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