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Sandwiched in the middle of a marathon seven hour Oakland City Council meeting last Tuesday, Oakland District 5 Councilmember Noel Gallo dropped a bit of a bombshell on those in attendance. Gallo noted that Home...

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The City of Emeryville held two council meeting during the month of February. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings was a Study Session on High-Rise regulations that could directly impact the approval of...

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A jury found an Oakland man not guilty of three charges and deadlocked on a fourth in an Alameda County courtroom last Thursday. Cameron Smith, 23, was on trial for the shooting death of a...

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The February 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 238 total crimes reported for the month (down from the 247 reported in January). Auto burglaries continued their resurgence after a modest 10% decline throughout 2018. The 141 reports for...

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An Alameda County prosecutor is asking jurors to convict a man of first-degree murder for a 2017 double-shooting that left one man dead. The Emeryville shooting followed an arranged marijuana deal in the Target parking...

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The Planning Commission’s March agenda was fairly light, but we did get an update on the Adeline Springs development as well as a discussion on the potential zoning update that would allow R&D in mixed-use...

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BioMed Realty recently announced the acquisition of the Emeryville Novartis campus for approximately $135 million. BioMed is among the largest life science real estate landlords in the country comprising 200 tenants and 10.6 million square...

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There has been persistent online ‘chatter’ about a possible replacement tenant at the former New Seasons Market (NSM) space at the Public Market for the past several months. The space has sat vacant for over...

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The Emeryville Police Department has issued an alert for an ‘at risk’ missing person in our community. Myracle Moses was last seen in Temescal Circle at the Emery Bay complex on Monday, March 18th. On that...

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Decathlon has set a Grand Opening date for their new Emeryville location that will be its first major brick-and-mortar store in the U.S.. Located at the site of the former Toys “R” Us space on Horton...

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The City of Emeryville held two council meeting during the month of January. Among the highlights that emerged from these meetings were the updated goals and priorities for fiscal year 2019-2020 as well as ongoing...

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Customers and employees were evacuated from the Emeryville Home Depot at about 2:34 p.m. this afternoon at after a report of a suspicious package. The package was noticed in the front of the store among...

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The man convicted of robbing an Emeryville cyclist last month was sentenced in an Alameda County courtroom recently. Jurors found Jesse Williams guilty of second-degree robbery in their verdict on January 31. They however found him...

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The Emeryville Police Department recently released detailed records of police misconduct required by the new State Bill 1421 ‘Police Transparency’ Law. The EPD provided a summary response to the Public Record Act (PRA) request by media outlets back...

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Emeryville Arizmendi is close to beginning reconstruction of its bakery after a devastating fire and subsequent water damage. They’ve been closed since December 11th after a vehicle crashed into a gas line causing the fire...

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612one Fusion Culinary & Fine Cocktails announced their intent to close their doors through a social media post yesterday. 612one opened back in February, 2017 replacing Italian favorite Bucci’s at the brick ‘Sawtooth’ building on...

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A San Jose man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.6 million in restitution for an embezzlement scheme involving an Emeryville Biotech company. U.S. Northern District...

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After a light January meeting, the Planning Commission had a full slate in February. The highlight of the night was the chance to see the initial designs for the Emeryville Center for the Arts. In...

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While recreational Cannabis in California was legalized last year, it is currently still a classified as a Schedule 1 drug by the Federal Government. This makes federally regulated banking transactions illegal and represents a potential...

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The January 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 247 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 219 reported in December). Auto burglaries jumped dramatically with the Emeryville Peninsula being hit particularly hard (37 for the month). Auto...

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A GoFundMe campaign has been created for the family that lost three siblings in a tragic accident near Emeryville on Thursday. Four family members were traveling together from their home in San Pablo in the...

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A pedestrian who was the victim of a recent hit-and-run in downtown Oakland has been identified as a 56-year-old Emeryville Man. The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau identified last Friday’s fatality as 56-year-old Darryl Jefferson. According...

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Emeryville Seniors are speaking out against a proposed AC Transit fare increase. The increases were presented at the February 13th AC Transit Board Public Hearing. The transit agency just recently increases the cost of its Transbay service by...

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Berkeley police investigators seized a cache of weapons from an Emeryville Triangle neighborhood home last Thursday morning. An investigation into a gun transaction led to the discovery of the weapons according to authorities and court...

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