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Ford GoBike announced today it is introducing more than 500 new pedal-assist ‘ebikes’ to its East Bay bike share network. A launch event and inaugural ride with will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday,...

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A parking lot vehicle collision caused a natural gas leak in the CVS shopping area this morning shortly before 10 a.m.. The vehicle rammed into the rear wall of Arizmendi Bakery causing the leak and...

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Bay City News Service has been following the courtroom happenings of those recently arrested in a string of Apple Store ‘Grab & Run’ thefts. 19-year-old Joshua Jamal Cole, who was one of ten suspects charged...

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A Vancouver-based developer is proposing a record-breaking 54-story residential tower for development in Emeryville’s Christie Core neighborhood. Rising at 683 feet in height, it would be the tallest all-residential building in the Bay Area and...

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Ground Up, a UC Berkeley student journal of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, recently published an online article advocating for a radical approach to protecting our mudflats from rising sea levels. The...

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The October 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 225 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 220 reported in September). Auto burglaries, after seeing a steady decline over the past few months, made a “comeback”...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the three council meetings conducted during the month of October include approval...

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Three armed robbers are in jail after a brief pursuit by Emeryville Police on Thanksgiving according to a report provided by EPD Sergeant Pablo Rojas. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the...

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The SF Chronicle and East Bay Times are both reporting a possible breakthrough in the recent spate of arson cases at East Bay construction sites that includes Emeryville. 45-year-old Oakland resident Dustin Bellinger AKA “Faheem...

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Allegro Ballroom recently held a fundraiser to help complete construction of a new facility in El Cerrito. Allegro may be forced to leave its Emeryville location on Christie Avenue that they’ve called home for 17 years....

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For our readers that only browse our website stories, we regularly share Emeryville-related news from local sources on our social media channels that include Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. This edition of our ‘E’ville Wire’ focuses...

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While the turnout and focus of yesterday’s election was largely driven by national and state politics, our city held a local election with two council seats, three school board seats and a local measure on...

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Ken Bukowski, who we profiled last June as a longtime councilmember during Emeryville’s redevelopment-fueled “Boomtown Era,” is at it again. Ken emerged as the only challenger to the current Donahue/Martinez slate of incumbents vying for...

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First term City Councilmember Scott Donahue is running for reelection after winning a seat in 2014. Donahue’s term oversaw an era of rapid political shift where a 2014 “progressive” majority has expanded to what might...

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First term City Councilmember Dianne Martinez is running for reelection after winning a seat in 2014. Martinez’ term oversaw an era of rapid political shift where a 2014 “progressive” majority has expanded to what might...

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With just days before Tuesday’s election, The Emery Teachers Association has distributed a press release endorsing Katy Brown and Brynnda Collins for two of the three vacant School Board seats. According to ETA President Ericka...

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The Emeryville Police Department published an alert back on September 30th of an “unattended death” in the storm drain tunnel along Horton Street. The Alameda County Coroner has since identified the deceased as a 26-year-old Livermore woman. Officers...

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The September 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 220 total crimes reported for the month (identical to the 220 reported in August). Violent crime has seen a 13% increase from last year with increases in all statistical categories...

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The Planning Commission’s October 25th meeting was brief, but we got several updates on local projects we’ve been following. The lone Public Hearing was an application by the Rochambeau Cannabis Dispensary to expand their San...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among the highlights for the two council meetings conducted during the month of September include the...

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Ellis Partners has purchased a historic brick warehouse on the corner of Halleck and Park Avenue for $6.3 million. The former Westinghouse Pacific Coast Brake Company was built in 1912 to manufacture air brakes for...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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This November 6th election, five candidates are vying for three expiring Emery School Board seats vacated by elected member Donn Lee Merriam and appointed members Bailey Langner and Brynnda Collins. Collins, the only incumbent, along with...

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