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The November, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a return to “normalcy” after an uncharacteristic surge in October (down from the 311 reported in last month). Much of this increase stemmed from a 39% M-T-M auto...

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2019 ended on a down note for Emeryville diners as two more establishments called it quits prior to ringing in the new year. While fewer residents will mourn the loss of one of Emeryville’s five...

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The October, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a large surge in crime reported with 311 total crimes (up from the 257 reported in September). The total represents the highest monthly total we have on record...

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Two convicted robbers were charged Friday for their roles in the death of a man who died after trying to get back his laptop computer, which was stolen Tuesday while he worked in a Starbucks...

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It was just another day of commuting home after his job as a building engineer at Pixar this past Aug. 21 — except that it wasn’t. Shortly after leaving work, James Andereggen was struck by...

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The CHP Oakland unit announced the recovery of a loaded AR-15 rifle following a pursuit that ended at the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center. The semi-automatic weapon was located after a passenger in the vehicle...

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Our periodic Restaurant & Retail report with recent business closures, openings and news across Emeryville. Burger King Remodel Burger King began construction on an overdue remodel of its Powell Street Plaza location last month. The...

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A small fire broke out at the EmeryStation East building located between Hollis and Peladeau this afternoon about 3 p.m.. The fire led to the dispatch of an Alameda County Fire Department Hazardous Material (Hazmat)...

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A confrontation over the alleged theft of a mobile device led to two assaults and the subsequent arrests of two juveniles on “Black Friday” at Bay Street according to the Emeryville Police Department. Friday, November...

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Emeryville Police arrested a cyclist for possession of a an improvised explosive device (IED) last night at about 11 p.m.. The suspect was riding in the vicinity of Park Avenue and Watts Street across from...

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Some notable comings and goings since our last October update including the departure of two dine-in options, an update on a highly anticipated West Oakland Barbecue spot, and what we know about the Bay Street...

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The September, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 257 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 228 reported in August). Robberies continued their upward trend with 15 reports for the month and are on...

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Bay Wheels operator Lyft has come under heavy criticism after lengthy roll-out delays and recent recalls of their electric-assist bikes from Emeryville and other Bay Area cities. While the company has been grappling with local...

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The August, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 228 total crimes reported for the month (down from the 261 reported in July). Much of the statistical decline was the result of a 19% MTM drop in...

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Fuddruckers abruptly closed their Bay Street Emeryville location last Sunday, October 13. The Burger establishment was among the last first generation of food tenants at the shopping center that opened 17 years ago. In addition,...

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A traffic stop near the East Bay Bridge Shopping Center led to the recovery of a stolen firearm and arrests of four on Wednesday, October 16. Emeryville Police Department Officers made a traffic enforcement stop...

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Two people were arrested early Tuesday morning after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase that started in San Francisco and ended in a collision in Emeryville, according to the CHP. ADVERTISEMENT The...

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In our quarterly Emeryville Restaurant & Retail Report, our area saw four closures, the opening of two seasonal shops and the announcement of a second Old Navy store. Petco – Closing Petco is in the...

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This morning at about 10:08 a.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the Home Depot parking lot near the Taco Bell on a report of a stolen vehicle. The frantic caller reported her vehicle was stolen...

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Emeryville’s latest Major Project Update revealed a whopping 2,307 housing units in the pipeline in various states of planning and approval. All are slated to be rental units. 1,930 of these units are slated to...

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Tenants of the Courtyards at 65th Apartments in Emeryville packed into the complex’s conference center Thursday evening, Sept. 12. The conference room has seen many holiday parties, study sessions and get-togethers throughout the years. But this...

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The July, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 261 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 243 reported in June). The area around 40th & San Pablo Avenue was especially dense with reported crimes...

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Pedestrian Death Shuts down I-80 at Powell Street

September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

A pedestrian was struck and killed early this morning on I-80 near the Powell on-ramp. The investigation by the California Highway Patrol closed the freeway for more than an hour while traffic was diverted to...

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Former School Board President Barbara Inch’s abrupt resignation has touched off a search for a new boardmember. Inch tendered her resignation shortly after the June meeting that saw the school gymnasium named after legendary Emery...

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