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The Emeryville Police released a surveillance video to the public today showing a suspect from the February 11th shooting of Alex Madias. Madias was shot during a robbery while picking up a friend from our Emeryville...

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John Muir Health and UCSF Health announced that they will be opening their first joint medical center for primary care and specialty care in our region. ‘Berkeley Outpatient Center’ is expected to open in June...

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A robo-call by the Emery School District was issued last night alerting parents of the closure of all Emeryville schools and recreational facilities today. The reason for the closure was said to be an anonymous...

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The Emeryville Police Department received several calls of gunshots in the parking lot of Emeryville Home Depot at approximately 1:54 a.m. Sunday morning. Responding Officers located two people suffering from gunshot wounds. The calls reporting...

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Cellular antennas were the focus for much of the Planning Commission’s March meeting as both Sprint and AT&T look to install new equipment in Emeryville. In addition, we got an update on the Adeline Springs...

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The Emeryville Police Department posted a Nixle alert announcing the arrest of a robbery suspect from an incident back on March 27th. Officers responded to a theft in progress at the Emeryville Target store where the...

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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 February include discussion...

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The February 2018 Emeryville Crime report saw 188 total crimes reported for the month (down from 216 in January or -13%). It was the second consecutive month that crime declined in the city. Auto Burglaries and Petty Thefts have both...

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A suspect in a string of Chase bank robberies is being sought by local authorities. The suspect is wanted for robbing branches in Richmond, Oakland, Berkeley and the Emeryville branch at the Powell Street Plaza....

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Emery Unified Superintendent Dr. John Rubio announced his decision today that he will be leaving the district. Rubio has been the longest serving superintendent at EUSD over the last twenty years. The district saw a...

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Planning Commission held a special meeting on March 15th to discuss a conditional use permit for a temporary lot for the Emery Go-Round fleet, as well as a PUD amendment for the Sherwin Williams development....

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On the heels of the opening of Minnie Bell’s Soul Food Movement (now open for dinner service by the way), The Emeryville Public Market Emeryville has announced two new barbecue concepts. Korean-inspired NabiQ and southern-style...

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Over a month has passed since the horrific and apparent randomly targeted robbery/shooting of Alex Madias near the Emeryville Amtrak Station on February 11th. Since then, information on the circumstances and suspect have been hard...

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A group of animal rights activists known as “Direct Action Everywhere” marched through the Emeryville IKEA this afternoon. The protesters were opposing the store selling sheep and cow hide products including decorative rugs and blankets....

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East Bay Express Restaurant Critic Janelle Bitker has been providing a fair amount of coverage of our little city lately. Last week she broke the news that Minnie Bell’s Soul Food would be replacing the...

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Emery High students participated in today’s nationwide ‘Enough’ protest calling for safer schools and stronger gun-control legislation. The protest was coordinated in the wake of last month’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

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The sinking of a 90-year-old wooden sailboat named ‘Helaine’ had Emeryville Marina residents shaking their heads and crews scrambling this afternoon. Once she started to slip under, submerging took only a few frightening seconds. The...

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The Emeryville Police have announced the arrest of suspect from a Wells Fargo Bank robbery earlier this week. After the suspect initially eluded authorities, detectives were able to identify, locate and arrest the suspect without...

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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 one council meeting conducted during the month of January include the...

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Although Public Market officials have cautioned that the lease has not officially been executed, East Bay Express restaurant critic Janelle Bitker has broken the news of the replacement tenant for the former Nyum Bai stall....

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February’s Planning Commission meeting included a discussion of the annual general plan progress report, approval of a new cannabis dispensary and a review of an updated final architecture plan for the Sherwin-Williams project. Director’s Report:...

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Some updates to the tenants of the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center over the past few months including openings, closings and new stores. The vacant former Pasta Pomodora and Elephant Bar spaces remain up for lease....

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The January 2018 Emeryville Crime report saw 216 total crimes reported for the month (down from 268 in December or -19%). Despite some high profile violent crimes including a rape, two carjackings and an armed robbery at Bay Street,...

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The Emeryville Police Department released two community advisories through its Nixle channel this morning. One incident involved the arrest of two adults for possession of burglary tools and violating their probation, the other involved three...

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