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Super Duper Burger is set to finally open their doors to the Emeryville community after first announcing their intent back in August. Locals that have longed for a quality burger establishment at the renovated Food...

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After over a year of workshops, community feedback and council review, the City of Emeryville has scaled back its proposed citywide parking management plans. Under a revised proposal, the City will now focus on managing...

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Last Monday marked one year since the horrific shooting of Alex Madias near the Emeryville Amtrak station. Madias was picking up a friend when he was the subject of an attempted robbery where he was...

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Emeryville Police Officers responded to a vehicle versus train collision at the 67th Street crossing at about 11:04 p.m. last night. Miraculously, there were no reported injuries as a result of this collision. The driver...

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A 54-year-old man was convicted of second-degree robbery in an Alameda County courtroom on Thursday, January 31st. The man had also been charged with assault with a deadly weapon for striking a female cyclist with...

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In recent weeks, demolition crews razed the former Nady Systems building on Shellmound that had become prone to squatting and blight. Last December 7th, City of Berkeley crews dismantled the Aquatic Park Homeless Community where around 25...

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The Alameda County Fire Department and Emeryville PD responded to a structure fire near a house on 43rd Street at about 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday. The fire turned out to be one of three “suspicious”...

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As part of a new ‘Police Transparency Law’ that went into effect this year, local law enforcement agencies around the state have been scrambling to fulfill requests by news outlets and individual rights groups. The Emeryville...

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After a marathon five-hour December meeting, the Planning Commission welcomed 2019 with a ‘lighter’ agenda that included a single Public Hearing. Staff presented revised plans for “Parcel B” of the Marketplace redevelopment that would increase the scope...

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The December 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 219 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 218 reported in November). The final crime report of 2018 saw violent crime increase by 4% for the year...

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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 meetings conducted during the month of December were the advancement...

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One of biggest questions among Park Avenue District neighbors has been “when?!” Indeed, watching the Sherwin-Williams project unfold has been like “watching paint dry.” 😬Clouding the picture was the sudden departure of Lennar project contact...

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KQED Arts reporter Sam Lefebvre penned a recent story covering Emeryville’s selection of Orton Development Inc. as the private partner for the long anticipated Emeryville Arts Center. The selection of Orton was not without some...

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Your next vacation could be literally steps away as Emeryville’s own Amtrak Station marks the beginning of the historic California Zephyr route. The trip is considered one of the most scenic rail trips in North...

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BART officials have begun a public outreach process asking for creative solutions for what to do with their iconic older fleet of cars. One idea from a local housing activist to turn them into apartments,...

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The November 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 218 total crimes reported for the month (down slightly from the 225 reported in October). Robberies for the month reached double figures and are up 16% percent from last year....

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Barely a week after completing training to recognize opioid overdose symptoms and how to administer a lifesaving antidote, Emeryville Police Officers were put to the test. Emeryville Police Department vehicles had just recently been equipped...

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A few news stories aggregated from around the web relevant to Emeryville residents in this month’s Emeryville Business digest. MedMen Enterprises, a publicly traded Cannabis company headquartered in Culver City, recently announced the acquisition of...

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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 only meeting conducted during the month of November include a PR...

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Without a meeting in November, the Planning Commission met on December 13th with a jam-packed agenda and a meeting that stretched beyond five hours. All eyes were of course on the proposed Onni 54-story high-rise...

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A mysterious light formation seen early this evening set off some wild speculation on social media platforms by East Bay residents. Was it a rocket launch? Space junk reentering the earth’s atmosphere? Aliens … Santa?!...

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On Saturday evening at approximately 9:25 p.m, Emeryville Police Officers responded to GameStop on Hollis for a report of an armed robbery of the store. Store employees provided the responding officers a suspect description. An...

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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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