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Coronavirus

Alameda County officials are reversing their plan to move the county to greater socialization and business activity citing a spike in hospitalizations and a rising rate of cases of the novel coronavirus. In-store retail and...

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As retail and restaurants begin their phase of reopening, we’re slowly assessing the economic damage caused or escalated by this pandemic. Many of the businesses forced to close when the original shelter order was placed...

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As expected, Alameda County issued a new health order yesterday expanding the list of businesses allowed to reopen to include outdoor dining. Among the eating establishments that immediately announced participation will be the Public Market...

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As expected, Alameda County issued Health Officer Orders today to allow for the reopening of all retail and outdoor dining beginning Friday, June 19. This order also includes outdoor museums, limited religious and cultural services,...

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Alameda County announced the launch of a free COVID-19 Public testing site that will expand testing available at the West Oakland Health Center. Scheduled to open on Wednesday, June 3 this site located at 700...

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The Budget Advisory Committee and City Council were both recently presented with the bleak economic realities the city is facing. Emeryville, like many cities, has seen a sharp decline in revenues caused by the pandemic-induced...

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The State of California recently launched an online tool to help local community members find their nearest COVID-19 testing facility. Released to the public on May 17, the tool is also being used by California...

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Four California Air National Guard fighter jets flew over the Bay Area this morning. The Flyovers were part of a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Air Force dubbed “America Strong” intended to honor health care...

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Alameda County and six other Bay Area Counties have officially announced an extension of the regional COVID-19 shelter order through May 31. They also announced an easing of certain operating restrictions for businesses that operate...

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Emery Unified has always been a tiny school district packed with heart and spunk. That much hasn’t changed. But just about everything around it has. On Mar. 16, the EUSD closed its two schools. It’s...

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The City of Emeryville has indefinitely closed parts of Doyle Street to vehicle traffic beginning Monday April 20th. The closure is intended to allow pedestrians to practice safe social distancing during the ongoing COVID-19 Shelter...

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Alameda County Public Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan issued an order on Friday that requires the use of facial coverings when around the public. The City of Fremont announced an order on Thursday and other...

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On Wednesday, Apr. 7 the city of Emeryville held a virtual City Council meeting with a substantial agenda. Arguably the most important item discussed was the city’s three-pronged approach to assist residents impacted by the...

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The Alameda County Health Care Services (AC-HCSA) has released city-specific COVID-19 case data via a new dashboard tool. In addition to cases broken down by city within our county, it also breaks out homeless, age...

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The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating complaints of price-gouging in Emeryville after a citizen complaint was forwarded to a councilmember. The Alameda County District Attorney’s office recently provided updated protections against price gouging in...

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For this edition of our E’ville Biz aggregate of news stories, we’ve put a focus on Emeryville Companies that are involved in the ongoing fight to contain COVID-19 aka “the Coronavirus.” Among these companies are...

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Amtrak’s daily California Zephyr service that begins and terminates in Emeryville will be temporarily suspended west of Denver. The result of an Amtrak employee testing positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus according to a press release...

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As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage and the impacts on various aspects of our community, The E’ville Eye News revisited Emeryville’s only organization of its kind, ECAP (Emeryville Citizens Assistance Program). ECAP is a...

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The City of Emeryville announced the closure of children’s play areas at City parks until further notice. In addition, the East Bay Regional Park system has announced closures and parking restrictions in reaction to sudden...

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The ongoing stay-at-home order by the state has the entire community on lockdown except for a small list of “essential services.” While restaurant dining rooms and bars have been ordered to close, food providers including...

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(Updated March 24th at 2:45pm to reflect new information from Amtrak.) Transit providers in the East Bay are adjusting service schedules in response to lowered demand for rides. This comes in response to the current...

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Emeryville’s Meals on Wheels Program will see a reduction in service days in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Emeryville City Manager Christine Daniel announced the changes at the March 19 Special City Council Meeting....

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The City of Emeryville took steps to provide relief to residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing shelter-in-place order. They did so by enacting a Moratorium on Residential and Commercial Evictions through...

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The City of Emeryville and Emery Unified School District are taking actions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting public gatherings. These agencies take direction on health issues from the Alameda County Department...

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