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Neighbor Spotlight

Emeryville Watergate resident and Architect Eugene Tssui is the subject of this week’s East Bay Express cover story. The article details Tssui’s flamboyant lifestyle and his “refusal to compromise” personality. Tssui’s unconventional ideas about architecture might finally be...

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One year ago, Emeryville Poet Laureate Sarah Kobrinsky begrudgingly left Emeryville after having her rent raised nearly 40% by a former Emeryville Planning Commissioner. Happily, she and her husband Jered and 5-year-old son Jack landed in Point...

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Back in September after hearing of the death of homeless fixture Hayok Kay from a savage beating, we pieced together this post of what was known about her. Oakland resident and freelance L.A. Times reporter Lee Romney digs...

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Jennifer Tejada officially took the reigns as Emeryville Chief of Police on September 16th after sixteen year Chief Ken James retired last June. Tejada was chosen among a deep pool of applicants and hired to oversee the...

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A recent Contra Costa Times article details something many of us are curious about; living on the picturesque Emeryville Marina. The article details “dock living” around the East Bay including our own Emery Cove. Within the...

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The Broken Rack pool hall will celebrate its one year Anniversary of reopening in Emeryville on July 17th. It was a long process for owners Marilyn and Wayne Boucher after moving from the Public Market, but they’re...

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E’ville is no stranger to fame and we provided a fairly comprehensive list back in August. One we failed to mention that has come into the spotlight recently because of the success of the team he...

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Oakland Police officers dubbed the gritty but rapidly changing area of West Oakland “Dogtown” apparently because of a large population of stray dogs in the early 80’s. Dogtown Athletic honors this nickname today with a new 8000 sq. ft. gym on the...

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The month of April will be declared National Poetry Month in Emeryville at tonight’s April 21st City Council meeting. Emeryville’s Poet Laureate Sarah Kobrinsky will kick things off with a special reading inside chambers. Ironically, Kobrinsky will be commuting...

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You may have read some recent regional news about Emeryville being labeled “a dangerous city” but if you sift through the data and actually talk to residents, they’ll generally tell a different story of their experience with...

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A selection of Emeryville-centric articles from around the web that residents might find of interest: Emeryville Resident, travel photographer and filmmaker Greg Roden directs & producers a show airing on PBS dedicated to advancing the...

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If you’ve ridden down San Pablo Ave. at Alcatraz or paused in front of Actual Cafe, you’ve probably seen them. White slender wood crosses marked by a sharpie with the name, age, date and sequential victim...

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It’s not always obvious, but there are some pretty important things happening behind the scenes in Emeryville. Groundbreaking Biofuels (Amyris), lifesaving vaccines (Novartis), Oscar-winning films (Pixar) of course … but did you know that our...

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Emeryville photographer joSon draws on his time as a Buddhist monk in Vietnam to create intimate portraits of nature. By Sam Levin When joSon sees beautiful flowers in the backyards of his neighbors, he’ll knock...

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The fake documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop opened up the underground world of street art to the masses and made a star out of the mysterious Banksy. His works have become so valuable that...

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Then & Now: Grove Regulatory Company/Clif Bar HQ

October 28, 2013 | 1 Comments

“Seasoned” E’villains will remember when the building on the corner of Hollis & 65th was an Andronico’s Central market (it might have been ahead of its time) and subsequently Charles Chocolates, but I had no idea this was a...

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In the theater that is Emeryville politics, Brian Donahue might be considered the protagonist. He often represents the not always gentle, but needed dissenting voice of residents that have historically gotten the raw end of...

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Patrick O’Keeffe will retire after seven years as Emeryville’s City Manager (replacing John Flores in 2006) and eleven years as the city’s Economic Development and Housing Director. There is a public reception to honor his...

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Rick Holliday, King of the Condos – SFGate

August 30, 2012 | 3 Comments

A good article on SFGate today about Emeryville Warehouse Loft developer Rick Holiday and his work on bringing high-density, mixed-use housing to Emeryville and our Neighbors in West Oakland. His recent projects include the Pacific...

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One of E’ville’s most famous residents, “Fast Freddie” Fred Rodriguez, attempts to come back at the age of 38 after a three year hiatus from the sport. Rodriguez signed with Team Exergy last June after his previous sponsor U.S.-based...

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I had the misfortune of witnessing the end of the spot a few weeks back. Out of the rubble though, I witnessed a resiliency that I had not seen from this generation. The same skaters...

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Joel Devin

July 26, 2011 | 1 Comments

Hometown: Braintree, MA. Braintree is historic for The Adams President’s, Howard Johnson’s, John Hancock, Sacco and Vansetti. I like to ski but I do not miss the winters or the long hot and muggy summers of New...

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