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News & Commentary

The smoke-filled air from the Santa Rosa wildfires are a reminder of how vulnerable we are to disasters — and how important it is for agencies and residents to be prepared. While recent natural disasters like...

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Representatives from the Cities of Emeryville and Oakland joined EAH Housing, colleagues from Alameda County and guests for the groundbreaking of a new affordable Apartment community today. The $64M project was designed by international award-winning...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. City Council and most committees did not meet in August due to summer recess but there...

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The September 27th Planning Commission saw two developments on the agenda. One being an update to the “Doyle Street Mews” project that was previously reviewed in the July recap, and a new development located at...

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A five-time recipient of Michelin’s Bib Gourmand award, C CASA has chosen Emeryville for its initial expansion. C CASA, known for its inventive and fresh interpretation of the traditional taqueria, was among the first purveyors...

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Three divergent businesses are profiled in this month’s E’ville Biz slate of stories including a startup that makes Cannabis Tea, a “cancer vaccine” biotech company and the trailblazing Center for Investigative Reporting. With the passing...

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The August 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 217 total crimes reported for the month (down from 262 in July or -17%). The Starbucks at the Powell Street Plaza was again the victim of a laptop-snatching robbery. [Update] EPD Crime Analyst...

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The suspect that was killed in yesterday’s I-80 shootout near the Powell off-ramp in Emeryville has been identified by Fairfield Police. 45-year-old San Leandro resident Demilo Trayuon Hodge died after a shootout with Richmond and Fairfield...

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Hovering copters and racing police cruisers alerted residents to activity in Emeryville this morning at about 9:30 a.m.. A high-speed police chase of a reported Fairfield murder suspect originating in Richmond led to a standoff...

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There’s an area that many of us drive through regularly. An area strewn with needles, human waste, piles of festering trash and shattered glass from rampant auto burglaries. It’s not Oakland though, it’s the Southeast...

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Neptune Society’s Apollo Crematory will begin winding down operations at its Emeryville Horton Street facility and begin its move to East Oakland after a protracted legal fight. The move was initially planned five years ago...

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In a noteworthy piece of news that was not reported, The City of Emeryville settled with the family of Yuvette Henderson last April ending a dark chapter for the EPD and the city. It’s been...

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The Emeryville Police Department have released surveillance video from the early morning armed takeover robbery of the Oakland/Emeryville Target store. The harrowing one minute sequence shows three masked, armed gunmen confront employees of the store...

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Officers from the Emeryville Police Department responded to a take-over robbery at the Oakland Emeryville Target on Saturday, September 2nd at 12:07 a.m. The robbery occurred shortly after their midnight closing and it was not...

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The August 24th Planning Commission saw three public hearings on the agenda; two dealing with sign permits and the other involving potential wireless telecom installations to help increase the signal strength for cellular users. Prior to...

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Four Emeryville companies have grabbed headlines for different reasons over the past month. Grifols USA has been busy renovating their campus that they acquired from Novartis in 2013 as part of a business unit acquisition. The...

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The July 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 262 total crimes reported for the month (up from 225 in June or +16%). After  a downward trend in auto burglaries that saw the number bottom out at 63 last month, they spiked...

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Many of us pass the Bayside Park elder community on 40th Street without thinking too much of our neighbors that dwell inside. Active seniors can often be seen strolling the Park Avenue District neighborhood or...

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About a year ago, the Public Market made announcements of two new tenants that would be opening food stalls. Both The Periodic Table and Fish Face Poke have recently announced that they will be opening...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among these highlights from meetings conducted on July 11th and 25th are a proposed  update the...

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Emeryville Marina neighbors have probably noticed the barge, tugboat and heavy equipment amid the vessels that appeared in June. The three-month long dredging project at the Emery Cove Yacht Harbor was contracted to Curtin Maritime and is...

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The CNBC show American Greed is a true crime series narrated by Stacy Keach that examines “the dark side of the American Dream”. Last week’s episode profiled the downward spiral of John Fox who built...

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The City of Emeryville provides a monthly progress report outlining significant developments and milestones that occurred throughout the period. Among these highlights for June from meetings conducted on June 6th, 13th and 20th. Please note...

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About a year ago, it was reported that the parents of murdered Emeryville resident Antonio Ramos had filed a claim against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after it was revealed that the gun used in...

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