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News & Commentary

The May 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 209 total crimes reported for the month (up from 201 in April or +4%). Auto burglaries experienced their third consecutive month of decline and the lowest monthly total since November 2016. Auto burglaries are...

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Amid ongoing budget discussions and threats of programs and service cuts, its prudent for residents to not only understand how the city makes its money — but how it spends it. Every year, the website Transparent California...

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This month’s digest of Emeryville business articles features a range of companies including SurveyMonkey, Imperfect Produce, Novartis and Clif Bar. Emeryville’s Imperfect Produce is partnering with Salt & Straw in combatting food waste. Imperfect will...

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The website SafeWise.com released its annual The 30 Most Dangerous Cities in America report in May. In the report, our city was ranked as the #1 Most Dangerous City in America rising from number three last year. While...

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The murder trial of Trevor Holminski concluded in Quincy, CA on Tuesday. Sheldon Steward, 24, of Oakland was convicted of his murder by the jury after one day of deliberation. The two friends were backpacking together in...

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Google, in partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), are sharing their initial results measuring air quality in the neighborhoods of West Oakland. This data is being collected using Aclima sensor technology mounted on Google Street View...

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Barbary Ghost boat Captain Drew Testwuide shares his love of the water, paddle boarding and his “First Mate” Niko through his boating charter business. Drew recently added a social paddle with dogs Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) event on Saturday mornings....

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Alameda County Fire Department, Emeryville Police Department and Oakland Fire Department held a joint press conference at the Emeryville Police Station today. They shared information with...

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The City of Emeryville held a series of budgetary workshops over the past few months. Within these discussions, it was revealed that Emeryville was in a bit a financial hole with a trajectory to be...

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The May 27th Planning Commission saw several important projects on the agenda. Public hearing occurred on two projects, including the Sherwin Williams property subdivision map, and the permitting of signage for the New Seasons market. There...

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NEWS RELEASE: Officials from the MTC, Ford Motor Company and Motivate today announced that the San Francisco Bay Area’s eagerly anticipated regional bike share network will launch at the end of June. The new Ford...

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Students, parents and city officials gathered at the ECCL today to unveil the latest amenity to the facility. “Wallholla” is a new vertical play structure designed and manufactured in the Netherlands and is only the second installed...

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MEDIA ADVISORY/NEWS RELEASE (By Sergeant Goodman #292) – On May 25, 2017, about 4:30 AM, a male (arrestee) was operating a U-Haul van, parked the van in the Target parking lot and quickly exited the...

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The April 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 201 total crimes reported for the month (down from 234 in March or -14%). Violent crime overall remains on a 10% decline from last year while property crimes are seeing a 20%...

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Have you ever wondered what’s behind the doors of the colorful building at 6400 Hollis Street AKA “Jellybean Square” (so nicknamed as it was once a facility used by the Herman Goelitz Candy Company who became the Jelly Belly...

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Wareham Development representatives and local dignitaries celebrated the ‘topping off’ of the EmeryStation West building last Friday May 12th. Prior to the ceremony, Wareham hosted a presentation of The East Bay Economic Development Alliance’s “Innovation 2.0 Regional...

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Saturday’s fire at 3800 San Pablo hadn’t even been contained before suspicions of arson began circulating throughout the community. The comment threads of our Facebook page and Nextdoor were filled with theories and speculation. “A lot of people aren’t...

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The residential project at 3800 San Pablo Avenue dubbed “The Intersection” succumbed to a massive blaze this morning. This was the second time in less than a year that the project was the victim of...

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Lennar Multifamily Communities presented their latest plans for the Sherwin-Williams Development at an April 27th Planning Commission meeting. The biggest adjustments to the project included the removal of a standalone affordable unit, their intent to sell the existing Warehouse building, and...

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National Bike Month kicked off Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the new Vista Point on Yerba Buena Island on a perfect spring day. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Francisco Commissioner Jane Kim represented...

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A fire broke out at the sanctioned homeless camp under the I-580 underpass near 36th and Magnolia/Peralta this evening. A dark plume of smoke could be seen rising from the area at about 8:20 p.m. followed by...

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An estimated 60 workers from hotels in Oakland and Emeryville walked off the job and assembled at the site of the proposed Mandela Hotel near Target today. A hotel that hasn’t yet been approved, but labor groups are already organizing...

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Emeryville Public Works Director & City Engineer Maurice Kaufman announced his unexpected resignation on Monday. “I want to inform you that I will be resigning my employment with the City of Emeryville to pursue other endeavors,”...

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This Thursday, April 27th more than 300 students from high schools in Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, and Richmond will descend on West Berkeley to participate in the 6th Annual East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day. Industry, academia,...

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