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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Reminder That Emeryville Voters Can Drop Off Mail Ballots in Front of City Hall

Ballot Drop Box

Emeryville has an official Ballot Drop Box located in front of the Civic Center along Park Avenue for your voting convenience!

You can also visit the Alameda County Registar of Voters' official election website for more information, such as other ballot dr...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

AC Transit Launches a New Mobile App for Emeryville Commuters

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AC Transit is excited to announce the launch of the beta version of its Mobile App.

The beta AC Transit Mobile App features real-time arrival predictions, allows riders to locate bus stops, bookmark favorite bus lines, submit lost and found claims, and mor...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Emeryville Community: Stay Updated on What You Can Do About Emergency Preparedness

National Preparedness Month 2020

In September for National Preparedness Month, the City of Emeryville collaborated with the Center on Disability at the Public Health Institute, the grantee for the Listos CA campaign in Alameda County.

The video, a short PSA, features a joint Alameda Count...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Emeryville Annual Street Rehab Project Concrete Work Starts Next Week!

2020 PAVING NOTICE

Concrete work for the Annual Paving Project  is set to begin the week of October 19th on 63rd Street. Various streets will be paved and/or have spot repairs completed starting the week of November 4th. Various Streets will be slurry sealed in the...

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Posted on: October 10, 2020

Emeryville Residents: Qualify for November Rental Assistance

Emeryville Rental Assistance Program

Emeryville Rental Assistance Program

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is accepting applications for November Rental Assistance until October 30.  Applicants are allowed to apply for a 3rd month of assistance, if they meet certain requiremen...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Emeryville's Annual Street Rehabilitation Project to Begin October 2020

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NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION WORK

THE CITY OF EMERYVILLEANNUAL STREET REHABILITATION PROJECTWILL BEGIN OCTOBER 2020

Public Works is bringing you fresh streets! Be on the lookout for contractor notices 3 days prior to the start of work this October 2020.

Approximat...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Emeryville Community Encouraged to Participate in Oakland's Grand Avenue Mobility Plan Process

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Participate in Oakland’s Grand Avenue Mobility Plan Process

Everyone who travels on Grand Avenue in Oakland is invited to participate in the Grand Avenue Mobility Plan process.  The site has a map for making comments on how to improve Grand Avenue...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Emeryville Commuters: AC Transit to Resume Fare Collection and Front-Door Boarding October 19

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AC Transit recently unveiled the reNew Plan. The Plan outlines their commitment to onboard health and wellness, service and operations, communications and engagement, and technical innovations for recovery.

One key advancement of reNew in...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Emeryville Community: Please Celebrate Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos Safely This Year

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This year, keeping yourself and loved ones safe during Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos celebrations is important, so focusing on decorations, limiting activities to the people you live with, and virtual costume parties or contests will help keep our comm...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Don't Miss the 34th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition October 2nd

Judy Hart-Aerial Landscape-mixed media on wood-20" x 20" x 2"

    

Keeping in step with current SIP protocol and the challenges of social distancing, the 34th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition will be presented online, featuring 169 pieces of artwork by 85 Emeryville artists. This year the 2...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Emeryville Commuters Can Get Face Masks and Hand Sanitizer on Every AC Transit Bus

AC Transit

The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) recently unveiled the reNEW Plan, its multi-pronged action plan outlining the transit district’s commitments to onboard Health & Wellness; Service & Operations; Communications & ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Alameda County Firefighters Actively Engaged in Battling the State's Wildfires

Alameda County Fire Department

Since August 16, Alameda County firefighters have been actively engaged in firefighting. The SCU lightning complex fire is now the second largest fire in California history. The fire is now 95% contained. Many of the fires started in south Livermore and t...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Emeryville Child Development Center is Now Enrolling

ECDC Now Enrolling

The Emeryville Child Development Center is now enrolling! 

For more than 40 years, ECDC has been helping young children become their very best. At ECDC, we put safety first to protect our families and staff.

To learn more about the center, tuition ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Emeryville Kids Can Continue to Receive Grab-and-Go Meals During the School Year

Emeryville Unified School District - Grab-and-Go Meals

As the Emery Unified School District begins the new school year through distance learning, the EUSD Food Service program will continue to provide Grab-and-Go meals to any child under the age of 18, regardless of their affiliation with the School District....

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Alameda County Health Officials Evaluating Reopening of Certain Activities in Emeryville

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On Friday, August 28, 2020, the State of California announced a shift from its Monitoring List to a color-coded four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy. In doing so, the State altered the reopening plans for some businesses and activities, opening some th...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Take a Quick Survey to Help Improve Transportation in Emeryville

Alameda County Transportation Plan 2020

The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is asking you to take a short survey for the 2020 Countywide Transportation Plan. This survey will collect information about transportation priorities and needs in Alameda County. As a resident, b...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Most East Bay Regional Parks Closed Due to Extreme Fire Activity

McLaughlin Eastshore State Park

Due to the extreme fire activity in the region, all Regional Parks are closed until further notice, except some shoreline parks.

The Park District is currently experiencing an unprecedented number of wildfires in parks, including Round Valley Regional Pres...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Stay Safe with Spare the Air Alerts in Emeryville

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Spare the Air Alerts

As part of the Spare the Air Program, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District asks residents to reduce pollution by making clean air choices every day. This can include walking and biking more often, taking transit, telecommuting ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Emeryville Residents Can Sign Up For a Solar Home Site Evaluation

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Resilient Home

Power Through. Together.

Thinking about installing solar and/or home battery energy storage but don’t know where to start or think it’s just too expensive? East Bay Community Energy’s (EBCE) new Resilient Home pr...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

AC Transit Continues to Suspend School Service for Emeryville Students

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Supplementary School Service continues to be suspended for at least one month after August 9

The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) is committed to protecting the health, and well-being of passengers and employees. Due to the COVID-19 pande...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Emeryville Commuters: AC Transit to Resume Service on Select Local and Transbay Lines

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AC Transit Service Changes EffectiveSunday, August 9, 2020 

As the multi-phase reopening unfolds in their service area, AC Transit is moving forward with service restoration on select local and Transbay lines. Complete information about the upcomi...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Emeryville City Trees Maintenance Program

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The City Public Works Department has contracted with West Coast Arborists to provide tree maintenance services. These include assessment and removal of hazardous trees, re-planting of trees and pruning of street trees maintained by the City, overseen by a...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

AC Transit Wants to Hear from Emeryville Commuters

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The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has caused a world-wide pandemic impacting every facet of life, from work to home. AC Transit has seen the impact first-hand through our employees and their families who’ve suffered tragic outcomes ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Emeryville Dog Parks are Now Open

Businesses Required Face Coverings Flyer

The Dog Parks are now open!

Please comply with all rules and regulations for using Emeryville Dog Parks including the following requirements issued by the Alameda County Health Officer:

  • Face coverings must be worn by all people in the dog park, subject to t...
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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Traffic Signals at 40th/Harlan and Powell/Doyle are Now Active

Emeryville Community:

The signals at 40th/Harlan AND Powell/Doyle Street intersections have been fully activated. Please be mindful of the new signals when walking, biking and driving through this corridor.

Thank you!

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

South Bayfront Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge Project News Alert

South Bayfront Bridge

South Bayfront Pedestrian Bicycle Bridge & Horton Landing Park

UPDATE: June 15, 2020

Emeryville Community:

Once again thank you for your ongoing patience with construction activity. We had an unexpected change in the pile driving schedule as the contract...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Emeryville Community Please Note a New Health Officer Order Will Go Into Effect June 8th

The Alameda County Public Health Officer has issued an updated Health Officer Order that loosens the Shelter in Place restrictions effective June 8th.

Effective Monday, June 8, 2020, the Shelter in Place Order will be updated to allow for:

  1. Small gatherings ...
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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Emeryville Residents Can Find Assistance Through Berkeley Humane's Free Pet Food Pantry

Pet Food Pantry

The Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society has begun increasing the capacity of their free Pet Food Pantry, which provides food to families who may be struggling financially and are in need of some assistance in caring for their pet.

On Friday, May 15, they rece...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

So Many Ways to Participate in City of Emeryville Council and Planning Commission Meetings!

Emeryville Virtual Meetings

The City of Emeryville now offers multiple ways for you to view and participate in City Council and Planning Commission meetings from the comfort of your own home - whether by E-TV, live-streaming online, Zoom, telephone or email!

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Recommendations for Emeryville Businesses for Restarting Water Use After Shutdowns

Reopening Fact Sheet-050720-01

Water is perishable just like any food or drink.  During the health crisis shutdown, many businesses closed or limited operations. That resulted in water becoming stagnant in pipes and plumbing systems. 

When water sits in pipes, water he...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

City of Emeryville Health Orders to Remain in Effect

Emeryville will continue to work with the Alameda County Public Health Department on responsible re-opening plans that maintain progress in the fight against Coronavirus.

For more information, please click here for the latest press release.  You c...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Emeryville Residents Can Enroll to Get Discounts on Their Energy Bill

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Discounts Available on Your Energy Bill

Did you know that low income households, and households with recently furloughed or laid-off workers, can get nearly 35% off on their electricity bill, and 20% off natural gas?

The City of Emeryville and East Bay Comm...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Emeryville Community Services Wants To Hear Your Thoughts on Summer Programming

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The City of Emeryville’s Community Services Department wants your feedback regarding Summer 2020 Programming. We are currently preparing for eventual re-opening of City programs and are actively monitoring County, State, and CDC guidelines.

Staff...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Alameda County to Announce Upcoming Extension and Revisions to Current Shelter in Place Orders

Later this week, the Public Health Officers of the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara as well as the City of Berkeley will issue revised shelter-in-place orders that largely keep the current restrictions in...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Emeryville Residents Please Safely Observe Ramadan at Home During Shelter in Place Order

Alameda County Public Health reminds the public that the Shelter-in-Place Order prohibits gatherings and directs individuals to stay home, except for essential activities. The Order remains in effect through May 3rd and may be modified as needed.

Please cl...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Alameda County Public Health Order for Mandatory Face Coverings

Effective today, April 22, 2020, all members of the Emeryville community are required to wear a face covering on public transportation and in essential businesses open to public access.

For more information, please click here.

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Emeryville to Close Portions of Doyle Street Effective April 20

Doyle Street Closure Sign

In an effort to safely open up streets for pedestrians and bicyclists to practice safe social distancing during the COVID-19 "Shelter in Place" order, Emeryville is temporarily closing portions of Doyle streets to vehicles.

Closures will begin Mo...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Emeryville Community Please Note Newest Alameda County Public Health Order on Face Coverings

Alameda County Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan issued an Order for all members of the public to wear face coverings when around people outside of their household. The Order becomes effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 17, 2020. Enforcement will begin at 8:00 a.m...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Emeryville Pedestrian Crossings Have Been Temporarily Automated

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The issue has come up for how best the City can keep pedestrians and cyclists safe during the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. The City has completed the following as a pro-active, precautionary measures to limit the surfaces that pedestrians need to...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Emeryville Commuters Please Note New On-Board Seating Limits and Request for Riders' Face Masks

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The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) continues to provide bus service to healthcare, resources, and employment, during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While service is deemed essential transit, AC Transit is doing its ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Emeryville Community: Here are Tutorials on How to Create Your Own Cloth Face Coverings at Home

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Guidance on Face Coverings

County Public health officials and the Centers for Disease Control recommend that we wear face coverings when we go out to the grocery store, pharmacy, or other essential service. A bandana, scarf, fabric mask, neck gaiter, or ot...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Emeryville Residents: Here are Some Great Ideas on Staying Well While Sheltering at Home

Staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is an important public health measure – but it can take a toll on your mental health. It’s important to take care of your physical AND mental wellbeing during this uncertain time. &nbs...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Emeryville Businesses: Get Help with Donating Surplus Food and Recycling Compliance Needs

Surplus Food Inventory?  The Food Bank Needs It.

With restaurants ordered to close or limited to delivery and take-out orders, many food service businesses have more inventory than they can use. Meanwhile, the Alameda County Community Food Bank (A...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Alameda County is Looking for Medical and Healthcare Professionals

In response to the increasing surge of COVID patients, Alameda County is collecting information from those who work in medical and health care settings, who are willing to work shifts in alternate patient care locations within the county.

They are gatherin...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Emeryville Commuters Please Note Discontinued AC Transit Service on Lines 7, 65, 67, 79, and 80

AC Transit will not be operating Lines 7, 65,67, 79 and 80 until further notice.  Please visit their website for more information.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Emeryville Residents Please Note: New Bay Area Public Health Recommendation to Cover the Face

Bay Area health officials are recommending residents cover their nose and mouth with cloth - such as bandanas, fabric masks and neck gaiters -  when leaving home for essential trips to grocery store, pharmacy, etc.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

AC Transit's Clipper Customer Service Center Will Be Closing Effective April 6

The Clipper Customer Service Center in Downtown Oakland will be closed effective Monday, April 6, until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.To add fares to Clipper cards, use the Add Value Machines at BART stations or at the Salesforce Transit Cen...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Point Isabel Closure Update for Emeryville Dog Owners and Hikers

Emeryville dog owners and hikers, please note that Point Isabel will be closed in compliance with the updated "Stay-at-Home" Order until further notice.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

"Shelter in Place" Order Extended for Alameda County and Six Neighboring Health Jurisdictions

"Shelter in Place" Order Extended Through May 3

All Alameda County cities included as the jointly issued Shelter in Place Order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is extended through May 3, 2020.

While the prior Shelter Order has been effective in s...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

AC Transit to Modify Schedules Beginning March 31

AC Transit Service Update: Modified Schedule Effective Tuesday, March 31

AC Transit will begin operating a modified service schedule in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although similar to the existing Sunday service, arrival times will differ f...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Alameda County Among 7 Bay Area Jurisdictions to Update Shelter-in-Place Order in Coming Days

The Public Health Order for people to shelter-in-place safely in their homes will soon be extended until at least May 1.  Check here for the latest press release.

For more information and updates, please visit the Alameda County Public Health Depa...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

April 6-7 Emeryville Bulky Waste Pickup Event Postponed

Due to the impact of the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, we are postponing the annual bulky waste pickup event on April 6 and 7, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Rest assured, your regular curbside collection will continue as nor...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Emeryville's Community Services Now Offers a Virtual Recreation and Resource Center

Welcome to the City of Emeryville’s Virtual Recreation and Resource Center

This is your place for fun, education and resources through these wild and turbulent times. We are committed to ensuring that our resilient community members ha...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Emery Go-Round Service Changes Effective Monday, March 30

In response to the recent concerns with COVID-19 and the “Shelter in Place” orders, the Emeryville Transportation Management Association (ETMA) will be implementing a modified service plan for Emery Go-Round effective Monday, March 30t...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

A Message from Emeryville Mayor Christian R. Patz

This is an updated message from Emeryville Mayor Christian R. Patz regarding actions the City is taking to slow the spread of the coronavirus in our community. The Mayor would like to remind residents that the City is only providing essential services and...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Play Areas at City Parks will be Closed Until Further Notice

Consistent with actions taken by other cities, the City of Emeryville is closing the play areas at City parks due to the COVID-19 virus. The parks themselves will remain open, and residents are encouraged to get outside and walk, bike, jog or hike while m...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

AC Transit Service Changes Effective Sunday, March 29

Service Changes Effective Sunday, March 29, 2020

AC Transit Service Changes Affecting Emeryville

Shellmound Street & Christie Avenue, EmeryvilleOnce the changes go into effect, the stop on Shellmound Street close to the Powell Street overpass will no lo...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

AC Transit Service Update Effective Monday, March 23

AC Transit is implementing rear-door boarding on buses with multiple doors.  Fare payment not required until further notice.

AC Transit is committed to the health and well-being of their riders and employees, and this includes social distancing. P...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Alameda County's "Shelter in Place" is Aligned With Governor's Newest Executive Order

Yesterday, Governor Newsom issued a statewide Executive Order to stay at home. Be advised that the Alameda County Public Health Department’s "Shelter in Place" is aligned with state-issued protocols.

For information on identifying criti...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Resources for Small Businesses and Non-Profits

Some of the following resources may be helpful to small businesses and non-profits to mitigate the economic impacts of the pandemic.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

On March 16, 2020, Alameda County was included in the declaration of an Economic Disaster...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Check the City's Webpage for the Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Check the City’s new webpage at www.emeryville.org/coronavirus for the all latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community.

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Posted on: December 24, 2019

Grant Opportunity to Trade in An Older Vehicle for a Clean Car

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is inviting income-qualified Bay Area residents to apply for the Clean Cars for All grant program, which provides incentives to retire older vehicles and replace them with a clean air vehicle or Clipper Card fo...

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Posted on: December 24, 2019

Emeryville Police Department Launches New Online Reporting System

The Emeryville Police Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new online reporting system. With this new service, the City hopes to provide the community with another option for filing a police report. Using this online police report system allo...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

BART is Moving to Clipper-Only

BART is Moving to Clipper-Only

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) will be expanding the number of stations where the only fare product that will be available for purchase is the reusable, re-loadable, and regionally-accepted Clipper card.  They will st...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Emeryville Homeowners Can Receive Help to Earthquake Retrofit Their Homes

Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) was developed to help homeowners lessen the potential for damage to their houses during an earthquake. A residential seismic retrofit strengthens an existing older house, making it more resistant to earthquake activity such a...

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