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Emeryville Police Seize 400 lbs of Marijuana from Warehouse

November 10, 2012
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Emeryville Police Seize 400 lbs of Marijuana from Warehouse

Police Estimate Street Value at $250,000 Police discover 400 lbs of pot with street value of about $250,000 in Pellegrini warehouse space. (Photo by Emeryville Police Officer Brian Head.) Emeryville police have seized 400 pounds of marijuana from a Pellegrini warehouse space in the 4300 block of Halleck Street. Acting on tips, and information gathered by Emeryville

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Sporting Chance to Grab Crab (in Emeryville!)

November 6, 2012
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Sporting Chance to Grab Crab (in Emeryville!)

Tom Stienstra Updated 11:54 p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2012 The next two weeks look like a magical time for the recreational Dungeness season: great crabbing, good weather and no competition from the big commercial boats until their season opens Nov. 15.  The weekend opener was sensational for boats heading offshore out of San Francisco Bay and Pillar Point

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The North End: “Butchertown”

November 2, 2012
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The North End: “Butchertown”

Richard Ambro is a historian who has lived in the North End of Emeryville for more than 26 years. His goal is to preserve atleast some of the mature trees, historic homes, and general character of the neighborhood. This article is the first in a series about the history and evolution of the North End.

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Emeryville Among Bay Area’s Five Most Violent Cities

October 30, 2012
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Emeryville Among Bay Area’s Five Most Violent Cities

  Tuesday, October 30, 2012 The five most violent cities in the Bay Area were all in the East Bay last year, according to figures released this week by the FBI. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, which gathers data from police departments around the nation, shows that Emeryville, Oakland, Richmond, San Pablo and Antioch topped the

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City Should Provide Design and Approval Histories for all Development Projects

October 29, 2012
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At the Oct. 16th City Council meeting, at the request of Councilmember Jac Asher, the City Council discussed the Parkside Park design and in particular the Council’s decision to approve the removal of all the trees in the new public park.  The discussion began with a presentation from Planning Division

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Basic Research Reveals Some Trees Easily Preserved; City Council Needs to Step Up

October 16, 2012
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Attention all interested residents! Preservation of the trees at Parkside will be discussed at tonight’s (Tuesday) City Council meeting. Anyone wanting to make a public comment on the matter should attend the meeting. Public comment on the tree issue will begin at approximately 8 pm. ___________________________ In recommending the removal of all the trees

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Cut Spending, Save the Trees at Temescal Creek Park

October 16, 2012
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Cut Spending, Save the Trees at Temescal Creek Park

Below is an open letter to the City Council from Emeryville resident Eric Gascoyne. The Council is expected to vote on the tree cutting and other Temescal Creek redesign plans at its regular meeting Tuesday (tonight). The meeting starts at 7:15 pm. Dear Honorable Mayor and City Council Members, I am writing to you in regards

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City Willing to Trade 20-Year-Old Trees for Temporary Parking

October 15, 2012
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City Willing to Trade 20-Year-Old Trees for Temporary Parking

Council Member Jac Asher has put on the agenda for the next City Council meeting (Oct. 16th) a discussion of whether the city should change the design of the Parkside park to include some or all of the existing trees. Council Member Asher’s willingness to do this shows her commitment to

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Who’s in Charge Here?

October 14, 2012
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City Staff Manipulated City Council and Citizens, Resident Adrian McGilly Says

Below is the short video of a statement by Adrian McGilly, husband of Emeryville Mayor Jennifer West, to the City Council at its last regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 2. He is addressing the controversy over the planned cutting of 33 mature street trees to make way for a park. McGilly  has written to the City Council asking that at least some of the trees be preserved. His letter revealed that city staff deleted two key sections of the arborist report before sending it to the City Council to decide whether or not to cut the trees.

(To comment or to view the comments of others, click on the headline to go to the story page and then scroll to the bottom).

Emeryville City Staff Deliberately Misled City Council on Arborist Report

October 1, 2012
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When the city failed to post notices on the trees to be cut down, resident Adrian McGilly took it upon himself to do so. While such notice is required under the city's Urban Forestry Ordinance, the city is exempt. (Click on photos to enlarge.)

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