Emeryville

Wal-Mart employee checks the stock in a food aisle. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Emeryville Approves Highest Minimum Wage In The Country At Nearly $16 An Hour

The ordinance goes into effect July 1st and by 2019, the city’s minimum wage will go up to nearly $16 an hour.

05/07/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

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Alleged Carjacker Arrested After Taking Taxi At Gunpoint In San Francisco, Crashing In Emeryville

A man who allegedly stole a taxi in San Francisco and immediately drove to the East Bay early Sunday morning was arrested when he got stuck near an off-ramp in Emeryville as he punched, kicked, and spat at California Highway Patrol officers, law enforcement officials said.

04/20/2015

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Golden State Warriors Team Up With Peet’s For Limited Edition Coffee Blend

Peet’s Coffee has teamed up with the Golden State Warriors to create a special coffee blend to celebrate their shared Bay Area roots.

04/14/2015

Bay Area BikeShare

Bay Area Bike Share Program To See 10-Fold Expansion

The Bay Area Bike Share’s fleet of 700 turquoise bicycles, available for checkout at self-serve kiosks, will expand tenfold to 7,000 over the next two-and-a-half years.

04/08/2015

Bargain hunters eying the gowns at a Brides Against Breast Cancer sale.

‘Brides Against Breast Cancer’ Bringing Truck Full Of Drastically Reduced Gently Used Designer Bridal Gowns To Emeryville

Bay Area brides-to-be can help in the fight against breast cancer and save big bucks on their bridal gown. The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour is coming to Emeryville on Saturday, March 7.

03/06/2015

#BlackLivesMatter activists outside Home Depot in Emeryville, protesting the Feb. 3 police shooting of Yuvette Henderson in the store parking lot.

#BlackLivesMatter Activists Shut Down Emeryville Home Depot; Demand Surveillance Tapes Of Fatal Police Shooting

The group was demanding answers about the February 3 shooting death of Yuvette Henderson, an Oakland woman shot and killed outside Home Depot by two Emeryville police officers.

02/21/2015

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.

02/17/2015

Scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting on the 3400 block of Hollis St. in Oakland near the border with Emeryville.(Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Witness Describes Being Caught In Deadly Police Shooting In Oakland; Protesters Smash Windows In Emeryville

A woman pointed a revolver at a man pulling into the parking lot of a storage facility in West Oakland just before she was shot dead by Emeryville police on Tuesday afternoon, according to a witness, who was later confronted by protesters as he retrieved his bullet-damaged car.

02/04/2015

Police at the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting on the 3800 block of Hollis St. in Oakland. (Cody/CBS)

Emeryville Police Fatally Shoot Armed Woman In Oakland After Shoplifting Incident

Oakland police said a woman was shot and killed by Emeryville police officers on the Oakland border Tuesday afternoon.

02/03/2015

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