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Posted on: August 2, 2022

AC Transit Service Changes Effective August 7th

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Service Changes effective Sunday, August 7

Starting on August 7, 2022, AC Transit will be implementing changes for Local, Transbay and Supplementary Service.

Highlights of the changes include:

  • Several lines are restored to their pre-pandemic service levels: ...
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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Get Your Bikes Tuned Up at ECCL on August 17

Bike Mobile - Free Bike Repair Day August 17, 2022

We want to see more families riding their bikes to ECCL / Anna Yates / Emery High! That’s why we’ve invited the Bike Mobile to provide free tune ups & repairs for parents and children.

The Bike Mobile can fix flat tires, adjust brakes and gears, and ev...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Traffic Advisory Along Horton Street Mondays-Fridays, 7AM to 6PM, Until October 31

Sherwin Williams Construction

There will be construction-related traffic control in place along Horton Street for the next 14 weeks, until the end of October 2022:

Monday through Friday7:00 AM through 6:00 PMon Horton Street, between 53rd Street and Sherwin Avenue

When possible, seek al...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Join the Conversation - Tell Us What City Services Are Essential For You

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Join the Conversation

It is the City of Emeryville’s responsibility to provide public services and operate facilities that are vital to community safety and the quality of life of all our residents. 

Despite the challenges created by the COVID-19 p...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Community Services Department is Hiring!

Community Services is Hiring

The Community Services Department is hiring Recreation Leaders for summer camps, after school, facility attendants and lifeguards. Check out our Current Job Opening webpage at: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/emeryville.

Must be at least 16 years of age. Th...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Gig is Emeryville’s Newest Shared Mobility Option

GIG Car Share

Gig is Emeryville’s newest shared mobility option. In addition to bike share through BayWheels, and scooter share through Link, Lime, and Spin, one-way car share can help you get around quickly, easily, and cheaply.  

Discounts for incom...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Need To Borrow Tools? Emeryville Residents Can Access Oakland's Tool Lending Library

Oakland Tool Lending Library

Free Tool Lending Library

Remodeling or doing some spring home improvements? 

The Oakland's Tool Lending Library currently offers over 5,000 tools available for loan, as well as workshops, books, and how-to videos and DVDs. The tools can be used fo...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Emergency Rental Assistance Program is Now Closed for New Applicants

Alameda County Housing Secure

After 17 months of accepting applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), Alameda County Housing Secure closed its online portal to new applications on May 13, 2022, at 11:59 PM, and the application for COVID-19 rental assista...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crossing Closed for Maintenance

San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crossing Now Complete

The flashing beacon equipment at the San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crossing between 40th and Adeline Streets was damaged in an overnight collision and is no longer functional. The damaged railing and equipment have been removed and the crosswalk is closed unt...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Emeryville Residents: Get Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 Announcement

Every home in Emeryville. is eligible to order 4 free at-?home COVID-?19 tests.

For more information and to order, visit www.covidtests.gov.

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Learn More About Testing for COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing

For more information about COVID-19 testing and where to find community testing sites, please visit www.covid-19.acgov.org/testing.

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Alameda County's Local Face Covering Order and Amendment to Remain in Effect

COVID-19 Announcement

Per the State’s Face Covering Q & A, Alameda County’s local face covering order and amendment remain in effect. Residents will not experience any differences in policy. 

Everyone aged two and older, regardless of vaccination status, is require...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Emeryville's San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crossing Project is Now Complete!

San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crossing Now Complete

Just in time for the holidays, the San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crossing Project is complete!

The project includes a Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon system, curb ramps, and a median refuge that provide a highly desired pedestrian path from the east side of ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Children Ages 5-11 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

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The Alameda County Public Health Officer has issued a press release regarding children ages 5-11 years old being eligible for COVID-19 vaccines.

Both the FDA and CDC agree that that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can be safely administered to children.

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Alameda County Public Health Office to Ease Masking Requirements for Fully Vaccinated People

COVID-19 Announcement

Starting November 1st, Alameda County will begin easing masking requirements in certain indoor settings where everyone is fully vaccinated.

Eligible settings are in controlled spaces not open to the general public, including offices, gyms and fitness cente...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

County Recommends COVID-19 Boosters for Older Adults and Certain Groups in Emeryville

COVID-19 Vaccines

Alameda County Public Health Department is now recommending COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for older adults and certain groups who received Moderna, and all adults who received Johnson & Johnson at least 2 months ago. 

For more information and...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Free Disposal Options for Used Oil and Hazardous Waste for Emeryville Residents

Recycle Motor Oil and Filters

Doing your own oil change is a great way to protect your engine. Through Waste Management used motor oil and oil filters are collected for free curbside at most single-family homes and some apartments – call 510-613-8710 to confirm service for your addres...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Emeryville Renters May Qualify for Rental Assistance Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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If you’re an Emeryville renter who has fallen behind on rent or utilities payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program will help income-eligible households pay up to 15 months of rent and u...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Emeryville Home Owners May Qualify for Minor Home Repair Grants

Alameda County Healthy Homes Minor Home Repair Program

Alameda County Healthy Homes Department is offering eligible Emeryville homeowners grants for minor home repairs.

Minor Home Repair Program

including Mobile Homes can be used for minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical repairs, railings, grab bars, toilets, d...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Emeryville Residents Can Participate in Vehicle Incentive Programs

Clean Cars for All

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is offering Emeryville residents two different incentive programs that work to "early retire" older light-duty vehicles. The Vehicle Buy-Back Program is open to all Bay Area vehicle owners while "...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Emeryville Residents Can Sign-Up to Learn About Solar Power and Battery Home Storage

Bay Area SunShares

Bay Area SunShares is open for registration!

Emeryville residents and employees can sign up for information and pricing on solar power and battery storage for their homes.  

The SunShares program identifies qualified contractors, provides discounts...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Emeryville Residents and Small Businesses May Qualify for Energy Payment Plans

Pacific Gas and Electric

PG&E Automatically Enrolling Qualified Customers Who Are 60 Days Behind on Energy Bills in Payment Plans

As part of ongoing efforts to provide help and assistance for customers to manage their bills, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will aut...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

AC Transit Offering Fare-Free Fridays to Emeryville Commuters

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Fare-Free Fridays in September

AC Transit is excited to welcome more riders on board as schools and workplaces are returning to in-person operations. To welcome riders back, and to thank those who have been riding all along, they are providing free rides e...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Emeryville Parking Permits are Now Virtual

Virtual Parking Permits at www.thepermitportal.com

Attention residents and businesses that live and work in buildings fronting 61st Street (South side between Hollis and Doyle Streets) and 62nd Street (North side between Overland Avenue and Doyle Street)

Emeryville is pleased to announce we are now a virtu...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Pandemic Public Benefits Available to Emeryville Residents

Pandemic Public Benefits for AlCo Residents

COVID-19 continues to challenge the economic health of our community, but help is available. Pandemic benefits and economic supports range from stimulus checks and tax credits to enhanced public benefits like unemployment and CalFresh. Additional supports...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Scooter Share is Live in Emeryville!

Dockless Shared Mobility

Scooter share is live in Emeryville!  

Electric scooters are a fun way and sustainable to get around town or to BART without a car. Right now, two app-based services are live with Link and Spin.  Both offer helmet discounts, low-income me...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Emeryville Police Department Encourages the Public to Stay Safe During Final Stretch of Summer

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The Emeryville Police Department  Encourages the Public to Stay Safe During Final Stretch of Summer Travel Season

As friends and family plan vacations during the final days of summer, the Emeryville Police Department is reminding everyone to stay ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

It’s Back to School! Emeryville Police Department Encourages the Public to Stay Aware and Stay Safe

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It’s Back to School!

Emeryville Police Department Encourages the Public to Stay Aware and Stay Safe in School Zones

 As students head back to the classroom, schools, and the communities around them are going to be busier than they&rsq...

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