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Encyclopedia > Emeryville, California
Emeryville, California
City Emeryville
Government
 - Mayor Ruth Atkin [1] (D)
Population
 - City 6,882
Time zone Pacific Standard Time Zone (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)
Website: http://www.ci.emeryville.ca.us/
The city of Emeryville highlighted within Alameda County

Emeryville is a small city located in Alameda County, California, in the United States. It is located in a corridor between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. Its proximity to San Francisco, the Bay Bridge (the east end of the bridge essentially terminates in Emeryville), the University of California, Berkeley, and Silicon Valley has been a catalyst for recent economic growth. Several well known biotech, software and entertainment companies have made their home in Emeryville, including Pixar Animation Studios, LeapFrog, Sendmail, MobiTV,Chiron (now part of Novartis), and Sybase. The population was 6,882 at the 2000 census. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 454 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 681 pixel, file size: 882 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This is picture of Emeryville taken 01-20-2007 from inside the Hilton on the Marina. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... PST is UTC-8 The Pacific Standard Time Zone (PST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) resulting in UTC-8. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... PDT is UTC-7 The Pacific Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-8). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Download high resolution version (811x607, 12 KB)Map of the City of Emeryville within Alameda County, with County highlighted in California. ... Download high resolution version (811x607, 12 KB)Map of the City of Emeryville within Alameda County, with County highlighted in California. ... Alameda County is a suburban county in Californias San Francisco Bay Area. ... Official website: http://www. ... Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern California, in the United States. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... USGS satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge ( ; known locally as the Bay Bridge) is a toll bridge which spans San Francisco Bay and links the California cities of Oakland and San Francisco in the United States, as part of Interstate 80. ... Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley. ... Pixars logo and mascot Luxo, Jr. ... See also the activity of leapfrog. ... Sendmail is a mail transfer agent (MTA) that is a well known project of the open source, free software and Unix communities, which is distributed both as free software and proprietary software. ... MobiTV website Want to watch television on your 3G mobile phone? MobiTV offers this functionality through cell carriers. ... Chiron Corporation (NASDAQ: NVS) was a multinational biotechnology firm based in Emeryville, California that was acquired by Novartis International AG on April 30, 2006. ... Novartis Suffern Yes plant is the Swiss companys sole pharmaceutical production facility in the U.S. Novartis International AG is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland that manufactures mainstream products such as Benefiber (a fiber supplement) and Lamisil (a foot fungus medicine). ... Sybase Inc. ...

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History

Before the colonization of the area by Spain in 1776, this area was the site of extensive native American settlements. Mudflats rich with clams and rocky areas with oysters, plus fishing, hunting, and acorns from the local oak trees provided a rich and easily exploited food source for the residents, who disposed of their clam and oyster shells in a single place, over time creating a huge mound, the Emeryville Shellmound [2]. Species See List of Quercus species The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of several hundred species of trees and shrubs in the genus Quercus, and some related genera, notably Cyclobalanopsis and Lithocarpus. ... Littleneck clams; the pictured mollusks are of the species Mercenaria mercenaria. ... Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron, opened The name oyster is used for a number of different groups of mollusks which grow for the most part in marine or brackish water. ... The Emeryville Shellmound, in Emeryville, California, is a massive archaeological shell midden deposit (dark, highly organic soil containing a high concentration of human food waste remains, including shellfish). ...


During the Spanish and Mexican eras, Emeryville was the site of a small wharf near the mouth of Temescal Creek adjacent to the shellmound. The wharf served the Peralta family's Rancho San Antonio, and was used for loading the principal produce of the ranch—cattle hides—onto lighters, and subsequently transferring them to ships, including New England-bound schooners. Temescal Creek is one of the principal watercourses in Oakland, California. ... Rancho San Antonio, also known as the Peralta Grant, was a 44,800-acre land grant by Governor Pablo Vicente de Solá, the last Spanish governor of California, to Don Luís María Peralta, a Spanish Army officer, in recognition of his forty years of service, on August 3... Lighter riding the current under Tower Bridge, London, circa 1928 A lighter is a type of flat-bottomed barge used to transfer goods to and from moored ships. ...

The Shellmound and dance pavillion in 1902
The Shellmound and dance pavillion in 1902

The handling of cattle continued into the American era with the establishment of numerous meat packing plants along the bayshore in Emeryville between 67th and 63rd Streets in an area called "Butchertown". The cattle processed here were raised in nearby ranches and farms, and brought in by rail or barge. The odors emanating from this district were notorious and often mentioned in local newspapers of the 19th and early 20th century. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


The Town of Emeryville was incorporated December 2, 1896. It was named after Joseph Stickney Emery who came during the Gold Rush and acquired large tracts of land in what became known as "Emery's". In 1884, Emery was president of a narrow-gauge railroad called the California and Nevada Railroad. The railroad originally intended to extend from Oakland, through Emery's (at the time, just an unincorporated settlement along the bayshore) and then east across the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the gold mining town of Bodie, California. From Bodie the railroad would extend east through Nevada to a connection with the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Despite its grandiose intentions, the railroad only built from Oakland to Orinda and its right-of-way was sold to the Santa Fe Railway.[3] The Santa Fe then constructed a rail yard and passenger depot below San Pablo between 41st Street and Yerba Buena Avenue. Although located in Emeryville, the depot, which opened in 1902, was called "Oakland". December 2 is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... Comparison of standard gauge (blue) and one common narrow gauge (red) width. ... The California and Nevada Railroad was a steam narrow gauge railroad which ran in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 19th century. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is mostly in eastern California. ... Gold mining consists of the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Categories: Rail stubs | Defunct railroad companies of the United States | Colorado railroads | New Mexico railroads | Utah railroads ... Orinda is a city located in Contra Costa County, California. ... The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (AAR reporting mark ATSF), often abbreviated as Santa Fe, was one of the largest railroads in the United States. ...


The Key System, a local transit company, acquired the general offices of the California and Nevada as well as their nascent pier into San Francisco Bay, which was quickly transformed into a long pier reaching nearly to Yerba Buena Island. The Key System established its main rail yard adjacent to the yard of the Santa Fe in a large tract west of San Pablo Avenue in the vicinity of Yerba Buena Avenue (so named because the island was visible in line with the thoroughfare). The Key System's main power plant, used to energize its streetcars and commuter trains, was constructed adjacent to the city limits with Oakland. The immense smokestack was a local landmark for decades, surviving right through the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989. It was demolished for safety reasons shortly thereafter. The old Key System mainline to the pier, and later, to the Bay Bridge, ran in a subway below Beach Street and the Southern Pacific mainline near the power plant. That subway survives and is today used as a private entrance to the main sewage treatment plant of EBMUD (the water utility serving Oakland and many surrounding cities). The rail yards and shops of the Key System and Santa Fe were acquired by Santa Fe's real estate development arm, later known as the Catellus Development Corporation, and this firm proceeded with the development which is today, a sprawling shopping center and multiunit residential district. The Key System (or Key Route) was a company that provided mass transit in the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, San Leandro, Richmond, Albany and El Cerrito in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area from the 1900s until 1960 when the system was sold to a newly formed public... An aerial view of Yerba Buena Island in the background, with its link to Treasure Island in the foreground. ... The Loma Prieta earthquake was a major earthquake affecting the greater San Francisco Bay Area of California. ... The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) provides water and sewage treatment for customers in Alameda County and portions of Contra Costa County in California, on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay. ... Catellus Development Corporation is a real estate landowner that was spun off of the real estate holdings of Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroad. ...


In the late 19th century, a large park was built around the shellmound. The park included two dance pavilions, one of which stood atop the shellmound. A trotting park (the Oakland Trotting Park) was built nearby at the junction of the Berkeley Branch line with the mainline of the Southern Pacific. On February 22, 1920 the first dog race track to employ an imitation rabbit opened in Emeryville. The Berkeley Branch Railroad was a 3. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Genera Pentalagus Bunolagus Nesolagus Romerolagus Brachylagus Sylvilagus Oryctolagus Poelagus Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world. ...


Emeryville used to be as well known for its gambling houses and bordellos as it was for its booming industrial sector; then Alameda County district attorney, later California governor and then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Earl Warren once famously called it "the rottenest city on the Pacific Coast". The popular local restaurant The Townhouse is one such trace, a location that once was a speakeasy during Prohibition. Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney of Alameda County, the 20th Attorney General of California, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). ...


Emeryville was the site of Oaks Park, the home turf of the Pacific Coast League's Oakland Oaks. The ballpark was located on the block bounded by San Pablo, 45th Street and Park Street (the fourth side was Watts Street). The site is now partly an empty, fenced-off lot, and overlapped by Pixar Studios. Pixar's main gate (on Park Street) lies directly on the old segment of Watts Street. The stadium did not front directly on San Pablo where a strip of various small commercial buildings stood, now replaced by a single one-story commercial building with several chain businesses. Oaks Park, also known as the Oakland Baseball Park, was a baseball stadium in Emeryville, California. ... The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a minor league baseball league operating in the West and Midwest of the United States. ... For the American Basketball League team see: Oakland Oaks (ABL). ... Pixars studio lot in Emeryville Pixar Animation Studios is an American seven time Academy Award winning computer animation studio based in Emeryville, California (USA). ...


During World War II, Emeryville was the southern terminus of the Shipyard Railway, a specially constructed electric rail line operated by the Key System to transport workers to the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond. The station was located on the west side of San Pablo Avenue on the Key's yard property. The tracks led out to San Pablo Avenue where they were merged into existing streetcar tracks. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Shipyard Railway was a temporary electric railroad line, rapidly constructed during World War II to transport workers to the Kaiser Shipyards in the city of Richmond, California. ... The Kaiser Shipyards were seven major shipbuilding yards located on the West Coast of the United States during World War II headed by Henry J. Kaiser. ... Nickname: Coordinates: Country United States State California County Contra Costa Government  - Mayor Gayle McLaughlin (G) Area  - City  52. ...


From the late 19th into the early 20th century, Emeryville's development as an industrial city grew. Besides the meat-packing plants, other industries were added. Among these were the Judson Iron Works and the Sherwin-Williams paint company. From 1939 until the 1970s, a massive animated neon sign showing a can of red paint tilting, spilling, and covering a globe of the earth, with the slogan "We Cover the Earth" sat on the roof of the plant's main building, a familiar sight to eastbound motorists on the Bay Bridge. It was also once the location of Shell Development, the research arm of Shell Oil Company, which relocated in 1972 to Houston, Texas. A large scrap metal yard (part of the Judson Iron Works) was visible from the Eastshore Freeway for decades until the early 1970s. Also visible, a large facility of the Pacific Intermountain Express (PIE) trucking firm. A heavy truck manufacturing division of what was formerly IH (International-Harvester Company, later Navistar) was located in Emeryville. One of its more popular models in the late 1950s and early 1960s became commonly and affectionately known as "Emeryvilles". Today, if one were to query any astute trucker from the second half of the twentieth century, he would instantly think of an IH DCO-405 at the mention of the name "Emeryville".[citation needed] The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is a Cleveland, Ohio, USA-based company in the general building materials industry. ... The Shell emblem known as the Pecten Shell Oil Company (SOC) is the Houston, Texas based wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... Interstate 80 (abbreviated I-80) is the second-longest Interstate Highway in the United States. ...


By the late 1960s, industries were beginning to move away from Emeryville and the appearance of the city seriously declined. This began to change in the mid 1970s starting with the development of the marina section of Emeryville. By the 1980s, a large shopping area began to take shape north and south of the Powell Street corridor. Additionally, the Chiron Corporation (now Novartis), a major biotechnology company, established its headquarters just south of the old junction of the SP mainline tracks and the old Berkeley branchline (Shellmound Junction) at the end of Stanford Avenue, the site of the old Shellmound trotting course. Chiron Corporation (NASDAQ: NVS) was a multinational biotechnology firm based in Emeryville, California that was acquired by Novartis International AG on April 30, 2006. ... The Berkeley Branch Railroad was a 3. ...


Following the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989, a new Amtrak depot was built in Emeryville to replace the old 16th Street Station in West Oakland, which had been deteriorating even before it was seriously damaged by the quake. The Emeryville station serves Amtrak's California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, San Joaquin, and Capitol Corridor trains. The California Zephyr originates here with service daily to Chicago, Illinois via Salt Lake City, Utah and Denver, Colorado. Buses link the station with San Francisco. The Loma Prieta earthquake was a major earthquake affecting the greater San Francisco Bay Area of California. ... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ... Old Oakland SP depot seen from I-880. ... Two California Zephyr express trains meet at a railroad siding (Grizzly) in Garfield County, Colorado beside the Colorado River on March 21, 1949. ... The Coast Starlight at San Luis Obispo, California. ... San Joaquin is a city located in Fresno County, California. ... Amtrak California system map, with Capitol Corridor in Red The Capitol Corridor is a 172-mile (275 km) passenger train route operated by Amtrak in California. ... Union Station is a Chicago train station that opened in 1925, replacing an earlier 1881 station, and is now the only intercity rail terminal in Chicago. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded [1] November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Government  - Type Strong Mayor/Weak Council  - Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area [1]  - City & County  154. ...


By the 1990s, the old Santa Fe and Key System yards tracts were transformed into a large shopping and residential area, as was the Shellmound corridor. Development of these areas included major roadwork, with the extension of 40th Street, including the construction of a large overpass across the Southern Pacific (now Union Pacific) railroad tracks which connected 40th Street to an extension of Shellmound Street, creating a single thoroughfare linking two sections of the new Emeryville. On the northern stretch of Shellmound Street, the Emery Marketplace and a movie multiplex were built.


In 2001, the city contracted developer Madison Marquette to build a new shopping center on the site of an Ohlone village and burial ground. Madison Marquette worked with archaeologists and Ohlone tribe representatives in order to leave the human remains undisturbed. Some remains were reburied at an undisclosed location on the site. At the mall, there are pictures of the Shellmound, but no mention of the burial grounds. According to an Ohlone rep, the knowledge would make people uncomfortable shopping there.[1] For the college of the same name, see Ohlone College. ... Castle Ashby Graveyard Northamptonshire A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ...


Mudflats and other environmental features

Emeryville's mudflats
Emeryville's mudflats

At one time, the Emeryville Mudflats were famous for their stench. In the 19th and early 20th century, this was caused by the effluent from the several meat-packing plants along the bayshore called "Butchertown". Stripped carcasses were also dumped in the bay here. Later on, untreated sewage from Emeryville Oakland and Berkeley flowed directly into the bay over the mudflats producing hydrogen sulfide gas, particularly noticeable on warm days. In the 1950s the East Bay Municipal Utility District constructed a regional sewage treatment plant near the eastern terminus of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, which, for the most part, cured the noxious problem. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 594 pixelsFull resolution (3240 × 2406 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 594 pixelsFull resolution (3240 × 2406 pixel, file size: 1. ... The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) provides water and sewage treatment for customers in Alameda County and portions of Contra Costa County in California, on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay. ...


The Emeryville Mudflats became famous in the 1960s and 1970s for public art, erected (with neither permission nor compensation) from driftwood timbers and boards by professional and amateur artists and art students from local high schools, the UC Berkeley, the California College of Arts and Crafts and the Free University of Berkeley. The mudflats were even featured in the 1971 film Harold and Maude. These unsanctioned works were admired by some drivers heading westbound on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge from Interstate 80. A piece of waterlogged driftwood Driftwood is wood that has been washed onto a shore or beach by the action of the waves. ... Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (formerly California College of Arts and Crafts) is a regionally accredited, independent school of art and design in Oakland and San Francisco, California. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... Harold and Maude is a movie directed by Hal Ashby in 1971. ...


In the late 1990s, the sculptures and materials were removed in the interest of establishing a more natural and undisturbed marshland for the nurturing of wildlife. This process continues around the bay in many other wetlands, former diked grazing fields, and salt production evaporation ponds.


Historically, Emeryville had been the location of a number of heavy industrial uses such as P.I.E, whose properties were developed by bringing in waste and construction debris fill from San Francisco in the early 1900s. Correspondingly much of the underlying soil contained heavy metals, hydrocarbons and other soil contaminants. Much of this contamination was removed in the 1980s when the considerable wave of redevelopment occurred. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... A heavy metal is any of a number of higher atomic weight elements, which has the properties of a metallic substance at room temperature. ... In chemistry, a hydrocarbon is a cleaning solution consisting only of carbon (C) and hydrogen (H). ...


Business and industry

Emeryville is home to burgeoning biotechnology, software and film industries. Because of these, some consider[weasel words] Emeryville an exclave of the Silicon Valley region[citation needed], the northern reaches of which are about 30 mi (50 km) south of Emeryville. The structure of insulin Biological technology is technology based on biology, especially when used in agriculture, food science, and medicine. ... Computer software (or simply software) refers to one or more computer programs and data held in the storage of a computer for some purpose. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley. ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... km redirects here. ...


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As part of a huge urban renewal project, several enormous shopping centers have opened next to the intersection of Interstate highways 80 and 580, capitalizing on Emeryville's unique access to San Francisco as well as East Bay customers. Among their anchor tenants is the first Ikea store in Northern California, as well as more familiar merchants such as Home Depot. A new retail and residential development named Bay Street Emeryville now sits along Highway 80 and is home to such merchants as Banana Republic, GAP, Coach and the Apple Store, and restaurants such as California Pizza Kitchen and Pasta Pomodoro. The complex is anchored by AMC Theaters and is located next to IKEA. Will Wright's Spore development team is currently based here. Chiron Corporation (NASDAQ: NVS) was a multinational biotechnology firm based in Emeryville, California that was acquired by Novartis International AG on April 30, 2006. ... Novartis Suffern Yes plant is the Swiss companys sole pharmaceutical production facility in the U.S. Novartis International AG is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland that manufactures mainstream products such as Benefiber (a fiber supplement) and Lamisil (a foot fungus medicine). ... Biotechnology is technology based on agriculture, food science, and medicine. ... A vaccine is an antigenic preparation used to establish immunity to a disease. ... Meningitis is the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the central nervous system, known collectively as the meninges. ... Respiratory disease properly named influenza(say: in-floo-en-zah ). Some specific varities of influenza with a vaccination available are: A-New Caledonia, A-California, B-Shanghai. ... Hepatitis (plural hepatitides) implies injury to liver characterised by presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue. ... 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Transportation

The Emeryville Amtrak station looking south

Emeryville has an Amtrak station, and also sits about two miles west of the MacArthur BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) Station in Oakland. To supplement the bus service provided by AC Transit, the regional transit agency, the city runs a free shuttle service called Emery Go Round that serves MacArthur BART, the Bay Street shops, the Marina and other places. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 274 pixelsFull resolution (1000 × 343 pixel, file size: 73 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Amtrak station, Emeryville, California, United States, November 2005. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 274 pixelsFull resolution (1000 × 343 pixel, file size: 73 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Amtrak station, Emeryville, California, United States, November 2005. ... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ... Built in Emeryville to replace the Beaux Arts Oakland station that was declared unsafe (unreinforced masonry)after sustaining damage in the Loma Prieta Earthquake of 1989 in bordering Oakland, California. ... MacArthur is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station near MacArthur Blvd. ... AC Transit (in full, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District) is a regional bus agency serving parts of Alameda County and Contra Costa County in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area. ... Emery-Go-Round is a free bus service in Emeryville, California, near Oakland, California. ...


As for freeway access, it sits on a key section of Interstate 80, just north of where that freeway meets Interstate 880 and Interstate 580 in a gigantic interchange known as the MacArthur Maze. Highway 24 is also accessible from Emeryville, which connects southbound to Interstate 880 via Highway 980 and continues eastward to Highway 680, towards Walnut Creek and Concord. For specific systems, such as the Autobahns of Germany, see list of highway systems with full control of access and no cross traffic. ... Interstate 80 (abbreviated I-80) is the second-longest Interstate Highway in the United States. ... Interstate 880 (abbreviated I-880) is an interstate highway in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... Interstate 580 (abbreviated I-580) in Northern California is a heavily traveled, fairly long spur route of Interstate 80 that connects the San Francisco Bay Area to Interstate 5 in the states Central Valley. ... The MacArthur Maze refers to a complex of freeway interchanges located near the eastern end of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Oakland, California. ...


On April 29, 2007 a portion of the Maze collapsed after the steel-and-concrete structure was exposed to the high (2750 degrees Farenheit) temperatures of a tanker truck explosion for several hours.


Emeryville also maintains a small marina with limited services. A small marina at Brixham, Devon, England. ...


Geography

Emeryville is located at 37°50′9″N, 122°17′14″W (37.835926, -122.287253)GR1. Adapted from Wikipedias CA county maps by Bumm13. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.0 km² (1.9 mi²). 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it (36.79%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 6,882 people, 3,975 households, and 1,164 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,178.0/km² (5,646.2/mi²). There were 4,274 housing units at an average density of 1,352.6/km² (3,506.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.99% White, 19.46% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 25.57% Asian, 0.25% Pacific Islander, 4.18% from other races, and 5.06% from two or more races. 8.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Hispanic, as used in the United States, is one of several terms used to categorize US citizens, permanent residents and temporary immigrants, whose background hail either from the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America or relating to a Spanish-speaking culture. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 3,975 households out of which 10.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 18.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 70.7% were non-families. 55.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.71 and the average family size was 2.69. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 11.4% under the age of 18, 13.4% from 18 to 24, 42.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $45,359, and the median income for a family was $57,063. Males had a median income of $49,333 versus $39,527 for females. The per capita income for the city was $33,260. About 6.3% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


References

  1. ^ Willie Monroe (23 September 2005). East Bay Shopping Center Sits Atop Burial Ground. Retrieved on 2007-01-25.

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Bibliography

  • C. Michael Hogan, Michael J. Johnson et al., "Environmental Impact Report for the Eastshore Center Development in the Redevelopment Project Area of the City of Emeryville, prepared for the city of Emeryville by Earth Metrics Inc., Burlingame, CA, July, 1986
  • Emeryville General Plan, volumes I and II (1979)
  • Final Environmental Impact Report, Bay Center Development, prepared by the city of Emeryville (1985)

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