emeryville imageEmeryville is a small city in Alameda County, California, in the United StatesEmery. It is located in a corridor between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland, extending to the shore of San Francisco Bay. Its proximity to San Francisco, the Bay Bridge, the University of California, Berkeley, and Silicon Valley has been a catalyst for recent economic growth. It is home to Pixar Animation Studios,Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Jamba Juice, The Center for Investigative Reporting and Clif Bar. In addition, several well known biotech and software companies have made their home in Emeryville: Electronic Arts’ Maxis Software division, LeapFrog, Sendmail, MobiTV,Novartis (formerly Chiron before April 2006), and BigFix (now IBM). The population was 10,080 as of 2010. Emeryville has some features of an edge city; however, it is located within the inner urban core of the Oakland/greater East Bay and was heavily industrialized before the First World War.

Emeryville Highlights:

  • Bay Street Shopping – Beautiful new outdoor mall with a wide variety of stores to choose from.
  • EmeryGoRound– free shuttle that goes all around the City of Emeryville
  • Pixar Studios – The famous Pixar studious that has come out with movies like Finding Nemo and Up offers interesting and engaging tours, great for kids!
  • Here is a link to a source for restaurants, parks and things to do in this area called NOBE (for North Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville)

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