Rendering of a planned Harbor Bay hotel. Image courtesy of the City of Alameda.

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The board that oversees Alameda’s power supply took in a presentation Monday on potential cyber threats to that supply and to financial information of Alameda Municipal Power’s customers.

We took a day trip with some friends to San Pablo on Sunday to listen to some traditional New Orleans jazz and to even dance a few steps when the beat got to our bloodstreams.

For more than 14 years, Alameda Family Services has been providing shelter to homeless, runaway and “thrown away” teens in an eight-bed Victorian in Oakland. But the teens may soon find themselves with nowhere to go.

Planning Board, 7 p.m. Monday, August 25, council chambers, City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Agenda

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week.

So … I heard you want to know about my life as an evil, comedic, middle aged, hilarious, short man? Well, let’s get started then.

East Bay water officials approved new restrictions this week that limit watering of lawns and landscaping and other outdoor uses.

Today we're going to talk about the opposite of running, also known as resting.

Five years ago the city laid off half of its planning department, as the economy fell into a deep recession and construction projects came to a screeching halt. But now that the economy is recovering, the city’s permit counter is busier than ever, planning staffers say.

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