The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

Michele Ellson

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, our weekly, two-sentence news review. Here’s our quick take on the news this week.

Board of Education candidate Michael Robles-Wong and Alameda Health Care District Board candidate J. Michael McCormick are leading the fundraising pack in their respective races, with each being the only candidate in their race to exceed the $1,000 reporting limit. Protect Our Alameda Parks, which is seeking passage of Measure D, has taken in $27,250.57 in cash and loans this year, disclosure forms show.

The City Council on Tuesday denied an appeal to allow patrons of a planned Park Street CVS and shopping center to make right turns on Park, and added conditions to the approval of their development plan there. The council also nixed a proposal to set up a loading zone on Park Street where the drugstore could unload large trucks between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m.

News in brief(er): Harbor Bay Club is hosting the Let’s Move Alameda Fair from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. They’re hoping to get 5,000 people to pledge to a healthy lifestyle … Looking to get married on 12-12-12? City Hall is available for weddingsAlameda Patch has a new editor. It’s Analisa Harangozo … Edison Elementary School’s Read-a-Thon opens Monday with a visit from bestselling children’s author Todd Parr.