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The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

Happy Friday, Alameda! Here’s this week’s version of The Broad Brush, your two-sentence news review.

Tonight, football teams from Alameda and Encinal high schools will meet in the 58th Island Bowl matchup. The junior varsity game begins at 4 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m.; both games are at Thompson Field, which is at the corner of Walnut Street and Clement Avenue. We’ve got a history of the big game here. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your two-sentence news review. Here’s what happened this week:

Police made one arrest and are seeking additional suspects in a July 18 robbery at Alameda’s Main Street ferry terminal, the Oakland Tribune reported. They said a dozen men were robbed at gunpoint and some were pistol-whipped during the early-morning robbery. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your two-sentence news review. The big news this week: We’ve got a whole mess of candidates for the upcoming City Council election.

Candidates running for two (and possibly three) seats are Health Care District Board member Stewart Chen; former councilman Tony Daysog; former League of Women Voters president Jeff Cambra; Joana Darc Weber; Planning Board member Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft; Gerard Valbuena Dumuk; current Councilwoman Beverly Johnson; and Golf Commission President Jane Sullwold. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds

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