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Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your Alameda news in brief. Here’s what happened this week.

Disabled servicemen and veterans competed in the four-day Valor Games Far West on Coast Guard Island. The Alamedan’s Donna Eyestone captured some of the competition in this video.

An evening ferry arrives at the Main Street terminal. Photo by Michele Ellson.

City leaders are expressing concerns about a state lawmaker’s proposal to restructure the board that oversees Bay Area ferry service, calling it a power grab by local officials in East Contra Costa County that could cost the Island its say over two local ferry lines and frustrate plans to move one of them to Alameda Point.