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A pair of Alameda firefighter/paramedics will soon be doing more than just responding to medical emergencies: They will be checking up on the city’s infirm residents after they leave the hospital.

The City Council on Tuesday night signed off on the city’s participation in the Alameda County Community Paramedicine Pilot Project, a county-funded, two-year pilot project to help divert patients from expensive hospital emergency room visits by helping them access community resources and making certain they are practicing good self-care.

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Alameda and a list of other East Bay cities and wastewater districts will fix aging sewers in an effort to keep sewage from spilling into San Francisco Bay and the Oakland/Alameda Estuary as part of a lawsuit settlement announced Monday.

UPDATE: We've passed our $1,000 fundraising goal! Thanks to Aidan Barry, Karen Butter, Vicki Sedlack and Chuck Kapelke for pushing us over the line!

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly headline review. Here’s what happened this week.

The Planning Board will consider design plans Monday for the new Marina Shores housing development on Buena Vista Avenue and for a 32-unit, six-building affordable housing complex in Alameda Landing.

One of my favorite non-running fitness activities is cycling. While I do enjoy running errands and using my bike for transportation when I can, I'm talking about using cycling for a workout.

The city is contemplating proposals from nine developers who’ve signaled their interest in developing some or all of a planned 150-acre Alameda Point waterfront town center and commercial development area. So who are these developers, and what do they bring to the table?

Today, we’re kicking off our Election 2014 fundraising drive. Our goal is to raise $1,000 to make sure you know who’s running, how they’d vote on the issues they’ll confront if elected, what their track record has been on major local issues and who’s paying for their campaigns.