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The Alameda Health Care District Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 in the Dal Cielo Conference Room at Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Avenue. Read more >> about The Agenda: Bikeway bid, Monopoly Plaza and more
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly two-sentence news review. Here’s what happened this week.
In a surprise award ceremony Friday at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland, Benjamin Jenkins was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor in the United States, for his service. In addition to seeing combat during World War II, Jenkins battled segregation as one of the first black Marines in American history. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your News in 60 Seconds
The Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 25 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Read more >> about The Agenda: Wood Middle School restructuring, LED lights and more
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter has developed a strategic plan intended to guide the nonprofit’s operation of the Alameda Animal Shelter for the next three years. Read more >> about Community Corner: TED talk, shelter strategic plan