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The Broad Brush: Your Alameda news in 60 seconds

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

Students at Bay Farm School recently responded to First Lady Michelle Obama's #GimmeFive dance challenge by learning this dance, featured on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. The challenge is part of the First Lady's Let's Move! campaign, which aims to boost Americans' physical fitness. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your Alameda news in 60 seconds

The Agenda: City budget, pub expansion

The City Council will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. The City Council and the Successor Agency to the Community Improvement Commission will hold a joint meeting at 7:01 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. Read more >> about The Agenda: City budget, pub expansion

The Broad Brush: Your Alameda news in 60 seconds

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence local news review. Here’s what happened on the Island this week.

Island drivers, prepare: Overnight closures of the Park Street Bridge began this week. The closures are scheduled to take place from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday until August 14. Read more >> about The Broad Brush: Your Alameda news in 60 seconds

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