Alameda Point

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here’s a review of your headlines for the week.

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

The Planning Board discussed plans Monday to redevelop the historic Del Monte warehouse as concerns over the proposed development and others along the Island’s Northern Waterfront grow. Developer Tim Lewis Communities wants to build 414 new townhomes, lofts and flats in the seven-acre warehouse and on two new development pads on the Del Monte property, which sits at the corner of Buena Vista Avenue and Sherman Street.

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

Police are saying no one was injured and no charges have been filed following a June 14 crash into the Starbucks at the corner of Park Street and Central Avenue.

A rendering of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority's planned Central Bay Maintenance and Operations Facility at Alameda Point.

THE STORY: The Water Emergency Transportation Authority – which runs the Bay Area’s ferries – plans to build its Central Bay Maintenance and Operations Facility at Alameda Point. The planned facility – a 25,000 square foot building and four underground diesel vaults on a third of an acre on West Hornet Avenue, and 11 boat slips – would house fleet maintenance services, a control center and an emergency operations center for central bay ferry operations.

A long-sought field of dreams for disabled youth has moved a step closer to reality.

Got questions about the city's plans for Alameda Point? City Manager John Russo says he'll answer them, here on The Alamedan. You can e-mail your question to me at michele@thealamedan.org this week or just post it in a comment on the site, and I will pass it all along. In the meantime, you can scan all of our Alameda Point coverage here.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence news review. Here are your headlines for the week.

The Planning Board took a first look Monday at a plan intended to blunt the traffic to and from Alameda Point by offering incentives to walk, bike, carpool and take public transit.

The City Council is slated to vote tonight on a complex land and cash swap deal that will resolve deeds to public trust property on the Island’s northern waterfront, give the school district the money it needs to fix up pools at Encinal High School and hand housing funds and the former Island High School site to the Alameda Housing Authority.