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

The City Council is holding a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 16 and a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 16 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.

When an Alamedan reader questioned a statement City Councilman Tony Daysog made Tuesday night regarding a $995,000 upgrade for the Alameda Police Department's dispatch and records system, Daysog responded on Twitter and a lively debate ensued. Here's their exchange.

The City Council offered preliminary approvals for a plan to build up to 380 new homes on the 11-acre Del Monte warehouse, a development that one council member said could offer the last new housing the Island will see for years.

The City Council offered preliminary approvals for development of the historic Del Monte warehouse in the early morning hours Wednesday. Here are our tweets for the seven hours we could stay awake for.

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 2 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

The City Council voted Wednesday to approve an exclusive agreement with Alameda Point Partners to negotiate a deal to develop a 68-acre waterfront town center at the former Naval Air Station, despite opposition from residents who think the lame duck council should wait and let the new council decide.

“This is a tough decision. But stalling is not the answer to a tough decision,” Vice Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft said.

The Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 18 in the Alameda High School cafeteria, 2201 Encinal Avenue (enter on Central Avenue side).

Voters issued a stunning rebuke to Alameda’s incumbents Tuesday, with the tally so far showing they intend to send City Councilman Stewart Chen, longtime school board trustee Mike McMahon and Mayor Marie Gilmore packing.