City Council

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

The Historical Advisory Board meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3 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 two-sentence news review. Here’s what happened this week.

Local environmentalists fear changes Alameda Municipal Power – which bills itself as “the greenest little utility in America” – plans to make to its solar program could bring an end to new solar installations on the Island. A final proposal for the new solar program, which could for the short term create tiered service for solar customers, could come before the Public Utilities Board in May.

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 at council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

City and schools leaders are set to consider a complex land and cash deal that will resolve a series of long-running disputes put resources into the hands of the agencies that can make the best use of them, staffers who drafted the agreements said.

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.

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 18 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

The Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 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 60-second news review. Here are your headlines.

Alameda Unified's suspension and expulsion rates declined last year, newly released state data show, though rates for African American and Latino students remained disproportionately high. District leaders attributed the drop to more supportive disciplinary interventions.

Representatives from the city, the East Bay Regional Park District and developer Tim Lewis Communities have agreed to attend mediation in an attempt to end their legal fight over a 3.899-acre property the park district had hoped to obtain to expand Crab Cove.