City Council

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.

The City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 5 has been canceled.

Over the past several months, The Alamedan has put together a comprehensive body of information about your local candidates and ballot measures. But with Election Day looming in just a few days, we know your time is running short. So we’ve decided to offer the quick-and-dirty take on candidates for mayor, City Council and school board, and on Measure I, the local school bond. To get the scoop in short form, read on; for more detailed information including profiles and candidate videos, questionnaires, campaign finance stories and more, you can check out our Election 2014 page.

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 21 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

The Recreation and Park Commission meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 9 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

A legislative staffer who has served on several local committees and a pair of city councilmen – one incumbent and one former – are vying for two open City Council seats this fall.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your 60-second news review. Here’s what happened this week.

Alameda’s adult literacy program, Alameda Reads, is gearing up for its anniversary celebration. In honor of learner and tutor accomplishments, Alameda Reads will hold a celebration from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. September 23 at the Alameda Free Library’s main branch.