Politics

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.

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

City Manager John Russo is leaving Alameda for the city manager's job in Riverside, an official with that city confirmed Thursday. Russo has been Alameda's top administrator since 2011.

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

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill to increase California’s minimum wage from $8 an hour to $10 by 2016. But will people earning that wage be able to afford living in Alameda?