Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, our 60-second news review. Here are your Alameda headlines for the week.
Alameda police have arrested two men in connection with a string of apparent arson fires that took place within a seven-block radius on and around Park Street Sunday morning. But friends of one of the suspects in a string of early-morning fires Sunday are expressing disbelief he was involved in starting them.
As I was winding up an unproductive drive around Alameda Point looking for birds last Saturday, I came upon the gate to the Alameda Point Collaborative farm. It was wide open and work was happening. I decided to check it out.