Archive for August, 2008

Expo Seattle going on now in White Center

Sunday, August 31st, 2008 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Did not even know this was going on until just now. Expo Seattle is a Hispanic celebration of all Christian faiths. http://exposeattle.org/ There is music going on almost every corner in ... Read more..

Got recyclables? Phones to TVs to rocks, your chance to unload ‘em

Sunday, August 31st, 2008 Posted in Environment, White Center news | Comments Off

Just added to the White Center Now events calendar: King County's Solid Waste Division is presenting a "recycling event" at Evergreen High School on September 13th, and the list of ... Read more..

Countdown to the 1st day of school: Getting there

Saturday, August 30th, 2008 Posted in Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

If you're not already a regular user, Highline Public Schools' web site has tons of information for families, well-organized and specific. That includes bus schedules for each school; they're all ... Read more..

Summery music, if not weather: Video of Eduardo Mendonca at Cafe Rozella tonight

Friday, August 29th, 2008 Posted in Fun, Music, Video | Comments Off

Click To Play Clouds? Drizzle? Breeze? Not on the patio at Cafe Rozella tonight, where the Brazilian music of Eduardo Mendonca transported listeners to a more tropical place, or at least ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition meeting report #2, including some good news

Friday, August 29th, 2008 Posted in Crime, Neighborhoods, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Last night, our first report brought you the biggest news from the monthly White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting, held at St. James Place (photo above) -- King County ... Read more..

Annexation-info meeting report #2: Photos, video, more

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

That whiteboard holds a few of the questions asked by some of the dozens in attendance at tonight's gathering in Boulevard Park, the first in a new round of informational ... Read more..

Annexation meeting tonight: Burien leaders explain their strategy

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Now also covered tonight's annexation-information meeting presented by Burien city leaders in Boulevard Park; we will bring you a complete report, including video, a little bit later, but ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety meeting report #1: New graffiti-fighting plan

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Crime, Graffiti, Parks, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Just back from the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety meeting, with lots of information that we will break into at least three reports. First one -- King County Parks' draft ... Read more..

Burien annexation-withdrawal aftermath: Meetings’ status

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, safety, White Center news | Comments Off

Though yesterday's move by the City of Burien (first reported here at White Center Now last night) takes its North Highline Annexation proposal off the table, Burien city manager Mike ... Read more..

Brazilian Music this Friday (8/29) at 7 p.m. at Cafe Rozella

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Brazilian musical performer Eduardo Mendonca and his group will perfrom at Cafe Rozella this Friday at 7 p.m. Mendonca is a fire-cracker of a performer who always brings the ... Read more..

Open House For White Center Community Development Association

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in development, Food, Video, white center | Comments Off

Click To Play (video from today's WCCDA open house added @ 4:45 pm) The White Center Community Development Association is holding its open house today, Thursday 8/28/2008, from 11:00 am to 4:00 ... Read more..

Art opening Friday Night at Full Tilt

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Arts, Fun, Miscellaneous, white center | 2 Comments »

Michelle Smith-Lewis' photos of vintage signs from Seattle will be showing for the month of Sept. Artists reception is at 8pm this Friday the 29th of August. 9629 16th Ave ... Read more..

Seattle council president on Burien annexation withdrawal

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 4 Comments »

As promised when we broke the story last night of Burien announcing it's withdrawn its North Highline annexation proposal (you can see the formerly proposed map on our White Center ... Read more..

Burien withdraws annexation request for now

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, white center, White Center news | 10 Comments »

Just happened to check the City of Burien website and found this bombshell: Burien has withdrawn its North Highline annexation request (which included part of White Center). Read the city ... Read more..

School’s “temporary” move to White Center may last longer

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 Posted in Schools, White Center news | 2 Comments »

West Seattle Montessori is moving into a location by the White Center Library, since its longtime WS location is the site of a new Harbor Properties development. That's old news, ... Read more..

Vote-counting continues: 11th District update

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

One week after the primary election, King County is not quite done counting votes; after the latest count today, the race for 11th District State Senator seems settled - with ... Read more..

Review of Be’s Diner

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 Posted in Beverages, Businesses, Food, Neighborhoods, White Center news | 5 Comments »

It took me a while to actually stop into this place. I had been to the Be's Diner in West Seattle years before, and I kind of knew what to ... Read more..

Air quality study

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 Posted in Businesses, Economy, Health, Neighborhoods, Weather, White Center news | 1 Comment »

I know this is rather old news, and the rain has really cleaned up the air in the past few days,  but I went and read up on it this ... Read more..

Sims goes public with Metro fare increase recommendation

Monday, August 25th, 2008 Posted in Government, Metro | Comments Off

County Executive Ron Sims just announced this on his blog: He's recommending a 25-cent increase this year, 25 cents more in 2010. Read his full explanation here. 6:16 PM UPDATE: ... Read more..

One more date to mark on your calendar

Monday, August 25th, 2008 Posted in Annexation, Neighborhoods, White Center news | 4 Comments »

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council is inviting you to a 9/18 community meeting on topics including annexation and graffiti-fighting - here are the details just in from Heidi Johnson: Read more..