Archive for October, 2008

New York Times Celebrates Fremont and Ballard: White Center Next?

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Arts, Businesses, development, Neighborhoods, white center | 2 Comments »

(Picture is from New York Times website) The New York Times Travel Section celebrates the quirkiness of Seattle's Fremont and Ballard neighborhoods, in a piece entitled, "A Seattle That Won't Blend ... Read more..

Teenager shot and killed in Boulevard Park

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

Sketchy reports so far on TV news; here's a short online report from KOMO - just watched a KING5 on-air report that says family members at the scene told reporters ... Read more..

Election ’08: What? You haven’t voted yet?

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Crime, Election | Comments Off

A quarter-million of your King County neighbors already have, according to the latest Election Department stats on "absentee" ballots (the antiquated term for what's just become the mail-in vote, supposedly ... Read more..

Sheriff says White Center storefront will NOT be cut

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 Posted in King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Sheriff Sue Rahr said this, to applause, at the budget crisis town hall meeting at the Steve Cox Memorial Park "log cabin" -- she says the White Center Sheriff's Office ... Read more..

New Plans for Viaduct Replacement Detailed

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 Posted in development, Transportation, white center | 1 Comment »

An elevated highway, a park, shops and offices, a pedestrian-friendly place where cars can bypass downtown Seattle two stories above ground. According to The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, there are currently eight plans ... Read more..

Sheriff Rahr to hold town hall meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Crime, Government, King County, safety, Steve Cox Memorial Park, white center, white center community safety coalition | 1 Comment »

The third in a series of four town hall meetings held by King County Sheriff She Rahr and Prosecutor Dan Satterberg is Wednesday in White Center. Rahr has said proposed county ... Read more..

White Center-based WestSide Baby gets Seattle Foundation $

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

The Seattle Foundation has just announced a new round of grants - and White Center-based WestSide Baby will receive $10,000. Click ahead to read the entire announcement, including the other ... Read more..

County budget crisis: 10-day furlough?

Monday, October 27th, 2008 Posted in King County | 1 Comment »

Just announced by the King County Executive's office, a major step toward enabling a plan to save $10 million next year - applied toward the $90 million-plus projected county budget ... Read more..

White Center Election Night party at Big Al’s

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off

From the 34th District Democrats' website, Election Night potluck and viewing party at Big Al's Brewing in White Center (with ice cream by Full Tilt) - read about it here. ... Read more..

White Center Community Development Association benefit dinner pictures

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Posted in development, Economy, sustainability, white center, White Center Community Development Association | Comments Off

The White Center Community Development Association held its Fifth Annual Banquet Fundraiser at South Seattle Community College's Brockey Center on Saturday, October 25th. Jammed full of people, everyone had ... Read more..

Two finales: Evergreen and Village Green

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Posted in Evergreen High School, Gardening, Schools, Sports, White Center news | Comments Off

EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Tough year for the team, which lost Saturday night to Renton, 40-8. One more regular-season game to go, an away game against Lindbergh on Friday night, ... Read more..

White Center Hallo-weekend: Full Tilt party scenes

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 Posted in Fun, Music, Video | Comments Off

We dropped by Full Tilt Ice Cream shortly after this afternoon's pre-Halloween party started (note the clock over the cones), and the place was already jammed. Appropriately enough for a ... Read more..

Happening today: Halloween carnival at Steve Cox Park

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 Posted in Fun, Holidays, Steve Cox Memorial Park | 1 Comment »

Inside the "Log Cabin" at Steve Cox Memorial Park, you can take kids to enjoy a Halloween Carnival this afternoon - 2 to 5 pm, with a free magic show ... Read more..

Here’s the scoop on Roxbury helicopter search and arrest

Friday, October 24th, 2008 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 5 Comments »

We were covering this on partner site West Seattle Blog because of a helicopter sweep over West Seattle - but now it's become a White Center story and we have ... Read more..

Evolucion rep answers critics at White Center Community Safety Coalition meeting

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 32 Comments »

Whenever the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition has its monthly meetings, the WC nightclub Evolucion somehow always comes up for discussion. Tonight, a representative came to face the critics ... Read more..

White Center-based WestSide Baby needs help NOW

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in How to Help | Comments Off

First posted at partner site West Seattle Blog. They need diapers AND people-power. Read more..

Reminder: White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting tonight

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Crime, safety | Comments Off

Just a reminder - 6 pm tonight, the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting is the place to bring up your crime/safety concerns, with law enforcers and community organizers ... Read more..

Beautiful Autumn Maples Next to Cafe Rozella

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in White Center news | 5 Comments »

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Official final tally on White Center Food Bank fundraiser

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Click pic to play video play_blip_movie_1379546(); That video shows harpist Mary Frank as she played to welcome guests to Saturday night's White Center Food ... Read more..

Burnt House a Nuisance: Why is it not being cleaned up?

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 Posted in Crime, development, Environment, Government, Graffiti, Real estate, safety, white center | 5 Comments »

This house is located at the intersection of Delridge and 16th Avenue SW.  The house burnt down in December of 2007.   Sometime thereafter, some vagrants started using the basement as ... Read more..