Archive for July, 2009

Letter to the editor: Annexation statements in ballot pamphlet disputed

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in Annexation, Letters to the Editor, Politics | 17 Comments »

With ballots arriving in King County homes starting today, voting begins, and everything's going to get pretty intense for the next two-plus weeks till voting ends and vote-counting starts on ... Read more..

Heat Wave Breaks Records

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in Weather | Comments Off

Things are finally beginning to cool off.  For those of you who, like myself, have family in places that get this kind of heat all the time, you might want ... Read more..

King County’s future: A chance to talk about it tonight

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in King County, west seattle | Comments Off

Regardless of whether or not your part of White Center will remain unincorporated, you have a stake in King County's future - and you're invited to come discuss it tonight ... Read more..

Heat wave update: Slightly cooler today

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

The new forecast came out early this morning and it's NOT expected to hit triple digits again today. Or so the National Weather Service says. Read more..

Reader report: Fire in the 11000 block of Occidental

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 Posted in fire, top hat, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Thanks to Wayne Del for sending word of a fire tonight in the 11000 block of Occidental (map), as well as photos of the smoke. He says it was in ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank needs you!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in: Volunteers Needed 8/8 and 8/12 to Clear Out White Center Food Bank Warehouse Volunteer Alert: The White Center Food Bank needs volunteers on Saturday, August 8th, and Wednesday, August ... Read more..

Heat Waves Kill: Take Precautions!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 Posted in safety, Weather | 1 Comment »

In the Northwest we are not used to prolonged heat.  As such, we are unprepared to take measures to stay healthy under such conditions.  Cliff Mass puts it succintly: Anyway, this ... Read more..

Full Tilt opens its Columbia City location

Monday, July 27th, 2009 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, White Center news | Comments Off

Still headquartered here in White Center but now in Columbia City too. I suspect Justin's been much too busy to write about it here but you can read about it ... Read more..

King County “cooling centers” open

Monday, July 27th, 2009 Posted in Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

The only White Center location is the county library branch - but here's the full list. Read more..

White Center Food Bank launches new blog – with a contest!

Sunday, July 26th, 2009 Posted in Online, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Looking for something interesting to read? The White Center Food Bank now has its own blog. And it's not just a self-promotional section of the website - writer Donna Pierce ... Read more..

Liquor-control officers visit White Center Community Safety Coalition

Friday, July 24th, 2009 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Jonathan Stumpf Reporting for White Center Now Thursday night’s White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting at St. James Place was the first without group facilitator Kathy Kaminski, who left for ... Read more..

One more reminder: History Tour of White Center on Saturday!

Friday, July 24th, 2009 Posted in Fun, history, White Center news | Comments Off

We've mentioned it here a couple times before -- it's one of the coolest events this weekend - so you don't want to miss it. Be at 17th/Roxbury at 10:30 ... Read more..

Damien Jurado at Full Tilt this Sunday

Friday, July 24th, 2009 Posted in Arts, Full Tilt Ice Cream | Comments Off

Damien and his brother Drake have a new band Hoquiam, and they are playing at 8pm at Full Tilt. Read more..

Reminder: Bring a Donation for White Center Food Bank for Correo Aereo Plays Cafe Rozella Friday, July 24th at 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 Posted in Arts, cafe rozella, Families, Fun, Music, west seattle, white center | Comments Off

Correo Aereo, (Air Mail), are Austin Music Award winners now based in the NW. The Latin American/World music trio performs traditional and original music from Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico and ... Read more..

Even Bigger Heatwave Coming Our Way

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Weather, white center | Comments Off

Perusing Cliff Mass weather blog and he points out this is the driest stretch that Washington state has experienced for this period in time.  But the kicker is that it's ... Read more..

A Cajon Clinic & Community Dialogue Event

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Arts, Music, Not White Center but we're mentioning it anyway | Comments Off

Not exactly White Center, but folks might be interested in attending this wonderful event. Read more..

Cambodian Restaurant, Queen’s Deli Reviewed by Seattle Weekly

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 Posted in Food, white center | Comments Off

[caption id="attachment_3014" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Seattle Weekly Review of Queen"][/caption] One of our many eateries that does not receive the attention of other, higher profile restaurants, just got a glowing review in ... Read more..

El Paisano Restaurant Reopens

Monday, July 20th, 2009 Posted in Businesses, Economy, Food, Full Tilt Ice Cream, white center | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_3009" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="El Paisano"][/caption] GOOD NEWS! El Paisano Rosticeria Restaurant has re-opened.  We, who had loved the wonderful roast chickens and other wonderful foods from El Paisano, were aghast ... Read more..

The Barber and the Hospital: Opinion piece by Ricardo A. Guarnero

Monday, July 20th, 2009 Posted in Economy, Government, Health, Politics | 2 Comments »

This story is not unique but it is entirely true.  A friend of mine recommended his barber and offered to pay for my haircut if I would get a buzzcut.  ... Read more..

Correo Aereo to Perform at Cafe Rozella Friday, July 24th at 7 p.m.

Monday, July 20th, 2009 Posted in Arts, cafe rozella, Fun, Music, west seattle, white center | Comments Off

At Cafe Rozella we have the opportunity to book some great acts.  Correo Aereo is, without hesitation, one of our favorite musical groups.  They will be peforming at Cafe Rozella ... Read more..