Archive for August, 2009

White Center Community Development Association holds luau fundraiser

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in development, white center | 1 Comment »

Foregoing the usual banquet, the White Center Community Development Association held its annual fundraiser as a luau in the recently renovated White Center Heights Park.  Over $12,000 was raised; 320 ... Read more..

Evergreen Pool supporters told tonight, deal to reopen the pool may take till January

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Evergreen Pool, King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Alongside Evergreen Pool, dozens of swimmers and supporters gathered this evening to show their support for getting it reopened as soon as possible following the shutdown that starts tomorrow. They ... Read more..

Sign of pizza to come: Proletariat’s sign goes up in White Center

Monday, August 31st, 2009 Posted in Food, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Stefanie, half the duo that's about to open Proletariat Pizza in the heart of the northernmost block of the 16th SW business district, for sharing that photo - ... Read more..

Monday rally at Evergreen Pool – before it shuts down

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 Posted in Evergreen Pool, King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Got word tonight from North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president Greg Duff that a rally is planned Monday night at Evergreen Pool, to "save the pool." You'll recall that King ... Read more..

Holy Family’s “El Carnaval,” day 1

Saturday, August 29th, 2009 Posted in Fun, Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off

We dropped by within the past hour - didn't take into account the fact that things would be slow because of 5 pm Mass! Booths, food, bouncy toys, scheduled to ... Read more..

2 reminders for today

Saturday, August 29th, 2009 Posted in Holy Family, south park, White Center news | Comments Off

*South Park Bridge is scheduled to be closed 7 am-7 pm. *Holy Family School's "El Carnaval" Street Fair is scheduled for today and tomorrow, 10 am start both days. Read more..

Holy Family mourns former vicar Father Ramon Velasco

Friday, August 28th, 2009 Posted in Holy Family, People, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Went to the Holy Family website to doublecheck on this weekend's El Carnaval street fair - and discovered this announcement: It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of ... Read more..

White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition toplines

Friday, August 28th, 2009 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 1 Comment »

We've published the story at West Seattle Blog - read it here. Read more..

While the site was down: Three updates – Power outage, Evergreen Pool, Hicks Lake

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 Posted in Evergreen Pool, Hicks Lake, Seattle City Light, White Center news | Comments Off

Sorry for the "outage" here - not related to the City Light power outage - our server-management company detected a problem that required emergency maintenance, taking White Center Now (and ... Read more..

Update: New information from City Light – it’s ONE big outage

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 Posted in utilities, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Laura for the tip. Seattle City Light's hotline lists two outages, one in the general White Center area and one in Burien - the boundaries listed on hotlines ... Read more..

Today’s KUOW annexation discussion now archived online

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

Just follow the audio links from this page. We'll add some more notes later; before the discussion ended, talk turned to the fate of still-unannexed White Center -- Burien City ... Read more..

KUOW to look at the North Highline South Annexation tomorrow

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 5 Comments »

If you're near a radio - or near a computer with speakers! - in the 9 am hour tomorrow, check out KUOW, which will take a closer look at the ... Read more..

Traffic alert: South Park Bridge to be closed this Saturday

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 Posted in south park, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

7 am-7 pm Saturday, the South Park Bridge is closing for repairs, so if you use that route to get between northern White Center and South Park/other areas, you'll need ... Read more..

Alma Villegas to Perform at Cafe Rozella – Friday 7 p.m. FREE

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 Posted in cafe rozella, Fun, Music, west seattle, white center | Comments Off

Café Rozella Warmly Presents “Alma Villegas” “We always enjoy playing at this lovely cozy Café Rozella in the heart of White Center. " August 28th 7pm-10pm Cafe Rozella 9434 Delridge Way SW Seattle, ... Read more..

Proletariat Pizza to open in White Center in 2 weeks

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 Posted in Food, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Realized that we published this info on partner site West Seattle Blog, where food fans had been discussing it in the forums, but hadn't cross-published it here: Proletariat Pizza has ... Read more..

Special Burien City Council meeting: Annexation passed, but much work remains

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | 1 Comment »

By Kathy Mulady Reporting for White Center Now The votes are in; the southern portion of North Highline says it wants to annex to Burien (56 percent yes, as of the latest ... Read more..

Update: 7 people escape White Center fire this morning

Monday, August 24th, 2009 Posted in fire, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(Photos by Christopher Boffoli; added 11:07 am) Just got a news release from the Seattle branch of the Red Cross saying it's helping seven people whose home was gutted by fire ... Read more..

This Thursday: White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

Here's the official invitation, from Karen Greene at Seattle Neighborhood Group: The White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition Meeting Thursday, August 27, 6-8 pm, St. James Place, 9421 18th Avenue SW Guest Presentations: ... Read more..

White Center Community Development Association luau a week away!

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

One week from today's the big day - check ticket availability at the WCCDA website. Read more..

After the annexation vote: Now what? Council meeting on Monday

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

We've received this City of Burien notice from two people, via People for Burien (peopleforburien.org), asking that we share it: On behalf of the Burien City Council we welcome you to ... Read more..