Archive for September, 2009
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Crime, King County, White Center news | 1 Comment »
The King County Council's budget committee has just begun its first public meeting specifically to talk about next year's budget, and one of those who will testify is Sheriff Sue ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in development, King County, White Center news | Comments Off on Rainy season alert from the county
A news release we received from the county this morning - important information regarding keeping construction sites from becoming a problem during the rainy season - if you're involved with ... Read more..
Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in King County, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off on King County Council sets public hearings on Executive’s budget proposal
King County Executive Kurt Triplett - who will be succeeded immediately after the November election results are certified, by the winner of the Dow Constantine-Susan Hutchison race - has released ... Read more..
Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in boulevard park, development, Economy, Election, Government, housing, Jail Sites, Jobs, King County, safety, sustainability, Traffic, Transportation, white center | 19 Comments »
For those who missed it, KUOW today broadcast an interview with, King County Executive, Susan Hutchison. You can find the interview at KUOW Weekday. In a prior post I had ... Read more..
Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in Lost and Found, Westwood Village, White Center news | Comments Off on Lost-and-found alert: Missing a pin?
Betsy wanted to get the word out about this item she found: A Girl Scout-type brown ribbon with 2 pins (awards?) attached, in the parking lot at the Westwood Village ... Read more..
Sunday, September 27th, 2009 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off on Congratulations to award-winning White Center Community Development Association staffers!
If you don't check out the White Center Community Development Association's website routinely - you should! We just checked in and discovered a couple of new items, including awards won ... Read more..
Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Environment, Hicks Lake, Volunteering, White Center news | 1 Comment »
What a beautiful afternoon it was at Lakewood Park when we stopped by Hicks Lake to check on the final hour of the annual volunteer cleanup and get some photos. ... Read more..
Friday, September 25th, 2009 Posted in Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off on Knights of Columbus invite you to dinner Saturday night
Knights of Columbus Council 8437 is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner at Holy Family School (9615 20th Ave SW) on Saturday night. Seating for dinner will start at 4:30 pm and ... Read more..
Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off on Two ways to help the White Center Food Bank
From Audrey at White Center Food Bank:
Evergreen High School Key Club is doing a food drive benefitting the White Center Food Bank as part of the Mayors’ Day of Concern ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 Posted in Annexation, boulevard park, Businesses, development, Economy, Election, Greenbridge, housing, Metro, North Highline UAC, Politics, white center | 22 Comments »
Given that White Center, Boulevard Park and surrounding areas are governed directly by King County, the choice of King County Executive should be taken very seriously. The two candidates are ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 Posted in Environment, Hicks Lake, White Center news | Comments Off on Volunteer at Hicks Lake on Saturday!
The big cleanup is this Saturday:
Please come join Friends of Hicks Lake and first-year students from Seattle Pacific University next Saturday (9/26/2009) from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM for cleanup ... Read more..
Monday, September 21st, 2009 Posted in burien, How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off on White Center-based WestSide Baby to benefit from Burien Brat Trot
Bret the Brat, star of that quick clip, is the mascot for the Burien Brat Trot, coming up October 4th and benefiting White Center-based WestSide Baby. No, no, no, not ... Read more..
Sunday, September 20th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off on Westwood Village: Sleep Country coat drive starts Monday
Here's your chance to do a good deed at the shopping center closest to White Center:
Sleep Country USA is holding its annual Coat Drive for Foster Kids, beginning Monday, September ... Read more..
Saturday, September 19th, 2009 Posted in Arts, cafe rozella, Fun, Music, white center | Comments Off on Happening Tonight: Correo Aereo Plays Cafe Rozella
Head on over to Cafe Rozella for some beautiful music. Correo Aereo rarely plays and this is an opportunity to hear some excellent Latin American music. Read more..
Friday, September 18th, 2009 Posted in Food, restaurants, White Center news | 9 Comments »
(photo added 11:02 pm - Stefanie and Mike, Proletariat proprietors, and daughter)
We checked in with Stefanie and Mike at Proletariat Pizza just before 8 pm, three-fourths of the way into ... Read more..
Friday, September 18th, 2009 Posted in Food, White Center news | 4 Comments »
PROLETARIAT PIZZA: According to their website, they're a go for grand opening at 5 tonight. 9622 16th SW.
PHO MY LOI: According to this online listing, Pho My Loi is for ... Read more..
Thursday, September 17th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off on Update on White Center for the Arts fundraiser party this Saturday (be there!)
Shelli Park from WCFTA sent this update on the Saturday night event at Big Al Brewing in White Center:
White Center for the Arts is excited about the Art Party on ... Read more..
Thursday, September 17th, 2009 Posted in Parks, White Center news | 2 Comments »
As reported here several weeks back, King County Executive Kurt Triplett has proposed closing more than three dozen county parks in unincorporated urban areas, like White Center, because of the ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off on Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle selling fall veggie starts this weekend
This Saturday, noon-3 pm, you can buy fall vegetable starts at Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle's sale at St. James Place, 9421 18th SW (map). Bring produce for the food ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 Posted in alaskan way viaduct, development, Election, Government, Politics, Traffic, Transportation, white center | 11 Comments »
It appears that Seattle Mayoral Candidate, Mike McGinn has staked his campaign on one issue, gutting the viaduct tunnel plan carefully negotiated by all the relevant players. If he wins, ... Read more..