Archive for September, 2009

1 deputy per shift in White Center? Sheriff Sue Rahr @ County Council Budget Committee

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..

Rainy season alert from the county

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in development, King County, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

King County Council sets public hearings on Executive’s budget proposal

Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in King County, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Follow Up on Editorial: Should We Take Susan Hutchison Seriously

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..

Lost-and-found alert: Missing a pin?

Monday, September 28th, 2009 Posted in Lost and Found, Westwood Village, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Congratulations to award-winning White Center Community Development Association staffers!

Sunday, September 27th, 2009 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Photos: Volunteers team up for the annual Hicks Lake cleanup

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..

Knights of Columbus invite you to dinner Saturday night

Friday, September 25th, 2009 Posted in Holy Family, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Two ways to help the White Center Food Bank

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Should We Take Susan Hutchison Seriously: Editorial by Ricardo A. Guarnero

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..

Volunteer at Hicks Lake on Saturday!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 Posted in Environment, Hicks Lake, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

White Center-based WestSide Baby to benefit from Burien Brat Trot

Monday, September 21st, 2009 Posted in burien, How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Westwood Village: Sleep Country coat drive starts Monday

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Happening Tonight: Correo Aereo Plays Cafe Rozella

Saturday, September 19th, 2009 Posted in Arts, cafe rozella, Fun, Music, white center | Comments Off

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..

Proletariat Pizza update: Busy first night

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..

White Center restaurant news: Proletariat Pizza and Pho My Loi

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..

Update on White Center for the Arts fundraiser party this Saturday (be there!)

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Dow Constantine’s proposal to keep county parks from being closed

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..

Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle selling fall veggie starts this weekend

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 Posted in Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off

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..

Seattle Mayoral Candidate Mike McGinn A One Song Bird: Gut the Viaduct Plan – Editorial by Ricardo A. Guarnero

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..