Archive for November, 2009

Reminder: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meets Thursday

Sunday, November 29th, 2009 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

NHUAC meets this Thursday (December 3rd), 7 pm, North Highline Fire District HQ as always. The agenda's not online yet but you'll find it here when it is. Read more..

White Center Holidays: Christmas trees at Croft Rentals

Saturday, November 28th, 2009 Posted in Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

We'll be scoping out the Christmas tree scene this weekend in White Center and West Seattle, but for starters, we have word that Croft Rentals (11229 16th Ave SW; map) ... Read more..

Ready to remodel, or build a custom home?

Saturday, November 28th, 2009 Posted in west seattle | Comments Off

A free workshop's coming up in West Seattle, presented by a longtime sponsor of our partner site West Seattle Blog, and we're sharing the info here: 6 pm December 3rd, ... Read more..

Search continues for hit-run driver in White Center crash

Thursday, November 26th, 2009 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

That video clip includes tonight's KING5 update on the search for the hit-run driver who crashed into Jeff Kearney near the 16th SW Albertson's store, and just took off, leaving ... Read more..

An El Paso Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 Posted in Families, history, Holidays, People, white center | 1 Comment »

Thanksgiving produces mixed emotions for me.  Having grown up Chicano, in El Paso, Texas, the holiday carried considerable cultural baggage for me: the rampant celebration of gluttony, the Dallas Cowboys, ... Read more..

One last chance to help the White Center Food Bank feed families for the holiday

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 Posted in How to Help, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Food Bank is open for one more stretch today - 5 to 7 pm (we just called to check as we had conflicting info, but we're also going ... Read more..

“A new day for King County”: Dow Constantine becomes executive

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 Posted in King County, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

That's an official King County photo from this afternoon's swearing-in ceremony in downtown Seattle, as Dow Constantine - who until this afternoon represented White Center (and the rest of District ... Read more..

Thanksgiving coffee in White Center

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 Posted in Beverages, Holidays, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Two places we know for sure you'll be able to get your latte on, this Thanksgiving morning -- Cafe Rozella plans to be open 8 am-2:30 pm on Thursday (and ... Read more..

Puget Sound Park update, from Dow Constantine’s office

Monday, November 23rd, 2009 Posted in Parks, Puget Sound Park, White Center news | Comments Off

Update to the Puget Sound Park situation (reported here late Friday) - Talked Saturday with Joe Woods from King County Executive-elect Dow Constantine's team. He says Constantine is asking that ... Read more..

Take ‘em a turkey or two: White Center Food Bank’s accepting donations today

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Audrey Zemke had told us there'd be somebody at White Center Food Bank today to accept food donations in this critical pre-Thanksgiving time - and in fact, we found Audrey ... Read more..

Two Violins stolen in White Center – Report if someone tries to peddle them

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in cafe rozella, Crime, white center | 3 Comments »

Two violins were stolen from a patron at Cafe Rozella.  They are not super-valuable but have great sentimental value for the owner.  If you see someone "odd" carrying or trying ... Read more..

White Center for the Arts’ monthly Art Walk is tonight!

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in Arts, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

We previewed it recently here - tonight, it's happening. 6-9 pm. Have a blast! Read more..

Puget Sound Park’s future cloudy again: What we’ve found out so far

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in Puget Sound Park, White Center news | Comments Off

View Larger Map Seven months ago, Puget Sound Park in White Center was reported to be in danger of being sold by King County for a housing project. A citizen outcry ... Read more..

King County Sheriff’s Office asks for your help in finding hit-run vehicle

Thursday, November 19th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

ADDED 2:50 PM: A reward's now being offered to solve this crime. Here's a flyer with information about that and about the victim: FROM 9:27 AM: Another followup to Tuesday night's ... Read more..

Followup: Last night’s 16th SW crash

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

We checked with King County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Sgt. John Urquhart this morning for more official information on last night's crash - here's what he tells us: This was a Hit ... Read more..

Avoid 16th SW in 106th vicinity – hit-and-run crash

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 Posted in Crime, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to tipster Mona for sending word that somebody had been hit while crossing 16th SW near the Albertson's store; traffic is a mess there while King County Sheriff's Deputies ... Read more..

Next White Center Community Safety Coalition meeting date set

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Since we're into the holiday season, the schedule changes a bit for the White Center/South Delridge safety and crimefighting meeting - they've just announced it'll be December 10, 6 pm, ... Read more..

Power outage update: Mostly restored

Monday, November 16th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Some White Center homes/businesses were out of power earlier today - Seattle City Light says all but a few hundred have it back now: Seattle City Light lineworkers restored power about ... Read more..

Lineup announced for this Saturday’s White Center Third Saturday Art Walk

Monday, November 16th, 2009 Posted in Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

Next Saturday night, it's the Third Saturday Art Walk for White Center for the Arts - the official poster's just out with the lineup. Read more..

Dubsea Coffee grand opening, day 2

Sunday, November 15th, 2009 Posted in Beverages, Greenbridge, White Center news | 6 Comments »

We stopped by on Saturday morning and this java joint was jumpin'. Beautiful space, as you can see from our photo showing just part of its interior. Today's the second ... Read more..