Archive for December, 2009

New Year’s Day coffee in White Center

Thursday, December 31st, 2009 Posted in Beverages, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Luminarias outside the Highland Park Improvement Club on New Year's Eve) Cafe Rozella is open noon-6:30 pm for New Year's Day coffee; Dubsea Coffee is open 10 am-7 pm. Read more..

After the holiday: White Center Jubilee Days planning meeting Jan. 6

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center Jubilee Days has its 2010 theme - "Come Together, Embrace Our Differences" - chosen in mid-December, and planning for next summer is roaring ahead. Next meeting for people ... Read more..

Something you’ll be deciding in the New Year: Library levy lid lift

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 Posted in Election, White Center news | 2 Comments »

About a month into the New Year - February 9, 2010, to be exact - you'll be voting on a levy-lid lift for the King County Library System. Without it, ... Read more..

“Reduced weekday” Metro schedule next 4 days

Monday, December 28th, 2009 Posted in Metro, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Metro's on the "reduced weekday" schedule today through Thursday (explained here), then a Sunday schedule on Friday (New Year's Day). Read more..

Light the path to 2010 – join the parade in Highland Park

Monday, December 28th, 2009 Posted in Highland Park, Holidays | Comments Off

Just north of White Center, that was the festive scene Sunday afternoon at Highland Park Improvement Club, as friends and neighbors made balloon lanterns to get ready for a New ... Read more..

Got something to say about 911? Here’s a chance

Sunday, December 27th, 2009 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

On the surface, this is one of those mandatory public notices- but it's about one of the most important services the county provides - so if you have something to ... Read more..

Reminder: Blood drive Saturday at Holy Family

Friday, December 25th, 2009 Posted in Holy Family, How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

10 am-4 pm, Puget Sound Blood Center will have a mobile blood drive at Holy Family's Tice Hall (just don't drop by noon-1 pm, it'll be closed for a break) ... Read more..

Christmas Eve pizza, Christmas Day coffee

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 Posted in Food, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Not an all-inclusive list but a couple White Center notes: Proletariat Pizza says it's open till 9 for dinner tonight. And Cafe Rozella will be open for Christmas morning coffee, ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank story: Those who receive, also give

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 Posted in Holidays, How to Help, White Center Food Bank | Comments Off

Got yarn to share? You might want to drop it off at White Center Food Bank after reading this story (shared on Facebook by volunteer Beth Grieser). Read more..

Reminder – Thursday’s a King County furlough day

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

If you need to take care of county business, today's the day, since most county offices/facilities are closed tomorrow. Christmas Eve also is a "reduced weekday service" day for Metro, ... Read more..

Give a gift right AFTER Christmas: White Center blood drive

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 Posted in Health, Holy Family, How to Help, White Center news | 1 Comment »

From the Puget Sound Blood Center: With a decrease in donations and an increase in accidents, we could use help maintaining a stable blood supply over the holidays. As we exchange gifts ... Read more..

White Center Art Walk: Building a tradition

Sunday, December 20th, 2009 Posted in White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

(artist Leo Schmidt during the White Center Art Walk) Story and photos by Mary Sheely Reporting for White Center Now/West Seattle Blog Neighboring West Seattle has a monthly Art Walk tradition, every second ... Read more..

Doubleheader: Rat City Rummage this afternoon, Art Walk this evening

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 Posted in Arts, White Center for the Arts, White Center news | Comments Off

From White Center for the Arts -- First: Rat City Rummage will be at Big Al Brewing from 2 PM until 6 PM, with 12 arts/crafts vendors: Then it's the White ... Read more..

Last day of school before Winter Break

Friday, December 18th, 2009 Posted in Holidays, Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

If your student's in Seattle Public Schools, they're out an hour early today; if Highline Public Schools, they're out 90 minutes early like most Fridays. Happy vacation! Read more..

H1N1 vaccination clinics in White Center this Saturday, Wednesday

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 Posted in Health, White Center news | Comments Off

From King County Public Health: Get vaccinated for H1N1 flu: More H1N1 vaccine arriving, more opportunities to get immunized It’s not too late to get an H1N1 flu vaccination. H1N1 flu, also ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank receives non-edible holiday donation

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 Posted in Holidays, White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

From the White Center Food Bank website - 50 trees donated for happier holidays, courtesy of IKEA and Evergreen High School! See the story, with a photo, here. Read more..

Update: King County Council adjourns without choosing new rep for White Center and environs

Monday, December 14th, 2009 Posted in King County, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

ORIGINAL REPORT: We're covering this as-it-happens on partner site West Seattle Blog - the King County Council is into the sixth hour of considering the last item on its agenda ... Read more..

New King County Council rep for White Center won’t be announced till afternoon

Monday, December 14th, 2009 Posted in Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Councilmembers, meeting as the Committee of the Whole, could have announced this morning who they want to recommend to fill the year left in the term for County ... Read more..

Sad News: Cherisse Luxa, Community Activist Passes Away

Sunday, December 13th, 2009 Posted in burien, People, white center | 1 Comment »

It is with a very heavy heart that we write to inform you of the passing of our dear friend Cherisse Luxa, the founder of Burien Drinking Liberally. Cherisse lost ... Read more..

White Center Weather Watch: Burn ban lifted

Sunday, December 13th, 2009 Posted in Environment, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

Just in from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency: The Stage 2 burn ban issued on December 8 for Snohomish County and December 9 for King, Kitsap and Pierce counties is lifted, ... Read more..