Archive for January, 2010

Update: Time set for annexation discussion at tomorrow’s Seattle council meeting

Sunday, January 31st, 2010 Posted in Annexation, Politics, White Center news | 8 Comments »

When we broke the news Wednesday on partner site West Seattle Blog that Seattle's new mayor wants White Center to vote on annexation this November, we got word that the ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council: Thursday preview

Sunday, January 31st, 2010 Posted in North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

The North Highline Unincorporated Area Council has its regular monthly meeting this Thursday - 7 pm, North Highline Fire District HQ - first meeting since the announcement that Seattle's new ... Read more..

Reminder – Sunday’s the White Center Eagles breakfast for Haiti

Saturday, January 30th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, White Center Eagles, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Sunday morning, 9 am-noon, White Center Eagles, 10452 15th Ave SW, as noted here earlier this week - breakfast proceeds today go to relief efforts in Haiti; prices $2 ... Read more..

Update: South Park Bridge closures POSTPONED

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

From King County Department of Transportation: The King County Road Service Division is advising motorists that the previously scheduled closure of the South Park Bridge has been postponed due to a ... Read more..

White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition: Who’s new, what’s new

Friday, January 29th, 2010 Posted in Crime, Highland Park, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Southwest Precinct Community Police Team Officers Adonis Topacio and Jill Vanskike were both at the White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting Thursday night to pass the baton, in a ... Read more..

New bar in town: The Hang Around

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | 6 Comments »

It was The Wall, but it is now called The Hang Around, and it is owned by a New York cop Joe Diageranimo, who has spent the past three weeks ... Read more..

White Center Eagles’ breakfast to benefit Haiti relief

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | 1 Comment »

Out of the WCN inbox: EVENT: Benefit Breakfast for Haiti WHEN: Sunday, January 31, 2010 9am-12pm WHERE: White Center Eagles, 10452 15th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146, (206)248-1400 White Center Eagles, Fraternal Order ... Read more..

Remembering Cherisse Luxa: Crowd packs the pub

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in People, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

(Photo by Dina Johnson) Only one guest was truly two-dimensional at last night's lively wake for local activist/advocate Cherisse Luxa: The life-size cardboard version of Howard Dean, for whom Ms. Luxa ... Read more..

Seattle mayor wants White Center to vote on annexation this November

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 10 Comments »

Got first word in a comment on an earlier story - then got a copy of the letter the commenter mentioned, and we have just spoken with the adviser to ... Read more..

Music at Dubsea Coffee this Saturday night

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Arts, Beverages, Greenbridge, White Center news | Comments Off

Dubsea's Joerael Elliott shares the poster: Read more..

White Center Community Development Association gets grant for “green jobs initiative”

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Day after the White Center Community Development Association put up that hip-hop video about green job opportunities, a news release just in from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation includes ... Read more..

White Center man sentenced in death of disabled girlfriend

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in Crime, White Center news | Comments Off

In King County Superior Court on Monday, 8 years was the sentence for a White Center man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his wheelchair-using girlfriend - ... Read more..

South Park Bridge closures ahead

Monday, January 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

From the King County Department of Transportation: The King County Road Service Division will close the South Park Bridge spanning the Duwamish River to both vehicle and marine traffic from 7 ... Read more..

Dzul: Body art with “flavor” in downtown White Center

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 Posted in Arts, Businesses, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(click lower left of image to play slideshow, which includes audio) By NICK FELDMAN UW News Lab "It's a picture of my son,” the man in the chair said in Spanish. “Enrique is ... Read more..

White Center Community Safety Coalition: 1st 2010 meeting ahead

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center/South Delridge Community Safety Coalition chair Sean Healy sends a reminder of the group's next meeting - coming up in less than a week. As his note points out, ... Read more..

Annexation to Seattle? One city councilmember is still interested

Thursday, January 21st, 2010 Posted in Annexation, Politics, White Center news | 14 Comments »

The topic of White Center annexation came up when we covered a brownbag lunch meeting with Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden at the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce offices today. ... Read more..

Friday: A rare look at what’s happening in Afghanistan – besides war

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 Posted in burien, How to Help | Comments Off

From South End Neighbors for Peace: Is military escalation the path to peace? What would victory in Afghanistan, look like? Come find out why one brave woman is stepping up ... Read more..

Business Mixer in White Center Tonight

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

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Next week: Celebration of Cherisse Luxa’s life – you’re invited

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 Posted in People, Politics | Comments Off

Liz sent us this with a reminder of the event coming up a week from tomorrow: As we've said before, though we didn't know Ms. Luxa for long, she was a ... Read more..

MLK Day in White Center: Red Cross and HOPE @ Greenbridge

Monday, January 18th, 2010 Posted in Greenbridge, Holidays, White Center news | Comments Off

(Cross-posted at partner site West Seattle Blog) Story and photos by Keri DeTore Reporting for White Center Now/West Seattle Blog A joint event between the Southwest Boys and Girls Club, the Red Cross ... Read more..