Archive for July, 2010

Organizing meeting ahead in White Center for Eat Local Now!

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 Posted in How to Help, White Center news | Comments Off

Last year, West Seattle, this year, SODO! The annual Eat Local Now! dinner is coming up September 30th and organizers are casting a wide net for help. They'll be meeting ... Read more..

White Center Food Bank welcomes hundreds at Greenbridge event

Friday, July 30th, 2010 Posted in White Center Food Bank, White Center news | Comments Off

Beautiful night for a barbecue - and cookout is exactly what happened tonight at Greenbridge Plaza, as the White Center Food Bank played host to hundreds, enjoying food and music ... Read more..

White Center Ambassadors to appear in Seattle’s biggest parade

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 Posted in People, White Center news | Comments Off

If you're going to the Seafair Torchlight Parade this Saturday night (it leaves Seattle Center at 7:30 pm, southbound on 4th Avenue to the International District) or planning to watch ... Read more..

Your ballot’s in the mail

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 Posted in Election, White Center news | Comments Off

So says King County Elections. Two races in this area are true primary contests, with more than two candidates in the running - 34th District State House Position 2 and ... Read more..

Garden updates from Community Harvest: Give help and/or get help!

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 Posted in Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle, Gardening, White Center news | Comments Off

From Aviva at Community Harvest of Southwest Seattle: Interested in gardening, but lack the space? Come to Drop-in-Garden-Night Thursdays 6:30 PM - dusk, throughout July and August at the St. ... Read more..

Health screenings at Walgreens till 7 pm

Monday, July 26th, 2010 Posted in Health, White Center news | Comments Off

By Deanie Schwarz For White Center Now Today till 7 pm, an AARP/ Wellness Tour (American Association of Retired Persons) mobile health-screening van is on site at the Roxbury Walgreens. Tests ... Read more..

WestSide Baby’s HQ gets a big diaper delivery!

Sunday, July 25th, 2010 Posted in Full Tilt Ice Cream, How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center news | Comments Off

A big volunteer effort this afternoon unloaded hundreds of packages of diapers into storage for WestSide Baby in White Center, after the first successful installment of the "Stuff the Bus" ... Read more..

Have breakfast with the White Center Eagles and help WestSide Baby tomorrow

Saturday, July 24th, 2010 Posted in How to Help, WestSide Baby, White Center Eagles, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center-based WestSide Baby needs you - tomorrow, while the first leg of its two-prong Stuff the Bus diaper drive is under way at the West Seattle Farmers' Market 10 ... Read more..

As-it-happened coverage: White Center Community Safety Coalition, July 2010

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 Posted in Crime, safety, White Center Community Development Association, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | 3 Comments »

6:12 PM: More than 20 people at tonight's White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meeting at the DSHS building in WC - including special guest Aileen Balahadia, executive director of ... Read more..

‘Green jobs’ training showcased at future White Center development site

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 Posted in development, Environment, White Center Community Development Association, White Center news | 1 Comment »

(Video and photos by Cliff DesPeaux) For White Center Now and partner site West Seattle Blog, photojournalist Cliff DesPeaux covered today's "Got Green?" "green jobs"-program media event at SW 100th and ... Read more..

Thursday night: WCCDA leader @ White Center Community Safety Coalition

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 Posted in White Center Community Development Association, white center community safety coalition, White Center news | Comments Off

This Thursday night at 6, when the White Center-South Delridge Community Safety Coalition meets at the DSHS building in WC, White Center Community Development Association executive director Aileen Balahadia is ... Read more..

King County Council puts sales-tax increase on November ballot

Monday, July 19th, 2010 Posted in Election, King County, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Councilmembers say it's in the hands of voters now - approve a two-tenths of one percent sales-tax increase in November (that's two cents for every $10 spent) or ... Read more..

Video, photos: White Center Jubilee Days Parade 2010!

Sunday, July 18th, 2010 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | 2 Comments »

A bit chilly - but spirited all the same - as the White Center Jubilee Days 2010 parade rolled on down the boulevard. Or trotted. Many of the horseback entries ... Read more..

White Center Jubilee Days update: Saturday street-fair scenes!

Saturday, July 17th, 2010 Posted in Fun, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Sure, the White Center Jubilee Days street fair is a place for fun. But it's also a great place to meet the neighbors who keep your community running, often from ... Read more..

The big weekend’s here! White Center Jubilee Days

Saturday, July 17th, 2010 Posted in White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Find the schedule online in the sidebar here - vendors are scheduled to open at 10 today, the beer garden at 11. The parade, by the way, is tomorrow, 10 ... Read more..

White Center Heights Park footbridge off-limits a while

Friday, July 16th, 2010 Posted in King County, Parks, White Center news | Comments Off

So says King County - they've got some work to do. Here are the details. Read more..

Roaring good time at White Center Jubilee Days carnival

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 Posted in Fun, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Lions - TIGERS! - anybody seen bears? Just one scene from opening night at the White Center Jubilee Days Carnival at Steve Cox Memorial Park. The carnival's open 5 pm-midnight ... Read more..

34th District Democrats: Burien councilmember advocates for White Center (etc.) annexation

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, burien, Politics, White Center news | 7 Comments »

We're at the 34th District Democrats' monthly meeting in West Seattle's Fauntleroy neighborhood, on behalf of White Center Now and partner site West Seattle Blog, and Burien City Councilmember Brian ... Read more..

King County Phase 1 burn ban takes effect tomorrow

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 Posted in Environment, King County, Weather, White Center news | Comments Off

No forest/yard burning as of tomorrow morning, per this notice just in from King County: In concert with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and Pierce, Mason and Snohomish Counties, ... Read more..

White Center tonight: Jubilee Days Carnival eve

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 Posted in Fun, White Center Jubilee Days, White Center news | Comments Off

Not set up yet, but tonight, the rides have arrived at Steve Cox Memorial Park ... and tomorrow night, the carnival opens, as White Center Jubilee Days festivities near. Tomorrow ... Read more..