Backyard Cottages: Public Hearing – September 15th

There will be a public hearing for backyard cottages at 5:30 pm on September 15, 2009 in Council Chambers at City Hall. Your public comments are welcome and encouraged.

Prior to the hearing, at 9:30 am on August 12th, there will be a briefing to the Planning, Land Use and Neighborhoods Committee, which will serve […]

Seattle Police seek assistance in locating suspect believed to be targeting elderly victims

Seattle Police burglary detectives are attempting to identify a suspect believed to be responsible for a series of burglaries targeting victims ranging from 75 years to 94-years-old. In each incident, the suspect used a ruse to gain entry inside the victims’ home. Once inside, the suspect would distract the victim and steal from the residence. […]

The Seattle Public Library is seeking Homework Helpers for the 2009-2010 school year

Homework Helpers assist elementary, middle and high school students with understanding homework assignments, developing study skills and learning approaches for solving math problems. English is a second language for the majority of the students. Homework Helpers are asked to assist students for two hours per week throughout the school year.

There are volunteer openings […]

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Narcotics Arrest at Pinehurst Playfield

Note: I am posting this not to show the fact that there is crime in Pinehurst, but rather as a validation that when neighbors call 911, it does make a difference.

On Friday, July 24th between 9 and 9:30 PM, Seattle Police responded to a complaint of individuals smoking narcotics at Pinehurst Playfield.

When […]

Pinehurst musician, Eric Madis – upcoming workshops and shows

Eric Madis organized the music for Pinehurstfest and played in a few of the sets.

August 1 (Sat)Eric Madis’ G-Tuning Blues Bottleneck Slide WorkshopDusty Strings Music3406 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, 206-634-166210:30 PM-12:30 PM$35/30Eric teaches the Delta blues style of bottleneck slide in G tuning……….

August 1 (Sat) Eric Madis’ Vestapol Blues Bottleneck Slide WorkshopDusty Strings […]

Seattle City Council Candidate Survivor

Campaign events, while very important, are not always the most fun way to spend an evening. Well, most campaign events other than those sponsored by the Washington Bus and The Stranger.

Last night, I attended Candidate Survivor at the Showbox in which candidates for Seattle City Council competed to last through three rounds audience voting […]

Keeping cool at Great Dog

Leslie Csokasy of Pinehurst’s Great Dog (and proud sponsor of Pets of Pinehurst) is featured on the front page of today’s Seattle Times and in an article on how folks are keeping pets cool in this heat wave.



Pinehurst Safeway: Moving on to Council

The Seattle Hearing Examiner issued a recommendation that Seattle City Council approve the Pinehurst Safeway rezone application. Read the ruling here. Note there were no comments submitted to the Hearing Examiner in opposition to the rezone and no appeals to the Hearing Examiner’s recommendation were filed.

The next step in the rezone application process is […]