Community Meeting with Debora Juarez

By John Lombard

You are invited to the next meeting of the D5 Community Network, which will feature a question and answer session with District 5 City Councilmember Debora Juarez, on Tuesday, February 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Seattle Mennonite Church in Lake City, 3120 NE 125th St.

The church has a […]

2017 Pinehurst/Northgate Find It, Fix It Update Report

Here is a report of the results of the Find It, Fix It Community Walk we did April 2017. It shows actions that were completed, those in progress, and things they have no plans to do. Read it here. <—Note that because the file is too big to put on WordPress (this blog site), clicking […]

2018 Your Voice Your Choice

Time to submit our ideas for park improvements and pedestrian and street safety feature improvements. Last year Pinehurst benefited from this process and we can do it again this year if we submit ideas and vote for them. Below are some dates for brainstorming project ideas. The more people, the merrier —>


2018 Lake City Library Renovation

Lake City Library is getting a big make-over in 2018. It’s one of the most heavily used libraries in the Seattle system. Its Homework Help program is the most used in the city. In mid-April it will close for six months for renovation. If you put books on hold, you can designate a different […]

TCA Meeting – January 18, 2018

Texting and Driving Warning Period is Over

The education and warning period for the state’s new distracted driving law is over, and troopers will start handing out tickets if you’re caught holding a cell phone while behind the wheel.

Since July 2017, when the law went into effect in Washington, police have pulled people over and given them warnings about the law, […]

Minutes for North Precinct Advisory Council – January 2018

This month’s guest speaker was Student Officer Jessica Chandler who just finished her training at Washington’s police academy. Last year she was the SPD Micro Community Policing Plan intern, and she enjoyed working with the community and the officers so much that she applied to the department. Read about the process of applying and training […]

2017 North Precinct Crime Statistics

Here are comparison crime statistics for our North Precinct in 2017 compared to 2016, and compared to city-wide statistics. I think they reflect the effort the NP has been making to reduce residential burglaries and car thefts.


In 2017 crime was down 3% from 2016, whereas city-wide it was down 2%.

Person crimes were […]

Disaster Preparedness – Ham Radio Classes

Help our neighborhood survive in a disaster – In the event of a major disaster when most forms of communication fail, Ham radio communication will still be working. It would be great to have more Amateur radio operators in Lake City. If you are thinking of becoming an Amateur (Ham) radio operator, the West […]

Free Resilience Workshop by Lake City Future First

What is Resilience?

Please join Lake City Future First for the first of a series of workshops to discuss community resilience on January 14th from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake City Library. LCFF is working with local resident, West Latta, on this informative series to explore the fundamental concepts of […]