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  • Violent street robbery in South Park May 18, 2015
    From SPD Blotter: Officers are searching for a group of men after a street robbery Monday afternoon in the South Park neighborhood. Witnesses called 911 after hearing a single gunshot at 14th and S Donovan St. Officers arrived and found a 20-year-old man with a cut on his face, who said he had been pistol-whipped[…]
  • You can help! Volunteers needed for garden-building event in South Park May 15, 2015
    From Seattle Tilth – and note the call for volunteer help, if you can pitch in: South Park residents and urban farming advocates are uniting forces to construct 37 garden beds for low income families in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood on Saturday, May 16. The goal is to make fresh food more accessible while reducing[…]
  • Ready to shake up your commute? Sign up for ‘Communities in Motion’ May 14, 2015
    Hurry! You have just a few more weeks to sign up for Metro’s “Communities In Motion” program: Want to earn a free, ORCA card good for two weeks of unlimited travel and qualify for other prizes – in exchange for driving less? King County Metro is in the last few weeks of its “Communities in[…]
  • Have you seen Kimo the dog? – FOUND May 11, 2015
    UPDATE: Kimo’s been found. EARLIER: Have you seen this missing dog? From his person: “Name is Kimo. Missing from South Park this morning. Please call 206-819-6599 – Email washaws@comcast.net”
  • Head west and shop West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day on Saturday! May 9, 2015
    If you need a few things … and/or just like to shop garage sales, rummage sales, yard sales, whatever you want to call them … head west and shop West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day tomorrow (9 am-3 pm, Saturday, May 9th)! Our partner site West Seattle Blog presents/coordinates WSCGSD, which this year has a[…]
  • South Park traffic alert: Highway 99 ramp closure this weekend May 7, 2015
    Just announced: Drivers who use the southbound State Route 99 ramp to exit at 14th Avenue South and Des Moines Memorial Drive South should plan ahead for closures and detours this weekend for Clear Channel Outdoor tree cutting work. Closure details · Saturday, May 9, to Sunday, May 10 – The southbound SR 99 off-ramp[…]
  • South Park, White Center, West Seattle nonprofits you can support during today’s GiveBIG donate-a-thon May 5, 2015
    Again this year, dozens of area nonprofits are participating in today’s GiveBIG one-day donate-a-thon coordinated by the Seattle Foundation. The money you give TODAY ONLY to any or all of the participating nonprofits goes beyond face value – it boosts their eligibility for a “stretch pool” of partial matching funds, to be distributed proportionately depending[…]
  • Rainbow Bingo! Saturday night in South Park May 2, 2015
    The South Park Senior Center‘s next Rainbow Bingo is tomorrow (Saturday) night: *Jello shots *Costumes – come see who will be there as Queen Mab, queen of the fairies? *Sylvia O’Stayformore *$100 cash prize for one game, Gift cards plus cash for the others, too. Preregistration at spseniors.com – come support a good cause even[…]
  • May 27th forum for City Council District 1 candidates – first one in South Park April 30, 2015
    The next candidates’ forum for City Council District 1 will be the first one held in South Park. Just announced on the SP community mailing list, a 7 pm forum on Wednesday, May 27th, at the South Park Neighborhood Center (8201 10th Ave. S.). Organizers promise an “exciting and interactive event” with unique features including[…]
  • State Ecology accuses cargo-handling company of polluting Duwamish-feeding Hamm Creek April 28, 2015
    News release from the state Ecology Department: A Seattle cargo firm faces a $14,000 fine for allowing stormwater with excessive levels of oil and silt to discharge to the North Fork of Hamm Creek, which flows to the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. Samson Tug and Barge operates a cargo handling facility at 9228 10th Ave.[…]