Dear Sound Transit Board Chair University Place Rep. Kent Keel, Vice Chair King County Executive Dow Constantine, …
By Patty Fong Thanks to recent letters from Ms. Bettie Luke and Mr. Lawrence Matsuda about Sound Transit’s plan for the Chinatown-International District (CID), we now have a thorough idea of the history of racist land grabs and social marginalization onslaughts on the CID and also have a good list of suitable dis-impacting alternatives that […]
These encroachments would not happen to a white neighborhood!
I am against both Sound Transit proposals for the Chinatown-International District (CID). The bottom line is that the light rail planners need to develop viable non-CID options. Remember, WE are the customers and NOT the planners.
I am against both of your proposals and variations you suggest for the Chinatown-International District (CID) Sound Transit station.
By David Della, former Seattle City Councilmember Tony Au, President, Friends of Gee How Oak Tin Family Association Dr. Ming Xiao, small business owner, Chinatown-ID Anna Hau, small business owner and Seniors In Action, Chinatown-ID The Chinatown-International District (CID) is a historic and culturally rich neighborhood of small businesses and residents, many of us immigrants, […]
The Japanese language program at Lindbergh High School in Renton was saved from the chopping block, as we reported last week. On this Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, it feels appropriate to call attention to the threat that would have eliminated this very popular program. It’s a threat—though it no longer remains […]
Size matters—especially in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District (CID). Especially now that the neighborhood is under threat again—this time by a Sound Transit project to expand a transit hub, and possibly shutting down part of the CID for up to a decade. Two options are on the table and community advocates fear that if Sound Transit chooses […]
President Obama had Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. President Clinton had Commerce Secretary Norm Mineta, who later became Transportation Secretary under George W. Bush. There was also Labor Secretary Elaine Chao—who was later brought back by President Trump as Transportation Secretary. But under President Biden—crickets. Though […]
Fourteen months after a serious car accident that shattered his leg, Tiger Woods returned to Augusta, Georgia to play the 86th Masters golf tournament last week.