To the Editor: The Mayor McGinn’s proposal to move activities away from the ID/Chinatown Community Center to Jefferson and Rainier Community Centers effectively removes the opportunity for young people and seniors who live in the ID to have an accessible place for activities.
By Lisa Leff The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As interim mayor of San Francisco, veteran civil servant Edwin Lee enjoyed several advantages that kept him safe in a city where the politics can be as punishing as the undulating streets. But in the five minutes it took him to take out election papers […]
By Jason Dearen The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Interim Mayor Ed Lee filed papers Monday, Aug. 9, to run for a full, four-year term, marking a stark shift from his position seven months ago that he had no intention of joining the crowded mayoral race. Flanked by family members as he announced his […]
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine teamed up for the kick-off of the Let’s Move! National Start Walking Day
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — City Councilwoman Jean Quan edged a heavily favored opponent to become Oakland’s first female mayor and the first Asian American woman
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — The November election results have touched off intense political jockeying in San Francisco over who will become
“[Seattle Mayor-elect Mike] McGinn explained that rather than making courtesy calls to all the council members, he thought it better to just walk over and meet face to face on a casual basis,” said Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata in a release. “This is a departure from Mayor Nickel’s style, which was to rely more on his deputy mayor Tim Ceis to walk the council hallway.”
Youth apathy? Don’t mention it — at least not among the thousands of local youth who are busily engaged in community building. Witness the last election, which brought out the passion of young voters.
Uwajimaya has celebrated 80 years with stores in Bellevue, Beaverton, and its 66,000 square foot flagship in the International District of Seattle. To commemorate the occasion, Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell presented Tomio Moriguchi with a proclamation during the Oct. 20 meeting of the full council at City Hall. It was proclaimed that Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 was Uwajimaya Day in Seattle!