Mary’s Place announced on March 28 that it would sign a two-year lease for the former Keiro Care Center at 1601 East Yesler.
Forbes released its annual list of billionaires on April 7 and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan made the list for the first time with a net worth of $5.5 billion.
Wash your hands and wash them again. You’ve learned good hygiene, along with social distancing, may protect you from the novel coronavirus.
The spread of the COVID-19 virus, nationwide stay-at-home orders, and social distancing guidelines have forced the U.S. Census Bureau to suspend field operations until Apr. 15.
U.S.-Japan Council (USJC) President Irene Hirano Inouye died on April 7, following an extended illness. In a special letter to USJC members, Board Chair Phyllis Campbell wrote, “I know we are all devastated by this news. Irene was a singular figure in U.S.-Japan relations, respected by leaders on both sides of the Pacific as she […]
Dr. Thuy Do and her brother, Dr. Dang Do, are offering free medical care at the Hillman City Medical Clinic in Seattle. The immigrants from Vietnam will provide free visits, either in person or by telemedicine, to people who have lost their jobs and/or insurance. If you still have insurance, your copays will be waived. […]
Steven Maheshwary has been named Governor’s Sector Lead for Information and Communications Technology, the Washington Department of Commerce announced on April 8. In this role, Maheshwary will promote tech-for-good initiatives and social impact among underserved communities. Maheshwary most recently served as Amazon’s Program Lead for Underserved Populations, focusing on building products and services for low-income […]
Michael Shiosaki will lead Bellevue’s Parks & Community Services Department, the City announced on April 7. Shiosaki returns to Bellevue after serving 8 years as director for planning and development for Seattle Parks and Recreation. Previously, he successfully led Seattle’s $200 million Pro Parks Levy and served as the deputy director of Sammamish’s Parks Department.
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has opened An Lac Apartments at 1253 South Jackson Street in Little Saigon. Leasing of the 69 affordable apartments—studios, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments—is underway. The project serves lower wage households. Shared amenities include on-site laundry, an entry lounge, top floor community room with kitchen and exterior deck, and a […]
In the last week of March, the Seattle Police Department (SPD) said it received nearly twice as many reports of burglaries at businesses compared to the same period in 2019, jumping from 54 to 104. Many businesses are temporarily closed, and could potentially be targets for burglars and thieves. The SPD offered these tips to […]