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A suspect is in custody and a man is at Harborview Medical Center undergoing treatment for a serious cut to the back of his neck following an incident that occurred this evening inside a University District Starbucks store. At approximately 8:30 this evening, a man entered the coffee shop located in the 4100 Block of […]
State of the City 2016
Join Mayor Edward B. Murray for Seattle's Annual State of the City, February 16 at 2 p.m. in Seattle Council Chambers.
Council Confirms Dwane Chappelle as Education Director
City Council voted unanimously to confirm Dwane Chappelle as the new Director for the Department of Education and Early Learning.
Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day on Saturday, February 13
Celebrate Seattle's annual Neighbor Appreciation Day, a special day set aside to reach out to neighbors, create new friends, and express thanks to those who help make your neighborhood a great place to live.
Lunar New Year Celebrations with Seattle Parks and Recreation
It's the year of the monkey, and we're ready to celebrate Lunar New Year! Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting events at Garfield, Hiawatha and International District Chinatown Community Centers.
Seattle Center Festál: Tết Festival, February 13-14
Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Vietnam through live performances, hands-on activities, foods, crafts, games, martial arts and a lively marketplace.
Murray proposes to expand levy to support affordable housing
Continuing a 35-year history of public investment in affordable housing, Mayor Ed Murray announced his proposal to replace and expand the expiring Seattle Housing Levy with a new 7-year ballot measure that would invest $290 million to preserve and produce affordable housing.
Don't Block the Box and Transit Lane Enforcement, Safety First Reminder
As part of a joint Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle Police Department (SPD) effort, SPD has been issuing warnings and citations to motorists traveling in violation of posted restrictions of BAT (Business access and Transit) Lane use and Blocking the Box.
City sues to hold Monsanto accountable for toxic PCBs
The City of Seattle is suing three "Monsanto" corporations to make them pay to remove cancer-causing chemical compounds known as PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) from the City's drainage system and the Duwamish River.
City Begins Participatory Budgeting Initiative "Youth Voice, Youth Choice" with Public Idea Assemblies
Youth Voice, Youth Choice is our new Participatory Budgeting (PB) Initiative, a democratic process where community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget that focuses on engaging people who have not historically been involved in government or budget processes.