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  • September - Issue No. 31
    The City Budget and Economic Conditions: Health Care Reform; Community Cause - Marys Place
  • February - Issue No. 30
    Seattle Storm: Strong support for women's basketball; Progress on Replacing the Viaduct; Planning for a Better Response to Future Winter Storms; Death Threats to Businesses with Gay and Lesbian Customers; Community Cause: Alki Wildlife Habitat Project - More birds, frogs, fish and butterflies


  • November - Issue No. 29
    2009-2010 City Budget, Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse Youth Ensemble
  • October - Issue No. 28
    Remembering Jeanette Williams; Parks Levy on Ballot; Magnuson Park Decisions to Renovate Two Major Building; Community Stewardship of Seattles Public Parks & Recreation Facilities
  • May - Issue No. 27
    Parks Levy Works For Seattles Voters; Open Space on Your Property? Possible Property Tax Reduction; Street Trees FREE from the City
  • March - Issue No. 26
    Seattle Center: The Next Twenty Years; Seattle Center: Building Community; Changing Lives: Seattle Conservation Corps; Supporting Families: Specialized rograms; Building Community: Urban Sparks; In The Community
  • February - Issue No. 25
    2008 Action Plan for Seattle; City Inside/Out: Council Edition


  • November - Issue No. 24
    Special Budget Edition
  • August - Issue No. 23
    Improving Safety, Red Light Cameras - Focus on Building Affordable Housing Immigrants & Refugees Advisory Board Nominations - Street Light Outages Progress Reported by City Light - Community Cause: Seniors Training Seniors
  • May - Issue No. 22
    Housing Site Acquisition Fund $2 million for Low-Income Housing; Street Light Outages City Light Reports Repair Backlog; Tree Topping and Cutting Damage and Theft From Public Property; Community Cause - Deaf-Blind Center of Seattle; In Your Neighborhood
  • March - Issue No. 21
    Condo Conversion Legislation Update; Pedestrian Safety A High Priority; One Night Count 2nd Year of Lower Numbers; Office of Housing speaker series Workforce Housing; Community Cause: Seattle Symphony - Chamber Music Concert Series in Local Neighborhoods; and In Your Neighborhood


  • December - Issue No. 20
    2007 - 2008 City Budget Highlights: Funding for the Most Vulnerable; Public Safety; Specialized Parks Programs; Support for Senior Centers; Condo Conversions: Impact on Renters; Woodland Park Zoo Garage; Community Cause: Victim Support Team at the Seattle Police Department; Please Welcome Maia Harris to my Staff; and In Your Neighborhood
  • July - Issue No. 19
    Helping Rainier Beach, Miller Park and Downtown Tackle Crime; Reviewing the Needs of our Senior Centers; Asking Voters to Support Local Transportation Improvements; Making Emergency Assistance Available to Low-Income Utilities Customers; Community Cause In Your Neighborhood
  • April - Issue No. 18
    Investing Today for Tomorrow's Seniors; Creating a New Way to Improve Neighborhood Public Safety; Moving forward with a New Streetcar; Taller Buildings and More Housing Downtown; Community Cause; In Your Neighborhood; Announcements


  • December - Issue No. 17
    Making Investments to Help Seniors Live in their Homes with Dignity and Independence; Tackling Homelessness; Affordable Land Program; Taking Steps to Improve Health Care; 2006 Budget Highlights
  • September - Issue No. 16
    A Look at the 2006 City Budget; Improving Public Safety in Madison/Miller Park Neighborhood; Slowing Down Traffic on Beach Drive SW; Community Cause: King County Long-Term Care Ombudsman; In Your Neighborhood
  • August - Issue No. 15
    Helping Seniors & Low-Income Families in Emergencies with their Utility Bills; $8 Million Awarded to Create 171 New Housing Units for Homeless; Assisting Refugees & Immigrants; Working to stop Domestic Violence; Community Cause - Happy Birthday Senior Digest!; In Your Neighborhood
  • June - Issue No. 14
    New Parking Requirements to Encourage Housing Development; Revitalizing Broadway; Moving Forward with the South Lake Union Streetcar; In Your Neighborhood; Community Cause; Please Welcome Ann Corbitt
  • May - Issue No. 13
    You're Invited! Grand Opening of City Hall; Improving Public Safety
  • April - Issue No. 12
    Protecting Open Space in Seattle; Issues Facing Today's Immigrants and Refugees; Legislative Updates: Working to end Homelessness, Improving Pedestrian and Traffic Safety; In Your Neighborhood; Making a Difference in our Community
  • March - Issue No. 11
    Fighting to protect federal funding for working families and small businesses; Legislative Updates: New homeless service center at the Morrison Hotel, 2002 - 2009 Housing Levy: Delivering Results, Seattle action triggers statewide consumer protection legislation; In your neighborhood; Community causes
  • February - Issue No. 10
    A better use of taxpayer dollars for a new downtown homeless service center; Exploring new technology to reduce traffic accidents and improve public safety; Legislative Update: Preparing for the Alaskan Way Viaduct construction; In your neighborhood; Community causes


  • December - Issue No. 9
    Protecting Seattle residents from deceptive tax refund loans, Creating more affordable housing, Support for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered individuals, Summary of key Council action in 2004, A look ahead to 2005
  • November - Issue No. 8
    Helping Low-Income Families and At-Risk Youth, Protecting and Expanding Library Services, Maintaining Our Neighborhood Roads and Sidewalks, Keeping Our Parks and Recreation Facilities Open for Everyone, Raising Revenues to Fund Critical Services
  • October - Issue No. 7
    Budget Issues and Highlights: An Overview of the 2005 Budget, Saving the Library Bookmobiles, Stopping Elder Abuse, Spending Our Dollars Wisely
  • September - Issue No. 6
    2005 Budget: A Sustainable Budget Putting People First, Alaskan Way Viaduct: Update and Next Steps, Legislative Update: Regulating Deceptive Tax Refund Loans, Legislative Update: UW Lease Lid, Working in the Neighborhoods
  • August - Issue No. 5
    Legislation to Curb Deceptive Tax Loan Practices, Protecting the Outdoor Homeless Meals Program, A Balanced Approach to Lifting the University of Washington Lease Lid, A Few Words About the Monorail, Working in the Neighborhoods, Next Month in Point of View
  • July - Issue No. 4
    Moving forward on the Monorail, Crafting a responsible Families and Education Levy, Seattle will not tolerate hate crimes, Legislative Update: Multi-family Tax Exemption Program, Working in the Neighborhoods
  • June - Issue No. 3
    A balanced approach to the future of Sand Point/Magnuson Park, Improving the delivery of services for Seattle's homeless population, Legislative Update, Working in the neighborhoods
  • May - Issue No. 2
    Monorail Update, Protecting Seattle residents from extremely high cost loans, Designating Alcohol Impact Areas, Working in the Neighborhoods
  • April - Issue No. 1
    New Staff, Housing Committee Report, Budget Update, Same-Sex Marriage, Rx Drugs, Remembering Bataan, Community Visits Report, Community Schedule

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