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November 20, 2013 at 7:55 AM

Advocates to end homelessness march in downtown Seattle today

Advocates for the homeless march along Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle this morning on their way to city hall. We assume CEHKC stands for the Committee to End Homelessness in King County whose meeting the marchers plan to attend this morning.(Photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) Several dozen homeless advocates hit the streets…


Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: homelessness, Seattle City Hall, Seattle Police

August 2, 2013 at 2:05 PM

Taxi cab operators protest at Seattle City Hall

UPDATE: 2:15 p.m. | The cab drivers started clearing out about 2 p.m. Dozens of taxis blocked off Fourth Avenue in front of Seattle City Hall this afternoon to let the city of Seattle know the drivers want ride-share operators to be regulated. Yellow Cab driver Salah Mohamed said he and other drivers created the loud downtown…


Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: protest, Seattle City Hall, taxis

January 24, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Seattle City Hall open house moved to April 6

An open house at Seattle City Hall originally planned for Saturday has been rescheduled for April 6. The Saturday date conflicted with a gun buyback program announced earlier this month by Mayor Mike McGinn that will be held just two blocks from City Hall under Interstate 5 between Cherry and James Streets. The City Hall Open House…


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December 9, 2012 at 7:50 AM

Ceremonies in Seattle, Olympia kick off day of same-sex weddings

Mary Davidson, 27, left, and Monica Rozgay, 29, smile after saying ‘I do’ at their midnight wedding at The Seattle Yacht Club early Sunday December 9, 2012. Rozgay and Davidson, of Seattle, were one of the first couples to wed following the passage of Referendum 74, which approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the…


Comments | More in Government | Topics: Mary Yu, Referendum 74, same-sex marriage

January 28, 2012 at 10:25 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: A messier Mercer Street … Talk to the mayor … Shooting overnight

Weather:  Today,  mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. Temperatures down around freezing tonight and  little warmer Sunday, with a high around 47.  The details. Traffic:  In Seattle, as we have been saying this week, the Mercer Mess is going to get messier.  I-5 on-ramps at Mercer are closed until about 7 p.m. Sunday. Also, Fairview Avenue North is…


Comments | Topics: Mayor Mike McGinn, mercer mess, Mercer Street