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Friday, September 19, 2014 -- 9:44 am
COMMENTARY: Seattle market rebounds, foreclosure remains in the API community
Northwest Asian Weekly - ... Delridge), 98108 (South Park, Beacon Hill), 98126 (West Seattle, Highpoint), and 98144 (Beacon Hill, Central District). Nearly 50 percent of the underwater and seriously delinquent homes in recent years have been located in these five zip codes, ... Read more...
Friday, September 19, 2014 -- 2:00 am
Squatter Stores Stolen Stuff in Someone Else's South-End Home
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Seattle Police say they have arrested a man who was living in a Mt. Baker home … Read more...
Friday, September 19, 2014 -- 1:00 am
South-End Scenes: Seward Park Fisherman
Rainier Valley Post - "Seward Park Fisherman" is the latest in a series of photographs from Diana Vergis Vinh celebrating one of Seattle's … Read more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 10:54 am
Seattle diversity - Cities and neighborhoods you should experience
Northwest Asian Weekly - ... is respected, equally valued, equally needed, and equally cherished." Rainier Valley is located south of Central District in Seattle, is 26.9 percent white, 34.1 percent Asian, 26 percent black, 6.5 percent multiracial, and 6 percent of other race, ... Read more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 9:52 am
The Mayor of Miller Park walks against brain cancer
Capitol Hill Blog - ... role of a community organizer in the area. The small section of residential blocks sandwiched between the Central District and Capitol Hill was in "distress" as Taylor put it back in the 80's, prone to drug related violence and crime. "That general ... Read more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 2:00 am
Open Thread: What's on Your Mind, Neighbors?
Rainier Valley Post - Most anything is open for discussion, please just keep it clean and civil and remember the established RVP rules … Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 8:02 pm
In Other SE Seattle News: Road Diet, New Food, Council Race, Etc.
Rainier Valley Post - Whether it's food, business, politics, transportation or development, we're not the only ones talking about the south-end. See the … Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 1:43 pm
Correction: Tonight's SDOT Traffic Safety Meeting is at the Cultural Center
Columbia City Blog - Contrary to the first invites that went out for this event (and the subsequent info that was posted here on Columbia City Source), the  SDOT's website indicates that tonight's meeting will be taking place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center (3515 S. Alaska St) and not as originally indicated by those invites at the Community Center. A quick […] Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 7:29 am
Reminder: SDOT Traffic Safety Meeting Tonight
Columbia City Blog - UPDATE: SDOT's website indicates that the meeting will be taking place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center ( 3515 S. Alaska St) and not as originally indicated by the first invites at the Community Center. A quick call to the cultural center confirmed that the event is happening there tonight at 6:30. As you can see […] Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 7:22 am
Violent Home Invasion/Robbery
Columbia City Blog - Q13's James Lynch reported on a violent home invasion and robbery that happened in Columbia City on Monday night. Watch the news coverage here: It was a violent and brutal home invasion robbery in Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood. There were four to six intruders -- two of them armed with handguns equipped with red lasers. No […] Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 12:10 am
WED: Neighbors Plan Safety Walks to Combat Street Crime
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — A group of Columbia City neighbors concerned about an increase in south-end street crime are taking … Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 12:05 am
AD: Lakewood View Home a Real Sanctuary
Rainier Valley Post - From local realtor Serena Heslop: Current listing: 4703 48th Ave. S. A real sanctuary, this warm and inviting mid-century … Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 7:57 pm
Rumor: New Seafood Restaurant Coming to Columbia City?
Columbia City Blog - The details are very scarce, and it's probably too early to count on it (let alone post something like this), but there is a rumor on the rise that the new, long-empty building at the former Angie's location has been leased to a new seafood restaurant. The signage for the upstairs rental does appear to […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 7:44 pm
The Urbanist on the Need for a Rainier Road Diet
Columbia City Blog - The Urbanist's Will Green has a new piece on the need for a Rainier Ave. road diet. His piece looks at both the data from this past year as well the historical push for such a plan. Read the whole thing here (and don't forget about tomorrow's SDOT Traffic Safety Meeting): It's been a bad […] Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 4:00 pm
Family Victimized, Man Pistol-Whipped in Armed Home Invasion Robbery
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — Seattle Police say a 50-year old man was pistol-whipped by armed gunmen in a home invasion … Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 9:50 pm
Seattle Transit Blog on Developer's Want for More Parking
Columbia City Blog - The Seattle Transit Blog's KJ Hiramoto has a new piece on the new development going in at the former Zion Prep site and the developer's want for more parking: After completing most of the necessary steps with the City of Seattle, construction for a new apartment building in Columbia City is set to begin sometime in December. "We're […] Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 5:33 pm
Full speed ahead for high-speed Internet in Seattle
Seattle Times - ... that have complained the most about poky speeds offered by cable-TV providers - Beacon Hill and the Central District - as well as Ballard and West Seattle. The new rules address graffiti and other maintenance concerns for the boxes. As efforts to ... Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 4:00 pm
WED: Community Meeting to Discuss Rainier Ave. Speedway
Rainier Valley Post - SOUTHEAST SEATTLE — On Wednesday, two weeks after an SUV plowed into a Columbia City salon, the Seattle Department … Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 3:33 pm
Wounded teen shows up at hospital as police investigate Central District gunfire incidents
Capitol Hill Blog - Police found more than 30 shell casings in the street near 21st and E Fir after reports of gunfire in the Central District rolled into 911 late Sunday night. As police investigated, a 16-year-old suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound arrived at Harborview. Read more...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 -- 2:00 am
Got Something to Say? Say It at Your RVP
Rainier Valley Post - The Rainier Valley Post is Southeast Seattle's only independent, award-winning daily source for news, information, discussion and community building. … Read more...

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