Note: Updated October 22, 2013. We originally said Mayor Castro is the youngest mayor ever to be elected in a top 50 American city; this is not true. He is currently the youngest mayor in a top 50 American city. We regret the error, and thanks to Greg Nickels for pointing out our mistake.
Mayor Julián Castro visits Seattle
The mayor of San Antonio, 39-year-old Julián Castro, has just started his third term as the youngest mayor in a top 50 American city.
He will visit Seattle this Wednesday to help green think tank Sightline celebrate their 20th anniversary by relaying some of the urban sustainability successes in San Antonio.
Sightline's 20th Anniversary Speaker Series: Mayor Julián Castro, Wed, October 23, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, $5.
If you have questions or suggestions for King County's 2014 budget, make sure to attend Tuesday's council budget committee meeting.
The meeting will be available for viewing the day after online and on King County TV.
Council Budget Committee Meeting, Tues, October 22, 6:30pm, King County Courthouse (County Council Chambers, 10th Flr), 516 Third Ave, Seattle, free.
Luna Girls on Alki
A new statue of three young ladies dressed in 1920s swim attire will soon be a permanent installment on Alki Beach.
Come to the public meeting tonight for the privately funded project to discuss the proposed location: by Salty's on Alki.
Luna Girls on Alki, Mon, October 21, 6pm, Marination Ma Kai, 1660 Harbor SW, free.
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