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Thumbnail for - PubliCalendar: Planning for Growth, Asking the Mayor, and Ending Poverty
Mar 24, 2014
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Thumbnail for - City Hearing: Speakers Oppose Five-Story Building in Dense Neighborhoods
Jan 15, 2014
City Hall
At a city hearing about a potential rollback of building heights in low-rise zones, speakers decry densification.
Thumbnail for - Crying Fowl on "Transgendered Hens"
Jan 12, 2012
City Hall
If it walks like a rooster and crows like a rooster...
Thumbnail for - Landlord-Tenant Complaints Spiked in 2011
Jan 11, 2012
As the economy has continued to deteriorate, complaints related to rental housing have steadily increased.
Thumbnail for - Don't Cave to Pressure for Extra Height in Pioneer Square
Apr 19, 2011
Responding to the opinion piece we ran yesterday supporting taller buildings in Pioneer Square, Moon argues that he city council should stick with the height limits instead of caving to last-minute...
Thumbnail for - A Few Examples of Substandard Housing In Seattle
May 11, 2010
City Hall
As noted in today's PubliCalendar, the city council's Committee on the Built Environment will consider legislation tomorrow to create an inspection program for the city's rental housing. (I've...
Thumbnail for - Tenant Advocates Oppose City Crackdown on Bad Landlords
May 10, 2010
City Hall
An interesting showdown could be brewing between proponents of a stringent local rental-housing inspection proposal and supporters of a state law that passed earlier this year. During the past...
Thumbnail for - Extra Fizz: New Planning Director Announced
Feb 3, 2010
Department of Planning and Development director Diane Sugimura just confirmed, via press release, what PubliCola reported last week: Marshall Foster, previously head of waterfront planning for DPD,...
Thumbnail for - More Changes Under McGinn: Planning Director to Leave City
Jan 29, 2010
City Hall
UPDATE: Diane Sugimura, director of the city's Department of Planning and Development, confirms that planning director Ray Gastil is leaving the city. She says Gastil " sees that there's a new...
Thumbnail for - For Those Still Obsessing
Jan 5, 2010
Today's Pick: Actually reading conspiracy novelist Christopher Wunderlee's latest novel, Moore's Mythopoeia, might be a little taxing—it's about talking cat-thespians, a "hot blond bombshell of a...