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Morning Fizz

Friday Likes & Dislikes: HALA Edition

Progressive groups send letter to council supporting mayor’s affordable housing HALA recommendations.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/21/2015
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Morning Fizz

An Indie Rocker for City Council?

Caffeinated news featuring local rocker considering council run, Sawant may try to delay encampment vote, and a supposedly pro-choice Republican

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/12/2015
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One Question

One Question for the Mayor: Did He Send Godden to Shut Down Sawant Amendment?

Murray's awkward alliance with Jean Godden

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/04/2015
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Morning Fizz

Homeless Protest "Redlining" Legislation

Caffeinated News featuring new homeless encampments, Inslee proposal MIA, and an upcoming candidate forum.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/04/2015
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Catholic Church on Tent City: Privacy Concerns Were Valid

As residents of Tent City seek emergency shelter after a split over sex-offender background checks, the local Catholic archdiocese says they're sympathetic to concerns that the checks violated residents' privacy.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/21/2012
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Afternoon Jolt

Early Jolt: Tent City Divorces SHARE

Tent City 4, which houses homeless Seattle-area residents, has announced a break from the homeless advocacy group SHARE over SHARE's objection to sex-offender checks.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 11/15/2012
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City Hall

Effort to Limit City's Support for Tent Cities to Churches Fails

A proposed amendment that would say the city supports tent cities only at religious institutions fails to pass. Image via seattle.gov.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/28/2012

City Hall

Council Makes it Easier for Churches to Host Tent Cities

The city council passes legislation making it easier for religious institutions to host temporary homeless encampments on their property.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/03/2011

Morning Fizz

He Floated the Idea on Twitter Yesterday

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip starring: Michael Baumgartner, Tent City, Tim Eyman, Kemper Freeman, and plastic bags.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 09/28/2011
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Mayor, Council Want to Keep Homeless Shelter in Lake City

City officials propose keeping a homeless shelter in Lake City and allowing more tent cities at churches around the city.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/12/2011
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Council Suggests Alternatives to Sunny Jim Homeless Encampment

A skeptical city council suggests alternatives to the mayor's proposal to locate a tent city on industrial land in Georgetown.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/18/2011
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City Hall

SHARE's Latest Temper Tantrum

SHARE, the homeless-advocacy and shelter group, continues to demand that the city give it extra funding, no strings attached, for bus fare to and from its shelters. The latest temper tantrum: Threatening to close most of their shelters.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/04/2010
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