Afternoon Jolt

District Councils Meet in West Seattle to Denounce Mayor's Decision

District Council members say mayor's decision end relationship with neighborhood groups is unfair.

07/21/2016 By Spencer Ricks

Morning Fizz

Plastic Bag Ban Noncompliance, District Councils Not Working

A radical change at the department of neighborhoods, disappointing stats on the plastic bag ban, and big business all in on ST3.

07/13/2016 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Extra Fizz: City Department of Neighborhoods Responds to Discrimination Charges

The city Department of Neighborhoods gives its side of an ugly personnel dispute.

06/16/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

White Woman Whose City Pay Was Frozen Responds to Discrimination Claims

Karen Selander, whose reassignment to the Department of Neighborhoods at a higher pay rate than her new coworkers has become an issue in the reappointment of DON director Bernie Matsuno, speaks.

06/12/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Neighborhood Department Director's Reappointment Put "On Hold"

In the wake of discrimination allegations, city neighborhoods department director Bernie Matsuno's reappointment is indefinitely "on hold."

06/10/2014 By Erica C. Barnett