PubliCalendar: We Do Talk To Police

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/25/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Extra Friday Fizz: Speaking of City Council Appointments

Extra Friday Fizz featuring city council appointments, Metro transit funding, and public campaign financing.

06/13/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Thursday Fizz: Substantially Intact

Thursday Fizz featuring city hall staffing decisions, minimum wage decisions, and oil train demands.

05/29/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Is There a Metric for That?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring questions for SPD chief nominee O'Toole.

05/20/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Mayor Murray's Police Nominee Will Be City's First Female SPD Chief

He picked the chick! Mayor Ed Murray chooses former Boston Police Commissioner Kathleen O'Toole as his nominee for police chief.

05/19/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Oblivious Tweets

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the clueless mainstream media on twitter.

05/19/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: marginalized, misled, and abandoned.

05/16/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: Understandably Upset

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring last night's public safety meeting in the South End.

05/08/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Committee Announces Three Police Chief Finalists

The co-chairs of the city's police chief selection committee announce three finalists for the position, with a final announcement expected in mid-May.

05/02/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Two More SPD Chief Applicants?

Caffeinated News & Gossip: File this one under gossip, but we've heard two more names in the SPD chief search.

04/25/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Podlodowski "On Leave"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring shakeup at the mayor's office?, campaign finance reform on the ballot, and a school downtown.

04/04/2014 By Morning Fizz

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That: The Eastside and the Seattle Police

Some weird things we noticed about transit opposition on the Eastside and the former interim police chief's retirement announcement.

03/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

CIty Hall

Council Member Nick Licata: Open Up Cop Discipline Process

Council member Nick Licata has some ideas for opening up the "Twilight Zone" that is SPD's misconduct appeals and grievance process.

03/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

After Controversial Overturned Misconduct Findings, Council Briefed on "Convoluted" SPD Complaint Process

After a series of controversial overturned SPD misconduct findings, council gets briefed on "convoluted" complaint process.

02/26/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Simultaneous Fiasco

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: devastating cuts, powerful unions, incompetence, and cautious optimism.

02/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Consistent with his Ongoing Effort

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring important vacancies, performance art science, and letters to lobbyists.

01/30/2014 By Morning Fizz


Last Night: When Bus Riders Attack

A disgruntled bus rider attacks four women, including the writer, on a stretch of Third Avenue known for crime.

01/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson


PubliCalendar: SPD Chief Search and Transportation Coalition Q&A

Today's picks for civic nerds.

01/13/2014 By Genie Leslie

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: Three from City Hall

Extra Fizz featuring the search for a new police chief and the search for a new minimum wage.

01/09/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Murray Announces SPD Shakeups

Mayor Ed Murray announces a new interim police chief, and a new search process for a permanent chief.

01/08/2014 By Erica C. Barnett