day : 10/05/2007 6 results

Local kids go green

Nice P-I writeup on local students’ Pelly Place Ravine cleanup today.

WS Gas Price Watch: “Highest high” holding

May 10, 2007 2:27 pm
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 |   Gas prices

No update for a few days because not much has changed. Lowest posted price  we’ve seen in WS is now $3.31 at the Arco on Delridge near Home Depot. Highest posted price (for regular) remains $3.49 @ 35th/Holden Chevron, which hasn’t gone up since one week ago.

The map’s up

As promised, Megawatt has just posted the map and guide to all 130-plus locations planning yard/garage/whatever sales this Saturday during its 3rd Annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day. The guide splits the list into “quadrants” — check it out to see who’ll be selling what near you!

Backhoe vs. bricks, caught on camera

May 10, 2007 10:18 am
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 |   Development

Thanks to Jerry from JetCityOrange for sending this video clip of the Cali/Seattle SW corner demolition, before it got to the rubble phase we photographed the other day.

Paying tribute to Charlie

May 10, 2007 7:20 am
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 |   West Seattle people

charliebw.jpgTwo weeks after we lost another true WS original, it’s time for the final tributes. Visitation for former city councilmember Charlie Chong is 4-7 pm tonight and 4-6 pm tomorrow night at Howden-Kennedy; vigil service is 7 pm tomorrow and funeral Mass at noon Saturday, both at Holy Rosary. According to, everybody’s welcome; the site also has information on where to make donations in Charlie’s memory.

Get your bag together

May 10, 2007 12:40 am
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 |   WS miscellaneous

When you stop at the store today or tomorrow, buy extra “non-perishables” for the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday. It’s a mega-simple way to help others — put together a bag of canned/boxed/bagged food items, and leave it by your mailbox (door, if you have a mailslot) Saturday for pick up. Look how well WS did last year!