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Table of Contents
April 1, 2004, Vol. 11, No. 8
- Guest Editorial from God
- Council Newbies’ first 100 days
- Living clean at Traugott Terrace
- North American Foolsbriefs
Note: The issue jumps from page 6 to 11, Mockingbird Times was inserted between.
Table of Contents:
Joan Jett: Justice for Mia Zapata but the fight goes on. Interview by Jess Grant, Pages 1, 11
| Justice for Mia Zapata but the fight goes on
- Picture: Joan Jett
- Photo courtesy Blackheart Records
- Picture: The late Mia Zapata
- Photo by Lucy Hanna
Mailbag, Page 2
| Shawn “Raiko” Maxwell and a helping hand for the grocery workers
- Getting away with murder? Dan DiLeva | Seattle Affiliate October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality
- RC: Disappointing. Tristan Heberlein | Seattle
- Shopper Support: Monica Hill | Seattle
Opinion: Plenty to Go Around. Social Security: don’t believe the hype. By Marilyn Watkins, Page 3
| They’re out to screw us again
News You Can Use! Close to Home, Page 4
| cutting services, impounding cars, chit-chatting over lunch, pretty gowns
- City budget: a lose-lose by Adam Holdorf
- Operation Impound: still around by Adam Holdorf
- Ending homelessness: let’s do lunch by Rachel Myers
- Picture: Nadia was one of dozens of fashion models from area high schools who sported new and vintage from dresses at the first-ever “Gowns and Giving” fashion show and dress sale held on Sunday, March 28. The event raised money for YouthCare, the Seattle agency for homeless youth.
The First 100 Days. City Council’s newest members get settled in. By R.V. Murphy, Page 5 [RE: Jean Godden, Tom Rasmussen and David Della]
| Della’s had it up to HERE!
North American Newsbriefs from www.streetnewsservice.org. Page 5.
No-lie newsbriefs by Patty Lane; April Foolsbriefs by Alfred E. Rumsfeld. Can you guess which of the above news items are only fooling? For the answer, turn to page 15.
Poetry, Page 6
- Angel by Christina Mehl
- Checking Out by Michael James Beck
Adventures in Poetry: Backing the noncandidates with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 6
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 11
Feature: Let There Be LIGHT. By Kevin McCullough, Pages 12, 13
- Building manager Jacqueline Murphy shows off one of the unit’s floor-to-ceiling windows, designed to illuminate the building naturally.
- Picture: Traugott Terrace’s temporary residents share a communal kitchen installed with energy-efficient lighting and appliances. While they might cost more to install, such fixtures save thousands in operating costs over the life of the building.
- Photos by Reiko Isobe.
Easy on the Earth: Traugott Terrace leads the way in eco-friendly design. Page 13
- Picture: Traugott Terrace
Guest Editorial: Come ON, People! By God, Page 14
Calendar, compiled by Sandra Enger, Page 15
Citizens Participation Project. Act Now!, Page 16
Preserve federal funding for low-income house
- Issue: Last month, George Bush & Co. proposed a 2005 budget that makes huge cuts to the federal Section 8 low-income housing program. Bush’s proposal assists fewer people, and charges higher rents. As many of a million families would lose their housing assistance next year.
Mockingbird Times, April 2004, Volume IV, Issue 4, 4 Pages