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Table of Contents
July 13, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 27
Note: Issue says Vol. 12, No. 28 in error
- Sea Sick. What’s wrong with SeaFair? Well for starters…there’s. Page 2
- Story Telling. Who’s got the facts straight: the cop or the assailant? Page 3
- Minor Defense. What resources can young workers find in the city? None. Page 4
- DIY or Die. When you can make it all yourself, who needs the Man? Page 5
- Road Kill. Urban planning duo wonder: Why not dump Alaskan Way Tunnel plan altogether? Page 6
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Military Transfers. VA finds women vets coming off the streets need case management, affordable housing by Breeana Laughlin, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Navy veteran Kimberly Lane found a place to live with the help of a VA program for women veterans – a program that, like the VA as a whole, is falling short of funding.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller.
Comcast Bombast by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
Empire on Parade. Seafair’s martial display costs us civil liberties, community services by Glen Milner, Page 2
Change Agent: Rebecca Saldaña, Page 3
- Picture: Rebecca Saldaña, speaking out to help Central American workers find their voice.
- Photo by Luke McGuff
Getting the Story Straight. Police investigators may reopen 2003 investigation of officer conduct by Adam Hyla, Page 3
Just Heard…Page 3
- Soul food for thought. [McDonald’s sponsors Soul Fest 2005] by Rosette Royale
- Market seating: not at night by Cydney Gillis
- Bio-talk by Adam Hyla
Child Protection Order. Sex Industry Snares More Minors, says City by Jessica Knapp, Page 4
Short Takes by Kimburly Ervin, Page 4
- One R down, two to go [ 826 Seattle]
- Bellevue: Tense on Tent City
- Carlos Holguin, dead at 48 [murdered under bridge on July 2, 2005]
Picture: Truckers Walk
Union employee of Ric’s transfer are going on their ninth week on the picket lines outside the South Seattle Trucking company’s offices. The 11 union members were faced with a contract offer from employers that would phase out family health care benefits and lower wages. Word about the strike is spreading via the picket’s “flying squads,” which follow scabs’ trucks to give Ric’s customers information flyers.
Self-Made Renegades. DIY Academy teaches you how to make it yourself by Rosette Royale, Pages 5, 9
- Picture: Davey Oil, making whoopee in spite of The Man and spreading the joy of DIY.
- Photo by Luke McGuff
Highway Killers. Insurgent urban planners Grant Cogswell and Cary Moon ask: Who needs the state’s multibillion-dollar Alaskan Way tunnel? Interview by Jessica Knapp, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Grant Cogswell and Cary Moon
- Photo by Mark Sullo
- Picture: The People’s Waterfront Coalition suggests another vision of Seattle’s Waterfront.
- Image courtesy of peopleswaterfront.org
Don’t Worry, Be Happy. Film: Happy Endings. Written and directed by Don Roos. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
- Picture: With Friends Like These…Lisa Kudrow plays a mom in Happy Endings
The Missing Link. Book Review: Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes, Ph.D. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
Adventures in Irony. Food Fight!!!! By Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Disclaimer: no actual apples were thrown during the writing of this column
Poem: Mama by Cynthia Ozimek, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letter to the Editor, Page 10
- Homestead Fact. By Quinnie Tan. Outreach and Homebuyer Coordinator, Homestead Community Land Trust | Seattle
Correction, Page 10
Jeff Natter, the departing head of the Committee to End Homelessness, currently works for King County’s Department of Community and Human Services. He will leave July 22, 2005 to go back to work for Public Health of Seattle-King County as the new director of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program. His current employer was stated incorrectly in the July 6, 2005 issue (“Ending Homelessness headless”).
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
Let’s Remember the Forgotten
- Issue: Help create a garden of remembrance as a public memorial for homeless people who have died.
Calendar, Page 11
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.