Friday, October 31, 2014 11:09 AM
Halloween is a fun time for adults and children alike, but it can be a traumatic and even dangerous time for your pets. 
  • Halloween is a fun time for adults and children alike, but it can be a traumatic and even dangerous time for your pets.  
  • With more than an inch of rainfall forecast for Seattle over the next couple of days, the city is expected to cross the official U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) landslide thresholdfor the first time this year.  
  • The Seattle Department of Transportation is expanding work hours on Fifth Avenue North between Republican and Harrison streets. 
  • Land use project applications, decision and upcoming design review meetings for development in Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant will host a People’s Budget Town Hall tonight (Thursday, Oct. 30). 
  • If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session, offered next on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Seattle Parks and Recreation is taking input on the Magnolia Manor Park Improvements Opportunity Fund project on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Magnolia Community Center (2550 34th Ave. W.). 
  • SCDS parents question safety of 7-way intersection
    At a community meeting on Oct. 21, Seattle Country Day School (SCDS) parents and concerned residents gathered to discuss the nearby seven-way intersection that they feel is confusing and a potential disaster waiting to happen. 
  • An updated list of crimes from Queen Anne and Magnolia. Read the Police Blotter to find out what's happening in your neighborhood.  
  • Seattle Pacific University (SPU) invites the public to join a community conversation about race relations in America today in light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo. 
  • Oli got scared during the storm last night (Saturday, Oct. 25) and ran away from his Queen Anne home. He was last seen near the Queen Anne Library (400 W. Garfield St.) on at 11:10 p.m.  
  • Beginning tonight (Friday, Oct. 24) at 11:59 p.m. and continuing through Monday, Oct. 27 at 5 a.m., the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will restrict lanes on Mercer Street and Fifth Avenue North as crews pave a portion of the roadway.  
  • Land use updates for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • The Seattle Public Library has once again partnered with CityClub to serve as official fact-checkers for the online 2014 Living Voters Guide(wash.livingvotersguide.org). 
  • Between Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. and continuing through Thursday, Oct. 23, at 5 a.m. both directions of Mercer Street will reduce to a single lane between Fifth and Dexter avenues North, and Taylor Avenue North will fully close at Mercer Street as crews perform saw-cutting work.  
  • Burglary suspect has QA merchants anxious about return
    A well-known criminal, recognized for his oversized or “puffy” hands, has been spotted in Queen Anne recently, causing local merchants to warn each other of his presence. 
  • Fueling the debate
    Gov. Jay Inslee is calling on the federal government and rail companies to improve the safety of trains transporting a volatile crude oil through Washington state after a preliminary state report showed the need for more funding and transparency. 
  • Party-goers at a Queen Anne apartment building were threatened with a shotgun after someone stole their wine. That report and more in this week's Police Blotter.  
  • More than 70 patient-care organizations will be on hand for Remote Area Medical (RAM), a free health-care clinic for people in need, taking place at KeyArena from Thursday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 26. 
  • Voters with disabilities have a new resource to support voting in the upcoming election, thanks to an outreach event at the Central Library (1000 Fourth Ave.). 
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