Central District http://kplu.org en A Leading Question: Bruce Harrell and Lessons from Family Politics http://kplu.org/post/leading-question-bruce-harrell-and-lessons-family-politics <p><em>Editor's note: KPLU has asked all nine candidates in the Seattle mayoral race to tell us about a time when his or her leadership skills were put to the test. One candidate's answer follows.</em></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Bruce Harrell put his campaign headquarters all of three blocks from the house he grew up in, in the Central District. Striding down </span>23rd<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> Avenue, it's clear his history here is thick. Over and over he gestures toward a house. That's Mr. Buchanan's house, he says, and Mr. Carter's, Mrs. Young's. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 9428 at http://kplu.org A Leading Question: Bruce Harrell and Lessons from Family Politics Crisis center for mentally unstable opposed by neighbors http://kplu.org/post/crisis-center-mentally-unstable-opposed-neighbors <p>A diversion program intended to keep drug abusers and troubled mentally ill people out of hospitals and jails has run into opposition.&nbsp; Neighbors of a proposed new facility in Seattle don’t want it.&nbsp; They say the "Jackson Park" area between Rainier Valley and the Central District already has enough challenges and has become a dumping ground.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:34:54 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 569 at http://kplu.org After dog electrocuted, Seattle finds three faulty streetlights http://kplu.org/post/after-dog-electrocuted-seattle-finds-three-faulty-streetlights <p>Seattle City Light inspectors have discovered potentially dangerous voltage present in three streetlights, a situation under scrutiny since a <a href="http://kplu.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/dog-electrocuted-seattle-sidewalk">dog was electrocuted Thanksgiving Day </a>on Queen Anne. "Sammy" was on a walk with his owner when he stepped on a metal plate cover at the base of a streetlight on Queen Anne Avenue.&nbsp;</p><p>The lights have been shut off to the three lights until repairs can be made.</p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 21:44:30 +0000 KPLU News Staff 373 at http://kplu.org After dog electrocuted, Seattle finds three faulty streetlights