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Today on Music + Ideas, KBCS News Director Sonya Green referees a discussion between candidates in the August. 6th primary election for Seattle City Council, Position 8: Albert Shen Mike O’Brien David Ishii Listen and download the in
The Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) rolled out earlier this month. Since then, a lot buzzes around Seattle’s proposed zoning changes, tenant's rights and interests and access to home ownership. This week's series looks at so
You’ve heard the term fair trade. It applies to everything from clothing to coffee to chocolate. And to music. Recently in Seattle, local musicians struck a fair trade agreement with some participating music venues and the city to create a set o
You may know Bruce Lee as a martial artist legend and action movie hero. The city of Seattle is where much of his story begins. Bruce Lee spent his youth in Hong Kong and moved to Seattle at the age of eighteen. Ruby Chow, a family friend, and fut
Voters in Seattle are considering two propositions on early learning programs and providers. Proposition 1A establishes a $15 minimum wage for childcare workers, seeks to reduce childcare costs, prohibits violent felons from providing professional
KBCS reporter, David Griffith has been following the controversy surrounding proposed surveillance cameras in several Seattle neighborhoods. In March, the Seattle City Council passed a bill concerning public surveillance equipment and confirmed appo
By John Stang. Jean Godden used to be one off six columnists for the now-closed Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper. The other five were men. Then, Godden, who is now a Seattle City Council member, found out she was the lowest paid of the six.
In King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties the last day to register to vote is October 28th. The 2013 general election is Tuesday, November 5th. You can vote: By mail. Ballots require first class postage and must be postmarked by November 5th.
By John Stang Senate Democrats and supporters made a symbolic push Thursday to get a state voting rights act to the Washington Senate floor. The legislation appears doomed for 2015. Technically, though, two similar bills are in play, one spo
By John Stang As the debates increase over transporting oil by rail, Sen. Mike Baumgartner wants the state to study a potential east-west oil pipeline. Baumgartner, R-Spokane, introduced a bill Wednesday to spend $250,000 on a study by the Wash
By John Stang An organization of American Muslims said Thursday that Rep. Larry Haler, R-Richland, should apologize publicly for saying it is a subsidiary of violent Middle East groups. In reply, Haler issued a press release saying he has apolo
By John Stang Should the public know when oil trains come through and what type of oil they are carrying? That question was debated Tuesday at a Washington House Environment Committee hearing on an oil train safety bill introduced by Rep. Jes