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Seattle Kowtows to Suburbs, Moves Forward with Flawed Regional Homelessness Authority

by Nathalie Graham The suburbs sure have a lot of opinions!!! SEASTOCK/GETTY IMAGESWell, it looks like the Seattle City Council...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Slapstick "Banana" by Sonic Comedian Blarf

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Slapstick Rhythmic Madness of "Banana" by Sonic Comedian Blarf by Dave Segal Against...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

39 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: Dec 12–15, 2019

It's a Wonderful Life, Celebration, The Beacon's War on Christmas, and Other Critics' Picks by Suzette Smith Seattle's movie theaters...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

Video: Downtown Historic District Delayed, Baby Bonds and a Botched Ambulance Response

This week, the Athens Politics Nerd looks into why the Athens-Clarke County Commission delayed a vote on a historic district...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-12-2019  |  In the Loop

We Need Higher Tolls on the Tunnel

We need to increase tolls if we want to fight climate change. by Lester Black This tunnel destroys the environment...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

Reminder: In-N-Out Burger (Opening Today in Keizer) Donates Money to the GOP

by Wm. Steven Humphrey SweetBabeeJay | iStock Editorial | Getty Images PlusMuch to the excitement of many Portlander, California burger...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Best Movie Releases and Film Festivals in Seattle: Winter 2019/2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff The saga comes to a highly anticipated climax in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Lucasfilm/Lucasfilm...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

The Next City Council Weighs in on Rent Control in Seattle

A majority of the council wants to lift the statewide ban. by Rich Smith Not the first time Sawant has...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

It's Day 12 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Fareless Future, Foster System Problems, and The Power of Art

by Blair Stenvick Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Orca Calves Need Their Grandmas, It's UK Election Day, Krispy Kreme Repents for Nazi Ties

by Nathalie Graham Five million dollars to Holocaust survivors will patch this right up. Joe Raedle/GettyOrca babies love their grandmas:...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2019  |  Slog

Slog PM: Here Comes the Space Force, Weinstein and Accusers Reach a Settlement, Unstreamable Will Be on NPR

by Chase Burns Insurance companies will likely pick up the bill for Weinstein's settlement. ALEXANDER KOERNER/GETTY The United Kingdom is...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

The Top Nine Things to See at Capitol Hill Art Walk Tonight

by Stranger EverOut Staff The Totally Legit collective creates bio-technical fancies in 'Scapes.Every second Thursday, rain or shine, the streets...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Buy Your Tickets to These 35 Newly Announced Seattle Events Before They Sell Out

by Stranger EverOut Staff Perennial billboard-charters Maroon 5 will roll through Auburn this summer. Artist photoWe all know that many...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

63 Places to See (And Drink With) Santa Claus in Seattle in 2019

From Breweries to Conservatories to Performance Venues by Stranger EverOut Staff Santa used to stick to shopping malls and parades,...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

It's So Dreary Outside, Which Is a Reminder That "Life Is Sh*t"

Sticker Patrol: Blood and Urine, Narwhal, DTFM by Jasmyne Keimig "Life Is Shit"And then you die. Jasmyne Keimig "Life Is...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

My own

by Anonymous Is it only me? I really like the smell of my own shit, farts and piss. I don’t...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Milky Chance!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, January 26, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to STG presents Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Three lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Savage Love: Her Partner Changed His Mind About Spending Christmas With Her Awful Family

by Dan Savage My partner and I have been together for five months. Before this romance, we had a deep...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bruce Harrell Discusses His Proudest Moments, Amazon’s Electioneering, and a New Council Without a Single Black Person

Bruce Harrell sits down with The Stranger after 12 years on the Seattle City Council. by Lester Black Bruce Harrell...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Fareless Trimet

by Anonymous If you're on I, Anonymous then you likely entered the same url as I did to visit the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, January 26, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Northwest HIV/AIDS Organization Calls on Facebook to Remove Misleading Ads

by Blair Stenvick HIV-prevention drug PrEP YAKUBOVALIM / GETTY IMAGES National and local HIV/AIDS organizations say a series of advertisements...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Artful Vocal Exhibitionism of "Push Thru" by Seattle Experimentalist Crystal Beth

Track of the day is the mad vocal exhibitionism of "Push Thru" by Seattle experimental clarinetist Crystal Beth, who performs...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Impeach Barr

by The Stranger The Attorney General should not act as the President's personal lawyer. CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGESSubscribe to...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

License to Cheat Denied!

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I'm a 33-year-old man, married eight years and mostly happy. My...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Tres Gringos Says ‘Adios’

Would you look at that! In between all the margarita pitchers, bottles of Corona and shots of Patron, we somehow...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

‘Waitress’ at Center for the Performing Arts San Jose

Singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles is the musical talent behind this winning theatrical production that is still running both on...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Heavy Stench at Grace Preschool

When the Cactus Club closed its doors in 2002, the youth of San Jose lost a vital access point to...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Laundry & Kit Fisto at 3F Gallery

As one of the few venues in town promoting young, up-and-coming bands on the DIY scene, 3F Gallery deserves a...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

TriMet Board Members Say They're Considering a Fareless System

by Blair Stenvick trimet Two TriMet board members said that the transit agency is beginning to study the possibility of...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

‘Carols in the California’ at California Theatre

For many people this time of year, coming together with neighbors and singing sacred music in a beautiful place is...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Tame Impala!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, January 26, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Valentino Khan at San Jose Civic

After years of spinning up remixes and nabbing choice production credits—remember Major Lazer’s ridonkulous 2013 banger, “Bubble Butt?”—Los Angeles DJ...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Winchester Mystery House Flashlight Tour

The Winchester Mystery House is weird enough with the lights on. Imagine taking the grand tour of the Bay Area’s...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Andy Woodhull at Rooster T. Feathers

Andy Woodhull is proud to be a stepfather. He is also proud of just how lazy his stepdaughters are. “I...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

‘Cirque Dreams Holidaze’ at San Jose Civic

Broadway director Neil Goldberg has assembled a dazzling cast of acrobatic performers, singers and dancers for this theatrical spin on...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Paul Volcker, a Man You've Likely Never Heard Of, but Who Made the World We Live In, Is Dead

by Charles Mudede The man responsible for the Volcker Shock has died. Mario Tama/Getty ImagesHistory has two components. One, the...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

December Food & Drink Specials to Try Now

Yule logs, macarons on cakes, and more December food & drink specials. by Stranger EverOut Staff It's December, and a...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

The Best Festivals in Seattle: Winter 2019/2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Need a break from Seattle in January? Head to Leavenworth for the Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival.Below,...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2019  |  Slog

Johnny Mathis at San Jose Civic

Pop stars and genres of popular music come and go. But a select few performers manage to endure floating above...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-11-2019  |  Activate

Employers Skim $26.2 Million Per Week from Lower-Income Workers Paychecks

Ruth Milkman should have moved this statistic from the 53rd page of her study to the front, where it might have been read by local media: Every week, employers in Los Angeles County pilfer $26.2 million from the paychecks of the poorest 17 percent of workers.
L.A. Weekly  |  Max Taves  |  02-19-2010  |  Business & Labor

Paperless Trail: Suing the City to Obtain 'Public' Records

When Folio Weekly began asking for financial records related to the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium renovations and 2005 Super Bowl expenditures, city officials claimed no such records existed. In fact, they ultimately turned over 25 boxes worth of information. All it took was three years, and $9,000 in attorneys fees.
Folio Weekly  |  Marvin Edwards  |  10-07-2008  |  Policy Issues

A Look Inside the Complicated Politics of Lyme Disease

Lyme, the most politicized and contested disease since the emergence of AIDS, is also the fastest-growing infectious illness since AIDS. The medical establishment debates over almost every aspect of Lyme, and of course the wars rage on two levels: There are white-haired dudes pushing paperwork in offices, and there are the people in the trenches who deal with the fallout.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  06-23-2008  |  Science