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lBI ilJ IdlH till Lt NiL UliJl i l I I![llll Jllli I li|l mira liil i aa illH I i i ai I i dim I U  |Li]iii]j ]] ]n,j . - : , West Seattle police out in a parking lot on the 9200 West Seattle Herald Friday, October 21, 2011 3 black four-door Volvo. Suspect S.'r., 8600 46th Ave. S.W., 6900 one, was described as a black male, Clifornia Ave. S.W., 4000 32nd 5 6 , 120 lbs., 20-years-old with Aqe. S.W., 10800 Marine View Dr. a black Pirates baseball hat, red S.'V., 3200 S.W. Avalon Way (2), t-shirt black jeans and a red cloth 5400 30th Ave. S.W. Home hidden by its landscape is easy target ByTy Swenson In a cautionary tale about the advantages of landscaping to keep your home visible to your neigh- bors. a house of 35th Ave S.W. with a tall wooden fence and a mass of shrubbery and trees keeping any- one from viewing the front was broken into during the day on Oct. 11. The unknown burglar(s), once inside the landscape of diversion, kicked the front door down. splin- tering the frame where the dead bolt entered. Although the victim had a large collection of firearms. the thieves only appear to have sto- len a 32" Panasonic LCD TV. A civil war style sword and BB gun were moved to the couch, but ulti- mately not taken. The sword was taken to the crime lab for finger- print analysis. Robbed at gunpoint on 17th Ave A group of four was hanging block of 17th Ave SW just before 1 a.m. on Oct. 9 when they were approached by two males and one female walking northbound through the alleyway. The two males pulled out handguns, told the group not to move and one victim had the barrel of a pistol planted against his head. The rob- bers demanded everything out of the victims' pockets. The robbers gathered everyone"s wallets, cell phones and car keys before pis- tol whipping two of the victims in the face and back of the head and fleeing southbound down the alley. One of the victims ran to the other side of a nearby apartment complex and viewed the three sus- pects enter a late 1990's model around his face." Suspect two was described as a black male. 5'9". 170 lbs. 25-years-old wearing "a brown hooded jacket, blue jeans and black tennis shoes." The third was described as a black female, 5'4", 200 lbs, 28-years-old, "'wear- ing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black and white tennis shoes." Burglaries by block: 10200 32nd Ave. S.W., 4800 S.W. Daw- son St., 4300 S.W. Willow St., 7500/9200 32nd Ave. S.W. 3500 S.W. 100th St.. 9900 35th Ave. Car prowls by block: 6300 30th " S.W., 3200 S.W. Avalon Way. hide thefts by block: 4800 Fahntleroy Way S.W., 7300 31st Ae.e.S.W.. 4100 49th Ave. S.W.. 3500 Chelan Ave. S.W.. 2300 45th Ave. S.W.., corner of S.W. 102nd St./California Ave. S.W., 6900 23rd Ave. S.W., 9200 17th Ave. S.W.. 8400 Delridge Way S.W., 7900 12th Ave. S.W.. 4200 Chil- berg Ave. S.W. Ty Swenson can be reached at policeblotter ON THE Deadline for receiving items for On The Go is Noon Friday for the following week's HeraldNews. Events "are published based on timeliness and space availability. Email event submissions to: cal- Items Can be accepted from nonprofit groups and government agencies only. Others may call Richard Sherman 206-708-1378 for inclu- sion in our "Out & About" adver- tising column. Continuing Education Classes South Seattle Community College 6000 16th Ave. S. W Register now: 206-934-5339 or 20th Annual Community Art Showcase Southwest Branch Library 9010 35th Ave. S.W. October 16 - November 12. Local artists of all ages working in any medium are invited to participate. A Meet-the-Artists Reception is Sunday,.Nov. 6. 2 p.m. Coffee and dessert will be served. Event co- sponsored by the Friends of South- west Branch Library. Sign up by calling 206-684-7455 I Please e-mail all On The Go items. Send E-mail to l I, and include the words "On the Go" o, the subject line. Deadline is Friday for the following week's issue. or stop by the Southwest Branch Library between now and Satur- day, Oct. 15. Dance for Ages 50+ Delridge Community Center 4501 Delridge Way S.W. 206-935-2162 Friday, Oct. 21, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Dance or just listen to the music of Lauren Petrie. Admission is $3 thanks to the generous donation of Boulevarcl Park Place. AAA Driver Improvement Program West Seattle Christian Church 4400 42nd Ave. S. W. Saturday, Oct. 22. 8:30-5 p.m. Now accepting reservations for the refresher course on defensive driv- ing skills. Successful course com- pletion qualifies drivers 55 years of age and over for automobile insurance premium discounts. $16 per person. Operated by American Driving Services. Pre-registration is required, call 206-243-3564. West Seattle Lion's Club "Octoberfest" Senior Center of West Seattle 4217 S.W. Oregon St. October 22, 6 p.m. Dinner starts with music following. $15 per per- son. For tickets call Jimie at 206-619- 1029. Building a BetterHome Workshop Ventana Construction LLC 5458 California Ave. S. W. 206-932-3009 www. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2-3:30 p.m. An informative workshop about remodeling and custom home construction. Free and takes place monthly. Limited seating. Call to reserve your space. 'Family Matters' Week Fauntleroy Church UCC 9140 California Ave. S.W. 206-932-5600 Saturday, Oct. 22 - Saturday, Oct. 29. A resource fair kicks off this week of workshops on a host of modern challenges to creating and sustaining healthy families. Most events free. See a full schedule at www.fauntle- royucc, org or call. Discovery Shop 4535 California Ave. S. W 206 937 7169 Cook Book Sale begins Sun- day, October 23rd. Stop by and browse our large selection. All Blue tagged items are $1.00 Sun- day, October 23rd through Mon- day, October 31st. Our yearly Black and Orange clothing and Halloween decor special, 50% off, Wednesday, October, 26th through Monday, October 31st. And all Pink Clothing is 50% off every Tuesday in October to emphasize that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The American Cancer Society Shop is open Sundays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All other days 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. SalmonDrumming Fish-ladder Viewpoint S.W. Director & upper Fauntleroy Way S.W. (across from ferry ter- minal) Sunday, Oct. 23, 5 p.m. Bring a drum of any kind and a singing voice of any quality to call coho spawners into Fauntleroy Creek. In case of light rain. a canopy will cover instruments. In case of persis- tent, heavy rain - stay at home! Free. West Seattle High's Drama Club Present The Desperate Hours 3000 California Ave. SW October 26, 27, 28 & Nov. 2, 3, 4, 7:30 p.m. "The Desperate Hours." by Joseph Hayes. is the story of a home invaded by three escaped criminals and of civilized people being driven to violence. Tickets: $7 with reservation or $12 at the door. Considering Selling? Call The James Tibbetts Team Today! 932-2550 When you James Tibbetts Te; you will obtain results! 9ee our ad on the baok page! V VIi K_)rrlleFe Managing Broker  Windermere Real Estate/Fauntleroy, inc. Come and experience what life at The Kenney is all about! Hear about the benefits of moving into a CCRC, tour the beautifu campus and join us for a delicious lunch! The Kenney is West Seattle's only Continuing Care Retirement Community. This beautiful not-for-profit retirement community has been serving seniors for over 100 years. Please RSVP to I ..a"  26-937-28  i For reservations, go to reserva- or call 206-252-8834. For more informa- tion, go to Dakota Place Park Fall Clean-up 4304 S. W Dakota St. Sunday, Oct. 30, 1-4 p.m. Come with your family and friends and bri:ng shovels, rakes, trowels. gloves, wheelbarrows - label all tos! Be prepared for any weath- er. There's weeding, pruning and more. For more information, go to carg alj @ Help Washington Federal Help the "West Seattle Food Bank" West Seattle Washington Federal Branches 4102 California Ave S.W. and 6428 California Ave. S. W Now through October 31. Neigh- bors Giving to Neighbors. Support your local food bank by bringing in non-perishable food items along with used paper or plastic bags and any receipts from West Seattle (only) Thriftway and Metropolitan Market. All food imd bags along with 1% of receipt net {before taxi will be donated to West Seattle Food Bank. For more information, call 206- 938-1242. - See ON THE GO, page 17 West Seattle Herald White Center News Jerry Robinson Publisher T. C. 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