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November 5, 1997

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2 Wednesday, November 5, 1997 West Seattle Herald/White Center News Part of Califomia Ave. closed for repaving Drivers should be on the lookout for paving work that's under way this week and next on California Avenue Southwest in the Gatewood neighborhood. Concrete resurfacing is being done on the busy arteri- al between Southwest Othello and Orchard Streets. Traffic will be restricted to one lane 24 hours a day dur- ing construction and no street parking is allowed. Progress will depend on the weather, but motorists are encouraged to find an alter- native route until Nov. 17. Bruce Savadow/staff Matt Cummins" cuts wood as other volunteers buiM Friend- ship Park, a new playground assembled near White Center Heights Elementary School last Saturday. Students helped design the new playground and then parents and volunteers from the Home Depot, King County Housing Authority, Highline School District and Park Lake Homes built it. KaBOOM! is an organization based in Washington, D.C. that assisted with the project. KaBOOM! hopes to get 1,000 similar playgrounds built around the nation by 2000. A V Old-timers invited Westside sites eyed to find places where families can have a roof over their heads... [and] to museum opening for housing to help make housing a reality for Who are the oldest West King County Executive Ron Sims younger people trying to buy their Seattleites? recently released a list of 52 surplus first home," Sims said. The Southwest Seattle county properties that have been The following is a list of the Historical Society is tryingto identified as potentially suitable for surplus county lands considered determine who are the oldestthe construction of affordable suitable for affordable housing on housing, the Westside: Olson Place South- living natives of West Seattle. The properties were evaluatedwest and Myers Way South; The organization is getting based on their topography, zoning, Southwest 106th Street and 26th ready to open its new Log availability of utilities and other Avenue Southwest; Southwest House Museum at Alki, with factors. Fifty-two out of 720 surplus Roxbury Street and 10th Avenue exhibits focused on'the turncounty-owned parcels were consid- Southwest; Southwest 104th Street of the century ..... ered potentially suitable for housing, and 10th Avenue Southwest; The Historical Society Six of them are on the Westside. Southwest Roxbury Street and 13th would like to include the com- "With the dwindling supply ofAvenue Southwest; Southwest munity's oldest residents in available land that is suitable for Thistle Street and 41st Avenue the Log House Museum dedi- housing, we are making every effort Southwest. able to participate in the fes- tivities. If you know West Seat- tleites who might qualify, please call Julie Furlong at 938-5293. cation ceremonies on Nov." i ...................... CALL THE i 13. Participants need to be LITERACY HOTLINE [ i 1-800-323-2550 T]lle. C ]Lt os-ssS s VJ[eet AS,s K For more information call 935-0904. 155/80R 13 $44.00 165/80R 13 $47.90 175/80R 13, $48.90 185/80R13 $51.90 185/75R 14 $52.90 195/75R14 $54.90 205/75R14 $56.90 205/75R15 $58.90 215/75R15 $60.90 225/75R15 $64.90 235/75R 15 $67.90 175/70SR13 $47.90 185/70SR13 $50.90 185/70SR14 $53.90 195/70S 205/70S 205/70S 215/70S 185/60T 195/60T 215/601" 195/60T Call for pricing on sizes COOPER WEATHER-MASTER Our best traction block-tread design kinds of weather. You get deep cross-grove thousands of biting edges for positive condition. Add Extra Traction. I I Our automotive pros ' drain old oil and a~ i INCLUDES A I Plus waste disposal INSPE i fee of $2.50. Most Vehicles OURTES TIRE