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  • Many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities will close Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day. 
  • Seattle drivers will soon have repainted lines on major arterial streets throughout the city. Seattle Department of Transportation crews are out painting fresh stripes on major arterial streets. 
  • The History House of Greater Seattle (790 N. 34th St.) is collecting sellable and recyclable items for St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle–King County’s “Operation Veteran Renewal” program. 
  • Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Aug. 16, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes. 
  • The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel will close for about six hours Saturday morning, Aug. 9, while Sound Transit and King County Metro conduct operational tests. 
  • The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a cat adoptathon on Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. The event will feature numerous kittens and cats of different breeds. 
  • Crews will be hard at work over the weekend as they place asphalt on new ramps and stripe the freshly paved lanes east of the state Route 520 bridge. 
  • Starting Tuesday, Aug. 5, Seattle Department of Transportation crews will fill cracks along South Jackson Street, between Rainier Avenue South and 31st Avenue South, weather-permitting. 
  • Lorenzo Pratt, a 25-year-old member of the Deuce 8 street gang, was arrested on June 10 in Portland, Ore., for an outstanding warrant for an April 19 road-rage incident that occurred in Leschi five days before he allegedly shot and killed Deszaun Smallwood, 20. 
  • If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session, offered next on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.  
  • Leschi’s cycles of crime
    So how does a neighborhood that is affluent, tech-savvy and ethnically diverse — which borders some of Seattle’s most affluent neighborhoods to the north — become a place where violence and homicide is commonplace? 
  • Two local leaders among PACE grads
    Twenty-six “up-and-coming” community leaders, including two local participants, celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) in May. 
  • Updates from the Leschi and Madison Park community councils. 
  • A list of the major crimes from last month in Denny-Blaine and Leschi. 
  • The City of Seattle has launched Get Online: Jobs & the Internet, an online toolbox for residents who are new to job searching on the Internet. 
  • A 46-year-old man from Renton has been arrested and booked into King County Jail for investigation of homicide after a motorboat he piloted allegedly crashed into a sailboat off Leschi last night. Additional charges are pending. 
  • Summer weather can mean outdoor fun and family trips, but for pets, it could also bring about safety hazards unbeknownst to pet parents. 
  • Kent man charged in Leschi double murder
    Kent resident Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, has been charged with the aggravated first-degree murders of Dwone Anderson-Young and Ahmed Said outside of a Leschi home on June 1. 
  • If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, there's a free orientation session on July 6 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • King County Metro Transit bus routes will operate with a Sunday schedule Friday, July 4, for Independence Day, and many routes will be redirected around community celebrations in the county. 
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