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We’re excited: Night Out is less than 2 weeks away!

Night Out Against Crime 2014 is fast approaching; this year the date is Tuesday, August 5th! This is the 30th year for this annual event which is held on the first Tuesday of August in many communities throughout the area. If … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars for Delridge Day and the SW Precinct Picnic!

We received word this week that Delridge Day and the SW Precinct Picnic are being held jointly again this year! This great combined event will be Saturday, August 9th from 11 AM – 4 PM at the Delridge Community Center and in … Continue reading

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Look for us at Summer Fest this weekend!

West Seattle Summer Fest 2014 starts today. The forecast is for awesome weather and lots of fun. We’re excited! On Saturday starting at 10 AM, and Sunday starting at 11 AM, we’ll be in the main festival information booth at the intersection of … Continue reading

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Follow-up from our meeting about gang activity

Thanks to those of you who attended and participated in our monthly meeting yesterday with guests Lieutenant Dan Whelan and Detective Rob Thomas from the Seattle Police Department’s Robbery/Fugitive/Gang Unit. If you missed it or want an excellent recap, West Seattle Blog has … Continue reading

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Gangs in West Seattle?

Join us tomorrow, June 24th, for our monthly meeting – the last meeting before our Summer Hiatus! Are we seeing gang activity here? If so, what can be done? Which gangs are operating in the greater Seattle area? How do you recognized a … Continue reading

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Join us at the Morgan Junction Community Festival!

West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network will have an informational booth at this great neighborhood event! It’s this coming Saturday, June 21st. Look for us in the vendor area, which is in the parking lots behind Zeek’s Pizza and Beveridge Place … Continue reading

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More about Small Sparks grants for Night Out activities…

As we noted in our previous posting, you can apply for a Small Sparks grant to help fund your Night Out activities! Following are some details we received from the Department of Neighborhoods. Funds available to neighborhoods to support Night Out 2014 activities … Continue reading

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Caution: dates on calendars are closer than they appear!

Glancing at our calendar, here are a few items and reminders that we want to share with you. 6/24/14, Tuesday:  Our next West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network monthly meeting will be two weeks from today, on June 24th. The main … Continue reading

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More about vehicle thefts – highlights from our monthly meeting

Here’s a quick recap of our May 27th West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network monthly meeting which focused on vehicle thefts. Our guest speaker, Detective Hiro Yamashita from the SPD Auto Theft Squad, began with a humorous explanation of what … Continue reading

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Upcoming events!

Here’s another quick rundown of events on our calendar! June 21, Saturday: Morgan Junction Community Festival. We’ll be among the businesses and community organizations there. June 24, Tuesday: Our June monthly WSBWCN meeting, which will be our final meeting before … Continue reading

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