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Jewish Day School students (from left) Megan Brumer

Jewish Day School students to show films at festival

The Jewish Day School students in Lois Fein’s eighth grade history class have closed the textbooks and learned modern Jewish history from the people who lived it - their relatives.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jewish Day School students (from left) Megan Brumer

Maintenance work will close 130th Northeast April 13

Maintenance work by the city of Bellevue will take place on 130th Avenue Northeast between Bel-Red Road and Northeast 20th Street. This roadway is expected to be closed on Sunday, April 13, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to conduct work on a sewer pump station.

  • Jun 2, 2008
With the cranes

Bellevue boy delivers 1,000 cranes to peace monument

Timmy O’Brien, the Bellevue third grader who organized the folding of 1,000 origami cranes, delivered them to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Japan on Tuesday, April 1.

  • Jun 2, 2008
With the cranes

BCC honor society, student win awards

Bellevue Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, and chapter member Jessica Buskirk, of Bellevue, earned top awards at the society’s regional conference, held March 7-9 on the Clark College campus in Vancouver, Wash.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Darren Motamedy’s band plays jazz at the Vertigo Lounge and Grill on Friday

Getting jazzed in Bellevue

The jazz scene is making a smooth transition in Bellevue, from smoke-filled bars with candlelit tables to savvy upscale venues. It’s a new generation - one where jazz and hipsters are beginning to walk through the same front doors.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Darren Motamedy’s band plays jazz at the Vertigo Lounge and Grill on Friday
The downtown Bellevue Transit Center will the hub for increased bus service in the next three years.

More bus service coming to Bellevue

A new partnership between King County Metro Transit and the city of Bellevue will bring more bus service within the next three years.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The downtown Bellevue Transit Center will the hub for increased bus service in the next three years.

Award-winning author to speak at BCC

Timothy Egan, author of the National Book Award winner, The Worst Hard Times: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, will discuss that human and environmental catastrophe in a free, public lecture at Bellevue Community College on April 23.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Overlake Hospital Foundation will use its grant to move forward on its new South Tower.

Eastside gets $470,000 from Paul Allen foundation

Eastside nonprofit organizations will receive $470,000 from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The grants are specifically geared towards supporting children, families and communities as a whole.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Overlake Hospital Foundation will use its grant to move forward on its new South Tower.
Surrounded by dozens of children at Bellevue Family YMCA to help celebrate the PSE Foundation grant of $25

YMCA receives grant for Newcastle facility

The YMCA of Greater Seattle this month received a $25,000 grant from the Puget Sound Energy Foundation to help build four new community YMCAs, one of them in Newcastle.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Surrounded by dozens of children at Bellevue Family YMCA to help celebrate the PSE Foundation grant of $25
Brian Reiser

The perfect score

“SAT prep isn’t that exciting, let’s be honest,” says 16-year-old Brian Reiser.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Brian Reiser
Carol Loya

New spa hopes to have people calling Truce

The Westin Bellevue, Suite 400, 600 Bellevue Way N.E. The spa is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. For reservations call 425-454-0622.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Carol Loya

Registration open for Humane Society camps

Registration is now open for the Seattle Humane Society’s Animal Adventures Day Camp, week-long day camps for children ages five to 12-years old.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police Blotter Bellevue

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  • Jun 2, 2008

BCC lecture offers tips for parents

Why are first and last children often opposites? What challenges or benefits will a middle child face throughout his or her lifetime? Should you adjust your parenting depending on birth order?

  • Jun 2, 2008

Members sought for county board of ethics

King County residents with an interest in law and ethics can apply for an open position on the King County Board of Ethics. The person will serve a three-year term on the five-member citizen advisory board.

  • Jun 2, 2008

BCC to offer six free, public career workshops

Bellevue Community College’s Center for Career Connections is offering six free, public workshops this spring on career planning and job-hunting:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bayer elected college trustee

Douglas L. Bayer, of Bellevue, has been elected to the Knox College Board of Trustees.

  • Jun 2, 2008

City considers more megahome restrictions

The city of Bellevue is considering more laws that could limit the size of “megahomes” and prohibit residents from combining lots on which to build them. The city adopted a first round of regulatory changes last December.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Bellevue looks to expand volunteer programs

Bellevue already counts on more than 6,000 volunteers for help, but city officials want to expand the opportunities for residents to contribute. The city is soliciting ideas from residents and plans to link people offering their services to nonprofit agencies in need of volunteers.

  • Jun 2, 2008

YMCA sets Healthy Kids Day today

Eastside families can celebrate Healthy Kids Day today at the

  • Jun 2, 2008