News coverage is all over the map this morning.
Seattle Weekly has a look at the well-worn path of trying to sift out criminals from among the poor (and in Seattle’s case, the homeless) without labeling all poor people as criminals.
RealChange reports on a proposal to host a tent city for the homeless on UW’s campus.
The Stranger reports on Council member Lisa Herbold’s attempts to preserve the city’s existing affordable housing and protect it from gentrification.
Crosscut covers two as-yet-unfulfilled promises that Mayor Murray has made for increased funding: staffing up the Office of Labor Standards, and adding another 200 police officers to SPD’s staff.
West Seattle Blog looks at the debate over what to do with a house adjacent to Cove Park in West Seattle.
On a lighter note, Grist reports on the creation of a “city planning game” so that we can all experience the messy business of trying to design an urban paradise. Rob Johnson probably has it on pre-order…