News roundup: AirBnB

The Council’s hearing this morning on regulating short-term rentals (a la AirBnB) tops the news. Plus several other tidbits.

KING5, KIRO7, West Seattle Blog, and The Urbanist discuss the proposed regulations on short-term rentals that will be considered in a Council committee hearing this morning.

Seattle Weekly reports on the Council’s resolution on the retirement savings crisis.

The Stranger ran an op-ed piece by Council member Tim Burgess on gun control laws.

KPLU reports on the spat between the City of Seattle and the FBI over surveillance cameras placed on utility poles.

Socialist Worker has an article discussing the SPD North Precinct station plans.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on the Council’s discussion over how to fund expansion of the Office of Labor Standards.

Seattle Bike Blog covers a rally tomorrow with Council member Rob Johnson to demand safety improvements for NE 65th Street.