Tuesday news roundup

While the local news media assemble on Alki Beach for the Mayor’s big announcement this morning  (my guess: beach party with free beer!  ok, perhaps not), here’s what else is going on.

The Stranger, Patch, Seattle PI, New York Times, Reuters, and Seattle Weekly all report on yesterday’s protests at Chase Bank branches around the city involving one City Council member and one City Council election candidate.

SeattleMet covers the Council’s vote yesterday to fund additional resources for a program to enforce gun surrenders as part of domestic violence protection orders.

Seattle Bike Blog discusses the dangerous sidewalks on the Ballard Bridge.

The Urbanist reports on the proposed update to the Pedestrian Master Plan.

SeattleMet reports on accusations that Amazon’s security contractor retaliated against its employees who took part in protests on May Day.