Thursday news roundup

The Uber union lawsuit once again tops the news today.


The Stranger, Curbed, and GeekWire report that the 9th Circuit court of Appeals granted a preliminary injunction against implementation of the city’s ordinance granting Uber drivers the right to collective bargaining, pending an appeal from the US Chamber of Commerce.

West Seattle Blog reports on a contentious South Park community meeting with city officials earlier this week.

Pew Trusts looks at the cities that have implemented soda taxes recently.

Curbed and Seattle Times report that the new 24/7 homeless shelter at the First Presbyterian Church opened its doors yesterday.