Monday news roundup

A quiet start to the week…

KOMO looks at the problem of people illegally dumping their garbage at unsanctioned homeless encampments, then letting the homeless people take the blame.

South Seattle Emerald and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover a recent report on the city’s sweetened beverage tax.

West Seattle Blog reports that the hearings for an appeal of the city-wide MHA upzones have concluded, with a ruling expected in November.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog discusses what’s at stake with the Families, Education, Preschool and Promise Levy on the ballot this fall.

Madison Mark Times reports on a visit by Council member Sawant to the Leschi Community Council.