Monday news roundup

A quiet start to the week.

Also  <GoT spoiler>  if you had “grotesque wall octopus” in your GoT predictions pool, congratulations!

Seattle Transit Blog gives an update on the proposed path of the light rail extension to West Seattle and Salmon Bay.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on modifications to the plan for selecting someone to fill the open vacancy on the City Council.

West Seattle Blog looks at a proposal to make it easier for sidewalk cafes.

Crosscut covers a proposal to use “disaster shelters” to  provide shelter for homeless people.

KING reports that Council member Sawant is proposing an ordinance to prevent landlords from making large rent increases.