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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 6:41am

Submit a Shoreline city highlight

To commemorate Shoreline’s 10th anniversary, city staff is compiling a list of highlights. The Citizens Committee has been working on the project and has a timeline of significant events and accomplishments, but residents are encouraged to submit entries of what they consider to be major highlights since the city’s incorporation.

To submit a suggestion, e-mail the city clerk at Suggestions should be brief and include the exact date when possible. Submittals will be accepted through March.

No charges yet filed on Chang

According to Dan Donahoe, spokesman for the King County Prosecutor’s Office, no charges have been filed on Council member John Chang, after he was interviewed by police officials Feb. 10 at the Seattle Police Department’s North Precinct.

The nature of the interview is still unknown, and Donahoe said the case is still under review by Seattle Police Department detectives, who are consulting with investigators with the Fraud Division of the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

Library book discussion group

The Friends of the Shoreline Library have started a book discussion group which will meet at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Shoreline Library, 345 NE. 175th St. On March 14, the group will be discussing “Jim the Boy: A Novel,” by Tom Early and on April 11, the group will discuss “When the Emperor Was Divine,” by Julie Otsuka.

Food Lifeline receives funds

The PacifiCare Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc, contributed $5,000 to Food Lifeline in Shoreline.

The funds will be used to provide additional food to needy individuals throughout the area. Food Lifeline creates partnerships with the food industry to salvage unmarketable, but usable food and distributes it through member food banks to emergency food programs.

The PacifiCare Foundation is a nonprofit organization devoted to charitable and educational causes that enhance the health, wellness and welfare of individuals, families and the public at large. The Foundation is funded through donations made by PacifiCare Health Systems, PacifiCare subsidiary operations, and its 9,100-plus employees.

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