The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy benefits 12 agencies that help the hungry, homeless and vulnerable. Those helped by Treehouse, one of the agencies, include seven foster and adopted children of Seattle's Karla Petersen. With her, left to right, are Nathalia Hernandez-Zambrano, 11, left, Octavio Hernandez-Zambrano, 8; Marcella Petersen, 16; Benjamin Petersen, 7; and Jade Standingrock, 14.
A class-action suit against Shea Homes is moving forward even as the builder offers cash settlements and repairs to more than 900 homes at Redmond Ridge.
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