Wednesday Apr 16
The Pordland Mercury
Odd City Out
We're the only major US city to still use the antiquated "commission" form of government - where commissioners get to make laws and control city bureaus.
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Wednesday Apr 16
Portland's roads: Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioner Steve Novick and transportation leaders return to town hall circuit
Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioner Steve Novick, and PBOT Director Leah Treat at the first of three scheduled transportation town halls in February Last week, Portland Commissioner Steve Novick said he would "probably" support an $8 or $12 street fee for households in the Rose City.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
East Portland monthly rent values: neighborhood vs. city sector
The following is the second of a six part infographic series detailing and comparing the rent cost in Portland's neighborhoods and six city sectors.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Murmurs: Doubling Down On Lents; Keeping The CRC Alive.
The city of Portland has spent $96 million since 1998 trying-and failing-to rebuild the East Portland neighborhood of Lents, as WW reported earlier this year .
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Detroit mob beats driver who stopped to help child he struck. Lessons for Portland streets?
A gas station security camera captured the moment when a pickup truck struck an 11-year-old boy in Detroit last weekend.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Gay marriage in Sellwood; killing parking lots; Portland teacher's $41,000 accidental payday
As Pioneer Courthouse Square celebrates its 30th birthday, we give you a bird's eye time-lapse of "Portland's Living Room".
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Neighborhood group will gather support for Burnside road diet near Mt. Tabor
Backed by unanimous support from the North Tabor and Montavilla neighborhood associations, a neighborhood transportation activist is looking for volunteers to help him research the effects of adding buffered or parking-protected bike lanes on Burnside.
Joint Terrorism Task Force, East Portland park, Timbers flag deal: Portland City Council Cheat Sheet
Protesters stormed into Portland City Hall several years ago to deliver petitions to policymakersa offices opposing involvement in the FBIa s Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Portland police chief seeks to restore traffic unit's night shift; fire chief wants funding for 26 firefighters
Portland Police Chief Mike Reese urged City Council members Tuesday to approve nearly $300,000 in the next budget to bring back a night shift of traffic enforcement officers.
My View: Let's fix out-of-whack property tax system
Oregon's property tax system creates winners and losers, and most of us in East Portland are on the losing side .
Mon Mar 31, 2014
East Portland parks: City to buy 7.5 acres in park-deprived Centennial neighborhood
Portland Parks & Recreation is prepared to spend $2.2 million buying about 7.5 acres of land in one of east Portland's most park-deficient neighborhoods , near the corner of Southeast Division Street and 148th Avenue.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Portland restaurant and bar events -- Week of 3/26 - 4/1
Saraveza on North Killingsworth will be hosting the second annual farmhouse and wild ales festival this weekend.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Police respond to report of shooting in East Portland
As many as 14 police vehicles have responded to reports of a shooting in the 11900 block of Southeast Stark Street in Portland The apparent shooting was called in to 911 about 6:50 p.m. No further details are available at this time.