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Portland's still closing a $21.5 million budget hole. But Mayor Charlie Hales has found a way to take the sting out of some of the more unpopular cuts he'd put on the table when he unveiled his budget late last month. Comment?
Oregon's Land Use Board of Appeals might want to ready itself for more action courtesy of a now-defunct Portland parking policy. Comment?
No one should be too surprised that Mayor Charlie Hales has decided to deviate from a posted schedule that had him handing back, right about now, all the bureaus he took from his colleagues in February as part of his new-look budget process - something the Oregonian has definitively reported this morning. Comment?
If Commissioner Steve Novick had his way, because he's such a kidder, Mayor Charlie Hales would start off his State of the City speech with a quip: "The city is in a state." Hales is good with a quote. Comment?
Tomorrow, April 20, is everyone's favorite holiday - no, not that one, Cheech. I'm talking about Record Store Day , the yearly Saturday set aside to celebrate your local brick-and-mortar record purveyor. Comment?
The trees and paths of St. Francis Park are about to give way to Portland's inexorable push toward density. Comment?
Comedy fans already know that Bridgetown is one of the best weekends of the year. Comment?
The nation's largest movie theater chain has cut the hours of thousands of employees, saying in a company memo that ObamaCare requirements are to blame. Comment?
Guys! For those of you who bemoan the lack of celebs that come to Portland, prepare for a minor SQUEE! Filming has started in Portland for a new untitled TNT series starring Geena Davis and Scott Bakula! WAIT! And Veronica Mars ' dad Enrico Colantoni ?? HOLY SHIT, WE'RE AT LEVEL THREE SQUEEEEEE, PEOPLE! "Inspired by the real-life story of bounty ... (more) Comment?
Physical Element is celebrating the big 1-0 tonight, and they're not skimping on the revelry. Comment?
When city council considers whether to require parking at Portland apartment developments later today, expect emotion from both sides of the fractious debate. Comment?
As we'd long suspected he would, Mayor Charlie Hales this morning gathered in Southeast Portland this morning with a host of local dignitaries to announce the city will have the money to fund a sidewalk on SE 136th, after all. Comment?
Bob Seger is polarizing , to say the least. As I learned leading up to and after the publication of our Bob Seger issue, everyone has an opinion on the man - ranging from worshipful reverence to outraged, spit-flecked fury whenever his name is brought up. Comment?
Well, this is good timing: Ash Reiter , the San Francisco band that's returning to Portland on Wednesday to play at Holocene with Wild Ones - they were just here on Monday to play the Treefort Fest afterparty at Bunk - have released a BOB SEGER COVER. Comment?
As the Mercury reported earlier this week, Portland fire officials have been fretting over the stalled apartment structure at SE Division and 37th Avenue, fearing it might attract the attention of vandals or squatters. Comment?
Former Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder - who departed the body this year because of term limits - hasn't been shy in his criticisms of new parking requirements city council will take up April 4. He testified at a meeting of the city's Planning and Sustainability Commission earlier this month - part of a minority urging caution on any new rules. Comment?
A Multnomah County grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing in the March 4 police shooting of Santiago A. Cisneros III, an Iraq war vet who cops say fired a shotgun at two officers atop a Lloyd District parking garage. Comment?
A quiet Portland City Council vote this morning for a Southwest Portland sidewalk project came with a reassuring guarantee for another sidewalk project - near a strip of SE 136th Avenue where a 5-year-old girl was killed by a car - that the city's transportation director proposed cutting to pay for more street paving. Comment?
Brig. Gen. Loretta Reynolds is the first female general set to lead Parris Island Marine base. Comment?
THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES Few videogames have music as evocative and beautiful as Nintendo's Zelda games - so it makes sense that the Oregon Symphony is presenting the goofily named The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, featuring 25 years' worth of Koji Kondo's haunting scores. Comment?