St. Johns
Fresh Face
N Lombard & N Philadelphia , Portland OR
The clock gracing the center of St. Johns Plaza received a sprucing up last week. Vintage clothing-store owner Jaime Potts repainted the clock black and gold with money raised by donations.
The Pearl
Speedy Service
810 Northwest 11th Avenue , Portland OR
Waiters and waitresses dressed in traditional Parisian attire July 11 and raced around Jamison Square Park for the fifth annual Portland Waiters Race. The competitors balanced trays with two glasses of water and a bottle as they speed-walked laps.
Shaken, Not Stirred
Southeast Stark Street and Southeast 32nd Avenue , Portland OR
A small earthquake originating near Laurelhurst Park shook up Portland and parts of Beaverton July 8. The 2.5-magnitude “micro” earthquake was the third detected in the area in two weeks.
Old Town/Chinatown
Bitter Argument
333 NW 6th Ave , Portland OR
An angry tenant allegedly stabbed the manager of his apartment building July 12. Police said the Westwind Hotel Apartments resident was upset by a discussion concerning his residency.
Arlington Heights
Hoo Are You?
4001 SW Canyon Rd , Portland OR
The Oregon Zoo adopted three injured owls July 9. Two, found in the Oregon wilderness, were named Pip and Squeak. The third came from Missouri.
All Tied Up
12015 SW Walden Lane , Beaverton OR
Robbers broke into the Glenbook Apartments the night of July 10 and tied up two residents with duct tape before stealing a rifle and cash. The victims said they were playing video games when the robbers entered the apartment.