Young African-Americans are leading the Portland protests against police violence. But can they make a real difference?
Glenn Waco had just shut down Pioneer Place.
He marched 500
protesters into the downtown mall, pressed through groups of holiday
shoppers and led them in a chant of “I can’t breathe! I can
Oregon is cutting an effective program to help mothers in prison stay close to their kids.
2008, Eva Guzman arrived at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in
Wilsonville, to begin a sentence for robbery. Eleven days later, she
“I had my daughter,” says Guzman, no
Moda’s president was caught cheating on a recertification exam for surgeons.
\Moda Health made a big splash last year
when it shelled out a reported $40 million for naming rights to the
Portland Trail Blazers’ arena.
Moda Center, formerly the Rose Garden, is t
Portland’s apartment fights are headed for the suburbs. Next stop: West Linn.
Portland’s clash over density from the condos and
apartment blocks lining Southeast Division Street and North Williams
Avenue is spilling into the suburbs.
The next focal point:
He put a Bitcoin ATM in Pioneer Place. Now he hopes people will see why they should use it.
There’s an ATM at Pioneer Place that turns virtual money into cash you can hold in your hand.
machine allows you to buy Bitcoin—currency backed by no government and
that exists only on
An effort to clean up a seedy corner in Cully could give millions to an alleged prostitution and money-laundering ring.
The silhouette of a naked woman on the Sugar Shack sign
still draws attention to the shuttered strip club and what was once a
one-stop shopping center for sex.
The triangle of land
A senior fire official went to bat for an embattled club owner, who offered what three officials saw as a bribe.
Maria Toth Brown had some explaining to do.
Toth Brown runs
Refuge PDX, a club in the Central Eastside Industrial District. On Nov.
23, 2013, records show, Refuge PDX jammed 1,000 people into
We ask Oregon’s new pot overlords: What’s your experience with marijuana?
These are high times for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
Voters have approved
Measure 91, legalizing recreational marijuana, and in doing so handed
the details of regulating weed to the
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) is greeting legal recreational pot with a bold prediction.
“You are going to
change national policy,” Blumenauer declared Nov. 4, less than an hour
How Kitzhaber’s re-election campaign secretly shaped state policy around Cover Oregon.
Gov. John Kitzhaber used campaign advisers to secretly
direct his administration’s response to Cover Oregon, the state’s failed
$250 million health insurance exchange.