But the big news of the day wasn't the city's general fund — it was The Oregonian's story on Adams' phone calls to Beau Breedlove before Breedlove turned 18.
The Portland Mercury
next thing you know two more staffers were bursting outside from behind the doors of City Hall to end the interviews
WW obtained a transcript of Ruiz's messages
May 1, 9:57 a.m.
Ruiz to Libby
The next three messages are to Roy Kaufmann, the mayor's spokesman, one of the aides who eventually rescued Adams from the journalists.