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Graying The Rainbow

Gay seniors find a home where they can feel free to be themselves.


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Rainbow Vista in Gresham looks like any other retirement community. Austere facility on the outside, pastel floral wallpaper on the inside. But Rainbow Vista isn’t your typical old folks’ home   More
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT

Avel Gordly Book Signing

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A quick reminder off this week's cover story excerpting the memoir from Avel Gordly, the first African-American woman elected to the Oregon Senate. Tonight, April 4, Gordly will be signing her memoir at    More
 
Monday, April 4, 2011 by TIFFANY STUBBERT

Cannabis Supporters Return With Another Ballot Measure Campaign

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After failing to gather enough signatures last year to put a marijuana-legalization question on the state ballot, supporters of the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act kicked off a new initiative effort today that would put that question to voters in November 2012.
The initiative must collect 90,000 valid signatures from Oregon voters by July 2012 for there to be a ballot question.
And campaign manage...   More
 
Monday, March 28, 2011 by TIFFANY STUBBERT

Rally for Bradley Manning in Portland

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Protesters marched today in Pioneer Courthouse Square to call for the freedom of Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of being the WikiLeaks informant.About 40 protesters gathered around a mock prison cell they built while a man wearing a "naked suit" sat in the cell holding a mask of Manning's face.
"I am Bradley. You are Brad...   More
 
Monday, March 21, 2011 by TIFFANY STUBBERT

Devour: Juanita’s Corn Tortilla Chips

The crack cocaine of the chip aisle.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland grocery-store aisles are lands of salty, fatty opportunity for snack-food fans, but when it comes to a tortilla chip that sets the crispy gold standard, it’s all about locally made Juani   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT

New Parking Proposal for Timbers Games Gets Aired (UPDATED with meeting)

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Members of the Northwest District Association said at their meeting Monday night that they were taken by surprise with the city's new parking meter proposal for Portland Timbers home games.

The proposal (PDF) going to City Council for discussion this Wednesday, March 16 would give the trans...   More
 
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by TIFFANY STUBBERT

Hotseat: Tamim Ansary

Afghanistan-born author will tell Portlanders about another history—one that’s Islamic-centered.


Q & A
Tamim Ansary captured wide notice in the United States after 9/11, when his email to friends declaring his hate for the Taliban and Osama bin Laden went viral. The Afghanistan-born Ansary followed    More
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT

Single-Payer Health Care Day in Salem

A Dream for All?

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This Friday, March 11, a group trying to establish universal health care in Oregon is holding a legislative action day to spread the word about a bill that would do just that—the Affordable Health Care for All Act.

Despite a tough legislative climate for the proposal, the Oregon Single Payer C...   More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 by TIFFANY STUBBERT

Local Artist Creates Tiger Wu Painting

He only wants $5,000 for it people.

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Forget cell phone snapshots. Local artist Ryan Birkland has commemorated Congressman Davi...   More
 
Monday, February 28, 2011 by TIFFANY STUBBERT

Pulling The Plug

State regulators seek to drain a flood of new drugs posing as household chemicals.


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The Oregon Board of Pharmacy will meet next month to consider a statewide ban of several related substances known collectively as “bath salts.” Bath salts are a relatively new designer drug th   More
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT
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