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Street Of Schemes

Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams proposes parking meters for Hawthorne, saying they worked in Pasadena. So we went to Pasadena to check them out.

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Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams wants businesses on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard to consider the prospect of parking meters along their trendy strip.When Hawthorne businesses fire back with conc ...   More
Wednesday, October 4, 2006 Josh Silverman

Bob Thorn

Rogue of the Week
When you've been entangled in a porn investigation at a local cable-access studio, don't be surprised when the Rogue desk exposes you for telling false yarns about why you resigned last year at the Cl ...   More
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 Josh Silverman

Through The Mill

What you haven't read in the latest go-round over Linnton.

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Whether or not a defunct co-op plywood mill in Northwest Portland becomes new hot condo space, the biggest gains from the property's sale will be limited to a handful of former workers.You may have re ...   More
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 Josh Silverman

Street Strife

Portland homeless youth shelters try to avoid homelessness themselves.

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Portland's only homeless-youth shelters, Streetlight and Porchlight, have been scrambling to find a new home after failing to reach a temporary agreement with the new owner of their building.Both shel ...   More
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 Josh Silverman

Legal Beagles

Veterinarians howl over the rise in local animal lawsuits.

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In the latest big-bucks lawsuit over a pet's death, Portlander Janet Dumas is seeking $1.4 million from her neighbor because she says his two dogs killed her cat Clyde.Dumas' lawsuit filed last week i ...   More
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 Josh Silverman

Bill Scott

WW asks Flexcar's exec if the end of a city subsidy puts Portland carsharing in reverse.

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Bill Scott, Flexcar's director of operations in Portland, is ticked off.He's mad because the City Council unanimously voted last month to impose a new charge on Scott's carsharing company. For the fir ...   More
Wednesday, July 5, 2006 Josh Silverman
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