Food Reviews & Stories
Your out-of-town guests won’t give you extra points for scenery if you
take them to Yoko’s, which is nestled among nondescript bungalows in the
Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood. But forget scener
Commissioner Amanda Fritz on Friday briefed reporters on the new initiative she'll spearhead in the coming months: Mayor Sam Adams' recently proposed Office of Equity.
Fritz, a longtime neighborhood activist before she joined the City Council in January 2009, will More
Food Reviews & Stories
Unless you count the occasional fast-food joint along this busy
thoroughfare, Southwest Barbur Boulevard is what you might call a food
desert. Then consider New Delhi an Indian oasis. Tucked into th
Commissioner Amanda Fritz has asked the director of Portland's Office of Human Relations to step down, WW has learned.
Maria Lisa Johnson, the office director pictured on the left, has led the small bureau since then-Mayor Tom Potter created it in 200...
Portland Public Schools' tentative agreement with its teachers union, the Portland Association of Teachers, includes a salary increase for the district's most veteran teachers in the second year o...
A pair of bills that would decrease the penalty for teenagers who "sext" got their first joint public hearing today in the Legislature, where lawmakers appear poised to add Oregon to the growing list of states that have lessened the punishment for "sexting."
Senate Bills 677 and 678 offer More
Mayor Sam Adams announced today he had reassigned oversight of two city bureaus, the Office of Cable and Franchise Management and the Bureau of Development Services, to Commissioner Dan Saltzman.The move continues a City Hall tradition that Saltzman knows well. Since first taking office in 1999, Saltzman has taken the helm at many troubled bureaus. The Bureau of Development Services is only the la...
Police reports detail one set of problems in the congressman’s marriage.
U.S. Rep. David Wu tried to explain his odd behavior in
the run-up to the November election during interviews last weekend with
several local television and radio stations.
One week after Wu’s
In the wake of Portland Public Schools' October decision to close Marshall High School at the end of this school year, student attendance at the Southeast Portland high school has fallen to the point that school officials have decided to offer "incentives" to students to improve the...
This week, the Portland School Board and the Portland City Council are poised to sign a memorandum of understanding that commits $5 million of the district's proposed $548 million construction bond to transportation improvements around several schools should Portland voters approve the school district's new tax levy in May.That agreement, set for a vote More