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Drink 2011: Renner's Grill

Bar Guide
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Mental Health Funding and the Mayor's 2011 State of the City Speech

Mental Health

Mayor Sam Adams' annual state-of-the-city address takes place on Feb. 18, less than a month from now. And if you're wondering what the mayor may highlight at the City Club of Portland event, let us help narrow the field. Mental health won't be the only topic...   More
Friday, January 21, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

South Waterfront Development on Ice

Yesterday's three-hour hearing at City Hall on the proposal to build a Department of Homeland Security center [PDF] in South Waterfront ended without any clear resolution.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Schools Activist Files New Civil Rights Complaint

PPS - School Activist

Veteran schools activist Marta Guembes, who last year ruffled feathers with her one-woman investigation of Portland Public Schools' services for Spanish-speaking parents, filed a fourth federal civil-rights complain...   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

A Drop At A Time

A progress report on Mayor Sam Adams’ Scholarship program.

News Stories
A key promise Mayor Sam Adams made in his 2010 State of the City address—to fund a scholarship program for community college students—remains little more than a concept one year later. Yet ...   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Hiding In America

For a child of illegal immigrants, life remains in the shadows.

Cover Story
In some ways, Cecilia Gomez lives the American dream. In her early 20s, she’s risen to the ranks of manager at her job. She has the material trappings of a middle-class life: a car, a house, a cell   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

TriMet's New Service-Animal Rule Could Allow Miniature Horses

Our latest edition of Portland Afoot newsletter reminded us about TriMet's plan to adopt new rules for service animals, modeled after    More
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

GovDocs Adds Salary Database for Portland Public Schools' Employees

Oregon Capitol News today added new information to its database of public employees' salaries, listing for the first time the wages at Portland Public Schools, the state's largest school district.

The    More
Monday, January 17, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Rogue of the Moment: The Guy (or Gal) Who Stole an Earthquake Survivor's Shoes at Ski Bowl

If WW had a special Rogue award for unidentified, bad people, that award would most certainly go to one person this week: the jerk who stole the shoes of 28-year-old Guivens Cemervil at Ski Bowl on Thursday.

Cemervil, you see, is a ...   More
Saturday, January 15, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Labor Union, Construction Firm the Latest Big Donors to School-Construction Campaign

Another week, another round of substantial donations to the campaign for Portland Public Schools'    More
Thursday, January 13, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

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