An aide to Mayor Charlie Hales says chief of staff Gail Shibley discriminated against him for being HIV-positive.
A staffer in Mayor Charlie Hales’ office has filed a state
civil rights complaint alleging that the mayor’s chief of staff, Gail
Shibley, pressured him into revealing that he is HIV-positive a
UPDATE, 2:03 pm Friday, Jan. 24: The Portland Bureau of Transportation's phone survey, designed to decide how much money the city will seek to raise for the cash-strapped bureau, will cost the city $28,000.As WW previously reported, PBOT is paying for the poll, which is being conducted by Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall.PBOT released the cost estimate today in response to a req...
The city poured $96 million into reviving Lents. Where’s the rebirth of this East Portland neighborhood?
In the past few months, Mayor Charlie Hales has talked
about changing the way the city of Portland tries to bring struggling,
rundown neighborhoods back to life.
He calls it “place-making.”
UPDATE: Campaign delays signature turn-in until Jan. 21
UPDATE, 12:52 pm Friday, Jan. 17: The water district campaign is delaying turning in its signatures until Tuesday, Jan. 21, saying it didn't realize it couldn't submit additional signatures after the first batch."We just found out that no additional signatures will be accepted after we turn in," says co-petitioner Kent Craford, "and we still have some sheets out there. So we're going to wai...
Records show more than 840 people suggested TriMet name the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge after street musician “Working” Kirk Reeves—far more than suggested any other name. TriMet released its tallies of suggested names for the transit bridge this morning after ...
On a recent morning, a flagger standing next to the under-construction Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge told a WW employee that the landmark was getting a new name: The Abigail Scott Duniway Transit Bridge.
"That's what everybody's saying," she told our jogging correspondent.