Portland Afoot's Kickstarter Video is 'We Are the World' With Transit Nerds

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 Consistently excellent public transit magazine Portland Afoot celebrated its second anniversary last night, and publisher Michael Andersen debuted his plan for the future: a mobile app.Today, Portland Afoot launched a $5,000 Kickstarter campaign for a mobile magazine with an inspirational video that's a who's who of transit geeks. The magazine is a sometimes uncomfortable blend of solid reporting ...   More
Friday, July 27, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

UPDATED: Smith and Hales Will Attend Cameron Whitten's Hunger Rally


If City Hall protester Cameron Whitten survives another five days of his hunger strike, mayoral candidates Charlie Hales and  Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-Oregon) will be there.Whitten has announced an "Epic Rally for Housing Justice" this Friday to mark the 50th day of his hunger strike. He's been camped along Southwest 4th Avenue in front of City Hall to demand the city do more for the homeless. Hales ...   More
Monday, July 16, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

City to Occupy: Clean It Up

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Turns out the protesters in front of City Hall have finally got the attention of officials there — but not for the issues about which they are protesting.Cameron Whitten, the former Occupy Portland mayoral candidate on the 42nd day of a hunger strike, reports that the city has sent a letter to the protesters asking them to stop cluttering up the sidewalk with trash and their belongings. Apparently ...   More
Friday, July 13, 2012 by Brent Walth

One City Union, No Longer Holding Back On Mayoral Endorsement, Says It Supports Eileen Brady

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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 48, which represents about 100 city of Portland workers, was one of four union locals that last month made a show of not endorsing any candidate for mayor.At the time, IBEW 48 business agent Joe Esmonde cited the Columbia River Crossing as a top issue for his union and others that would work on the controversial construction project. Today, ...   More
Thursday, January 19, 2012 COREY PEIN


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