Giusto Keeps His Badge (For Now)


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Embattled Multnomah County Sheriff Bernie Giusto is keeping his badge. At least for now. That was the recommendation of the state Department of Public Safety Standards and Training's police policy board this afternoon after a three-hour hearing in Salem. The policy board unanimously recommended Giusto not be stripped of his license after an investigation by the agency into whether Giusto ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 JAMES PITKIN

Roll This Up and Smoke It: Roller Racing at the Lizard Lounge


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When I arrive at the Lizard Lounge at 7:50 pm, there's a line outside the Crane Building that runs along Northwest 14th Avenue and turns down Irving. It's a young crowd, disproportionately pierced and tattooed, pretty good looking, but they're not waiting to get into a club. They've gathered to witness—for the first time on US soil—the phenomenon that is roller racing. The event, sponsored ...   More
 
Monday, February 11, 2008 JOHN MINERVINI

Dozono Poll: Campaign Finance Expert Says Not Sho Fast


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Last week, The Portland Tribune and WW raised questions about an extensive poll done for mayoral candidate Sho Dozono. The gist of that reporting: Dozono's failure to disclose or account for the poll may have violated state election law and may also have violated the rules that govern the City of Portland's public financing of city elections. On Friday, City Auditor Gary Blackmer, who wears ...   More
 
Monday, February 11, 2008 NIGEL JAQUISS

Don’t Hate These Bikes Just Because They’re Beautiful: The Handmade Bike Show Begins


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I don't care if people talk behind my back about my love of bike porn, or if they say I have a deep-seated frame fetish. I just love to ogle me some handmade bikes, and I'm proud of it. I just got back from indulging my two-wheeled fantasies at the 4th annual North American Handmade Bike Show at the Oregon Convention Center, and it looks like the event will be a big success. The local bike ...   More
 
Friday, February 8, 2008 Jason Moore

Tri-Met Backs Off, Figo House Will Stay


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TriMet announced today that it has changed its mind about buying and demolishing the “Figo House”. Randal Acker, the lawyer who owns the historic 1894-circa Victorian, tells WW contributor John Rumler that he's pleased with the news. “We're really happy and somewhat surprised,” Acker says. “TriMet has gotten a black eye for a lot of things, especially safety ...   More
 
Friday, February 8, 2008

That Didn't Take Long: Former Hurley's site going All-American


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The knockout Northwest nook that once was home to Cafe des Amis, and more recently the much buzzed about Hurley's, is about to drop any pretensions of frou-frou-ness and become "a neighborhood hangout." According to the person who was tearing down all the ivy that has covered this brick building as long as anyone can recall, the new restuarant, called Nell's, will focus on American cuisine. It's ...   More
 
Friday, February 8, 2008 Byron Beck

House Arrest in Little Tibet: An Oregonian Is Eyewitness to Crisis


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As the protests in Tibet intensified and turned violent this past week, an Oregonian was caught up in the Chinese crackdown. Spence Palermo, a Eugene sound technician and filmmaker, was on location at a monastery in Xiahe (known as "Little Tibet"), working with a documentary crew. He sent this email to friends (posted here with Palermo's blessing) from China, where the crew is finishing production. Ni ...   More
 
Sunday, March 16, 2008 Ian Gillingham

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