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Are there any major cities besides Portland that use the weak-mayor system?
Portland has a “weak mayor” system of
governance where the mayor shares power with four commissioners. It took
me a little while to wrap my head around that. Are there any other
UPDATE: Treat helped instate Alta Bike Share at both of her previous posts.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation has hired a new director: Leah Treat, the chief of staff in Chicago's transportation department. City Commissioner Steve Novick announced Treat's hiring this morning in an email to Portland transportation bureau staff.Treat, 42, served as chief of staff to Chicago transportation commissioner Gabe Klein starting in 2010. Before that, she was the finance manager ...
The deadliest sins of seven strangers who stopped being polite long, long ago.
DVD & TV
Portland, The Real World is over.
On Wednesday, June 12, MTV will air the final hour of the Stumptown
season, as well as the customary reunion. As you may have seen over the
past 11 weeks—thou
Market Guide 2013
Cully Community Market
NE Killingsworth Street and 42nd Avenue. 10 am-2 pm Sundays, June 2-Sept. 29.
Gladstone Farmers Market 580 Portland Ave. 10 am-4 pm Saturdays, June
Food Reviews & Stories
Most shelves at the Made in Oregon store
are stocked with the obvious: Jams made from native berries, our famous
wines and cheeses, the blankets our pioneers traded to indigenous people
Does Portland really have the highest number of strip clubs per capita?
I always hear that Portland has the most strip clubs of
any city in the U.S.—or at least the most per capita. Are either of
these claims even slightly true?
About 300 people marked May Day yesterday in a march through downtown, calling for workers' rights and equality. The marchers—beginning and ending at O'Bryant Square—chanted “si se puede," a slogan used by the United Farm Workers, and, "FBI and CIA ain't nothin' but the KKK." Compared to the Occupy Portland-fueled May Day protest of 2012, Wednesday's event was tame. Last year, more than 2,000 ...
Sure, we’re about to vote on fluoride, but also on issues about kids and open spaces. Here are WW’s endorsements for the May 21 ballot.
Many election battles vow an eye for an eye. But this spring’s fight is something even fiercer: a tooth for a tooth.
election—held in a season when voters might be understandably