A Fine Evening at the Aladdin: Candidates Gone Wild


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Who knew Multnomah County commission candidate Tom Markgraf once unpacked John Kerry's underwear? Or that his fellow commissioner wannabe, Paul van Orden, once opened for Fugazi? You do, if you attended Candidates Gone Wild last night at the Aladdin Theater. It was the ninth incarnation of the unique political infotainment extravaganza put on by WW, Live Wire and the Bus Project. Once again, ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Bragdon Leaves Portland for New York To Plant Trees (and Other Stuff)


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We caught up with David Bragdon at the end of the day yesterday in New York City, not long after the announcement that he was quitting his leadership of Metro to take a job as the director of New York City's long-term planning and sustainability. In essence, Bragdon will be Mayor Michael Bloomberg's point person on a variety of city-wide initiatives, from planting trees and converting taxis ...   More
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010 MARK ZUSMAN

Bragdon's Departure, Steve Novick and the 2012 Mayor's Race


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This week's news that Metro President David Bragdon is skedaddling for New York eliminates one potential challenger to Mayor Sam Adams in the 2012 Portland mayor's race. But the departure of one likely Adams challenger got us wondering about another name often bandied about for political office—Steve Novick, who ran a close race in the 2008 Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. Word has ...   More
 
Friday, August 13, 2010 HANK STERN

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