Scoop: Cinema 21 Looks to Expand

This gossip uses Sriracha just like ketchup.


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TRUNKS 1, DRUNKS 0: The Oregon Zoo’s annual beer festival, Zoo Brew, has been trampled by elephants. Scoop has learned the zoo will discontinue the annual beer fest because the space where it wa   More
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

A Recipe For Safer Eating

Lawmakers want government-run restaurants to undergo health inspections.


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Two Portland legislators say they want to close the loophole in state law that allows government-run restaurants to escape health inspections. The proposal comes after 135 people got sick from e   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 ERIN FENNER

Murmurs: Oregon Zoo’s Norovirus Woes

Would you like fries with that?


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The Oregon Zoo has apologized to a family whose 9-month-old son needed emergency medical attention after getting sick following a meal at the zoo’s Cascade Grill. Mitali Kulkarni says she and    More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

No Inspections for Zoo Restaurants Since 2006

Revelation follows outbreak that sickened 135 diners.


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About two weeks ago, the Oregon Zoo acknowledged 135 people got sick after eating food prepared by at least one zoo restaurant. Health officials   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 ERIN FENNER

Will Metro Use the Elephant Reserve to Breed More Elephants?

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 Yesterday afternoon, Metro officials unanimously approved buying a 240-acre dry lake bed for the Oregon Zoo to use as an off-site elephant reserve.But at least one member of Metro council has voiced reservations about the zoo using the land for breeding a second herd of elephants.The land purchase was rubber-stamped over the objections of animal-rights activists, who were alarmed by last week's ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

Inbox: Love Elephants, Not Zoo


Letters to the Editor
Thanks to Aaron Mesh for this excellent article [“Tusk, but Verify,” WW, Dec. 12, 2012]. This is the first time the real plans for the offsite preserve were revealed to the public. And it does   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Tusk, But Verify

The Oregon Zoo told voters it needed $125 million to make more room for elephants. It’s also making more elephants.


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In August 2008, Oregon Zoo elephant Rose-Tu gave birth to her first calf, Samudra—as if right on cue for the zoo to make a big request...   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 AARON MESH

How Much Will the Oregon Zoo Have to Pay for Rose-Tu's Baby Elephant?

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Furor over revelations that the Oregon Zoo traded away ownership of a newborn elephant was soothed somewhat last night by the California traveling show that will own the calf saying it has no plans to take her away.  But a breeding contract between Have Trunk Will Travel and the Houston Zoo suggests that the Oregon Zoo will have to pay through the nose if it wants to buy the baby elephant back.The ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 AARON MESH

Murmurs: Elephant Calf Confusion at Oregon Zoo

Can we use an electric prod on zoo officials?


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Oregon Zoo officials are trying to explain away their misleading and false statements after the embarrassing news the zoo’s new baby elephant actually belongs to a California traveling elephant    More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

California Company That Owns Rose-Tu's Calf Rents Elephants for Parades and Weddings

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The Oregon Zoo is promising to keep its newest elephant after embarrassing revelations by The Seattle Times that the zoo had long ago traded away rights to Rose-Tu's newborn calf to a traveling elephant show.Officials held a press conference this morning to respond to the Times' story, which cites a 2005 contract between the zoo and Have Trunk Will Travel. In the agreement, the zoo agreed to breed ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

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