Occupy Portland forced the city to face its persistent problems with homelessness.
The homeless were back occupying the spaces under the
Burnside Bridge on Monday, one day after their downtown real estate had
been reclaimed by the city over the weekend.
The city shut down the
DJ Nick is back. He needs to get out of here, because DJ Nick is trouble.
He’s just one of the problem people the Safety/Peacekeeping Committee worries about in the Occupy Portland camps.
Sisters of the Road community organizer Brendan Phillips raised concerns in this interview we ran in this week's WW about Mayor Sam Adams' sidewalk plan for downtown Portland, the Rose Quarter and Lloyd District. And now this afternoon, Sisters announced in this statement [PDF] that it opposes the mayor's proposal because the advocacy group says it would "unfairly target people experiencing homelessness ...