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An Evening Concerning the Future of Alberta’s Popular "Last Thursday" Arts Festival




Mayor Sam Adams and City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, who oversees the city Office of Neighborhood Involvement, held a meeting last night that Adams hoped would air out “the positive, negative, and everything in-between” of Alberta's Last Thursday.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010 by Ari Phillips

Howard Dean vs. Karl Rove, Showing Feb. 10 in Portland






Next Wednesday, two disparate minds will come together for an evening of peaceful debate and, ideally, jabs with rheto...   More
 
Friday, February 5, 2010 by Ari Phillips

Making Contact

TV ads, spadeas and tweets? Sure. What else the tax measures’ fans and foes did to win.


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In the run up to the Jan. 26 election, more than $11 million was spent on Measures 66 and 67, for everything from TV commercials to wrap-around ads, known as “spadeas,” in The Oregonian. ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Ari Phillips

Can’t Buy Plastic Water Bottles at University of Portland Anymore




Remember the good old days when you could buy plastic water bottles on campus? Well, no more at University of Portland starting on Feb. 1.

UP will join about 20 schools    More
 
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by Ari Phillips

What Obama's Drug Czar Said In Portland About Legalizing Pot




Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Policy, is in Oregon this week visiting drug treatment centers as part of President Obama's upcoming National Drug Control Strategy. Speaking this morning at Oregon...   More
 
Thursday, January 14, 2010 by Ari Phillips

Support Abortion Rights? Oppose Abortion Rights? Come to Pioneer Square on Sunday




This Sunday, Oregon Right to Life will hold a Roe v. Wade memorial rally at Pioneer Courthouse Square from 2 pm to 3 pm to, in the anti-abortion group's wo...   More
 
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 by Ari Phillips

Wyden Asks for Review of Ugandan Trade Status in Light of Anti-Gay Bill




Students at Southridge High School in Beaverton aren't the only ones taking action against Uganda's barbarous Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

U.S. Sen....   More
 
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 by Ari Phillips

Rally for Gaza at Pioneer Square This Saturday




This Saturday, Jan. 9, there will be a rally and march in Portland to show solidarity for residents of Gaza, who have been suffering a siege for just o...   More
 
Thursday, January 7, 2010 by Ari Phillips

And On Your Left…

A Bus-sized Window into Portland’s discriminatory past.


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People wanting to learn the sordid local history of housing discrimination can now have it put right in their faces. Along with about 20 students from George Fox University, I signed up for a 2 1/2-ho ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Ari Phillips

Dan Saltzman's Challengers Have A Novel Plan




With the Jan. 29 public financing deadline looming in the race for Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman's seat, his challengers met last Sunday to brainstorm strategies to secur...   More
 
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 by Ari Phillips
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