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City Council Postpones Vote On New Sidewalk Rules; Opponents Continue Protests

As promised, Sisters of the Road led a "sidewalk parade" through downtown Portland this afternoon to protest the sidewalk manageme...   More
Thursday, April 29, 2010 by Peter Griffin

High School Redesign: Benson Students Protest Changes By Staging Walkout

Hundreds of students walked out of Benson Polytechnic High School this afternoon to protest the proposed high-school redesign released last night by Portland Public Schools' Superintendent Carole Smith. As    More
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by Peter Griffin

City Hall Protesters Demand More Housing Money. Fritz Laments There Isn't Any.

Speaking to a crowd of about 50 protesters outside City Hall demanding safe and affordable housing, city Commissioner Amanda Fritz said this afternoon there simply wasn't enough money in the budget to do everything the demonstrators want.

"The ...   More
Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Peter Griffin

"Bad Signs" for Jim Huffman

See anything missing from this sign?

When the first signs supporting Republican Jim Huffman's candidacy in the GOP primary for U.S. Senate hit lawns recently, they lacked an important detail: a disclaimer stating who authorized and paid for the ad. The discl...   More
Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Peter Griffin

TriMet Releases Latest Version of Proposed Cuts

TriMet's latest version of its proposed service cuts has only two bus lines cut, compared to the previous three (the #65 will not be discontinued). But alas, the proposed...   More
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 by Peter Griffin

Shut Up & Vote

Your Gateway Drug to Civic Involvement.

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High HopesOregon pot-legalization advocates push to follow California’s lead.After decades of dashed hopes, leaders of the movement to legalize marijuana believe their goal is poised to become a ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Peter Griffin
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