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Market of No Choice

PDC looks at a new, high-end grocery downtown, far from where the city needs one most.

Multnomah County
More than 17,500 people in Portland don’t have easy access to supermarkets or full-service grocery stores—a problem city officials say they want to fix.     Many of their neighborho   More
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 HANNAH HOFFMAN

New York Deputy Mayor Criticizes Portland's Eviction of the Occupy Portland Camp


In a TV interview Wednesday, New York Deputy Mayor Carl Howard Wolfson explained why and how the City of New York cleared the Occupy Wall Street protest out of Zucotti Park, and in doing so, contrasts New York’s strategy with the eviction of Occupy Portland over the weekend.   More
Thursday, November 17, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

The Fall of the 420 Hotel

In the final hours of Occupy Portland, there was mud, a riot squad and a speckled rooster.

News Stories
The final rumor to sweep through the ruins of Occupy Portland inflamed the holdouts in the 420 Hotel.  “They killed a puppy!” screamed a young man with a scraggly goatee and a black Army ja   More
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 AARON MESH, HANNAH HOFFMAN

Leonard Wants Deadline to End Occupy Portland

Talks to organize movement and end Occupation not going well

Randy Leonard

City Commissioner Randy Leonard says officials are considering a firm deadline for Occupy Portland to leave Chapman and Lownsdale squares, probably within days.    More
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

Occupy Portland to Host Fundraiser, Hopes to Recoup Fundraising Losses


Occupy Portland has a fundraiser planned for Tuesday evening, in part to make up for some of the $14,000 in donations that a former finance committee member refunded to donors.

The “Occupy The Bagdad” fundraiser will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Bagdad Theatre on Hawthorne Blvd. with a silent auction, followed by four comedians and a movie, “The People Speak.”

Tickets are $10 an...   More
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

Occupy Portland Considers Closing Kitchens to the Public

occupy plates

Occupy Portland organizers are thinking about limiting who gets fed at the camps. They're trying to figure out how to respond to growing pressure from city officials that the camp deal with the problem of drugs and violence in Lownsdale and Chapman squares.    More
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

UPDATED: Stabbing Victim Tells WW He Can't Remember Where He Was When Knifed; Police Back Away From Claim He Was at Occupy Portland


A man that Portland police initially said was stabbed at the Occupy Portland camp Thursday morning tells WW he isn't sure where he was when he was knifed, and Occupy leaders tell WW that they believe the attack happened away from the camp.   More
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

A Desire for a Drug- and Crime-free Occupy Camp Inspired Move into Terry Schrunk Plaza

10 Occupiers Arrested in Early Morning Raid; Portland Police in Riot Gear Help Feds Clear Park


Portland police in riot gear helped clear Terry Schrunk Plaza at about 4 am Tuesday after Occupy Portland campers ignored warnings from federal officials to move out. Police say they arrested about 10 Occupiers.

The move by occupiers to leave the main camps, in Lownsdale and Chapman squares just to the north, also r...   More
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

The Oregonian Axes More Employees in Second Round of Layoffs This Year


The Oregonian laid off about 20 business-side employees Tuesday, adding to about 38 employees the paper let go in June.

Publisher N. Christian Anderson III confirmed to WW that the paper had announced the layoffs. He wouldn't confirm the exact number but said none of the cuts came from the newsroom staff, and that the cuts were part of the paper’s overall cost-saving strategy. Source...   More
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN

Filmmaker Michael Moore to Visit Occupy Portland Today


Filmmaker, author and 1 percenter Michael Moore is scheduled to visit the Occupy Portland camps today, and protesters plan to march to a Bank of America branch to draw attention to the bank’s investment in coal mining.   More
Monday, October 31, 2011 by HANNAH HOFFMAN
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