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Cheap Eats 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Bella Faccia's cracker-thin crust, which you can't help but break off a bit to taste before you handle your slice, comes dressed with ingredients that will satisfy any hangover craving for grease, spice and zing. May we recommend the Swine and Pine ($20 for a pie, $3.25 a slice), a Hawaiian pizza wi   More
 
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 Angela Valdez

Restaurant Guide 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Three Square Grill serves bistro food, alternating both Northwest and Southern accents. The simple decor�small tables, white paper�and attentive staff makes it easy to focus on the food. The salads bear little resemblance to the uniform fare of most good restaurants: mixed greens, stinky cheese,   More
 
Friday, October 20, 2006 Angela Valdez

Restaurant Guide 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
Remember the first time you tried to make a fancy meal for your family? How difficult it was to get everything just right? Well, Farm Cafe replicates that experience. Pleasant staffers mean well here, but often find themselves on shaky legs, wandering away mid-question, forgetting the basics (like u   More
 
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 Angela Valdez

Bowling Green

Bringing back the bowlers (both real and plaster).


News Stories
It took two sets of developers, nearly a year of chasing permits, and much sweet-talking of skeptical bankers, but the project to redevelop the former Grand Central Bowl in inner Southeast Portland ha ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Angela Valdez

Mean Streets

Bike rider alleges TriMet driver told him to "Get the F out of my way!"


News Stories
Jake Gill is a 28-year-old shoeshine man at Nordstrom and the single father of a 7-year-old boy. He has more than a dozen tattoos, including black-and-white representations of locomotives on each of h ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Angela Valdez

The Hot Seat

A write-in candidate surfaces in what's become an unexpectedly high-profile judge's race.


News Stories
In the latest twist to what's become an unusually nasty election for a seat on the Multnomah County Circuit Court bench, local trial lawyer Charles Henderson has launched a write-in campaign.Although ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Angela Valdez

The Killer Next Door?

How a churchgoing amateur soccer player ended up in the middle of three brutal murders.


News Stories
On June 11, 2006, Cevelino Capuia walked into a Beaverton Plaid Pantry store with a 4.5-inch kitchen knife and told the clerk to open the register drawer."Are you serious?" she asked the handsome 19-y ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Angela Valdez

Leslie Roberts


Rogue of the Week
No amount of public shame is likely to keep this week's Rogue from ascending to the Multnomah County bench. But Portland lawyer Leslie Roberts pulled a sleazy move to disqualify her neighbor and forme ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 Angela Valdez

Bench Brouhaha

A race for Multnomah County judge turns nasty.


News Stories
In a move that's got local legal tongues wagging, judicial candidate Leslie Roberts has filed an elections complaint aimed at leaving her unopposed in the November election by knocking her opponent of ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 Angela Valdez

Terror-fying The Greens

Did investigators use post-9/11 warrantless wiretaps to bust accused eco-saboteurs?


News Stories
A federal judge in Eugene wants to know whether the government used warrantless wiretaps to investigate a group of radical environmentalists charged with committing more than a dozen acts of sabotage ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 Angela Valdez
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