The usually sleepy Davis Douglas School District faces contested board races.
David Douglas School District, the low-key Southeast
Portland educational agency best known for its drama-free governance,
will experience something of a historic milestone May 17.
the first t
The subject of a 2010 cover story in WW will play three shows with the Portland Cello Project this month.Harun Mustafa, the now 21-year-old subject of last year's piece, was a promising cello player when a single mistake at age 19 sent him to prison for 18 months. During a fig...
Mayor Sam Adams released his proposed budget Tuesday. And at a press conference to announce the $400 million-plus package, he touted new efforts to improve services for the homeless, Portland's struggling s...
A bill to limit penalties for graphic pictures hits a snag.
Among the many new laws the Oregon Legislature is
considering this session, a revision to penalties for “sexting” between
teenagers is proving unexpectedly contentious.
Senate Bill 678 would
It often seems that the only thing more common than coffee shops on Portland street corners are neighborhood nail salons.
It’s a domain of
manicures, pedicures and shellac, and it’s populated by
Among the small-ticket items in the Portland Water Bureau's budget that tick off grumpy ratepayers are the city's many decorative fountains, which the Water Bureau has maintained under a longstanding agreement with city parks officials.
That cost to ratepayers is such a frequent source of grumbling, it rated a mention in Auditor LaVonne Griffin-Valade's More
What earmarks might Portland’s 2011-12 budget include?
Mayor Sam Adams is supposed to introduce his proposed city budget this week for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
The majority of
Portland’s $391 million discretionary general-fund budget,
Tomorrow, WW issues its endorsements for the two money measures from Portland Public Schools on the May ballot. The first is a $548 million construction bond to rebuild nine schools and update all of the remaining 76 schools in the district, Oregon's largest. The second measure renews and expands an existing operating levy that currently generates about $40 million a year to support PPS. If voters...