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Another Staffer Departs David Wu's Office

David Wu

An eighth staffer has left U.S. Rep. David Wu's office.Erin Devaney, the Democratic congressman's executive assistant and scheduler, left Wu's Washington, D.C., office on Friday.
Wu spokesman Erik Dorey said today the job of a scheduler is "the most difficult and high stress in any congressional office," but that Devaney "will always be a friend of the office." Wu has already found a replacemen...   More
 
Monday, March 21, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

In Fundraising Push, David Wu Celebrates Birthday Early

David Wu

U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) marks his 56th birthday on April 8, but he's hosting a birthday party in Portland on March 23, about a week before a key Federal Election Commission fundraising report is due.The $100-a-hea...   More
 
Friday, March 18, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Portland School Board Races Heat Up

Bobbie Regan

Three out of four Portland School Board races have two or more candidates as of this afternoon.Today at 5 pm is the deadline for candidates to file for the May 17 election.In Zone 1, the incumbent Ruth Adkins has two opponents: Larry Lawson, a network security manager, and Glen Livingston, a community activist and an exterior remodeling contractor.Zone 2 is an open seat since incumbent    More
 
Thursday, March 17, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Parking Plan for Jeld-Wen Field Goes Sideways

Portland City Council March 16

Mayor Sam Adams' emergency parking plan for the area around t...   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Badly Shaken


News Stories
The earthquake that struck Japan last week was the fourth largest since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  A magnitude 9.0 quake, the March 11 event spawned a tsunami, left hundred   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Asleep At The Wheel

David Wu totaled a parked car in 2010 and blamed it on his hectic travel schedule.


Politics
U.S. Rep. David Wu crashed his car into a Ford Focus parked on a residential street in Portland’s Forest Heights neighborhood last year   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

David Wu Refuses to Release October 2010 Correspondence

David Wu

One of the more curious elements of the story surrounding U.S. Rep. David Wu is the series of bizarre emails the Democratic congressman sent sta...   More
 
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Portland School District Pens New Contract to Evaluate Sale of Headquarters

BESC

Portland Public Schools plans to ink its own contract to study the possible sale of the school district's headquarters, a site Mayor Sam Adams wants to consider for his massive Rose Quarter redevelopment plans.
On Monday night, the Portland School Board will co...   More
 
Friday, March 11, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Council Votes 4-1 to Borrow Funds for Computer Upgrade

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

When City Council voted 4-1 yesterday to approve a funding plan to pay for computer upgrades at the Bureau of Development Services, Commissioner Amanda Fritz was the lone "no" vote. No surprise there—it's    More
 
Thursday, March 10, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC
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