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The Cleaners: The Organizer


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Penelope Rose Miller’s career as a professional organizer began three years ago, at the entrance to an apartment in San Francisco. From the doorway of the apartment, which belonged to a successf ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 Jonah Sandford

Corinne Atlas

Ponies and bugs declare war on terror.


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For over a year now, Corinne Atlas has been preparing for work by pulling on an oversized bug costume. It could be worse—she could have a tail. Since October 2006, Atlas, as “Ladybug,&rdqu ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 Jonah Sandford

21 Proof

OLCC’s decision to reject all-ages music shows, by the numbers.


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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission voted 3-2 last week to reject amendments seeking to allow alcohol-serving music and arts venues to have all-ages music shows. But the OLCC does plan in February t ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 Jonah Sandford

OLCC Keeps Us In The Stone Age




This morning, the almighty Oregon Liquor Control Commission had a chance to do something good. With one vote, the five-person regulatory agency had the power to make us all forget the ways they've ann...   More
 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 by Jonah Sandford

Into The Depths With Rosie



In June of this year Rosie, a 1,000-ton, 25-foot wide "tunnel boring machine," started tunneling 115 feet below inner southeast Portland.
After being lowered into an enormous, 67-foot wide shaft near OMSI, Rosie was assembled and started tunneling to the north...   More
 
Monday, December 10, 2007 by Jonah Sandford

Chanukah With The Blazers!



In a press release for tonight's "Chanukah Jewish Celebration Night" at the Rose Garden, Rabbi Motti Wilhelm, one of the event's organizers, is quoted as saying "It seems almost miraculous to bring professional basketball together with Chanukah."
When I first read that a fe...   More
 
Sunday, December 9, 2007 by Jonah Sandford

A Tree Grows in Bridgeton --For Now




You may remember the fight raging up in North Portland's Bridgeton neighborhood over the fate of 115 mature trees on the Bridgeton levee.

The Bridgeton Neighborhood As...   More
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007 by Jonah Sandford

Love Match

Detailing the triumph, the tennis and the dead rubbers of the 2007 Davis Cup.


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Portland sports fans were ready for some good news last weekend. The University of Oregon football team flamed out in spectacular fashion, finishing the season with its third straight loss—to r ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 Jonah Sandford

KGW Takes Us Into The Future (With a Little More Makeup)



KGW sent out a press release yesterday announcing a "historic press conference" at their studio this morning.
It was pretty mysterious, promising only "an announcement of a historic addition to KGW's News Gathering Operation."
Anticipation, as you can imagine, was pr...   More
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 by Jonah Sandford

Davis Cup: A Dreary Day After



It was kind of a tough sell, but I was able to talk my friend Ben, who's in from out of town for the weekend, into coming down to Memorial Coliseum with me this afternoon for the last day of the Davis Cup finals.
Even though the...   More
 
Sunday, December 2, 2007 by Jonah Sandford
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