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Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Monica Beemer
Nov 23, 2009
It was 2001, and the troubled organization—an advocacy group for the homeless that runs a café serving low-cost nutritional meals—was losing $100,000 each year. To save Sisters, Beemer spent hours...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Matt Morton
Nov 23, 2009
Only 34 percent of Native American students in Portland Public Schools graduate within four years. It’s a number that Matt Morton—board chair for the Native American Youth and Family Center, or...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Kreeg Peeples
Nov 23, 2009
Kreeg Peeples is ashamed to admit that years ago, when his son was collecting canned food for needy families, he wondered why the recipients didn’t just go get a job. “I didn’t understand then that...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Jon Springer
Nov 23, 2009
The nonprofit organization, Elders in Action, works to provide seniors with a better quality of life. Sometimes that’s as simple as offering a sympathetic ear, and sometimes it means tackling...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: The Freshwater Trust
Nov 23, 2009
For 26 years, the group, armed with rubber boots and waders, has removed trash and invasive species from our rivers’ edges, helped redirect stream flows to make waterways more fish-friendly, and...
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Nov 23, 2009
Holiday Cocktails
As promised, I’ve turned my attention to Thanksgiving cocktails. Any time my family is shoved together under one roof, it calls for drastic measures, alcohol-wise. Since slamming a forty of malt...
Thumbnail for - The Other Heronswood
Nov 22, 2009
Garden Visits
Last week, I tried to go to the Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne near Melbourne but, with the extreme heat and drought, the gardens were closed due to fire danger. Fire, heat and drought are...
Thumbnail for - Black and Blue:What Not To Do
Nov 21, 2009
phile under: art
Oh, provocateur, do not look so surprised when your art provokes. Victor Maldonado tries again. His Funny, Dirty, Wrong hallway exhibition at Milepost 5 (900 NE 81st Ave) of dirty or politically...
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Nov 19, 2009
new restaurants
For car-less souls like me, downtown living is the only option in PDX. Yet food-wise, Eastside options are much greater—especially on rainy days when I’m craving pho, that beefy Vietnamese noodle...
Thumbnail for - Teri Rueb Talks at U of O
Nov 19, 2009
phile under: art
Artist Teri Rueb creates large-scale, outdoor, interactive installations that utilize global positioning systems (GPS) technology and digital sound. She lectures at noon today, Friday, November...
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