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Pearly’s Open Mic Night at Eugenio’s

The gorgeous façade at Eugenio’s - photo by J. Weston Kearsey

By J. Michael Kearsey On Sundays he may say mass at St. Philip Neri Catholic church, but on Wednesdays he leads a rousing sing-a-long version of the Beatles’ “Obla-di Obla-da,” at Eugenio’s at SE 36th and Division St. Father William Edens is the Parochial Vicar for the church, and plays […]

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Mixed-use Zoning Changes in Sunnyside

Mixed-use Zoning Changes in Sunnyside

By Nancy Tannler At a recent Sunnyside Neighborhood Association (SNA) Land Use meeting, the subject of zoning and the future development of Hawthorne Blvd. and Belmont St.  were the focal point of the evening. The look and size of new developments taking place in Portland is allowed by zoning regulations […]

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Reservoir Stand Off Updates

By Midge Pierce Score another round for citizen volunteer efforts to protect Mt. Tabor Park. At a June 25 City Council hearing to review reservoir land use arguments, Portland Water Bureau (PWB) and the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association announced that an agreement over the future of the park and its […]

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Letters to the Editor July 2015

To the Editor:  Re: the cell tower issue: In 2008 I was made very ill by exposure to mold toxins, which according to many of the physicians I’ve since consulted, led to my ensuing severe chemical and electromagnetic field sensitivity. From far too many hours researching and networking on the […]

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Screech owls discovered at Western Seminary

Nesting pair of screech owls

By Nancy Tannler and Steve Rice Steve Rice’s pre-dawn treks around Mt. Tabor, has brought the distinct sounds of  screech owls coming from the porch area of Western Seminary. During a recent renovation on the pillars of the historical Armstrong Hall, contractors discovered a nest of screech owls in a […]

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In response to the safety of wireless technology

source:www.AutismSpeaks.org 
More information: http://www.wirelesswatchblog.org

Op Ed By David Morrison In response to Edward Louie’s letter to the editor on June 15 regarding an article about a cell tower scheduled to be installed on SE 72nd & SW Salmon, I would like to point out that Mr. Louie is educated in risk analysis and is […]

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New Energy Rules For Commercial Buildings

By Don MacGillivray If anyone thinks Portland isn’t serious about climate change, think again. The City recently adopted a new policy to track energy output and carbon emissions of large commercial buildings. It requires owners and tenants of the largest buildings to measure and report their energy usage. Buildings are […]

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Don’t Leave the Children Behind

By Don MacGillivray Those with disproportionate risk suffer from the disparities of opportunity. This is especially true of young children expecting to enter Oregon’s educational system. The first years in a child’s life provides the necessary foundation for their future. Learning is a continuum that starts at the moment of […]

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Business Beat on Division/Clinton Street

For Paws, 3029 SE Division St., specializes in natural pet food and treats, unique toys, and every other cat and dog supply. The knowledgeable staff is there to help find just the right food to keep your best friend happy and healthy. For the Street Fair, Underdog Railroad is joining […]

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Association of Saturday Softballers (A.S.S.) in full swing

2014 A.S.S. Championship team

By Michelle Frost Portland has a softball league consisting of 16 teams from some of the most popular pubs, bars and lounges in SE.  The season began May 30 with games being played at Clinton and Westmoreland Parks and a statement on the league’s Facebook page claims, “Founded in 2013. […]

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