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Kerns

By Heather Waisanen   It’s spring cleaning time!  The annual Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup is Sat., April 19 from 9 am to noon, neighbors may bring unwanted items to the Hinson Baptist Church parking lot at 1315 SE 20th. Enter on Salmon from 20th Ave. For a donation of $10-30, depending [...]

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The miracle of Miranda

Miranda dressed as a bug for Halloween

By Anna David   The March of Dimes’ March for Babies takes place Saturday, April 26, starting at Rose Quarter Commons. The mission of March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Every year they raise funds through individual, [...]

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Richmond April 14

By Allen Field   Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on March 10, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. The March meeting was devoted to a Candidates Forum for the Oregon House District 42 and Multnomah County District 1races.  House District 42 candidates — Don [...]

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The Fast Track Reservoir Disconnect

By Midge Pierce   Time is running out on the preservation of the Mt. Tabor reservoirs with the April filing of a Portland Water Bureau land use application to disconnect drink ing water from the park’s iconic basins. PWB plans to start construction on the disconnect in October. The 18 [...]

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Montavilla April 14

By Joanna Beatty   Major League Soccer coming to Montavilla Park? Representatives from Portland Parks and Recreation attended the March MNA meeting to discuss the possibility. In preparation for the MLS All Star Game being held in Portland this year, the Portland Timbers have proposed donating considerable funds to repurpose [...]

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Wellness Word April 2014

Editor’s note: Wellness Word is an informational column which is not meant to replace a health care professional’s diagnosis, treatment or medication.   Better Health Through Mediterranean Cuisine   By Hari Dass Khalsa, DC   What is the secret behind the remarkable health of those who enjoy Mediterranean cuisine? Notably, [...]

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Oso Market

Oso Market

By Cat Wurdack     726 SE Grand Ave. Tues – Thurs : 11 am – 10 pm Fri – Sat: 11 am – 11 pm Sun: 11 am – 7 pm 503.232.6400   Oso Market, the recently opened bottle shop, market, and Southern European style restaurant in Portland’s SE [...]

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Science of safe drinking water

OP Ed By Scott Fernandez Master of Science in Biology,  M.Sc.   Why Shouldn’t Portland Have Safe Drinking Water? The answer is easy: we can if we retain our open reservoirs because of the profound public health benefits they generate. The Portland open reservoirs have provided safe and healthy drinking [...]

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Buckman April 14

By Susan Lindsay   April 10 Public Forum on Proposed New Portland Water District: 7 pm Multnomah County Bldg. The future management of two most basic public services, water and sewer, is about to be in your hands, and if you find yourself unsure and a bit confused over the [...]

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Buckman arts educator receives national award

Michael Simmons

By J. Michael Kearsey   At last month’s Buckman Foundation fundraiser, Buckman Art and Sell, Fine Arts teacher Michael Simmons was one of the proudest faces of all, as the hallways and tables were adorned with works by his students from all grades. Simmons, with his salt and pepper shock [...]

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