Sunnyside United Methodist Church at 35th & SE Yamhill will celebrate their last worship service on August 30, at 10:30 am with lunch following. This venerable old church has served the community over the past 100 years in many way. On September 5, the building becomes the property of the […]
By Don MacGillivray Few things are more complicated than Parking. There is never enough of it, and everyone who drives...
By Nancy Tannler Houseless idea Sunnyside Land Use co-Chair and local architect Michael Molinaro has a suggestion/solution...
By Midge Pierce Collective, if cautious, relief ripples across the cinder cones of Mt. Tabor this summer among park...
By Midge Pierce Portland residents have had enough of the so-called Demolition Derby that is defacing the City’s storied older neighborhoods. As frustration mounts, residents are beginning to push back on several visible fronts. Last month, dozens of demonstrators sporting “Stop Demolishing Portland” signs stood at a corner near […]Read more ›
By Don McGillivray SE Division St. over the last ten years has evolved into one of the hottest, up and coming neighborhoods in the nation said USA Today last year. The current building boom of medium density apartments is changing the SE arterial streets where we live. Nearby residents […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›