Mayor up front on the issues
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler pushed his agenda on the critical issues of housing affordability and police reforms during a visit to the offices of the Portland Observer, Oregon’s longest serving minority publication Friday.
Community fight to keep reforms on track
Portland community leaders are fighting to keep efforts to reform the Portland Police Department on track amidst a slew of delays, complications and opposition from the Trump Administration.
Police arrested Deshawn Swanger, 24, on Friday on a charge of attempted murder.
Documentaries are windows into African American life
Darleen Ortega writes her second installment about her annual sojourn to the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, N.C.
Change will not happen on its own
The Trump Administration is proposing a dramatic increase in the budget for nuclear weapons while simultaneously proposing a dramatic decrease for social and environmental programs.
Portland jazz composer and pianist Darrell Grant kicks off a two week tour of Oregon concerts this weekend with his MJ New Quartet, a group inspired by the legendary group Modern Jazz Quartet.
Gabriel ‘I'm Not Fat, I'm Fluffy’ Iglesias will perform in Portland.
It doesn’t have to be this way
Many indebted graduates begin their work lives with damaged credit histories and greater economic vulnerability.
In Loving Memory of Velesia R. Campbell
Focused on alleviating hunger and helping people become more food secure, Smithfield Foods joined forces with Fred Meyer to donate nearly 25,000 pounds of protein to Oregon Food Bank last week.
You’re invited to an evening of interactive community theater aimed to help break the sigma surrounding mental health.
A commitment to equality and opportunity
A federal court this month dealt a blow to Texas’ efforts to disenfranchise voters of color.
In Loving Memory of Henry Knight
Ella Mai will be at the Crystal Ballroom.
A play about what happens if we let fear win
The Portland theater company Triangle Productions has joined other theaters around the county in rolling out a world premier play about what happens if we let fear win.
Portland's honored royalty
Outstanding young women from Portland area high schools
Rider advocates oppose new transit precinct
Advocates for low-income, transit-dependent communities are challenging TriMet’s budget priorities, arguing that an added emphasis on policing comes at the expense of efforts to make public transportation more affordable to riders.
Earth Day event planned rain or shine
Friends and neighbors and other volunteers will focus on cleaning up litter, clearing storm drains, weeding and mulching at bus stops and removing graffiti along Northeast Alberta Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Northeast 33rd Avenue.
Multicultural celebration at Mt. Scott Park
Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry presents the city’s annual Arbor Day Festival this year on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22