Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Saturday, Oct. 31, during “Howloween” at the Oregon Zoo. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free with zoo admission.
Youth and police meet up for unity breakfast
A renewed partnership between African-American students and Portland Police is giving a large contingent of youth and officers an opportunity to build on something positive and learn more about each other.
Rather than curb violence, they increase violence
Trayvon Martin's unjust death at the hands of a trigger-happy, self-described neighborhood watchman continues to shock and live on in our nation's collective consciousnes
Welcoming a new generation of activists
The day after the Aug. 10 anniversary of Michael Brown's death, I was arrested along with more than 50 other protesters outside of the Department of Justice in St. Louis in an act of civil disobedience.
A Lincoln High School student has become the first youth to ever serve on this city’s Human Rights Commission.
Louis James Mayes was born on March 26, 1935 in Ardmore, Okla. He passed away Oct. 12, 2015 in Portland.
New Seasons, Legacy and other businesses pay for upgrade
A new traffic signal is improving safety at the intersection of North Vancouver Avenue and Cook Street.
Kenyan born singer and songwriter Naomi Wachira will perform a solo acoustic show at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro on Friday.
To ensure that all homebound seniors have sufficient meals during upcoming inclement weather, Meals on Wheels People are delivering a two-day supply of shelf-stable meals this week to more than 3,000 homebound residents.
The Community Alliance of Tenants will host a meeting to hear the concern of renters in the wake of Portland’s housing emergency and follow the session with a renter rights workshop on Friday, Oct. 30.
Portland Farmers Market invites everyone to its annual Great Pumpkin events at its King Market site in northeast Portland and at the downtown location next to Portland State University.
Haven’t caught the hit Broadway-scale musical 'Cuba Libre'? Good news: the Artists Repertory Theatre has extended its world premiere production through Nov. 15.
Creating Life through Art
A Portland artist who grew up in Kenya is bringing his mixture of traditional and abstract art to the Alberta Street Gallery.
Milagro, the Pacific Northwest’s premier Latino arts and culture organization, continues its long tradition of Day of the Dead celebrations with an original production, 'La Muerte Baila.'
Free housing fair Saturday at Legacy Hospital
Portland's African American Alliance for Homeownership is hosting its 17th Annual Black Homeownership Fair on Saturday.
City Council responds to rental crisis
Portland renters facing a growing number of no-cause evictions and rent hikes may get some relief as part of new regulations passed the Portland City Council in response to a declared housing emergency.
Serial killer suspect was living in northeast Portland
For decades, the families of four young women killed in a string of unsolved Portland murders have waited for answers. Detectives have arrested the man they believe to be responsible for these brutal killings.
Local chef re-opens at iconic location
Reo Varnado, uncle of hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg and long-time Portland chef and barbecue lover, has reopened the doors to his popular rib shack at an iconic new location in northeast Portland.
A powerful, resonant drama about race relations in the United States is now showing on the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center stage in north Portland.
Portland celebrated its first ever Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday changing what was formerly known as Columbus Day.