Digest: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Youth camp swept; threatened with further sweeps The City of Portland used police officers and Rapid Response Bio Clean to sweep an encampment of homeless youth on Tuesday and, after the campers relocated to another location, posted a sweep notice at their new site. Confirmed reports from anonymous sources say the sweep started around 7:00… Continue reading Digest: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Calendar: March 1 to March 8

Tuesday, March 1 1:30 p.m. — Mandatory supplier meeting for Portland Police Bureau’s RFP for body-worn cameras The City of Portland is holding a mandatory meeting for vendors planning to submit bids to provide the Portland Police Bureau with body-worn cameras. Those who wish to attend must contact James Moering in the City’s Procurement Services office… Continue reading Calendar: March 1 to March 8

Calendar: February 22 to March 1

Tuesday, February 22 6:00 p.m. — Portland Public Schools board meeting Portland Public Schools’ school board will hold a regularly scheduled meeting. An agenda for the meeting is online and includes comments from the Portland Association of Teachers on the reduced staffing plans for the 2022-2023 school year. PAT is requesting PPS families attend the meeting, as well as contact… Continue reading Calendar: February 22 to March 1

Calendar: February 1 to February 8

Tuesday, February 1 Today is the Lunar New Year, which starts the Year of the Tiger. Chúc mừng năm mới! Gōng xǐ fā cái! Saehae bok mani badeuseyo! Wednesday, February 2 ON SALE — “Changing the Narrative” Comics Anthology Available from Street Roots Vendors The Portland State University’s Collaborative Comics project has partnered with Street… Continue reading Calendar: February 1 to February 8

Get ready for the 2022 legislative session

The Oregon State Legislature will start this year’s legislative session tomorrow (Tuesday, February 1). The session will last 35 days: In even years (which happen to coincide with elections at most levels of federal, state, and local government in Oregon), the state legislature has a ‘short session.’ In odd years, Oregon’s legislative sessions last 160… Continue reading Get ready for the 2022 legislative session

Wednesday Digest: December 22, 2021

Oregon health officials are projecting that an omicron variant surge of COVID-19 could easily overwhelm hospitals in the state beyond even what we say during the delta surge early this year. They’re currently expecting a peak in February with a rapid rise after holiday travel.