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What can we do to celebrate and share our culture? Participate in Beaverton’s 2nd annual International Celebration hosted by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s (THPRD) “Party in the Park” and the City of Beaverton.
The deadline to nominate volunteers for the City of Tacoma’s 26th annual City of Destiny Awards has been extended. Nominations will now be accepted through Jan. 27, 2012. www.cityoftacoma.org/destinyawards
The survey closes at midnight, take it now!
Talk with Vancouver City Council 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan 17, at Clark College Columbia Tech Center, first floor conference rooms, 18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd.
The forum will pose questions to mayoral candidates Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith on active transportation in the Portland metropolitan area. Candidates will be given an opportunity to voice their opinions on a range of transportation issues.
Interested in health & human services issues? Please take a minute to fill out this survey for the Lakewood Community Collaboration.
Crime is down in this city on the desert fringe of Los Angeles County, and Mayor R. Rex Parris is sure he knows one reason: It’s the chirping.
On Wednesday, I’ll be speaking at the winter meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors in Washington (a winter meeting in Washington? Doesn’t Miami have a mayor, too?). Given the state of politics these days, going to Washington to give a speech about anything having to do with national affairs would normally be a depressing prospect. But, in fact, while the conference might be in Washington, what’s being discussed, explored, championed, shared, and imagined is all about what’s going onoutside of Washington.
Here’s a tale of two cities in Southern California, one that survived the worst of the foreclosure crisis with a few scratches, and one that was badly beaten up.
The ranch houses where baby boomers grew up, and the 1950s and ’60s fast-food joints that the boomers frequented, are finally getting some respect. More and more, the buildings of the era are being perceived as historical structures worthy of national attention and preservation.
To navigate certain parts of New York City — namely Queens and much of Manhattan — all you need to be able to do is count. In Manhattan neighborhoods like the West Village, and most of Brooklyn, things get a good bit trickier. You can no longer depend on the logical numbered progression of streets and avenues, and must instead rely on some other picture inside your head.
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