02.08.12 The Morning Buzz


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Facebook:  Brad AvakianOffice Of Citizen Involvement – Multnomah County


Brad Avakian – Looking forward to tomorrow night’s Facebook Town Hall w/Rep. Dave Hunt. Dave and I will be holding a town hall discussion right here on Facebook, focusing discussion on the economy and creating jobs in Oregon. Feel free to post questions, let us know your thoughts, or just track the conversation.

City of Salem Parks Volunteers – SAVE the DATE! Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 7p.m. Loucks Auditorium at the Salem Public Library, Salem Parks Foundation Presents: “Changes Coming to Minto-Brown Island Park”

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Project Labor Agreements: What You Need To Know – Western City – February 2012 – Sacramento – In awarding municipal contracts, one important consideration is to get the product, service or construction of a public project at the lowest cost.

A Florida City That Never Was – Miami-Dade County is expected to abolish the city of Islandia, a chain of 33 islands that mid-century developers had hoped to turn into a rollicking resort town.

Speaking Up Is Hard to Do: Researchers Explain Why – Have you ever clammed up in a meeting for fear of saying something stupid? Scientists offer an explanation of why many people become, in effect, less intelligent in small group settings.

Job Hunting: When Parents Run the Show – As 20-somethings struggle in a tough economy, their moms and dads are writing their resumes, tracking them on LinkedIn, and even going along for the job interview.

Should Cities of the Future Look More to the Past?  Cities of the future are rarely imagined to include Corinthian columns, but for philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus, who established the Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame a decade ago, “Classical architecture and traditional urbanism represent a culture’s highest aspirations.”

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