- March 14 ELGL Event in Bend
- 02.24.12 Knope of the Week
- Why the gov’t should take an interest in Pinterest
- The Growth of the ELGL Blog
- Governors Have Few Answers for Cities
- 02.28.12 The Morning Buzz
The Social Network
Stay connected by following these feeds.
Google+: Portland Nonprofits
Pinterest: Pioneer Place
Beaverton, OR – Official Website – International Celebration – Would you like to be involved with the International Celebration and celebrate Beaverton with our partners at THPRD on July 28, 2012? If you would like to share your cultural arts, food or music with our community, please fill out an application by following the link. Food vendor applications are due February 29, artist and cultural exhibitor’s applications are due May 4, 2012.
Lake Oswego Open City Hall – Open City Hall gives residents a convenient way to have a voice in Lake Oswego government decisions.
Portland Monthly’s 2012 Best of the City Readers’ Poll — Portland Monthly Magazine – Have you weighed in on our Best of the City readers’ poll? Vote now!
Illegal job interview questions – Do you know what kinds of questions you’re legally allowed to ask?
Measuring Influence on Pinterest – Pinterest is hotter than the sun right now and I’ve refused to write about it up to this point as I’m no bandwagon jumper. But then we started talking measurement and influence and here I am.
How More Expensive Housing Can Actually Cost You Less – An expansive new database could change the way Americans think about where we can afford to live.
Paying for parking again, and again, and again… – I used to work as a municipal planner (or, “zoner”) in an area of Florida where there were no buses, no trains and no plausible bike commuting. This was due to geographic constraints, as well as the standard poor design you will find in Florida. The number one site constraint we found (despite our absurdly low Floor Area Ratios, which maxed out at 0.35) was parking.
Inside the UGB
- Left with little choice, two women become citizen lobbyists
- Lake Oswego Planning Commission forwards city policy recommendations designed to keep 415-acre lake private
- State to conduct studies on 8 Damascus speed zones
- Unruly lawn? Tigard approves plan to go after home owners for property nuisances
- Clackamas County to fund about $600,000 in homelessness prevention initiatives, will consider rental housing inspection program
- Carl Hosticka’s “Back to the Future” run for the Legislature
- Portland ‘Sustainability Center’ hits a wall at the Oregon Legislature