DON KAHLE: Eugene’s in the right place for economic growth – When Mary Skinner first saw the flat spot on high ground 150 years ago, she declared it perfect for her husband Eugene and their young family. Let’s become reacquainted with what our city’s founders found here.
One Way the Government Stinks at Start-Up Formation – Significantly fewer start-ups are launched by immigrants today than in 2005. Author and entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa explains how it happened.
Who Was The Best Leader During Hurricane Sandy? Chris Christie doesn’t represent New Yorkand he has been a strong advocate for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but residents of New York City, who tend overwhelmingly to vote Democratic, praised the New Jersey governor as the most effective leader during and after super-storm Sandy, according to a poll released yesterday by Quinnipiac University.
Hogan’s Hero – A Eugene law firm plans a spendy party for a retiring federal judge.
The Fiscal Cliff
- The Fiscal Cliff Drama, in WSJ Graphics
- For The Republicans There’s An Opportunity At The Fiscal Cliff
- ‘Fiscal cliff’ may foul up usual fix of alternative minimum tax
- One way to pass farm bill: Attach it to fiscal cliff
- Another year, another tight budget in Woodland
- Universities fear fiscal cliff
- Neighbors cry foul ball
- Portland should address the issue of paid sick leave
- The new Sellwood Bridge will attract walkers and bikers
- Troubled officers greet public at Portland Police Bureau’s busiest front desk
- Ferndale council approves development incentives
- Alameda’s deputy city manager takes Burlingame post
- Oroville hires new interim city administrator
- Eugene city council OK’s $225,000 to help local homeless population immediately
- Sound Transit will seek federal funding for local light rail
- Recount In Commissioner Race
- Ashland City Council Race Still Close
- Levy backers raised more than $27,000
- La Center seeks to fire worker for second time
- Cowlitz County’s new watchman
- Ashland customers get jolt as electric rates increase
- Are federal workers fairly paid?
RSVP: CFM Presents the Local Impact of the Fiscal Cliff – The Fiscal Cliff, Sequestration, PERS reform, CRC – What is the local impact? Join us to hear about the high profile issues that are likely to dominate the 113th Session of Congress and the 2013 Oregon State Legislative Session and the potential impact to local government.Thursday, November 29 from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Madison Room at the Oregon Historical Society.
Budget panel in need of members – Lebanon school district accepting applications for 2 open positions.
Learn about city’s water issues – A presentation about the city’s water projects will be held at noon Nov. 30 at the West Linn Adult Community Center, 1180 Rosemont Road.
The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) – These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!
12 Ways to Unwind During the Busy Holiday Season – For start-ups, especially in the retail space, now is the time to ramp-up sales–not to relax. But that doesn’t mean your team can’t find time for a little holiday cheer.
The Social Network
You Know the Old Social Media Saying [COMIC] – Josh Hara’s tweet is illustrated by Twaggies. Be sure to check out more great Twaggies comics on Mashable, and let us know if you’ve spied a funny tweet that’s just begging for a visual.
Facebook: Hillsboro Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
Twitter: Henry Kraemer
Pinterest: Agri-Business Council of Oregon
Google+: The White House