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Next ELGL Forums
ELGL-Portland Presents Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director, January 15, 2013 (note the date change), 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218, 11:45 am – Forum; 1:00 pm – Tour of Port of Portland Headquarters, RSVP to Megan Messmer, ELGL Project Coordinator, email@example.com.
ELGL-Willamette Valley Presents Triple Bottom Line Decision Making – Come learn about the decision making framework Eugene staff is using to help reach sustainability and human rights goals. Thursday, January 17 at noon.
With state’s backing, now Nike must choose where to build – Business is booming and hiring continues at the world’s largest sporting goods company. But division managers know that new hires will have to be shoehorned into tight space in one of the 18 buildings on the sprawling campus near Beaverton.
Clackamas Town Center shooting: A letter from Sheriff Craig Roberts about law enforcement response – On Tuesday, our community endured a horrific act of violence. A place that should be safe — a place where I spend time with my own family — was transformed into a living nightmare by an individual determined to commit mass murder.
Traffic Jams, Solved – Jonas Eliasson, a co-designer of Stockholm’s famous congestion pricing system, recently gave a TEDx talk called “How to Solve Traffic Jams” (via The Transportationist). It’s one of the clearest and most persuasive discussions of road pricing I’ve ever heard, and with the video nearing 300,000 viewers, I doubt I’m alone. I’ve summarized the talk here, but if you’ve got ten minutes to spare I highly recommend the whole thing.
When politicians gamble on developers with taxpayer money, who ends up paying? Ten years ago, Keizer Station was supposed to put this small city on the map, drawing shoppers and their money to the area.
The Fiscal Cliff
- L.A. Council delays layoffs for six months — again
- 6 jobs to vanish in Thurston budget, offices to shuffle
- 150 million reasons why it’s so hard to cut federal spending
- Many call for cuts, but not from their programs
- As Washington County diversifies, American Community Survey offers more complete picture
- Steve Duin: Lake Oswego’s Maggie Hayes understands the journey of grief that awaits recent victims of violence
- New president for Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce
- Gresham’s new fee essential for public’s well-being
- Hillsboro should play hard-to-get on the bypass
- Developer’s tax bill tops $500,000
- John Laird: Labor leaders: mad in Michigan, seething in Seattle
- Lebanon mayor, city manager honored for their years of service
- Jefferson looks to regulate small animals in city limits
- City manager’s contract approved
- Bainbridge sends out bloated sewer bills
The Career Center
Exhausted? Survey Says 87% Are Overworking – Feeling overworked? You’re not alone. In fact, according to a vast majority of a recent survey’s 1,915 U.S. respondents, overworking has become the norm in today’s workplace.
6 ways to be a rock star this holiday season – Office parties, private club events, civic galas, friends and family dinners: ‘Tis the season for a wide variety of holiday invitations to both personal and professional gatherings.
3 Ways to Fix Your Company Culture – Scheming, back-biting and gossiping do no good. How to put an end to it, now.
Clackamas County offers help for people in need of mental health services – If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the Clackamas County Crisis Line at 503-655-8585.
The Social Network
Social Media: The Newest Designer Drug – This just in: People really like using social media to interact. Oh wait, you probably already knew that. In fact, you’re probably one of those people.
9 Ways You Should Be Using Twitter – Every day I meet people who ask me why they should be active on Twitter and every day I see Twitter friends try to hide their frustration over those that don’t understand their attachment. Here are 9 great ways to use Twitter.
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