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Paul Hawken to speak at sustainability summit | Portland State Vanguard

Lecture at the Bagdad Theater focuses on rebuilding local economies On Thurs., Jan. 26, influential environmentalist, entrepreneur and author Paul Hawken will be at the Bagdad Theater to participate in the “Sustainability: Portland’s Opportunity to Re/Build & Lead” summit.

Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County Commissioners invite the public to an open forum with the Clackamas County Commissioners Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Clackamas County Development Services Auditorium, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, on the Red Soils campus.

The Year of Transportation in Tualatin

With two major transportation planning projects taking place in 2012, now is your chance to get involved. Help shape the future of walking, biking, driving, and taking transit in Tualatin. Seven Working Groups will be formed, consisting of community members and members from the Transportation Task Force.


Portland Makes Bid To Become Budding Techlandia

In less than three years, Portland had become home to three incubators for tech start-ups—the Portland Seed Fund, backed by various city and state agencies; the Portland Incubator Experiment, backed by Nike Inc.’s advertising agency, Wieden + Kennedy, with sponsorships from Coca-Cola, Target Brands and Google; and Upstart Labs, which is just starting out.

L.A. County supervisor moves to restrict speakers at board meetings

The weekly meetings of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors tend to drag, with some lasting five hours or more. And Board Chairman Zev Yaroslavsky thinks he knows why — members of the public talk too much.

Comprehensive Prevention Programs Far, Far Beyond Code Enforcement and Coloring… | icma.org

The competition for tax dollars is fierce during hard economic times. Every local government must decide how much to pay for parks, police, fire and emergency, sewers, water, and transportation.

The Smart Math of Mixed-Use Development

Are cities across the country acting negligently in ignoring the property tax implications of different development types? Joseph Minicozzi thinks so, and he’s done the math to prove it.

Inside the UGB

City Sets Record $128 Million in Building Activity

Oregon and Portland Ranked First in U.S. for Rates of Bicycling to Work, Report Shows

Straight Talk: TriMet GM Neil McFarlane talks safety, service and opposition.

City, homeless people settle federal anti-camping lawsuit

Voters gripe about negative ads in Oregon congressional race, but signs are that they work

Molalla budget troubles force new city manager to hire consultant, consider forensic audit

Outside the UGB

County drops $430K on year-old radio system – Chambersburg Public Opinion

Rep. Walden Fields Calls in Phone ‘Town Hall’ – News Story – KTVZ Bend

$1 billion legislative plan could put 25,000 people to work

Social pals swear off Puyallup city business

Budgets will take big hit from storms

Wheeler calls for state economic development ‘powerhouse’ plan

Parks staff, programs will be cut