03.28.12 The Afternoon Delight

Shy Boy and his Friend Shock the Audience with The Prayer

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The Social Network

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Stay connected by following these feeds.

Twitter: Pete FerrymanPatrick PrestonRenewable NW ProjectPass Fir5t

Facebook: City of CarnationThe OlympianKIRO 7 Eyewitness News

 Pinterest: President Obama

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Worst note to find on your car. #humor #lol #signs

Portland Parks & Recreation – What would YOU like to see more of on our Facebook and Twitter? News, events, nuggets of info, etc? We’d love to hear your feedback!

Friends of Political Science at Portland State University – Environment Oregon, a statewide grassroots environmental advocacy organization, is looking for an intern.  Send me an email for more information. hprc@pdx.edu.

Apply for Portland Comprehensive Plan Update Policy Expert Groups (PEG). Applications will be reviewed by BPS, in consultation with the Community Involvement Committee (CIC), and additional public agency staff. Final appointment to the work groups will be made by the director of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability in April 2012.

City of Tigard – Fanno Creek Trail – Tell us what you think about our new signs.

Heads up! C-Tran is holding an open house tomorrow to focus on proposed fare increases.

Hands On Greater Portland – INTERN needed for Summer School Program at Family Homeless Shelter. Please share!

Career

Smart advertising.

Give Credit Where It’s Due – You might remember the FedEx commercial “Stolen Idea

When Your Influence Is Ineffective – In today’s highly matrixed workplace, your ability to influence others can be the key to your professional success.

Why Parents Make Awesome Managers – Parents are often taught not to give into their childrens tantrums. Many workplaces also have their share of highly volatile, yet talented personalities. Managers are challenged when dealing with these types.

Spotlight

Gremlins.

You’ve heard of spray-on tans, but what about spray-on pavement? An easy and more cost-effective way to patch roads.

GAO: state and local pension plans have sufficient assets for a decade or more

The Anti-Fritz Candidate – Rep. Mary Nolan is running for City Council but hasn’t yet connected with voters.

What the Muck? The Portland Harbor is a toxic embarrassment. And there’s plenty of blame to go around.

President Obama joins Pinterest – President Obama has joined Pinterest, the wildly popular social network where users pin links to items they love or find inspirational on an online board.

TriMet: First priority is service, regardless of budget crisis – “We are having internal layoffs and program cuts, in addition to proposing service cuts or fare increases. None of these are what we want to do, but we face a serious budget crisis and must take prudent steps to resolve it. As we resolve these budget uncertainties—the union contract, federal operating funding levels and payroll tax revenues—our first priority is to restore service.” ~ Neil McFarlane to Street Roots

City Life, Recreated in the Sky – To Antony Wood’s mind, the future of cities is vertical, replete with super-tall buildings, rooftop parks and, yes, lots of skybridges.

Outside the UGB

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Legal opinion shows the Secretary of State mishandled the labor commissioner’s race.

Interim El Segundo city manager Carpenter wins permanent job

 Bonney Lake City Council Tables Traffic Impact Fees Ordinance

Columbian.com – Youth suicides spur Battle Ground forum

Columbian.com – With Facebook, groups make their neighborhoods ‘friendlier’

Race for the Legislature: Senate District 29 | Oregon Capitol News

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