04.04.12 The Afternoon Delight

Is The Fray’s National Anthem Among All-Time Worst?


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Destination Hillsboro: Hillsboro 2020 Vision Town Hall on June 12! – The 12th annual Hillsboro 2020 Vision Town Hall will again be held at the season opening of the Tuesday Marketplace on June 12th from 5-8:30pm at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza and Main Street.

Performance Management Tools and Techniques | transformgov.org – Join us May 24th for Performance Management Tools and Techniques

Metro Council Candidates’ Forum on Housing | Street Roots – Please join us Tuesday, April 10th, from 11:30 to 1 at First Unitarian Church (11th and Salmon) to hear all the candidates for Metro talk housing.

Clackamas County, Oregon – Clackamas County Commissioners invite the public to an open forum with the Clackamas County Commissioners Wednesday, April 4 at 5:30 in the Clackamas County Development Services Auditorium, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, on the Red Soils campus.


Use Your 118 Seconds Wisely – The average length of an elevator ride in New York City is 118 seconds

15 ways to boost your tweets’ click-through rate – How do you get someone to click on your links on Twitter? It’s one of the most pressing questions I see day in, day out—and rightly so. Attracting more people who like what you are posting is essential to success on Twitter.



County Steps Up Search For Next Manager – Clatsop County Manager Duane Cole is set to retire at the end of June after serving in the county’s top administrative role for three years. With his departure looming, the county has amplified its search for his replacement.

Sherwood whittles down city manager list of finalists to four – That list of 12 finalists vying to become Sherwood’s next city manager has been pared down to four, Mayor Keith Mays said Monday evening.

Four Finalists Named for Bend Asst. City Manager – The City of Bend will hold a public reception and interview four finalists next week for the Assistant City Manager position.

Federal Grant Opportunities – Reconnecting America – Looking for funding for a new project in your community? HUD, DOT, EPA, and several other agencies have made available millions of dollars in funding to support the planning and implementation of projects that promote sustainable communities.

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