07.28.12 Your Saturday Post

The Boss will bring his ‘Wrecking Ball’ to Portland





RSVP: ELGL Forum with Sean Robbins, Greater Portland Inc. – Please join us on Wednesday, August 1 at noon for an ELGL forum with Sean Robbins, Greater Portland Inc. The forum will be held in the  West Linn City Hall, Council Chambers – 22500 Salamo Road.

RSVP: ELGL Forum with Bob Moore, founder of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods – The event will be held at Bob’s Red Mill corporate headquarters in Milwaukie (13521 SE Pheasant Ct., Milwaukie, OR  97222) on August 8th. Please note, this is a different location than the store. The event will begin at 11:45 am and last until 1pm. For those who are able to stay longer, a tour of the Bob’s Red Mill facility will begin at 1pm.

Troubled Clackamas River Water district looking for new board member after fifth resigns – You must be a member of the district, which serves 80,000 people in unincorporated Clackamas County, and be interviewed by at least one member of the board.


Miami City Manager Declares ‘Financial Urgency’ – Miami’s city manager officially declared a financial urgency Friday afternoon, which will give the city commission the power to cut into the unions, despite what their contracts say.

Pacific mayor behind multiple controversial firings faces recall campaign – They’re heading the Committee to Recall Cy Sun. The group – armed with signs, civic code numbers and determination – picketed in front of City Hall on Friday. They decried how Sun has upended peace in the normally quiet town that straddles Pierce and King counties.

Was Puyallup city manager exit voluntary? Explanations vary – When Puyallup’s city manager confirmed last week that he was leaving his job and didn’t expect to return to work after a vacation, it made him the third city manager to depart Puyallup in five years.

For Creative Cities, the Sky Has Its Limit – Researchers at the Santa Fe Institute have been able to demonstrate that bigger, denser cities literally speed up the metabolism of daily life.

Redmond city manager resigns – Brandt leaves to accept a city manager position in his hometown of Cupertino, Calif.


Born To Succeed: 7 Career Lessons From Bruce Springsteen –  Bruce Springsteen fans have long parsed the lyrics of his songs for relevance to their personal lives. A recent New Yorker magazine profile offers inspiration for their work lives.

10 Steps To Happiness At Work – Here’s a pop quiz for anyone who’s miserable at work. Which action has the biggest chance of improving your happiness? (A) Getting a promotion, (B) seeing your professional nemesis move to the Mongolia office, (C) focusing on the positive aspects of your job and trying to ignore the negative or (D) quitting in a fit of anger and landing your dream job elsewhere?

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Inside the Weird World of Tracking Gangs on Social Media – With gang members openly posting about their plans to commit violent acts on Facebook and YouTube, police departments nationwide find increased challenges and unique advantages.

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