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RSVP: CFM Presents the Local Impact of the Fiscal Cliff – The Fiscal Cliff, Sequestration, PERS reform, CRC – What is the local impact? Join us to hear about the high profile issues that are likely to dominate the 113th Session of Congress and the 2013 Oregon State Legislative Session and the potential impact to local government.Thursday, November 29 from 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Madison Room at the Oregon Historical Society.

Meet the mayor — Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy on Tuesday will meet with residents at Grocery Outlet, 2060 River Road. Piercy will be available from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ward 7 City Councilor Claire Syrett also will be present. Places and dates of future sessions will be publicized in advance. For more information call the city manager’s office, 541-682-5010.


Political Cartoons by Gary McCoy

Backyard chicken boom produces fowl result: unwanted roosters – Mysterious bird disappearances. Clandestine egg production. Things besides skillets are heating up in chicken coops around D.C. The backyard chicken fad has its champions and its detractors, but the loudest members of the discussion have the least say in the matter. This is the plight of the backyard rooster.

Portland planners take cars into account — and a lot more – Portland’s approach to land use and transportation planning for the past 40 years has been about creating affordable, accessible choice and ensuring that cars are not the only option for getting around.

States Want to Have Say During Talks Over Budget – Governors say they fear that talks to avert the so-called fiscal cliff will actually lead to deep cuts.

Contract out more state services? Decisions overdue – The state government is finding few takers to perform work now done by state employees who manage websites and deliver mail to far-flung state offices.

The Fiscal Cliff

Fear and the Fiscal Cliff

Fiscal Cliff Raises Questions On Reality Of Debt Deal

Inside Portlandia

Political Cartoons by Lisa Benson

Advisory Committee Balks At Mayor’s West Hayden Island Plan

Letters: Don’t hold back praise, courtesy on the trail, student perspectives, council control, thankful for compost, budget melodrama

PERS must cut cost-of-living increases

Outside Portlandia

Political Cartoons by Jerry Holbert

Local government: City manager hunt down to finalists

NW Lawmakers Seek Funds For Small Harbors

Details emerge in removal of city officials

Wong: New book details influence of former Gov. Bob Straub

Vancouver envisions rules for collective pot gardens

Security guards, Port of Portland avert strike

Diversity dwindles in state Legislature

Rethinking Willamette Street

 Corporate Ladder

Political Cartoons by Lisa Benson

5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years – We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches.

To Motivate People, Give Them Something to Be Proud Of – While people expect fair pay for their services, we all know that money isn’t king. Nevertheless, when it comes to business we all too often act as if it were. We think purely in terms of salaries, bonuses, and people’s positions on the org chart.

The Social Network

Political Cartoons by Robert Ariail

‘Gangnam Style’ Defeats Bieber to Become Most-Viewed YouTube Video of All Time – Clocking in at 805 million views, the video that spawned invisible horse dancing bests “Baby,” by about 1 million views (the latter currently has close to 804 million).

6 Tips for a Perfectly Timed Facebook Post – To ensure your Facebook posts reach the most people, timing is everything. Here are some tips for getting it right.

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