Mayor of Portland Candidate Debate

Presented on April 18, 2008 Sam Adams; Sho Dozono “On April 18 candidates Sam Adams and Sho Dozono promise an engaging and substantive debate about how to fill the vacancy left by outgoing Mayor Tom Potter. Besides highlighting their distinctive leadership styles, they will each address how best to create new jobs, improve transportation, allocate […]

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The State of the City

Presented on January 22, 1999 Vera Katz, mayor, City of Portland “””Vision with action,”” Mayor Katz said in her 1998 City Club address, “”can change the world.”” The mayor suggested that this simple and sublime idea could also change Portland. Here, we should look to Immanuel Kant, who described the sublime as, “”[T]he mere capacity […]

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Daimler Announces Headquarters Expansion, Adding 400 New Jobs

On Friday, September 13, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that it is expanding its corporate headquarters in Portland. The 0,000,000+ project includes a new 265,000 square foot corporate headquarters building and a parking garage. The new HQ will allow DTNA to merge employees currently located in offices in NW Portland and eventually accommodate approximately […]

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Urban Adventure 2016

Urban Adventure is a two-day trip sponsored and hosted by Unum. Students explore the city of Portland, attend workshops and presentations, meet other students from throughout the state, and have an overall memorable experience.

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Portland’s Economic Development Strategy

Portland’s Economic Development Strategy: A Five-Year Plan for Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth In the midst of a period of extraordinary change, Portland needs a strategy to guide the city’s economic growth over the next five years. Under Mayor Sam Adams leadership, the Portland Development Commission has drafted a five-year plan to direct the […]

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Why You Should Move to Portland, OR – PuppetConf ’12

“Why You Should Move to Portland, Oregon” at PuppetConf ’12, by Skip Newberry, President of the Technology Association of Oregon; Eric Sorenson, Open-Source Product Owner at PuppetLabs; and Jared Wiener, Industry Liason at PDC. Learn more about Puppet: http://bit.ly/OUeBLk Abstract: Attend this presentation to learn why technology professionals and entrepreneurs are relocating to Portland, Oregon. […]

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Gresham Home Inspection Moisture Damage PART 2- Portland 97216 Multnomah County, Oregon

Legacy Home Inspection (CCB#209577) provides inspection services and free warranties in the Gresham home inspection market. We service Portland and East County (Happy Valley, Sandy, Troutdale,). Give us a call at 503.349.0608 or tim@LegacyHomePDX.com. —– USACE WRRDA Project Proposal December 2, Portland, Oregon . 3 Peninsula Drainage District #2, Multnomah County Drainage District #1, The […]

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Friday Forum: Pushed Out: No Affordable Homes In Portland

Presented on March 10, 2017, In five years, most homes inside Portland’s city center will be out of reach for most Portland families. This leaves many families in Portland with no opportunity to become owners close to jobs, schools, public parks and the social and financial centers of the city. This is the stunning conclusion […]

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Stormwater Management

Kate Hibschman talks about the importance of stormwater management and her job designing sustainable stormwater planters, like green streets, for the City of Portland.

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Street Sweeper Ride Along

Friends of Trees Program Director Brighton West recently spent a morning riding in a street sweeper. City of Portland Sweeper Operator Tyrone Goodgame tells Portlanders how pruning their street trees and moving their cars can help him do a better job cleaning city streets.

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In Transition

A video documentary following Carl, an ex-prisoner looking for a job. Through his life, we see what programs the city of Portland has to facilitate the transition from prison to community. This issue becomes increasingly important as the US has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, and more prisoners are leaving jail each […]

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State of the City

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales returns for this second State of the City Address. Hales will look back on a tumultuous 2013 — with the worst city budget cuts in anyone’s memory — and will look forward to the goals and aspirations of 2014, with a focus on jobs, equality, environmental programs and the history of […]

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Gail Shibley – Chief of Staff – City of Portland

Gail Shibley is currently serving as Chief of Staff to Mayor Charlie Hales in Portland, Oregon. Since completing the Loeb Fellowship in 2000, she has worked for three Saxony Parliament Members in Dresden, Germany; served as Political Director for a successful gubernatorial candidate in Oregon; and headed Oregon’s Environmental Public Health agency. Shibley also completed […]

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Single in the City

Help! We cant seem to catch a break! Between busy jobs, hectic schedules and endless responsibilities, who has time for finding love? Check out our video to get a first-hand look at the challenges of the dating scene in Portland, OR. If only we could let loose and go to Paris—the city of romance—we could […]

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