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I’ve been running with our younger daughter to school, she’s biking, I’m running. Twice a week; Tuesdays and Thursdays. This week, due to a snafu with the teenager, we did it today.
I noticed new signs, “Sitton Safe Route” along our normal path. I didn’t point them out to her, though. A few minutes after we [...]
Tri-Met is trying to figure out how to make fareless square work better. On one hand, some people would like to abolish the whole thing. On the other, Tri-Met seems to feel that Fareless Square encourages drug merchants to hang out downtown; all they have to do to relocate is hop a bus.
Fareless Square was [...]
Oregon Public Broadcasting is looking into neighborhood schools and transfer policies in Oregon’s schools – and we want to hear from parents and teachers and students.
What is the state of your neighborhood school?
If you’re a parent or a student, is your neighborhood school meeting your needs? Have you transferred or considered transferring?
If you’re a [...]
Get in touch with the Portland Neighborhood Speed Reader Board Program. The City of Portland has just purchased a half dozen new “Your Speed…” signs and lends them out to concerned neighborhood associations. Check out this PDF
PORTLAND, Oregon – A new safety program launched by the city of Portland to help neighborhoods slow [...]
Open Arms is a parent driven play group, of the Northwest Down Syndrome Association, for children ages birth through five, with Down syndrome and their family. The play group is organized to give parents opportunities to connect with each other on a personal level by asking questions, sharing ideas, and learning from others experience. Open [...]
Date/time: Saturday April 28, 2007; 3-7 p.m.
Location: PCC Cascade Gymnasium, 705 N. Killingsworth, Portland OR 97217
Cost: Kids $15; Adults and kids under 2 are free
Details: Fiesta Viva! is a community celebration that features music and dance for kids of all ages. Highlights include fantastic music by David Hall and Cana Son, salsa dance lessons, face [...]