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Feb 29, 2012 at 9:01 AM PDT
Businesses in Northeast and Southeast Portland were damaged overnight ahead of a planned Occupy Portland protest on Wednesday and the vandals explained their actions in emails, police said.
Feb 29, 2012 at 9:53 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Businesses in Northeast and Southeast Portland were damaged overnight and the vandals explained their actions in e-mails, police said.

The vandalism comes ahead of a planned Occupy Portland march and rally in Portland...
Jan 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - The City Council will be discussing this week whether to change the name of the Memorial Coliseum to Veterans Memorial Coliseum.The idea behind the name change is to give more recognition to area veterans and to more fully identify...
Aug 30, 2010 at 8:34 AM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland 9-1-1 Dispatch confirms a car slammed into a power pole on Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard Monday morning. Note that this boulevard was known as 39th Avenue before its name was changed in January.The impact toppled the...
Jul 20, 2010 at 11:55 AM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - A street in Portland bears his name and now so will a school in north Portland.Monday night, the Portland school board voted to rename the Clarendon-Portsmouth school for labor rights leader Cesar E. Chavez.PPS: Board votes on new...
Mar 10, 2010 at 4:21 PM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Sentinel printed its final street edition this month, becoming the latest newspaper to fold under hard economic times.Download the final edition (pdf)View the final cover For several years, The Sentinel has been a source of news...
Feb 25, 2010 at 4:28 PM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - A longstanding Portland landmark, the 7-Up sign atop the Portland Bottling Co. building at 1321 Northeast Couch Street, has now been covered in advertisements and the iconic bottle that sits on top is now yellow instead of green.The...
Jan 29, 2010 at 8:56 PM PDT
Despite opposition, supporters of the labor rights leader, Cesar Chavez, now have a street named in his honor. On Friday, city crews changed out a few out of the dozens of signs to the cheers of a small group of supporters who said Portland is on...
Jan 29, 2010 at 8:50 PM PDT
Despite opposition, supporters of the labor rights leader, Cesar Chavez, now have a street named in his honor.
Jan 29, 2010 at 2:03 PM PDT
The first street signs for the newly renamed Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard went up Friday in Portland.Last year, the City Council voted to rename 39th Avenue to honor the late labor leader, Cesar E. Chavez.The street renaming was a big issue among...
Jan 29, 2010 at 2:17 PM PDT
Jan 28, 2010 at 6:12 PM PDT
The first street sign for the newly renamed Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard will be unveiled on Friday.The location is at the signpost on the east side of the Southeast 39th/Chavez Blvd. and Southeast Stephens intersection, next to the bus stop and...
Jul 8, 2009 at 8:08 AM PDT
If approved, 39th Avenue, a main north/south thoroughfare running through northeast and southeast quadrants of the city, will be renamed Cesar Chavez Boulevard in honor of the late labor leader. The vote should take place this morning after 9:30 a.m.
Jul 8, 2009 at 11:57 AM PDT
The City Council voted Wednesday to rename 39th Avenue as Cesar Chavez Boulevard after a two-year debate that brought charges of racism and government heavy-handedness, and groans from residents who wanted the late Hispanic labor leader honored elsewhere.
Jun 23, 2009 at 10:24 PM PDT
Whether or not to rename 39th Avenue for Cesar Chavez is a debate that has been going on for weeks and on Tuesday night it dragged out for hours as people packed the City Council chambers to hear the discussion.