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  1. Charlie Hales invited to White House for clean power conference, will share Greenpeace storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Oregonian

    Charlie Hales is getting on a plane and headed east to talk climate change again, this time at the White House. Charlie Hales is getting on a plane and headed east to talk climate change for the second time in the past two weeks.


  2. The Central Question: After years of work, Willie Levenson sees advocacy turn to actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Willie Levenson, ringleader of Human Access Project, shows a quick three step process for swimming in the Willamette River in Portland. And during the past few years, he has gotten a crash course on how to get things done at Portland City Hall.


  3. At Portland City Hall, it's time for financial discipline: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 |

    Dana Haynes, communications chief for Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, succinctly describes the flood of spending proposals that accompanies any expectation of boosted revenue: "The requests are infinite. " That's certainly been the case this year, as Portland leaders have been told by City Hall forecasters to expect at least $30 million more than anticipated - an amount that could yet tick upward in another revenue forecast this week.


  4. Dan Saltzman, King of Gone: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 |

    Commissioner Dan Saltzman, far right, leads the Portland City Council in absences. He is joined, left to right in this photo from 2012, by commissioners Nick Fish and Steve Novick, Mayor Charlie Hales, and Commissioner Amanda Fritz.


  5. City wants to build 200 units of affordable housing in RiverPlace: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 |

    Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman oversees that Housing Bureau, which is struggling to meet affordable housing goals for the North Macadam urban renewal district. The number of affordable housing units in Portland's upstart neighborhoods south of downtown could nearly double under a plan headed to the City Council on Thursday.


  6. Uber in Portland: Will city task force be able to meet deadline for new ride-sharing rules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 |

    With the meter running on Uber's self-imposed suspension of ride-sharing pickups in Portland , City Hall is beginning to worry that a task force charged with revamping taxi regulations isn't moving fast enough. Mayor Charlie Hales has promised the controversial San Francisco-based startup that the citizen task force will submit new for-hire transportation rules that will allow it to resume operations by Apr. 9. However, more than two months after Hales made that pledge, the citizen Private For-Hire Transportation Innovation Task Force has yet to start drafting new rules that will somehow balance the interests of existing cab companies with emerging app-based ride-share services.


  7. Portland should join JTTF fully: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 |

    Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who has persistently questioned the value of participation in the JTTF, remained undecided as of midday Tuesday. The JTTF is a necessary tool in a time of escalating threat and as terrorists recruit youths while employing technologies that can undercut privacy.


  8. Portland water and sewer rates may rise 4.8 percent: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 |

    The average water and and sewer bill for Portlanders would increase by $4.58 a month, or 4.8 percent, under budget requests submitted this week by Commissioner Nick Fish. "I think this is a responsible proposal and it's now up to the council to review it," Fish said Tuesday.


  9. Nitro Knitters celebrates anniversary; Shibaguyz Designz has free patterns for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 |

    Nitro Knitters is celebrating its one-year anniversary, and this means a month of February fun. The store will have special events, including sales and trunk shows.


  10. Portland Street Fund: Mayor Charlie Hales cancels advisory vote, pledges plan after legislative session Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Oregonian

    On Jan. 7, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales announced a May 2015 advisory vote only to reverse course a week later. In the latest jarring twist to an eight-month political misadventure, Portland's effort to raise local taxes will be sidelined through the summer so Oregon lawmakers have a "clean shot" to pass transportation-funding bills without worrying about the whims of Portland voters.


  11. City Hall's refusal to show spending discipline: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 |

    Portland commissioners Steve Novick, left, and Amanda Fritz join Mayor Charlie Hales last year in listening to citizens' concerns at a lengthy street fee hearing. The public hearing revealed the city council to be of the same spend-only predilections assigned by some council members to predecessors.