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Portland's Professional Cuddler Opens A Storefront

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Samantha Hess has built a business that she says caters to people who need more cuddling in their lives.

Affordable Housing Forums Will Help Decide Next Steps

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.

Documenting The Dwindling Number Of Lesbian Spaces

OPB |July 16, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about the decline in the number of spaces specifically for lesbians in Portland — and around the country — and different community responses to it.

Seniors Find New Ways To Age In Place

July 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Ninety percent of Americans want to stay in their own homes as they age. We examine what is happening to make that possible.

Culture Club

June 05, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the moment.

Remembering Charles Washington

Dec. 10, 2012 12:45 p.m.

We remember Portland Observer publisher and editor-in-chief Charles Washington who passed away Saturday at the age of 60.

Looking at Community Newspapers

Nov. 08, 2012 12:20 p.m.

We'll explore the turf war brewing between the publishers of the Forest Grove News Times and the Forest Grove Leader

Marcy Westerling

July 30, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Rural Organizing Project founder Marcy Westerling is taking stock of her life and legacy after a diagnosis of terminal ovarian cancer.


Dec. 02, 2011 9:30 a.m.

Design educators in Portland are celebrating the transformative power of design in a new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Craft and an annual program for MFA students.

Community Service at UP

Aug. 31, 2011 9:45 a.m.

The University of Portland was ranked one of the best colleges in the country for community service. We'll talk to a student who taught business classes in Kakamega, Kenya. 

Medford Mourns

July 22, 2011 9:06 a.m.

The stabbing death of a mother and her four young children earlier this week has led to the biggest homicide investigation in Medford history.

Schools & Community

Sept. 22, 2010 9 a.m.

How much do community services help improve student performance?

A Moveable Feast

Aug. 20, 2010 9 a.m.

What are the stories behind the region's food cart culture?

Can You Trust Law Enforcement?

Feb. 18, 2010 9 a.m.

Can you trust the police to solve your community's problems?

Food Safety

Dec. 10, 2009 9 a.m.

How will the food safety bill moving through Congress now affect farmers — and food — in Oregon?

Recovering PERS

Nov. 04, 2009 9 a.m.

How will Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System cover massive investment losses?

Race and Representation

Oct. 21, 2009 9 a.m.

How important is it that your elected representatives share your ethnic or racial background?

Town Hall 2.0

Oct. 06, 2009 9 a.m.

How should government agencies use social networking?

Coping in Tough Times

April 13, 2009 9 a.m.

How are people learning to thrive — or at least cope — in a dismal economy?

New Drug Czar

March 17, 2009 9 a.m.

What will the Seattle police chief bring to the Office of National Drug Control Policy?

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