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Are African-Americans Really Leaving Portland?

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2016

A researcher says African-Americans are leaving Portland at high rates, and that 11.5 percent of the black community has left in the last four years. But a local expert disagrees.

Metro Will Not Expand Urban Growth Boundary

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 13, 2015

For the first time since the 1970s, Metro has voted not to expand the region's Urban Growth Boundary, saying there is enough room for the projected 400,000 new residents set to arrive in the next 20 years.

How Portland's New Comprehensive Plan Affects You

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2015

Portland is updating its Comprehensive Plan — the multifaceted documents will guide the way the city develops for the next two decades.

Bills Could Lead To Damascus Disincorporation

OPB | Broadcast: June 24, 2015

A slate of bills passed by the Oregon Legislature could make it easier for one of the state's newest cities to go back to being an unincorporated part of Clackamas County.

How Dense And Tall Should Portland's Neighborhoods Be?

OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2015

As the population of the city continues to increase, what should neighborhoods look like as they respond to those demands?

Portland's 20-Year Growth Plan

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: What will the Metro area look like in 20 years?

Candidates Face Off In Washington County Commission Race

OPB | Broadcast: May 5, 2014

MONDAY: Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse is challenging incumbent Washington County Commissioner Bob Terry.

Legislative Compromise On Urban And Rural Reserves

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers have negotiated a compromise for a key piece of the growth plan in the Portland-metro area.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2013

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

Damascus Volunteers Quit In Protest

OPB | Broadcast: June 5, 2013

Fifteen volunteer Damascus city committee members resigned in protest of a behind-closed-doors, forced resignation of the city manager.

Apartments with No Parking

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2012

More and more developers are putting up apartment buildings in Portland with no room for cars to park.

A Bigger Urban Growth Boundary

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2011

Where will Portland area's urban growth boundary be expanded and why?

Box Stores in the City

OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2011

How do national big box stores customize themselves for urban settings?

Getting Back to Work: Retraining

OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2010

Do job retraining programs work?

Northwest Passages: Kathleen Alcala

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2009

Author Kathleen Alcala on borders, families, and writing to free people of cultural and personal restraints.

Within Bounds

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2009

What will the Metro region look like in twenty years if we don't expand the UGB?

The Big Look

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2008

What is land of state-wide importance?