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Tensions Rise Between Portland Neighborhood And Homeless Village

OPB | Aug. 23, 2017

A recent attempt by the Overlook Neighborhood Association to restrict membership to those with a legal address further frayed relations between community leaders, the city and homeless residents. 

News Roundtable | Portland Hate Crimes | Montavilla Homeless

OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2017

Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.

A Vision For Portland's Jade District

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2015

Community members are finding creative ways to reimagine a multicultural neighborhood centered around SE 82nd and Division as Portland's "Jade District."

Neighborhood Coalition Plans To Redevelop Former Strip Club

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2015

A coalition of neighbors and community groups recently purchased the former Sugar Shack strip club as part of an effort to revitalize Portland's Cully neighborhood. 

Portland Public Schools Will Redraw Boundaries

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2015

THURSDAY: Portland Public Schools is beginning the process of redrawing the boundaries for neighborhood schools, and restricting transfers between schools.

What's Happening With Development In The Lents Neighborhood?

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 13, 2014

THURSDAY: The Lents Neighborhood in Southeast Portland has struggled to become economically viable, despite an influx of money intended to revitalize it.

Living In A Historic District

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2013

What are the benefits and drawbacks of living in a designated historic district?

Our Town: Montavilla

OPB | Broadcast: March 20, 2013

The next stop in the Our Town series is Portland's Montavilla neighborhood.

How We Live: Pocket Neighborhoods

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2012

In the next installment of our How We Live series we explore pocket neighborhoods. Do you live in a development where you share common space — and perhaps common beliefs — with your neighbors?

Overnight Parking

OPB | Broadcast: June 4, 2012

The City of Portland passed a resolution allowing homeless motorists to sleep in church parking lots. Now one church is allowing it and some neighbors are pushing back.

Mars Hill Church

OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2012

The Mars Hill Church expanded into Portland last fall. We'll talk with members of the church and the LGBT community about their sometimes complicated relationship.

Driving through Walgreens?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2011

Walgreens wants to build a drive-thru at one of its Southeast Portland locations, but some neighbors say the project will bring pollution, noise, and traffic. Should Walgreens change its plans?