Tagged: Portland

New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:18 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

Steve Novick Wants A Socially Responsible Investing Policy For City Money

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB |July 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

The Minor League Team That Took Portland By Storm

OPB |July 10, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll discuss The Battered Bastards of Baseball, a film that tracks the history of the Portland Mavericks, a former minor league team.

News Roundtable: June 27, 2014

OPB |June 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Death Cafes Find Home In Portland

OPB |June 26, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In just three years Death Cafes have become a global movement with Portland as the epicenter in the U.S.

Talking Business

OPB |June 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the business stories on her radar.

Searching For Support For Gay Kids And Their Families

OPB |June 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk to a Portland mom who looked for support when her 8-year-old daughter came out as gay — and couldn't find it.

News Roundtable: June 6, 2014

OPB |June 06, 2014 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

Should Portland Move Ahead With The Proposed Street Fee?

OPB |May 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland's City Council is holding a public hearing on the proposed street fee Thursday at 2 p.m.

How Did Portland's Roads Get So Bad?

OPB |May 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick proposed a transportation user fee last week to help fix the city's roads.

Jian Ghomeshi Dishes On Q

OPB |April 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Jian Ghomeshi, the host of CBC Radio's program Q, is in town for a special taping of their show. He joins us to talk about his story and the success of Q.

Beaverton Schools Want iPads For All Students

OPB |April 24, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: If Beaverton's school bond measure passes in May, the district will use some of the money to get a device into the hands of every one of its students.

Trader Joe's Will Not Be Building A Store In NE Portland

OPB |April 23, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Trader Joe's has decided not to build at Northeast Alberta and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, even though Mayor Hales hoped they would.

Talking Business

OPB |April 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the stories on her radar.

An Update On The Portland Arts Tax

OPB |April 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.

When Will Portland Get A Bike Share System?

OPB |March 26, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: As bike share programs crop up around the country, Portland's program still hasn't gotten off the ground.

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