Retiree Dennis Goode says he was lucky to be able to achieve his American Dream. He doesn't think his kids or grandkids will necessarily be so lucky.
Economy | local | NW Life | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 20, 2016 noon
Robert and Monique Dock moved to Portland from Phoenix. After a series of setbacks and an eviction, both are employed, but they are still unable to find a place to live.
Our series on "The American Dream" explores the origin of the idea, and how it's playing out for Oregonians — from various walks of life — leading up to the presidential election.
Business | News | Economy | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 30, 2016 noon
Oregonian/OregonLive's Jeff Manning fills us in on the latest regional business news. We also dig into some hard numbers about Portland's use of Airbnb, and find out who's getting their marijuana convictions expunged.
Economy | World | News | Nation | Environment | Politics | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon
What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?
News | Economy | Communities | local | Think Out LoudOPB | April 27, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Portland
Andrew Heben, author of "Tent City Urbanism," became a builder and advocate for city-sanctioned tiny-house villages for homeless people after living in one and seeing the strong community there.
News | Economy | local | Politics | Think Out LoudOPB | April 4, 2016 noon
Portland is about to start handing out bus tickets to homeless people who would have a better situation in other cities. That's something San Francisco has been doing for 10 years.