A Portland food cart pod on June 7, 2010.

A Portland food cart pod on June 7, 2010.




  • Use of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, is on the rise in Lane County, Oregon. At the same time, the county has fewer resources to track and stop drug crimes. We hear the on-the-ground view from The Register-Guard crime reporter Chelsea Deffenbacher.





  • Many of the food carts in Portland’s largest food cart pod will be displaced when the lot at Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street is redeveloped. But a group of advocates is trying to save some of the carts with a “culinary corridor” along Southwest Park and Ninth avenues. We talk with two of the men behind the plan. Daniel Huerta is the owner of the food truck Churros Locos, and Bret Burmeister is the owner of the website Food Carts Portland.

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