Category Archives: 2010 August

News To Make You Furious- BP learned from the Valdez. Did we?

A little over a year ago, we read a story by investigative reporter Greg Palast about the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster.  This article about the criminal response of Exxon to the destruction caused by their greed and … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- Conservatives Fix God’s Bible Mistakes

It’s hard to tell if that sound you hear is George Orwell turning over in his grave or laughing his head off.  A hyper-conservative group is fixing God’s mistakes in the Bible by rewriting the whole thing to fit Conservative … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- Sellwood Park Concerts closed till next year

Every summer, the City puts on a series of concerts in many parks around town.  They rely on the help of local businesses, and we’ve been proud to sponsor the series in the Sellwood Riverfront Park for several years.  If … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- EnzymePDX is a new player in Portland reporting

EnzymePDX, an electronic guide to everything Portland, hit the intertubes last month.  Sort of like a “greener” Willamette Week, EnzymePDX is a new on-line destination for local news and events with the latest on work, relaxation, politics, and everything else … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- Plastic Video

This link was sent to us by one of our clients- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8zh5IluTeE.  It’s a video showing what happens to plastic after it’s flashed uselessly through our lives, and how poorly we are dealing with it as a society.  When you … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Fame visits our shabby neighbor

This month, the Sellwood Bridge stepped into the spotlight not as the most dilapidated bridge in the country, but as a Hollywood star.  “Leverage”, a TNT TV series in its third year, follows the adventures of a “…highly skilled team … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Picnic Pasta Salad

There are legends, passed down from generation to generation, that August weather is frequently warm and sometimes even borders on hot.  You wouldn’t know it from our weather so far this summer!  However, if a summer picnic is still a … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Turning left onto Tacoma is a BAD IDEA!

We do everything we can to bring you in and keep you happy, but sometimes keeping you happy means making it easy for you leave.  If you’re planning to take the Sellwood Bridge, traffic can make a left turn frustrating … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- Improving Your Summer Gas Mileage

Stretch your dollars for that long family trip  With summer driving season here, we’re all looking for ways to get the best possible millage out of our vehicles.  Our friends at AC Delco Intune magazine suggest these easy tips below, … Continue reading

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“The Man” Called. He Wants His Elections Back.

Voter-owned elections are on the chopping block in November On November’s general election ballot, down below the candidates for U.S Congress, below candidates for governor and the Oregon legislature, and even below candidates for local office, there will be a … Continue reading

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