Portland News for June 15th 2013

Portland-area foreclosures buck national trend, but it may not matter
One in every 714 Portland area households was affected by foreclosure in May. Washington County had the highest rate of foreclosure at one in every 643 households, followed by Multnomah and Clark counties, tied at one in 668 and Clackamas, one in 714. More…

Portland tests unbeaten run against FC Dallas
Portland is without a loss in its last 12 league matches after playing to a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire last weekend, but the result felt a bit more like a loss given the fact that the Timbers held a two-goal lead and only managed to come away from More…

Which Portland hotel gets its own signature Converse kicks? | Local
On your next hotel stay, ask the concierge which footwear brand makes the house sneaker. If they don't have an answer, then you're not staying at the Ace Hotel. More…

Portland cyclist will ride 140 miles a day across US to battle cancer
That's because at the start of each ride, Tabtabai, of Portland, and Hudon, of Colorado, will dedicate the day's ride to a person who has died of cancer or is battling the disease. "Each day we will carry a laminated rider card in our jerseys in honor More…

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies
For a look back at match highlights and some thoughts about the Portland Timbers match versus Tampa Bay , you can view the first part of our match recap. Because it was a U.S. Open Cup match, there are limited statistics for the night, but MLS did post … More…

Great Portland Rises as UBS Urges Investors to Buy: London Mover
Great Portland climbed as much as 5.4 percent to 556 pence, the biggest intraday increase since Jan. 19, 2012, after UBS said recent acquisitions will lift short-term income. The share price of the London-based developer had fallen 11 percent since the More…

Portland tests unbeaten run against FC Dallas
Portland, OR – The Portland Timbers will put their impressive unbeaten run to the test on Saturday when the club welcomes first-place FC Dallas to Jeld-Wen Field. Portland is without a loss in its last 12 league matches after playing to a 2-2 draw with More…

Portland Adult Education loses its home
PORTLAND – For years, teachers and students of Portland Adult Education dealt with the leaky roof, the finicky boiler and the decaying floors. At least they had a home. click image to enlarge. West School on Douglass Street in Portland will close More…

Portland woman joins cancer study to honor dad
PORTLAND — Father's day can be a tough time for those who've lost their dads. One Portland woman is finding inspiration in her grief by joining a major medical study trying to take on the disease that took her dad. "He was a very loving and caring man More…

Portland International Raceway hosts Rose Cup; The Coup plays Mississippi
North Portland has two big celebrations happening this weekend. Pride festivities will be happening all over the fifth and other quadrants. And at Portland International Raceway, it’s Rose Cup Weekend. The Rose Cup is the biggest sports car weekend of … More…

Portland Trail Blazer Damian Lillard Invited to Team USA Mini-Camp
COMMENTARY | Damian Lillard took an important first step in his quest to represent the United States as he is one of 27 players invited to July's Team USA mini-camp. While Lillard stood out in his first season in the NBA, he is one of only seven camp More…

Customer Service – University of Portland Bookstore
University of Portland Bookstore. Your store manager is Erin Bright. 5000 North Willamette Blvd: Portland, OR 97203: (503)943-7125 More…

Portland adult education school closes doors
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – This will be the last semester that the Portland Adult Education School on Douglass Circle will be open. The building's ceilings are caving and leaking and the floors are bowing more with each footstep. However, the More…

Portland man arrested in murder-for-hire plot
PORTLAND — An Oregon man's plan to kill his business partner unraveled when a would-be hit man divulged the plot to the intended target and then police, the authorities said. Mohndisek Habibullah, 49, of Portland pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges More…

Portland Timbers v FC Dallas second match preview – familiar foes battle again
timbers.JPG View full sizeTimbers fans – get used to seeing the red and white hoops kits for FC Dallas this season. While the MLS regular season schedule pitted Portland and FC Dallas against each other three times, the two clubs will eventually meet More…

Portland Timbers prepare for 'biggest game to this point' against Dallas
Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas FC Dallas forward Kenny Cooper (33) battles for a header with Portland Timbers defender Mamadou Danso (98) in the first half of their 1-1 draw at Dallas. The two teams will meet Saturday at Jeld-Wen Field. (AP Photo/The More…

Portland's Light Rail to Power Trains With Regenerative Braking
The upcoming TriMet Portland-Milwaukie light rail line has been designed so that power captured from braking trains can power accelerating ones. The concept is quite similar to a hybrid car with regenerative brakes, except the battery isn’t on board … More…

'Cyclepedia' Exhibit Opens at Portland Art Museum >> Arts & Life >> OPB
Bike collector Michael Embacher shares part of his collection of 210 unique, quirky and beautiful bicycles in an exhibit currently on display at the Portland Art More…

Portland-area home sales, prices rise in May
The Portland real estate market turned even more competitive for buyers in May despite an increase in new for-sale listings. The month's sales data released Friday by the Regional Multiple Listing Service showed 2,682 homes sold during the month, 27.8 More…

Great Portland Rises as UBS Urges Investors to Buy: London Mover
Great Portland Estates Plc, the real estate developer focused on London's West End, rose the most in 17 months in London trading after UBS AG recommended More…

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