Portland News for April 24th 2013

Portland Thorns FC Match Recap: Reign Down, Roses Up
Word on the street is that the Portland Thorns love Salt & Straw, our fair burg's very Portland-y artisanal ice cream purveyor. In recent weeks, a number of players have peppered their Twitter feeds with Instagram photos of smiling teammates happily

Oregon 11, Portland 7: Three Ducks homer in victory over Pilots
Tyler Baumgartner hit a three-run homer, one of three home runs by No. 13 Oregon, as the Ducks rallied to defeat host Portland 11-7 on Tuesday at Joe Etzel Field. Baumgartner hit the first three-run homer of his career to right field to break a 3-3 tie

Portland Timbers Announce the Copa Verde; First Friendly Against Mexico's
The Portland Timbers have never been shy about inviting international teams to Portland to play in various friendlies. They do not, however, usually create a cup competition after it. Well, that all changes today with the announcement of the Copa Verde

Maxwell Technologies Supplies Ultracapacitors for Portland Area Light Rail
SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that it is supplying ultracapacitors for an energy-saving braking energy recuperation system that American Maglev Technology (AMT), is installing on

Report: Bard to be recalled from Portland
Daniel Bard was sent to Double-A Portland to refine his mechanics and regain his confidence, not to demonstrate overnight that he was ready to return to the Red Sox. But that day of return and possible redemption has arrived. According to the Portland

Portland's Brandon McMillan has an insider's perspective on Syracuse Crunch
Portland Pirates forward Brandon McMillan will have an unofficial second job this week as a scout. The Pirates are preparing for a first-round AHL playoff series against the Syracuse Crunch, and McMillan is one of the few players in that region with

BikePortland.org >> Blog Archive >> Portland Art Museum to host 2013
The South Park Blocks, home to Portland's grand theater venues, museums, and churches, will host the 2013 Portland World Naked Bike Ride on June 8th. Ride organizers have gained the blessing of the Portland Art Museum who will host
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Portland's East Bayside on a roll: Bagel shop, others see growing appeal
PORTLAND ??? Sandwiched between the heights of Munjoy Hill and potentially lofty towers of the proposed Midtown development in Bayside, the East Bayside neighborhood is seeing a small but steady influx of new residents and businesses.

Solar power company to suspend Portland operations
PORTLAND, Ore.–A company that got millions in Oregon government incentives to manufacture innovative, roll-on solar panels says it is turning off the lights in its Portland factory, raising questions about how much taxpayers may be stuck for

On The Road With NPR Music: Matt Fleeger At KMHD, Portland
Beyond travel, we're also big music fans here at Gadling, largely because music is a great way to get to know a place. This month.

South Portland police nab suspected TD Bank robber – Bangor Daily
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A man suspected of robbing a South Portland bank at gunpoint Monday afternoon is in custody, according to police. Joseph Morrill, 23, who fled TD Bank on Market Street with a small amount of cash, was
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espnw — Portland Thorns FC remains unbeaten in NWSL with win
U.S. Women's National Team star Alex Morgan delighted the crowd of 16479 by scoring what turned out to be the winning goal for the Portland Thorns FC.

After Newtown tragedy, Portland mayor said he couldn't imagine not having
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, in a sit-down with The Oregonian's editorial board Tuesday, didn't divulge many details of his proposed budget due out next week, but he did hint where he might be leaning on the police budget, at least regarding school

SoloPower moves to power down Portland factory, gut remaining workforce
The California company's Portland operation was already on the decline. SoloPower executives and public officials had projected the first manufacturing line would start up in early 2012, with enough work to keep 140 employees busy. Once the planned

Portland Orchestra, Chorus, Ballet Join Forces to Stage 'The Armed Man' – Mpbn
Aimed at highlighting the horrors of war, “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” was written 13 years ago by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins. This Friday, the Portland Choral Arts Society joins forces with the Portland Symphony and Portland Ballet Company to …

Keep Portland Weird, But Not Toothless | RealClearScience
Keep Portland Weird, But Not Toothless. Ethan Siegel, Starts with a Bang! AP Photo. One of the most contentious issues going on in my city — Portland, OR — right now, is our upcoming vote this May on whether or not we should fluoridate our
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South Portland police log – 4/25
Saturday, April 6. Christopher Young, 28, of South Portland, at 11:05 p.m. on Westbrook Street, on a warrant. Monday, April 8. Voni Luka, 25, of Portland, at 9:15 p.m. on East Wainwright Circle, on a charge of violating conditions of release. Tuesday

Portland-based Alta wins Seattle bike share contract
Portland-based Alta Bicycle Share has done it again. They’ve been chosen to operate a 500 bike, 50 station bike share system in Seattle. The announcement was made today by Puget Sound Bike Share (PSBS). According to a press release, Alta will work …

Reign FC can't complete comeback in Portland, loses 2-1
“Since arriving into Seattle, fans and members of the soccer community have given me insight into the rivalry between Seattle and Portland,” said Laura Harvey, general manager and head coach, in the preview. “We know it will be a spirited environment,

Police investigate S. Portland bank robbery
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police are investigating the armed robbery of a South Portland bank. Police say a masked man armed with a handgun walked into the TD Bank branch on Market Street at about 5:30 p.m. Monday, walked up to a teller and