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20 Large Oregon Employers That Will Still Test You For Pot—20 Large Oregon Employers That Will Still Test…

Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend- Dec. 19-21—Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend- Dec.…

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in Oregon Politics: Steve Novick, Reservoir Dogs, Working Class Oregonians—Who's Hot and Who's Not in Oregon Politics:…

Dealer Beware, December is the Best Time to Buy A Car—Dealer Beware, December is the Best Time to…

Scott Taylor: Five Things I Have to Say About Uber in Portland—Scott Taylor: What I Have to Say About…

CM Punk’s First UFC Opponent Should Come From the Pacific Northwest—CM Punk’s First UFC Opponent Should Come From…

8 #ResumeFails You Need to Fix—8 #ResumeFails You Need to Fix

Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014—Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014

“Festival of the Last Minute”: A Shopping Event for the Procrastinators—"Festival of the Last Minute": A Shopping Event…

INVESTIGATION: Firm Reaps Over $200M, Gets Large Portland Public Housing Contracts 81% of the Time—INVESTIGATION: Firm Reaps Over $200M, Gets Large Portland…



slides: 20 Large Oregon Employers That Will Still Test You For Pot

Oregon may have legalized marijuana in the 2014 midterm election, but many of the state’s large employers will still… Read More



Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in Oregon Politics: Steve Novick, Reservoir Dogs, Working Class Oregonians

Every Friday, GoLocalPDX breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Oregon politics. Check out… Read More



Scott Taylor: Five Things I Have to Say About Uber in Portland

Uber is just a glorified gypsy cab company with an app. The Portland City Council feels bullied by Uber. Boo Hoo. 



CM Punk’s First UFC Opponent Should Come From the Pacific Northwest

CM Punk via Wikimedia Commons

Nearly two weeks have passed since the UFC announced the signing of former professional wrestler Phil “CM Punk”… Read More



8 #ResumeFails You Need to Fix

One of the most common refrains from frustrated job seeker clients is a predictable one. “I’ve been sending our… Read More



Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014

Congress finally approved retroactive individual tax breaks for 2014, known as “the extenders”. Teachers… Read More



INVESTIGATION: Firm Reaps Over $200M, Gets Large Portland Public Housing Contracts 81% of the Time

Bud Clark Commons: $30 Million public housing construction project awarded Walsh Construction in 2008. Photo credit: Home Forward

A GoLocalPDX investigation has found that Portland-based Walsh Construction and its affiliates have been awarded 9… Read More



NEW: Uber to Halt Operations in Portland for 3 Months While City Hammers Out New Rules

Controversial rideshare company Uber will stop operation in Portland for three months while an agreement is hammered out by… Read More



slides: Research by Oregon Universities Attract Over $1 Billion

Over $1 billion in funding for research programs flowed through universities in the state of Oregon during the 2013-14 school… Read More



‘Tis The Season For College Football Coaches to Leave Their Teams

Former Oregon State coach Mike Riley is transferring to the University of Nebraska

‘Tis the season when college football coaches each year at this time go all “lords a leaping” as they hop… Read More



Marcus Mariota: Let’s Put A Bow On This

2014 Heisman winner Marcus Mariota

That’s what it’s all about. Yep, I’m talking about Marcus Mariota, the Heisman Trophy, and sports the… Read More



Oregon 5th Worst State in Caring For Adult Mental Illness

Oregon is one of the worst states to have a mental illness in, according to a new national report by Mental Health America.… Read More



NEW: Sen. Wyden Says America’s Cuban Policy Failed

Senator Ron Wyden said the United State's Cuban diplomatic policy has failed to achieve its goals and he supports… Read More



BREAKING: Portland High School Shooting: Third Suspect Arrested

Officers respond to a Dec. 12 shooting at Rosemary Anderson HS in Portland.Photo Credit: GoLocalPDX // Kemea Smith

Authorities have arrested the third and final suspect wanted in connection to the Dec. 12 shooting outside Rosemary Anderson… Read More



NEW: Portland Filmmaker: Sony Gives Into Tyranny of Internet Hackers

James Franco and Seth Rogen, the stars of The Interview

It’s the best press a film production company could ever hope for, according to one Portland film maker.



NEW: Portland Gets Back Jobs Lost to Recession

The Portland-metro area has gained back jobs lost during the recession, but the median household incomes are still below… Read More



Scott Bruun: Portland’s Uber-Control Over Free Markets

Uber, the wildly successful and controversial ride sharing service, does many things well.  It effectively and… Read More



Personal Finance: The Hazards of Investing In High Turnover Mutual Funds

Morningstar, the Chicago-based mutual fund rating firm, recently reported on the 2014 performance of various funds… Read More



Home for the Holidays? Take Your Bike and Save Your Sanity

Headed home for the holidays and already dreading not having your bike with you for a week or more? 



slides: 10 Highest and Lowest Rated Professors at Oregon Public Universities

Oregon State has most of the state's highest and lowest-rated professors.

GoLocalPDX examined professor ratings of the seven historical Oregon University System schools—University of… Read More



With Robin Lopez Out 6-7 Weeks, Who Should Take His Place?

Conventional wisdown suggests moving Chris Kaman into the starting lineup, but is the 32-year-old capable of extended… Read More



Five Fun Things To Do This Weekend- Dec. 19-21

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular

GoLocalPDX brings you five entertaining, artsy, and exciting events to attend this weekend. 



video: Dealer Beware, December is the Best Time to Buy A Car

With little snow in the mountains right now, we at least can see a perfect storm in car buying deals through the end of the… Read More



“Festival of the Last Minute”: A Shopping Event for the Procrastinators

Photo Credit: Portland Saturday Market Facebook (image cropped)

Portland Saturday Market presents “Festival of the Last Minute”, a one-stop shopping event selling goods… Read More



NEW: Stardar: Keegan-Michael Key To Be Surprise Guest at “Twist Your Dickens”

Keegan-Michael Key. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Keegan-Michael Key, star of Comedy Central’s "Key & Peele," is going to be the celebrity guest for Portland Center… Read More



Antidepressants: A Conversation of Necessity

Antidepressants have become a way of life for many. Currently, 10% of Americans over the age of 12 take them, which is… Read More



NEW: CNN Names Portland as one of “Best Places to Dine With Celebs in U.S.”

Reese Witherspoon, Cheryl Strayed and Laura Dern spotted outside of Tasty n Alder. Photo Credit: Instagram

CNN has named Portland as "one of the best places to dine with celebrities in the U.S."



video: Christmas Ships 2014: Cruise Down For Final Week

Photo Credit: Christmas Ships Twitter

Enjoy the last week of Portland’s favorite holiday tradition, Christmas Ships Parade, through Sunday December… Read More



Didi’s Manners & Etiquette: Last Minute Gifts & More

Are you still looking for that perfect gift? You're not the only one and we've got fun ideas. How to… Read More



Portland Then/Now: Southwest Park Avenue & Taylor Street

SW Park Avenue and Yamhill St., 1964. City of Portland Archives. A2010-002.982

Recently GoLocalPDX shared photographs of Southwest Yamhill Street in 1964 and 2014. The following photos show a… Read More



slides: Party Report: Symphony’s Showalter Feted at Gentleman-Callers Dinner

Oregon Symphony's Scott Showalter and Metropolitan's Youth Symphony's Andres Lopera. Photo by Byron Beck.

Whitebird's Walter Jaffe and Paul King, joined by their bird/company mascot Barney, and Thomas Lauderdale and Bob Speltz… Read More



DIY Chocolatey Gifts For The Holidays

Everyone’s favorite holiday sin (also know as homemade chocolate) is truly a gift of love. We’ll leave the… Read More



slides: Portland, 5th Best Food City in America

Fine cuisine at Pok Pok in Portland, courtesy of Pok Pok

Portland is the 5th best major food city in America, according to a new ranking by Thrillist. 



NEW: Portland’s ‘Cuddle Up To Me’ Owner Concerned About New Cuddling App

The iOS app CuddleBids, was released Monday.

Samantha Hess, owner of Cuddle Up To Me expressed concern about the safety and security of new app CuddleBIDS.



slides: Party Report: Foot Traffic’s Holiday Half in North Portland

Festive Outfits were on tap at the Holiday Half in North Portland. Photo by Byron Beck.

Portland's chilliest half marathon/winter party wasn't actually very chilly this year. In fact, the Holiday Half… Read More



Ski Season Preview: Oregon’s Best Ski Resorts

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Okay folks, it’s time to pray for snow, do a snow dance, burn a pair of skis or perform any other pre-snow ritual you… Read More



High Notes: The Best Live Music in Portland This Week, Dec. 15

Satin Chaps by Andy Batt

It’s always wise to prepare for unexpected guests during the holidays. This week, we’ve got company coming from… Read More



video: Northwest Dance Project: Help Build Our New Home

Photo Credit: Blaine Truitt Covert (image cropped)

Northwest Dance Project needs your support in replacing audio and other dance equipment, after a broken water main disaster.



Pearl District’s Coppia to Change Owners on Jan. 1

Coppia is located in the Pearl District

After almost ten years as owners of Coppia Restaurant & Wine Bar (opened in the Pearl District as Vino Paradiso, in 2005,… Read More



slides: Party Report: Portland’s Clown Wedding of the Century

Newlyweds Dingo and Olive at the Clown Wedding of the Century

Not every wedding reception includes a six-foot cockroach. But this was not your average wedding reception.



Eastern Oregon Goes to Brooklyn: Pendleton Round-up film at BAM

Photo credit: Brooklyn Academy of Music

The Pendleton Round-Up is going to Brooklyn, NY in January. Alternative singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist,… Read More



Dear Robin: How Do I Talk to My Wife About THAT Time of the Month?

Photo Credit: <a href=

Dear Robin, I have been tracking my wife’s cycle for several years. There is a certain time during the month when… Read More



NEW: The Fossil Cartel To Leave Pioneer Place in January 2015

Quartz Cluster Photo Credit: Fossil Cartel

Local Portland retail shop, The Fossil Cartel is moving out of Pioneer Place in January 2015. 



slides: Portland, 2nd Best U.S. City for Living an Active Lifestyle

Portland is the 2nd best city in the U.S. for living an active lifestyle, according to a study by WalletHub. 



Literopolis: A Weekly Round-up of Portland Literary Events: Dec 15-21

This week, Portland is in for a literary doozy.



slides: Gift Guide: 30 Terrific Gifts Each Under $100

Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp Photo Credit: Think Geek

GoLocalPDX has compiled a variety of gifts that are under $100, for the extra special people in your life. 



slides: Portland Described in 15 Awesome GIFs

The Darth Vader Unicycling

As Portlanders, we're obsessed wih our eccentric city. We love our books, our beer, our Blazers, and everything… Read More



10 Ways to Keep the Cold Out This Winter

Photo: Mosaik Design

Creative Tips to Keep Yourself and Your Home Warm this Winter.