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The Race to an EV Future: Being First to an Electric Vehicle Grid

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Newsom

Portland and San Francisco have been battling for the title of the most sustainable city for years. We welcome Portland's latest challenge and hope that this EV competition will spread across the country.

Industry Moves: Former Yahoo Music GM Goldberg to Lead SurveyMonkey

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Yahoo Music boss Dave Goldberg has a new job: He's joining SurveyMonkey, an online survey service, as CEO, AllThingsD's Kara Swisher reports. G...

First Solar Powered Electric Charging Station Is in Use in Chicago

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

San Francisco and Portland might be engaged in some electric vehicle pissing contest, but I think both cities just got seriously spanked by Chicago. "...

10 Places Not to Yell: "Thom Yorke Is Retiring" (He's Not)

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

The one place you could yell it is Iceland, let Sigur Ros know if they ever had a chance of touring American stadiums, getting Yorke out of the way could be it.

Sam Adams, Portland Mayor, Admits Relationship With Teen Following Year Of Denial

AP | JOSEPH B. FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — The mayor of Portland apologized Tuesday for lying about a sexual relationship with a male teenager he was mentoring three year...

Bridge Project Spans Gap Between Business and Green

Green Inc. | Libby Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President-elect Barack Obama's recent promise to make "the single largest new investment in our national infrastructure since the creation of the fede...

Renewable Businesses Bring The Green To Portland

The Wall Street Journal | Maura Webber Sadovi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Oregon's bid to cash in on its green appeal has given Portland's weakening commercial-real-estate market an early holiday gift. Denmark-based Vestas ...

7 Easy Holiday Gifts You Can Make

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Chalupa

Instead of passing on giving gifts this year, employ some meaningful strategies that will make you and your loved ones happy.

Can Bad News Lead to Good Business?

Julia Moulden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Julia Moulden

What to make of the screaming financial headlines of recent weeks? Where does your mind go when you read the coverage? What do you worry and wonder ab...

Detroit Three Expect $25 Billion -- So Who Bails Out Americans' Missing Car Payments?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It used to be said that a house was the largest expenditure in any person's lifetime; but if someone buys five or more new cars over 40 or 50 years, those purchases could easily cost more, in total, than their home.

Is This The Way To Travel Green -- By Air?

Wired | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's no way around this one: travel by air is bad for the environment. I recently went to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, which was a...

The Power of Nau

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Remember Apple's "Think Different" advertising campaign? "Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the...

Teen Drives On One Tank Of Gas For Entire Summer (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

20-year-old Danni Brancaccio vowed to drive the entire summer on one tank of gas. With 238 miles and 55 days behind her, the Portland, Oregon teen has...

Fab Food Added To Long List Of What Makes Portland Cool

New York Times | ERIC ASIMOV | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

THEY come but they don't go. In the way New York drew artists in the '50s, this city at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers seems to...