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Oregon Man Charged With Hate Crime For Alleged Attack On Sikh Store Owner

Andrew Ramsey pulled the man's beard and tried to steal his turban, according to police and a witness.
Tags: News, Oregon, Sikh Store Owner, Andrew Ramsey


Bennie Boatwright stepping up and leading USC at the right time

LOS ANGELES — By the time Bennie Boatwright stepped onto the court for his season debut in mid-November, the USC basketball team had already played its first two games and gone through nearly six weeks of preseason practices, including a pair of private scrimmages against Mountain West Conference schools. All without him. Recovering from offseason knee surgery, Boatwright had undertaken a months-long rehabilitation process before returning for the Trojans. The arrival of Boatwright was anticipat...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Usc, Ucla, Boatwright, Bennie


State of Oregon finalizes funding list for Safe Routes to School projects

(Image: ODOT) The State of Oregon has finalized its first batch of Safe Routes to School projects funded through the $5.3 billion transportation package passed by legislators in 2017. Region 1 (which covers all of Portland) will receive $3.39 million for four projects that will make it easier and safer for kids to walk and bike to class. ODOT awarded nearly $16 million for 24 projects statewide. Demand for these funds far outstripped supply as the agency received a total of 112 project applica...
Tags: Oregon, Senate, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Salem, Multnomah County, Alder Elementary School, ODOT, Oregon Transportation Commission, Clackamas County, Milwaukie, Jonathan Maus, Safe Routes To School


The 'most powerful man in politics,' demonized in this week’s dubious tabloids

If you roll up a copy of this week’s Globe tabloid into the shape of a seashell and hold it to your ear, you can hear the sound of President Trump screaming. Just because they’re packed with fact-challenged celebrity gossip doesn’t mean that the tabloids can’t give us insight into American politics. President Trump has long used the National Enquirer and Globe as mouthpieces for his thoughts, and this week it appears that trend continues. Just because Globe and National Enquirer chief David Pec...
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Dozens arrested in Oregon drug investigation

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have arrested more the five dozen suspects in an aim to take down drug trafficking organizations in northeast Oregon. Pendleton police Chief Stuart Roberts, head of local anti-drug team’s board, told the East Oregonian the goal was to dismantle drug dealing operations in Umatilla, Morrow, Union, and Gilliam counties. The […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Northwest, Gilliam, PENDLETON Ore AP, Stuart Roberts, Oregon Pendleton, Umatilla Morrow Union


Pro.com raises $33M for its home improvement platform

Pro.com is basically a general contractor for the age of Uber and Prime Now. While the company started out as a marketplace for hiring home improvement professionals, it has now morphed into a general contractor and serves Denver, Phoenix San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle. Today, Pro.com announced that it has raised a $33 million Series B round led by WestRiver Group, Goldman Sach and Redfin. Previous investors DFJ, Madrona Venture Group, Maveron and Two Sigma Ventures also participated. We...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Uber, Real Estate, Microsoft, Oregon, Finance, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Ceo, Portland, San Jose, Portland Oregon, Seattle


Amazon investors are cranking up the pressure on Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial recognition tech to government agencies

Amazon shareholders with shares worth $1.32 billion have filed a resolution aimed at stopping the company selling its controversial facial recognition technology to government agencies. The five investors want Amazon's board to investigate the technology and conclude it "does not cause or contribute to actual or potential violations of civil and human rights." It is the first time an investor proposal has been put forward on the Rekognition software, and could be the first of its kind at any U...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Florida, Microsoft, Oregon, US, America, Trends, Aclu, Xiaomi, Ice, SEC, Catholic, Jeff Bezos, Long Island


Hydro Flask ventures into hydration packs with insulated Journey series

If you’ve ever taken a swig of warm water from your hydration pack and longed for it to be nice and cool, this one is for you. It’s no secret that Hydro Flask prefers their water cold. Walk into their headquarters in Bend, Oregon, and it’s right on the wall – “Saving the world from […] The post Hydro Flask ventures into hydration packs with insulated Journey series appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Cycling, Mountain Bike, Clothing-Gear-Tools, Feature Stories


Shutdown Hampers Wildfire Preparations

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year’s fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. The winter months are critical for wildfire managers who use the break from the flames to prepare for the next onslaught, but much of that effort has ground to a halt on U.S. land because employees are furloughed. Firefighting training courses are being ca...
Tags: News, Oregon, West Virginia, United States, Tennessee, Portland, Michigan, Connor, Donald Trump, Forest Service, Trump, Northern California, U S Forest Service, McLean, California Oregon, Paradise California


Lawyer who represented Saudi men who fled facing threats

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon attorney who represented Saudi nationals who fled the country after their government paid their bail has temporarily closed her law practice because of threats made since the cases were detailed by The Oregonian/OregonLive. Ginger Mooney, of Hood River, told the newspaper she has received dozens of terrifying emails and […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Ap, Portland, Northwest, Hood River, Mooney


Police investigate possible hate crime attack on Sikh store manager in Oregon

Salem police are investigating the attack of a Sikh store manager as a possible hate crime after a customer allegedly pushed him to the ground.            [Author: Salem Statesman Journal]
Tags: News, Oregon, Salem, Sikh, Salem Statesman Journal


Alexander: Who’s next to go? Grading the jobs being done by SoCal coaches

There are, amazingly, those in this country who still believe L.A. is some kind of laid-back sports paradise, where folks arrive late and leave early and there’s no pressure on players or coaches to succeed. Obviously, those people (a) don’t live here, (b) don’t follow SoCal’s teams, and (c) likewise don’t follow any SoCal fans on social media. If they did, they’d know better. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. True, we...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, NFL, Paul Simon, Sport, Soccer, Queens, Kings, Ncaa, Lebron James, NHL, Oregon State, Ducks, Usc, Ucla, James


Video: Kris Wilkes hopes to boost efficiency against USC

Guard Kris Wilkes talks about Murry Bartow’s message over the past month, what the Bruins learned from their road trip to Oregon and Oregon State and what UCLA has to prepare for against USC.
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Oregon State, Usc, Ucla, Bruins, Kris Wilkes, Murry Bartow


Lime, Bird, and other scooter companies just proved they can help take cars off the road

After a four-month trial, Portland's Department of Transportation has proof that e-scooters are taking cars off the streets. That's welcome news for the scooter companies, which pitch a solution to congestion and pollution through their vehicles.  But there are still problems in low-income neighborhoods and with rules of the road, the results show.  The report is the first granular data we have about how scooters can integrate into a city's transportation network.  City officials in Portland ...
Tags: Oregon, Trends, New York Times, Portland, Beverly Hills, Department Of Transportation, Dot, Lime, Jeremy Nelson, East Portland, Lime Bird, Portland s Department of Transportation, Gabriel Scheer Lime


600-mile Oregon Emerald Outback event will traverse coast range

*Scenes from a reconnaissance ride on the route taken by Benjamin Colwill. Many of you are familiar with the famous (or infamous, depending on your experiences) Oregon Coast Bike Route. Coverage of unpaved adventures is sponsored by Co-Motion Cycles, Rolf Prima Wheels, and the Oregon Triple Crown (registration now open for this year’s rides!). Can you imagine doing the entire thing — from Astoria to Brookings — but instead of rolling along the paved coastal highways, you’d be rid...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Arizona, Portland, Portland Oregon, Benjamin, Astoria, Ultra, Missouri River, Oregon Coast, Prairie City, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, BP Headlines


Former Texas A&M coach Slocum added to CFP committee

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum, Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir and retired Gen. Ray Odierno have been added to College Football Playoff selection committee. CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock also announced Wednesday that Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will serve as committee chairman for another season. The new committee […]
Tags: Texas, News, Oregon, Sports, Ap, CFP, Bill Hancock, Irving Texas, Rob Mullens, Gen Ray Odierno, Slocum, Terry Mohajir, Slocum Arkansas State


Oregon man dies at minimum-security prison in Salem

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at a minimum-security prison in Oregon has died. The Statesman Journal reports 42-year-old Jeffery Foret died Monday morning at the Santiam Correctional Institution in Salem. The State Medical Examiner’s Office has not yet determined his cause of death. According to court documents, Foret, of Salem, was convicted […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Salem, Northwest, SALEM Ore AP, Statesman Journal, Jeffery Foret


USC’s Chuck O’Bannon Jr. out for the season, to seek medical redshirt

LOS ANGELES — USC sophomore guard Chuck O’Bannon Jr., who underwent surgery in November to repair a broken finger, will sit out the remainder of the season and seek a medical redshirt. O’Bannon has not played since appearing for 10 minutes in the Trojans’ season opener and had not yet returned to practice since undergoing the procedure on his left pinky. With about two months left in the season, he estimated it was unlikely he could recover and return to the lineup for any significant length of ...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Las Vegas, Usc, Ucla, DeMar DeRozan, Porter, McDonald, Kevin, Trojans, Enfield


Who stays, who goes: Ranking how UW, WSU and other Pac-12 teams made out in the NFL draft declaration process

Justin Herbert's return was a big boost for Oregon. But Washington and Stanford didn't get quite so lucky, with several underclassmen leaving early for the NFL draft.
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, NFL, College sports, College Football, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Cougar Football, Cougars, Justin Herbert, UW WSU


Three people found dead in Sammamish home, sheriff’s office says

The bodies were found after a relative from Oregon requested that the King County Sheriff's Office check on them.
Tags: Crime, News, Oregon, Office, Local News, Northwest, Eastside, Sammamish


UCLA football assistant Roy Manning hired at Oklahoma

UCLA outside linebackers coach Roy Manning has been hired at Oklahoma has the Sooners’ cornerbacks coach, Oklahoma announced Tuesday. Manning, who just completed his first year at UCLA under Chip Kelly, was also the special teams coordinator for the Bruins, but was lured away by newly hired Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch. Grinch was the defensive coordinator at Washington State from 2015-17 when Manning also served as outside linebackers coach. It was Grinch who originally gave Kelly...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Michigan, Oklahoma, Grinch, Washington State, Usc, Ucla, Cincinnati, Chip Kelly, Kelly, Bruins


Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. The appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley came after Congress legalized the production and sale of […]
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Oregon, Ap, Nation, Fda, Northwest, U S Food and Drug Administration, Sens Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley


TRB dispatch: Climate change urgency, Jarrett Walker on justice, and a visit to the Bicycle Committee

Portland resident and renowned transit expert Jarrett Walker at the lectern.(Photos: Aaron Brown) As we shared yesterday, BikePortland correspondent Aaron Brown is at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. thanks to a funding partnership with the Transportation Research and Education Consortium at Portland State University. Here’s his first dispatch… Jarrett Walker: Geometry of the City “When we get excited about [a new form of transportation] that won’t scale,...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Elon Musk, Washington, Oregon, US, Research, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Norway, PSU, Columbus, Rhode Island, Trump


Winners and losers from the NFL draft early-entry deadline

Oregon QB Justin Herbert returning was reason for the Ducks to celebrate. The news wasn't as good for teams like Penn State and Georgia.
Tags: Oregon, Football, NFL, Ducks, Penn State, Justin Herbert


Jackson County Circuit Court asks for additional judge

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Judges and lawyers in a southwestern Oregon county are asking for at least one more judge to help ease the growing demand on the area’s court system. The Mail Tribune reports Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha Walters has asked lawmakers for an additional $4.5 million to fund an additional 14 […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Northwest, Medford, Ore AP, Oregon Supreme Court, The Mail Tribune, Jackson County Circuit Court, Martha Walters


Former UCLA water polo coach, Long Beach State All-American Bob Horn dead at 87

Former Long Beach State aquatics All-American and longtime UCLA swim and water polo coach Bob Horn died Friday after a long illness. He was 87. Coach Bob Horn in 1979. Photo: Courtesy UCLA athletics Whether it was his days as a player or as coach, Horn was a titan of the water polo and swimming scene, not just in Southern California but nationwide. “He’s one of the dominant figures in water polo history,” said former USA water polo president Rich Foster. “Just the combination of his athletic...
Tags: Usa, News, Minnesota, Australia, Oregon, Sports, Sport, Rome, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, College sports, Ncaa, Bob, Local News, Dorothy


Gov. Brown focuses on health care, environment and housing

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon needs to shore up health care, the environment, the education system and housing, Gov. Kate Brown said during her State of the State address Monday. Speaking in the House of Representatives after she was sworn in, Brown said Oregon’s unemployment rate is the lowest on record and has one of […]
Tags: News, Oregon, House Of Representatives, Northwest, Brown, Kate Brown, SALEM Ore AP


Man cleans filthy bathroom at national park, then sends Trump $28 bill

Although many national parks are still open during the longest government shutdown in US history, there is no one around to clean the increasingly filthy bathrooms. Except, perhaps, for one man, Dan Little, who found the bathroom at Mt. Hood National Forest Sno-Park in Oregon to be so disgusting, he cleaned it himself. He then sent a $28 bill to Trump. That's the spirit! Of course, with Trump's disgraceful reputation of not paying his employees for their work, it's highly doubtful Mr. Little wil...
Tags: Post, News, Oregon, US, Government Shutdown, Trump, Kate Brown, Little, Dan Little, Mt Hood National Forest Sno Park, Dan He


Report: Saudi students disappear while facing Oregon charges

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In December 2014, a university student from Saudi Arabia was arrested in Monmouth and accused of raping a classmate after giving her marijuana and shots of Jack Daniel’s. Bail was set at a half-million dollars. The judge ordered the student, Abdulaziz Al Duways, to turn over his passport to the private […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Saudi Arabia, Portland, Northwest, Jack Daniel, Monmouth, Ore AP, Abdulaziz Al Duways


Controversial Migrant Teen Detention Camp In Texas Shuts Down

TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The nonprofit running what once was the largest U.S. detention camp housing migrant teenagers said the last children left the facility Friday. The tent city in Tornillo, Texas, is shutting down, and all tents and equipment will be removed from the site by the end of January, said Krista Piferrer, spokeswoman of BCFS Health and Human Services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the care of migrant children, said all the children who were held...
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