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Legacies Season 4: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)The CW is continuing to keep "The Vampire Diaries" universe alive. "Legacies," a show set in that very universe, has aired three seasons to date and still has more up its sleeve. Season 4 of the fantasy series is set to debut on the network this fall. And for those looking to get in on the action, we're here to give you all of th...
Tags: Hope, Television, Movies, Netflix, Cw, Phoenix, Julie Plec, Matthew Davis, Saltzman, Jed, SlashFilm, Salvatore Boarding School, Gina Girolamo, Danielle Rose Russell, Hope Mikaelson, Salvatore School


Relief looks to negotiate on behalf of users struggling with debt

Jason Saltzman is a serial entrepreneur. He first cofounded SeamlessDocs and then went on to found The Alley, a coworking space based out of New York City. Following Alley’s acquisition by Verizon, Saltzman left to build something new and became fascinated with the debt consolidation and relief space. That’s how Relief, cofounded by Saltzman, Bryan Okeke, and Ram Barrouet, was born. Today, the startup is announcing it has raised $2 million via a convertible note, led by Collaborative Fund, BFV, ...
Tags: TC, Tech, Saltzman, Jason Saltzman, New York City Following Alley, Verizon Saltzman, Saltzman Bryan Okeke, Ram Barrouet, Fund Angels, Justin Kan Ben Kaplan Elliot Tabule, David Galanter Saltzman, Justworks Relief


The Beatles in India: ‘With their long hair and jokes, they blew our minds!’

Two new documentaries offer intriguing insights on how the Beatles’ 1967 escape to study transcendental meditation shaped the band and India, baffled the KGB – and saw Ringo survive on a diet of baked beansIn 1968, Paul Saltzman was a lost soul. The son of a Canadian TV weatherman, he was working as a sound engineer for the National Film Board of Canada in India when he received a “Dear John” letter from the woman he thought was going to be his wife. “I was devastated,” he says. “Then someone on...
Tags: Music, Film, India, The Beatles, Life and style, Meditation, Culture, Health & wellbeing, Ringo, Rishikesh, KGB, Saltzman, Documentary films, Paul Saltzman, National Film Board of Canada in India, New Delhi University


Better bike lanes confirmed for key stretch of ‘Dirty 30’

They call it “Dirty 30” for a reason!(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Oregon’s Highway 30 is an extremely important part of the cycling network, so we watch very closely for any opportunity to make it better. You might recall last fall when we shared a hopeful story about how the stretch of what many locals call “Dirty 30” for its often debris-filled bike lanes could see cycling upgrades as part of a major Oregon Department of Transportation repaving project. Now we’ve gotten our first-ever ...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Ada, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, St Johns Bridge, Saltzman, Jonathan Maus, Highway 30, Scott Kocher, NW Saltzman Road, NW Front, NW Bridge Avenue, NW Industrial Area Repavement Project


LA TV news pioneer Pete Noyes dies at 90

LOS ANGELES — Award-winning news producer and investigative journalist Pete Noyes, a Los Angeles television news pioneer and mentor to many colleagues and students who took his broadcast newswriting classes at USC and Cal State Northridge, has died at the age of 90. Noyes, who had been in declining health, died Monday night at his Westlake Village home, according to his son, Jack Noyes, a longtime assignment editor at NBC4. Noyes began his journalism career at Stars and Stripes, the American mil...
Tags: Facebook, News, China, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, David, Soccer, Obituaries, Army, Obituary, John F Kennedy, Las Vegas, Mark Twain


Legendary Actor Sean Connery Dies At 90

LONDON (AP) — Scottish actor Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond on film and for many fans the best, has died. He was 90. Bond producers EON Productions confirmed his death, first reported by the BBC. Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said they were “devastated by the news.” “He was and shall always be remembered as the original James Bond whose indelible entrance into cinema history began when he announced those unforgettable words — ‘The name’s Bond… James Bond,’...
Tags: Hollywood, London, News, Cary Grant, Disney, Los Angeles, Ap, Bbc, Nicola Sturgeon, Oscar, James Bond, Edinburgh, Barbara Broccoli, Bond, Elizabeth Ii, Sean Connery


‘Meeting the Beatles in India’ Review: A Fellow Seeker’s Documentary Blends Fab Four Lore and Gentle TM Proselytism

“‘Forrest Gump’ with a mantra” — that’s the underlying premise, in a nutshell, of “Meeting the Beatles in India,” which has filmmaker Paul Saltzman recounting the week he spent hanging with the Beatles under the tutelage of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi during their famous sojourn to the ashram in 1968. Saltzman has a tale to […]
Tags: India, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul Mccartney, Beatles, Saltzman, Paul Saltzman


Advertising is Amazon's fastest-growing business and is expected to surpass $17 billion this year. Here are the 19 top insiders leading the charge.

Amazon is betting big on advertising and building out new ad formats, conversion-focused measurement tools, and a self-serve platform to win over marketers. Business Insider identified 19 executives leading these initiatives and more at Amazon Advertising. They represent a variety of roles and a mix of longtime employees and newer hires from agencies and media companies. The list reflects people working on newer growth areas like over-the-top advertising as well as Amazon's core performance-ba...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, Nordstrom, New York, Microsoft, Australia, Mexico, France, US, Toronto, Trends, Unilever, Bank Of America, United Arab Emirates


Saoirse Ronan’s Stylist Elizabeth Saltzman Creates ‘Strong, Feminine Woman’

Elizabeth Saltzman wanted Saoirse Ronan’s “Little Women” press tour looks to reflect her character: “A strong, feminine woman with a little masculinity mixed in.” In designing a Golden Globes dress, Saltzman spoke about Ronan with the Celine team. “We talked about Saoirse being effortless, sensual and cool — and not trying too hard,” she says. […]
Tags: Spotlight, Celine, Saoirse Ronan, Ronan, Saltzman, Elizabeth Saltzman


Industry Roundup: Ride with GPS mobile upgrade, Ottolock u-lock, Anthm delivery and more

While bike shop closures have dominated headlines of late, there are other parts of the local cycling industry that deserve our attention. Below is a roundup of news from Portland-based bike businesses. Ride with GPS route planning goes mobile RideWithGPS is the best route-making and sharing app out there. Now it’s even better because they just launched route-making capabilities within their IOS and Android apps. This means you can create/edit routes on-the-fly without a laptop or deskto...
Tags: Business, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Heart, Silicon Valley, PPP, Anthony, Chapman, Chris Chapman, Cullen, Blumberg, Saltzman, Castelli, Jonathan Maus


Here's Your Illustration!

Courtesy of the Maryland Historical Society, B655-23B A. Aubrey Bodine working under his enlarger  This was supposed to be the illustration for the enlarger article .  This happens more often than you'd think. I don't write articles in advance, and I generally search for illustration images while I'm writing. This was fine in the freewheeling early years of blogs, when everything on the Web was, by convention, free for the taking. Now, because still images have been used for a longer time ...
Tags: Photography, Washington, Photographers, Historical, Blog Notes, Kurt Vonnegut, Michael Johnston, Michael C Johnston, Maryland Historical Society, Kathleen, Deardorff, Michael Perini, Baltimore Maryland, Kathleen Ewing, Saltzman, Linda Ellerbee


Police: Man opens fire inside Indiana bingo hall, 1 injured

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a man opened fire inside a crowded Veterans of Foreign Wars post during a bingo game in Indiana, wounding one person before being tackled by patrons. Evansville Police Sgt. Mark Saltzman says hundreds of people were playing bingo during the Sunday evening shooting. Saltzman says the alleged gunman was […]
Tags: News, Indiana, Nation, EVANSVILLE, Mark Saltzman, Saltzman, Ind AP, Evansville Police


Construction begins next month on NW Newberry Rd

Beautiful, isn’t it?(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Next month will be two years since a landslide wiped away a big chunk of NW Newberry Road. Multnomah County closed the winding, mountain road to through traffic in January 2017 and it has since become even more popular than usual for cycling. Newberry is one of a handful of climbs that take riders from Highway 30 up and over the west hills. It’s a welcome respite from the loud and fast traffic on “Dirty 30.” With the closure, Newberry h...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Newberry, County, Springville, McNamee, Germantown, Saltzman, West Hills, Jonathan Maus, BP Headlines, Nw Newberry, NW Newberry Road Multnomah County


Marine Drive gets buffered bike lanes and new path into Kelley Point Park

New path funded by a tax on heavy trucks that PBOT wants roll back.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The 40-Mile Loop is now slightly larger thanks to a new path near the entrance to Kelley Point Park. Green line is buffered bike lane, purple is new path. Red line is where there are two curb ramps but (so far) no crossing treatment. The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has striped a buffered bike lane on the north side of N Marine Drive for one-third of a mile between Le...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, City Council, Ada, Council, Jarvis, Marine Drive, Fritz, Saltzman, Jonathan Maus, PBOT, Portland Bureau of Transportation PBOT, Fixing Our Streets Program


Central City in Motion plan adopted by Portland city council with 3-0 vote

(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s time for Portland to build more efficient streets downtown where walkers and bicycle riders can get around without fearing for their life. And to make it happen, we need to move forward with the Central City in Motion plan and more people need to stop driving cars. That was the message newly-appointed Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly shared at Thursday’s city council hearing. Commissioner Eudaly made activist hearts flutter when she opened the ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Broadway, Portland State University, Don, Sullivan, Burnside, Deli, Waterfront Park, 7th Avenue, TriMet, Amanda Fritz, Fritz


Central City in Motion passes Council with unanimous support

(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s time for Portland to build more efficient streets downtown where walkers and bicycle riders can get around without fearing for their life. And to make it happen, more people need to stop driving cars. That was the message newly-appointed Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly shared at Thursday’s hearing for PBOT’s Central City in Motion plan. Commissioner Eudaly made activist hearts flutter when she opened the meeting with a strong speech that set a...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Broadway, Council, Portland State University, Sullivan, Burnside, TriMet, Amanda Fritz, Fritz, Ted Wheeler, Saltzman, Earl Blumenauer


Why Won't Sesame Street Let Bert & Ernie Be Gay?

The idea that Sesame Street 's Bert and Ernie — the puppet "roommates," one squat and orange and one tall and yellow — are deeply, madly in love has always been so obvious to anyone in the queer community that it's basically fact. Based on hardcore subtext, Bert and Ernie are gay.But their love has always just been subtext — until now. In a recent interview with LGBTQ+ website Queerty, former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman says that he wrote Bert and Ernie based on his own relationship with...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Oscar The Grouch, Lgbtq, Kermit, Jim Henson, Bert, Ernie, Glassman, Mark Saltzman, Saltzman, Bert Ernie, Ernie Be Gay, Arnold Glassman, Grundetta


Bert and Ernie are a gay couple, says ex-'Sesame Street' writer

It's a question that's floated around forever: Are Bert and Ernie gay? Former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman says yes. In a recent Queerty interview, Saltzman (whose partner is Arnold "Arnie" Glassman) reveals that the Muppet duo were based on his own (gay) relationship: Ok, so we have to address—that’s the big question, right? In the writer’s room, you’re all adults. Were you thinking of Bert & Ernie as a gay couple? Did that question ever come up? I remember one time that a column fr...
Tags: Post, News, Sesame Street, Gay, Muppets, Queerty, San Francisco Chronicle, Arnie, Bert, Ernie, Mark Saltzman, Saltzman, Bert Ernie, Bert And Ernie, Arnold Arnie Glassman


Sheriff's Deputy Ashley Gruno put an 80 year old woman in jail for expired medical marijuana card

A kindly sheriff's deputy in Clare County, Michigan kept her community safe by locking up an 80-year-old woman who had a small amount of marijuana and an expired medical cannabis note. The senior uses weed to relieve her arthritis, diverticulitis, muscle, and bone pain. From Marijuana Moment: Saltzman had been a medical cannabis patient for about four years when Clare County Sheriff's Deputy Ashley Gruno visited Saltzman's home at around 9 p.m. on June 13. According to court records, Deputy G...
Tags: Post, News, Saltzman, Just Following Orders, Ashley Gruno, Clare County Michigan, Clare County Sheriff, Gruno, Clare County


Turning 96, ‘ghost singer to the stars’ and Rancho Palos Verdes resident Annette Warren to perform Sunday

By Nick Thomas, Contributing writer With her perfectly pitched rich voice and expressive articulation of lyrics, singer Annette Warren was in high demand for her vocal skills in the 1940s. On July 8, she will offer fans a chance to hear her again during a rare public performance. “I’m going to be 96 on July 11 and this Sunday I’ll be holding a birthday concert at my house,” said Warren from her home in Rancho Palos Verdes. “I have a 1,000 square foot studio where I have taught singing for years....
Tags: Business, Music, New York, Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Warren, Shakespeare, Cleveland, Local News, East Coast, Lucy, MGM


Saltzman staffer Brendan Finn hired by Governor Brown as transportation policy advisor

Finn on his bike in 2008 and at Commissioner Saltzman’s side in 2010.(Photos: J. Maus) Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman’s chief of staff has been hired by Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Brendan Finn, who’s worked with Saltzman since 1999, will be Brown’s new transportation policy advisor. (Photo: City of Portland) According to a statement released a few minutes ago, Finn, “Will be responsible for policy regarding transportation infrastructure across Oregon, the Oregon Department of Transpo...
Tags: Politics, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, City Council, Finn, City Hall, Brown, Kate Brown, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Ted Wheeler, Vision Zero, Saltzman


Yes, those Private Property signs on Saltzman Road in Forest Park are legit

Signs on Saltzman Road. The Firelane 5 gate is on the right. (Photos: Scott K.) Since last summer we’ve heard from several readers who are curious about the proliferation of “Private Property: No Trespassing” signs on NW Saltzman Road as it approaches Skyline Boulevard and the Firelane 5 trailhead. Saltzman is a revered route in Forest Park. It’s a key connector between Highway 30, Leif Erikson Road, and Skyline. The road is so well loved there’s been a bike jersey and a bicycle named after it....
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Ross, Saltzman, Forest Park, Jonathan Maus, Portland Parks Recreation, Skyline Boulevard, Mark Ross, NW Saltzman Road, Leif Erikson Road, Saltzman Road, Nw Saltzman, BP Headlines


Invoking “emergency” law, Commissioner Saltzman will propose a lower speed limit on SE Stark

Stark just west of 162nd. Almost exactly a year after Portland City Council unanimously supported an emergency speed limit reduction on outer Southeast Division street, they are now poised to take the same extraordinary measure on outer Stark. Shaina Hobbs, a policy director for City Commissioner Dan Saltzman confirmed with us this morning that an emergency ordinance (view it below) will be proposed at City Council on April 11th. The ordinance would lower the speed limit on Southeast Stark from...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Hobbs, City Council, Council, City Hall, Portland City Council, Ted Wheeler, Saltzman, Jonathan Maus, East Portland, Oregon Walks


Invoking ’emergency,’ Commissioner Saltzman will propose a lower speed limit on SE Stark

Stark just west of 162nd. Almost exactly a year after Portland City Council unanimously supported an emergency speed limit reduction on outer Southeast Division street, they are now poised to take the same extraordinary measure on outer Stark. Shaina Hobbs, a policy director for City Commissioner Dan Saltzman confirmed with us this morning that an emergency ordinance (view it below) will be proposed at City Council on April 11th. The ordinance would lower the speed limit on Southeast Stark from...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Hobbs, City Council, Council, City Hall, Portland City Council, Ted Wheeler, Saltzman, Jonathan Maus, East Portland, Oregon Walks


Carfree Kingston, a rail-trail path and more: New plan puts Washington Park’s future in focus

Defunct Zoo Train tracks as seen from SW Kingston. There’s strong interest in converting this into a paved path.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) The updated Washington Park Master Plan that passed unanimously by Portland City Council on March 15th is the plan we need for our central city. Its transportation elements include a vision to: keep cars on the periphery, reduce access for drivers, aggressively encourage transit use, create plaza and green spaces, and build protected paths for cycling an...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Zoo, Cycling, Portland, Kingston, Parks, Metro, Hillsboro, Washington County, Wallace, TMA, Burnside, Washington Park


Great news: The Portland Business Alliance has picked a new president and CEO

Andrew Hoan.(Photo: Portland Business Alliance) The Portland Business Alliance (PBA) will have a new leader by this summer. Andrew Hoan has been hired to take over the reins from current PBA President Sandra McDonough, who has held the position for 14 years. Hoan is currently head of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in New York City. He’s set to take over for McDonough in Portland effective June 18th The departure of McDonough and the hiring of someone with a clean slate is big news for transp...
Tags: Oregon, New York City, Sport, Front Page, Brooklyn, Cycling, Portland, Wisconsin, Chamber of Commerce, McDonough, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Saltzman, PBA, Naito, Jonathan Maus, BikePortland


While we wait for safety fixes, another person has died trying to cross Southeast Division

SE Division just west of 115th. Note the store on the right, the bus stop on the left. KATU news screengrab. Outer Division. Again. Around 8:30 pm on Sunday night 74-year-old Portland resident Fuk Chan tried to walk across Southeast Division Street near 115th. He was struck and severely injured by a man driving a Nissan Quest minivan. Mr. Chan died in the hospital yesterday. Based on the Police narrative released so far and from a photograph in a KATU story, it appears the collision happened...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Nissan, CHAN, KATU, TriMet, Portland City Council, Saltzman, Bicycle Advisory Committee, Jonathan Maus, BikePortland, PBOT, Dan Saltzman


While we wait for safety fixes, another person has died trying to cross outer Southeast Division

SE Division just west of 115th. Note the store on the right, the bus stop on the left. KATU news screengrab. Outer Division. Again. Around 8:30 pm on Sunday night 74-year-old Portland resident Fuk Chan tried to walk across Southeast Division Street near 115th. He was struck and severely injured by a man driving a Nissan Quest minivan. Mr. Chan died in the hospital yesterday. Based on the Police narrative released so far and from a photograph in a KATU story, it appears the collision happened...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Nissan, CHAN, Southeast Division, KATU, TriMet, Portland City Council, Saltzman, Bicycle Advisory Committee, Jonathan Maus, BikePortland, PBOT


City Council candidate transportation forum set for April 5th

Six council candidates confirmed for the panel. Left to right: (top) Felicia Williams, Loretta Smith, Jo Ann Hardesty; (bottom) Stuart Emmons, Andrea Valderrama, Julia DeGraw. It’s time to educate ourselves about the candidates running for Portland City Council. And with just two months until the election, we’re happy to announce there’s a candidate forum on the calendar that will focus solely on transportation issues. Community Cycling Center, OPAL Environmental Justice, Oregon Walks, The S...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland City Council, Saltzman, Jonathan Maus, East Portland, OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon, Dan Saltzman, BP Headlines, Portland City Council May 2018 election, Felicia Williams Loretta Smith Jo Ann Hardesty, Stuart Emmons Andrea Valderrama Julia DeGraw, Felicia Williams DeGraw


Petition presses Commissioner Saltzman for immediate help on deadly outer SE Stark Street

Advocates are joining forces to create urgency for safety fixes to outer Southeast Stark Street. After a woman was killed while walking on Stark around 148th last month, a coalition of community groups and residents being led by Oregon Walks and The Rosewood Initiative have started an online petition they hope will result in help from Commissioner Dan Saltzman. Saltzman oversees the transportation bureau and has shown a willingness to act quickly in the face of tragedy. Last year when a simil...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, City Council, Portland City Council, Vision Zero, Saltzman, Jonathan Maus, Portland Bureau of Transportation PBOT, Oregon Walks, BP Headlines, Rosewood Initiative, Se Stark