Out and About

Halloween Memories

Good thing I was taking pictures

11/03/2009 By John Chandler

Observatory

Baby, It’s Getting Cold Outside

Paperbush: a tropical looking plant for a temperate zone

10/27/2009

Light A Fire 2009

Garden Partners

Regency Park residents create the sensational garden display with the assistance of Garden Partners, a 10-year-old nonprofit dedicated to engaging elders by helping them care for plants for an hour or two each week.

10/20/2009

Light A Fire 2009

Quest Center

Founded 20 years ago in response to the AIDS crisis, Quest’s reach has extended beyond one disease. Last year alone, the center treated 2,000 people.

10/20/2009

Arts & Events

Young Audiences

At a time when dwindling school-district budgets are eroding arts education, Young Audiences brings reputable artists to more than 200 K–8 schools, where they teach painting, storytelling, dance, music, and theater classes.

10/20/2009

Checkmate

Chess for Success

Chess is a sneaky game, says Phillip Margolin, the first president of Chess for Success (CFS), a nonprofit that introduces underprivileged children to the game.

10/20/2009

Rock the Clubs

Go-Go Garagefest

Scion event draws a crowd

10/19/2009 By John Chandler

Reading and Drinking

Las Vegas Lit

Book release for local lass is a sizzling soiree

10/12/2009 By John Chandler

Drinking Locally

Space Truckin’

Hawthorne dive blasts off

10/09/2009 By John Chandler

Rock the Clubs

Elvis Lives!

Dante’s throws a birthday bash

10/02/2009 By John Chandler

Drinking Locally

Stumble Zone Part Deux

Broadway Bound

09/03/2009 By John Chandler

Portland's Best Water

Rogue River Feud

Zane Grey, famed author of such western novels as _Riders of the Purple Sage_, was one of the architects of the hardscrabble mythos of the American West. After a memorable fishing expedition on the lower Rogue River in 1925, Grey memorialized the Oregon w

06/16/2009 By Alexis Rehrmann