Rent control is a hot-button topic today, but the story goes back to 1985.
Mayor Charlie Hales says America's gun violence has got to stop.
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We look back at what Hales has accomplished, and at what his final year in City Hall may hold.
Zach Dundas and Marty Patail
Halfway through his term Portland's mayor reflects on the city's rising skyline, an urban world, and the city's greatest challenge.
With local fashion chops, a passion for grassroots organization, and a 1987 bumper sticker-laden Toyota truck, the mayor's better half is crafting herself a place in Portland history.
Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?