ORblogs.com - ORpost http://www.orblogs.com/ The latest posts on Oregon weblogs. en-us Fri, 08 Sep 2006 11:12:00 PST http://images.orblogs.com/rss_banner.gif ORblogs - Oregon Weblogs Community http://www.orblogs.com/ <![CDATA[Final 2]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263132&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etvgoddess%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Ffinal%5F2%2Ehtml I know I usually post my column here on Fridays, but there are some Web issues and it's not posted yet, so here's some Big Brother final 2 footage: Who do you think will...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://tvgoddess.com/">TV Goddess</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 11:08:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Elsewhere]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263131&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbeervana%2Eblogspot%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Felsewhere%2Ehtml Guest on Tap has a story cum (brief) interview with Craig Nicholls of Roots Brewing. Somehow, Craig managed to win a trip to Munich for Oktoberfest, and it looks like he's gonna make the most of it, brewing at a German brewery and later making a trip to...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://beervana.blogspot.com/">Beervana</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 11:00:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Beaverton High School 'lock-in' called off]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263130&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eoregonlive%2Ecom%2Fnewslogs%2Fbulletins%2Findex%2Essf%3F%2Fmtlogs%2Folive%5Fstatebulletins%2Farchives%2F2006%5F09%2Ehtml%23180722 Press Release from: Beaverton Police Department At about 1:00P today Washington County 9-1-1 received a cell phone call announcing that.....<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.oregonlive.com/newslogs/bulletins/">OregonLive: Regional Bulletins</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 11:00:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Theif Of The Pillow]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263129&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjalpuna%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Ftheif%5Fof%5Fthe%5Fpi%2Eshtml Ahh, it's a timeless tale. I sat down. I got up. When I returned, my seat was taken. [image] Lucky for both of us, I have a spare pillow...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://jalpuna.com/">Jalpuna!</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 11:00:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Cool Tool]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263128&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Emylifeasafischer%2Ecom%2Fentry%2Ephp%3Fid%3D713 Google Analytics is fricken sweet.Good-bye Statcounter...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://mylifeasafischer.com/">My Life As A Fischer</a> in Saint Helens] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:59:00 PST Saint Helens <![CDATA[What's wrong with Portland Public Schools?]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263127&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjoesschool%2Eblogs%2Ecom%2Folsononline%2F2006%2F09%2Fpats%5Fjeff%5Fmille%2Ehtml Plenty, says Jeff Miller, the newly installed leader of the Portland Association of Teachers. In a hard hitting interview with the Oregonian's Scott Learn, Miller listed the challenges facing teachers, the district, and public education generally:...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://joesschool.blogs.com/">OlsonOnline</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:59:00 PST <![CDATA[Sometimes you gotta grade on the curve]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263126&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ejohneyler%2Ecom%2Frecent%2Fcurve%2Eshtml This story comes from the Albany Democrat-Herald. It's from the AP so I'll give the boys/girls at The Herald the benefit of doubt and just assume they don't "read first" what they publish. The headline reads: Oregon gets third straight "F" in college...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.johneyler.com/">JohnEyler.com</a> in Grants Pass] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:56:00 PST Grants Pass <![CDATA[Facebook media-watch update]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263125&url=http%3A%2F%2Femoglasses%2Eorg%2F2006%2F09%2F07%2Ffacebook%2Dmedia%2Dwatch%2Dupdate%2F Well well well, it seems the big hitters caught on quickly to this one, with a few online editions already publishing articles about the Facebook "facelift" controversy both yesterday and today. TIME seems to have been the first, and others like the Wall...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://emoglasses.org/">emoglasses</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:41:00 PST <![CDATA[Rose City Til I Die!]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263124&url=http%3A%2F%2Faprettymove%2Eblogspot%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Frose%2Dcity%2Dtil%2Di%2Ddie%2Ehtml The Timbers played their final match against the Atlanta Silverbacks last night. Technically, this was a meaningless game for the Timbers, who fulfilled Zach's predictions in the comments the other day by falling to the very bottom of the table, even...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://aprettymove.blogspot.com/">a pretty move</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:27:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Studies of Dew Drops on a Coastal Mountain Range]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263122&url=http%3A%2F%2Fanewforkinthejourney%2Eblogspot%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Fstudies%2Dof%2Ddew%2Ddrops%2Don%2Dcoastal%2Ehtml © 2006 Punkin Dunkin...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://anewforkinthejourney.blogspot.com/">A New Fork In The Journey</a> in Eugene] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST Eugene <![CDATA[Tell Me Why Again?]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263123&url=http%3A%2F%2Fanewforkinthejourney%2Eblogspot%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Ftell%2Dme%2Dwhy%2Dagain%2Ehtml (There haven't been a whole lot of photographs or any meaty updates. I've found myself putting out fires that burn in the relationship every few days and I'm just emotionally exhausted) So anyone who has spoken to me in the last three months knows that...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://anewforkinthejourney.blogspot.com/">A New Fork In The Journey</a> in Eugene] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST Eugene <![CDATA[Another Sexual Assault Story--an 11 Year Old Girl in Milwaukee]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263121&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamptoons%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Farchives%2F2006%2F09%2F08%2Fanother%2Dsexual%2Dassault%2Dstory%2Dan%2D11%2Dyear%2Dold%2Dgirl%2Din%2Dmilwaukee%2F I found this story from the AP. It is notable because both the age of the victim and the number of perpetrators. It began with a crush, police said, and turned into one of the most shocking crimes in Milwaukee's long, violent summer: an 11-year-old...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.amptoons.com/blog">Alas, a Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST <![CDATA[New Whiteness Study Released]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263117&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamptoons%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Farchives%2F2006%2F09%2F07%2Fnew%2Dwhiteness%2Dstudy%2Dreleased%2F Sociology professors (and graduate students) at the University of Minnesota have released to first major random sample study of whiteness. Here is summary of some of the key findings: In fact, the researchers found that a majority of whites (74 percent)...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.amptoons.com/blog">Alas, a Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST <![CDATA[5th Erase Racism Carnival]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263118&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamptoons%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Farchives%2F2006%2F09%2F07%2F5th%2Derase%2Dracism%2Dcarnival%2F Will be held at Black Looks. Submissions need to be turned in by the 17th. You can click on the link to check out Sokari's call for posts. It is nice to have a non-American hosting the Carnival. Black Looks is also an African blog, so this should add a...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.amptoons.com/blog">Alas, a Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST <![CDATA[French ad offers fresh perspective]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263119&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamptoons%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Farchives%2F2006%2F09%2F07%2Ffrench%2Dad%2Doffers%2Dfresh%2Dperspective%2F This was originally posted on The Gimp Parade in March, 2005. A French energy company has produced a video advertisement about access for the disabled that is quite interesting. The link leads to a page in French (naturally) where you can choose high...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.amptoons.com/blog">Alas, a Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST <![CDATA[Link Farm & Open Thread #37]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263120&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamptoons%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Farchives%2F2006%2F09%2F08%2Flink%2Dfarm%2Dopen%2Dthread%2D37%2F I've been listening a lot to the cast album of Urinetown lately, and it's grown on me. The musical has a sly way of pretending not to understand the stupidity of its cliches, even while it earnestly makes them two steps stupider, which I just find...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.amptoons.com/blog">Alas, a Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:26:00 PST <![CDATA[Evolution on Mac OS X!]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263116&url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoupnazi%2Eorg%2Farchives%2F174%2F Back in March when Novell released a build of Evolution for Mac OS X, I eagerly downloaded it with the hope that I could ditch Entourage at work and use Evolution instead (I'd rather be using Mail.app but, as I've written about before, that's just not an...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://soupnazi.org/">soupnazi.org</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:24:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Musicfest NW]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263115&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebeerdrinker%2Eorg%2F%3Fp%3D574 Alright cave-dwellers, time to explore beerdrinking venues for the merit of their tunes rather than their ales. And lagers if that's what you're into. The Musicfest NW is going on, and there are a lot of great acts to see. Last night the Black Keys rocked...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.beerdrinker.org/">beerdrinker.org</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:20:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[How to counter the telemarketer scourge]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263114&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Egreghughes%2Enet%2Frant%2FHowToCounterTheTelemarketerScourge%2Easpx [image] My friend Matt posted a terrific entry on his blog a few days ago with a great script diagram you can use whenever you get that inevitable call from a telemarketer during dinner. Behold the...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://www.greghughes.net/rant/">greghughes.net blog</a> in Hillsboro] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:12:00 PST Hillsboro <![CDATA[The smell gets worse and worse]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263113&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbojack%2Eorg%2F2006%2F09%2Fthe%5Fsmell%5Fgets%5Fworse%5Fand%5Fworse%2Ehtml The SoWhat district should be nominated for All-Time Most Transparent Scam in Portland History. It would stand a good chance of winning, even without the aerial tram [rim shot]. But with that beauty in place, it wins hands down. Nick Budnick spotlights...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://bojack.org">Jack Bog's Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:02:00 PST <![CDATA[Words of a dictator]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263111&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbojack%2Eorg%2F2006%2F09%2Fwords%5Fof%5Fa%5Fdictator%2Ehtml Mr. Bush said he had never authorized torture but indicated that aggressive interrogation techniques short of torture remained important tools in the administration's efforts to combat terrorism. "I cannot describe the specific methods used ' I think...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://bojack.org">Jack Bog's Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:02:00 PST <![CDATA[Who cares? Opie got re-elected]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263112&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbojack%2Eorg%2F2006%2F09%2Fwho%5Fcares%5Fopie%5Fgot%5Freelected%2Ehtml The story of the City of Portland and campaign finance "performance artist" Emilie Boyles gets funnier every day. According to the kids at the Merc, the city wasn't looking for Boyles at all -- they got a tip from somebody who called in about where she...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://bojack.org">Jack Bog's Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:02:00 PST <![CDATA[The Ackerman verdict]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263110&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbojack%2Eorg%2F2006%2F09%2Fthe%5Fackerman%5Fverdict%5F1%2Ehtml A jury has found that a doctor at Oregon Health & Science University negligently screwed up the "routine" neck surgery that led to permanent nerve damage to former Portland TV newsguy Ken Ackerman. It awarded Ackerman around $1.4 million, inclulding...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://bojack.org">Jack Bog's Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:02:00 PST <![CDATA[armitage takes the blame for 'plamegate']]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263109&url=http%3A%2F%2Fmediamonarchy%2Eblogspot%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Farmitage%2Dtakes%2Dblame%2Dfor%2Dplamegate%2Ehtml [image] from boston globe : The former number two State Department official said yesterday he inadvertently disclosed the identity of CIA employee Valerie Plame Wilson in conversations with two reporters in 2003. Confirming he was the source of a...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://mediamonarchy.blogspot.com/">media monarchy</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:57:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[mos def's political performance shut down]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263108&url=http%3A%2F%2Fmediamonarchy%2Eblogspot%2Ecom%2F2006%2F09%2Fmos%2Ddefs%2Dpolitical%2Dperformance%2Dshut%2Ehtml from inside entertainment : Mos Def was arrested last week while he tried to play for people waiting outside Radio City Music Hall, where the MTV Video Music Awards took place in New York last week... Apparently, it was after [he] sang Katrina Clap ,...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://mediamonarchy.blogspot.com/">media monarchy</a> in Portland] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:57:00 PST Portland <![CDATA[Imagine]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263107&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Escrine%2Ecom%2Fscrine%2Fimagine%2F All I want is one day, once in my life, a whole 24 hours in which i am not confronted with human stupidity, fear or greed....<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://scrine.com/">Scrine</a> in Salem] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:57:00 PST Salem <![CDATA[Series Highlights Post-Measure 37 Need to Cooperate]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263106&url=http%3A%2F%2Ffeeds%2Efeedburner%2Ecom%2F%7Er%2FPreemptiveKarma%2F%7E3%2F20432703%2Fseries%5Fhighligh%2Ehtml Dan Richardson and Sam Lowry have completed their three-part series on Measure 37 and the fallout for Oregon: "The Legacy of Oregon's Measure 37," "Oregon's Hood River Valley: Life After Measure 37,"... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://preemptivekarma.com/">Preemptive Karma</a> in Beaverton] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:57:00 PST Beaverton <![CDATA[Accident? I think not.]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263105&url=http%3A%2F%2Fmactyre%2Etypepad%2Ecom%2Fmenagerie%2F2006%2F09%2Faccident%5Fi%5Fthin%2Ehtml I'm the new owner of one of Lane Powell's hand-me-down sets of West's Oregon Digests 2d (although volumes 31, 32, 32A, and 33 appear to have gone on walkabout). The first volume I pulled out of the box was Death to Divorce. Anyone think it's an accident...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://mactyre.typepad.com/menagerie/">The Menagerie</a> in Beaverton] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:57:00 PST Beaverton <![CDATA[Roaming the Western States Part 2: Butte, Montana, Home of America's Butthole]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263103&url=http%3A%2F%2Flaurabush%2Einfo%2Farchives%2F2006%5F09%5F01%5Farchives%2Ehtml%23115760765617033568 Click here for part 1. Prior to crash-landing there, everything I knew about Butte, Montana I learned from a two-second joke in Beavis and Butthead Do America and a Daily Show segment from back in July. When one of Jon Stewart's laugh conjurer-uppers...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://laurabush.info/">Welcome to Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:56:00 PST <![CDATA[Chickens + guns = bad news]]> http://www.orblogs.com/click.asp?postid=263104&url=http%3A%2F%2Flaurabush%2Einfo%2Farchives%2F2006%5F09%5F01%5Farchives%2Ehtml%23115768300978245943 Just about every blog in the state has linked to this story from the Eugene Register Guard. Nevertheless, for any out-of-town readers that probably haven't seen it, click on the link. You'll be glad you did. Or maybe not. I honestly have no idea. The...<br /><br />[posted on <a href="http://laurabush.info/">Welcome to Blog</a>] Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:56:00 PST