PBOT & TriMet mismanagement endangers lives of nearly 2 dozen local residents by shutting down transit and stranding them overnight on disabled Max train

The headline is not hyperbole. I was one of them. This is my story. To start with, a bit of background on me. I have disabilities that necessitate me using a mobility device (a walker) when I leave the house for a period of time. I had eligibility through TriMet Lift that essentially gave me […]

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Court Wrap-Up, Jan 10, the Transparency Files

As I said Friday night when I posted my last wrap-up, I was going to tackle the government transparency lawsuits separately because of just how much was going on. I promised Sunday, so here we are! The first case we look at is Buel v. Caballero, a case where the City Auditor is getting sued […]

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Court Wrap Up, January 8, 2021

It’s been a long month since I last did one of these, and things have definitely been busy. Enough so that it’s been hard to parse everything that’s happened on a local basis. That said, let’s just dive right in. Civil Cases Starting at the top of our list of cases to watch are the […]

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Court Wrap Up, December 1, 2020

With the ‘holiday’ weekend, there haven’t been too many changes in court cases, but I’m still trying to keep up on stuff. One case that I spoke about last week, the case of retired Officer Hollins suing the city for racial discrimination, has narrowly avoided him taking a default judgement against the city when at […]

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Court Case Wrap Up, Nov 24

Another week or so, and another slew of updates in court cases. I’ve had a bout of something wrong between medication issues and time changes so I haven’t been able to pay as much attention as I should have the last few days. Thankfully, court records are somewhat eternal. So without further delay, let’s go […]

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