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Ebert's new book explores The FECK Principles—a term Chaz coined—of Forgiveness, Empathy, Compassion and Kindness as four fundamental human values that are the key to unlocking greater unity and humanity.

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Family enjoys Juneteenth celebration (Photo courtesy Portland Trail Blazers) 

The Trail Blazers participate in culturally diverse community events throughout the summer

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Fenix Sanders of Fenix Rising (Photo: Cathedral Park Jazz Festival) 

The final lineup and schedule of performances has been announced for the free Cathedral Park Jazz Festival [CPJF] featuring local jazz, blues, soul and Latin artists for the 44th year of the festival, taking place on Friday through Sunday, July 19-21. 

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(Photo courtesy Washington Department of Ecology) 

2021 state law ends era of clamshell containers, plates, bowls, cups, trays and coolers made of expanded polystyrene

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The public is invited to testify at the Portland meeting of the 12-stop Transportation Safety and Sustainability Outreach Tour

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Renée Watson 

The event will feature listening stations with excerpts from the digital collection of oral testimonies from extraordinary elders from all walks of life.

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National Get Outdoors Day aims to connect Americans with the great outdoors and inspire them to lead healthy, active lifestyles. By waiving fees on this day, the Forest Service hopes to encourage the public to take advantage of the many recreational opportunities available on their national forests.

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Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation 

Parks Local Option Levy brings the city a full slate of free movies, concerts (including pop icon Sheila E), Free Lunch + Play, the third annual East Portland Summer Arts Festival, and more

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We are remaining open to give our patrons an opportunity to use the library on a day off from work.

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Todd Marston with the Integer Quintet (Photo: Montavilla Jazz Festival) 

Festival features a three-day village-style celebration of local, world-class artistry with more than 30 concerts and events across 12 venues. 

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