University of Portland student says his controversial monologue ‘grossly inappropriate’

A 2014 photo shows then Lincoln High School tennis player Goutham Sundaram during his finals match at the 2014 OSAA 6A Boys Tennis State Championships at the Tualatin Hills Tennis Center.( A University of Portland tennis player kicked off the team after a monologue at the school’s annual sports awards banquet in which he detailed his sexual pursuits and made other misogynist remarks says he now realizes it "was grossly…

Portland co-working company heads far out of the city center – Portland Business Journal

Back in 2014, or even a little earlier, real estate broker Alex Hughes and developer Jeff Arthur were seeing an uptick in demand from small businesses looking to expand in Portland and out-of-towners who wanted to test the Rose City waters without making a huge real estate commitment. In short, there was a need for more flexible office space in Portland: space for freelancers to punch in, space for startups…

Mayor: Efforts to aid Portland’s black neighborhoods an ‘abject failure’

The Portlandia statue, pictured from her perch on the Portland Building on October 8, 2015. ( The city of Portland’s strategy to help black residents stay in or move back to their gentrifying neighborhoods falls far short of expectations, a new report says. Despite millions of dollars of taxpayer investments, few families have been able to benefit from city subsidies developed expressly to aid homeowners with generational ties to north…

Portland augmented reality app Streem snags another $2M – Portland Business Journal

A Portland augmented reality app has added to its seed round haul. Streem Inc. launched a seed round last year and this week landed another $2 million, bringing the total raised to $3.7 million. Along with the new funds, Streem added four advisers who are well known in the augmented reality technology or home repair fields, the company’s two key plays. The company’s customer base has jumped from "dozens" to…

Here are the 32 most-desired addresses in Portland business – Portland Business Journal

From a big-picture perspective, Portland’s office market has been nothing if not desirable in recent years, fueled by a solid employment scene, increasing population and the Rose City’s continued value compared with other West Coast cities. But where, we wanted to know, are the specific office and retail addresses where Portland businesses want to move? We asked about two dozen brokers to offer names and addresses of Portland buildings about…

Portland mayor tells students, ‘Don’t listen to people who tell you you’re too young’

Students pour out of Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland (CNN)Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler not only stood in solidarity with students who walked out Wednesday, he applauded them. The Mayor wrote on a letter to the students addressing his full support on common-sense gun safety legislation, the termination of gun sales to anyone under the age of 21, and renewing the ban on assault-style rifles sales. "Don’t listen to people…

Gamethread: Oregon State Baseball vs Portland

Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports Beaver baseball takes on the Portland Pilots Tuesday evening. After a perfect start to the season down in Arizona, the Oregon State baseball team returned to the beaver state for a (tougher than expected) sweep against the Hartford Hawks. The Beavs are adjusting to life without Nick Madrigal who has been ruled out for 4-6 weeks with a broken wrist. We also did a roundtable discussion…

Portland Trail Blazers leave February with a chance to break ceiling

After a positive February, the Portland Trail Blazers could make a real push in March for home-court advantage in the 2018 NBA Playoffs. The Portland Trail Blazers closed out February with an emphatic 116-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. It is their fourth straight win, only the second time this season they’ve reached that mark. They end the month with a 35-26 record, nine games better than…

Monday night could be Portland’s coldest in 2018

Snow on the ground in Portland on Feb. 19. ( Bundle up, Portland. It’s about to get cold. The National Weather Service in Portland is predicting temperatures on Monday night and Tuesday morning will drop into the low 20s. “It will be cold,” Matthew Cullen, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Portland said over the phone Monday morning, “probably the coldest we’ve seen in 2018.” Cullen said that…

Snow on the way in Portland? The ingredients might just be there Sunday

(Rosemarie Stein/Staff) It’s been an unusually warm winter so far, but there’s a chance Portland will see a sprinkling of the white stuff come Sunday evening. The forecast for that day calls for a low of 28 degrees. And with the National Weather Service saying showers are likely during the day — and that there’s a chance of snow showers overnight — it might just be a white President’s Day…