PCC spritzes up classic 'Hairspray'

PCC spritzes up classic 'Hairspray'

Redo of '80s musical proves it still has body, shine Evan Tait never thought he’d play a...

Students welcome new citizens

Students welcome new citizens

Southwest Charter School hosts a naturalization ceremony for 10 people from 10 countries Inna...

Adoptee leads child welfare agency in Southwest

Adoptee leads child welfare agency in Southwest

New Boys and Girls Aid president Suzan Huntington will focus on advocacy, adoption Adopted as a...

New community garden sprouts in Southwest

New community garden sprouts in Southwest

Volunteers will spend a year preparing the site for planting The hands that pitched in at the...


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CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Carol Vial and Joseph Pete Gerber relax in their new office and sitting room, which soaks in natural light during the day.
April 01, 2015

Retirees remodel

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Carol Vial and Joseph 'Pete' Gerber update a 1940 home for easy living in their 80s Carol Vial may still live in her childhood home, but that doesn’t mean she’s afraid to change things up. In…
CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Christine Wilson, a West Hills Christian School parent, swabs the inside of her cheek to register as a marrow donor Jan. 30 as her daughter, Natalie Wilson, watches.
March 02, 2015

West Hills Christian School hosts marrow donor registry drive to…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Dave Scriven didn’t know many of the parents and staff members at West Hills Christian School. His wife, Adonica Scriven, was so diligent about driving their children to and from school each day…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF FRANCINE DEVITA - Survivor: Africa winner Ethan Zohn will visit the Mittleman Jewish Community Center in February.
February 09, 2015

'Survivor' winner to visit Portland

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Ethan Zohn of 'Survivor: Africa' will speak at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center For Ethan Zohn, the last 13 years have been a whirlwind of reality television, activism — and cancer. After…

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