11 27 2014
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Fourth Annual Charles Drew Blood Drive This Saturday at the Red Cross

Blood recipients are most likely to find compatible blood for transfusion from donors of the same ethnic background

On Saturday, June 18, the American Red Cross Portland Donor Center will host the Fourth Annual Charles Drew Blood Drive. Doctor Charles Drew, an African American blood specialist, surgeon, educator and scientist, was the first medical director of the first American Red Cross blood bank.


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Lillikoi: Hawaiian Food on North Killingsworth Street

Every time I walk hungry and homesick onto their café's lanai, under their billowing Oregon blue tarp: there's Deke, outdoor-grilling and stir wok-king

Now, here's the cool thing about living in damp-to-da-bones Portland, Oregon: much of what we miss about home, you can buy here. Right here, on the confluence of Rivers Willamette and Columbia and all our circulating Pacific wind and wave.


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Captain Jack Is Back to Search for the Fountain of Youth

Pirates of the Caribbean series returns in its fourth installment

Pirates of the Caribbean has proven to be an enduring, review-proof franchise, thanks to the derring-do and roguish charm of Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and the way in which his swashbuckling adventures manage to capture the imagination of 'tweeners. On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment in the popular series, does not disappoint in this regard, as it again immerses the peripatetic protagonist in the sort of special effects-driven, seafaring saga the kids in that target demographic relish.


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