Housing/Homelessness

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

Rose City Retrospective, a Hindsight 2020 production

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  A decade is a lot of time to digest, so we’re biting off a more manageable chunks of time, three years, starting after the 2016 election. In this short hour, not everything can be covered, but with the benefit of hindsight we can look at the past and see some patterns em... Read more

Victoria Baranetsky of Reveal News: Uncovering the Secret Landlords Buying Up Our Cities

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Recently fellow public radio program "Reveal" has found that 30 percent of California's residential real estate purchases in major cities are being made by shell companies in cash. The situation appears to be very similar in Portland, as we’ve been covering for the pa... Read more

14 TRIPP-P 4Jan2020

Airs at: Sat, 01/04/2020 at 11:45pm - Mon, 02/28/2022 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
This podcast episode features guest Sara Rudolph. Sara is a community volunteer and member of Portland Assembly, which she describes as "a network trying to connect like-minded people together." Sara tell us about some of the collaborations and outreach that Portland Assem... Read more

A House On Stilts by Paula Becker

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
Our In Depth guest today is Paula Becker, author of the new memoir A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction, from University of Iowa Press. The book tells the story of Paula’s son, Hunter -- raised in a close, supportive, and loving family – who later fa... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping the Homeless, Episode 4

Airs at: Wed, 01/01/2020 at 6:45pm - Fri, 01/01/2021 at 6:45pm
Produced for Local Folks
The Corvallis Daytime Drop-in Center wouldn’t exist without the hardworking local folks who volunteer their time to help fellow community members in need. From greeting people as they come in, to serving food and coffee, distributing items like warm, dry socks, helping peop... Read more

Death on the Streets

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers covers the Portland Homeless Persons Memorial Day Vigil on December 21st and the very real life and death stakes in the upcoming City Council vote on a 22.5 million dollar five year contract to sweep the city's houseless encampments. Joshua Rainey Phot... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for Dec 30, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts the last Old Mole Variety Hour of 2019, and we hear these pieces: Public Power: Bill Resnick talks with Mari Rose Taruc of the Utility Justice Campaign  of Oakland, CA, which is seeking a publicly-accountable takeover of the investor-owned utility PG&... Read more

Radical Hospitality, Culinary Breeding, and Fruit Trees

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
The December show will get you thinking about serving others, plant breeding, and when to plant your next fruit tree. On the show, Dinae Horne will talk about what it’s like to go from running a restaurant to running the meal program at St Francis Dining Hall. Lane Selman o... Read more

Police Union contract negotiation listening session offers hope for change but also illustrates the limitations of bargaining

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Monday night, Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty hosted a listening session on the upcoming police contract negotiations. The meeting was open to the public, soliciting community response to the state of policing in Portland. As the contract negotiations... Read more