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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: How to clean pollen off your car

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: How to clean pollen off your car

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers, In the past couple of weeks I have received a lot of questions regarding the huge amount of pollen accumulating on all of our vehicles. This month I have gathered some information about proper removal of pollen with the least amount of damage to our […]

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Senior Living: Choosing a care facility, Part 2

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Choosing a care facility, Part 2

By Joy Cote Observing how the staff interacted with the residents and how the residents responded to the staff spoke volumes.  I saw caregivers sitting and talking with a resident taking care to engage in a genuine conversation.  Laughter and smiles could be seen on everyone we came into contact with from the maintenance person […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Two new faces give great service at Panera Bread

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Two new faces give great service at Panera Bread

By Michael Shareshian Friendly customer service seems to be a relic of a bygone era. As digital communications play an ever-increasing role in our everyday interactions, people helping people occurs less and less. Panera Bread at Cedar Hills Crossing does things differently. Luke Arnold and Katie Shipley do too. Luke, a graduate of the Beaverton […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Financial FRAUD is closer than a phone call

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Financial FRAUD is closer than a phone call

by Jan Asher The National Center on Elder Abuse reports that 90 percent of the perpetrators of financial fraud are family members or people the victims know well; most often their adult children: 58% family, 17% friend/neighbor, 15% caregiver, and 10% others. There are several reasons adult children become perpetrators: 1) history of past or […]

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Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

By Camille Keith With the longer days of summer we may have more energy and more opportunities to spend time outside. We usually think of being active as having positive effects on our physical health, but it can also help improve mental health. When you’re feeling anxious you may have excess energy you’re not sure […]

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Business Spotlight: Lease with the option to buy

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Lease with the option to buy

By Marc Anthony The Portland Metro area is expected to continue to grow with continuing migration from California.  This presents a future where rental housing and house prices may be out of reach for many households.  There is a significant segment of the population who see the need to buy a home now and aren’t […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Home prices rise, Buyers Seek Down Payment Options

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Home prices rise, Buyers Seek Down Payment Options

By Julia Carriott Think you need a large down payment to purchase a home? Think again. Even if you are not a first time homebuyer there are down payment options available. Two conventional home loans called HomeReady and Home Possible offer 3% down programs. With HomeReady, this program fits buyers who have low to moderate […]

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Beaverton City News: Beaverton’s Neighborhood Program Selected as Finalist for Two National Awards

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: Beaverton’s Neighborhood Program Selected as Finalist for Two National Awards

By City Staff Five Oaks Triple Creek Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC) and Highland NAC have been selected for Neighborhoods USA, Neighborhood of the Year Awards for their creative efforts in communities. The Five Oaks Triple Creek NAC is a finalist for the Neighborhood of the Year Beautification Award for their restoration improvements in local parks. […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Let’s talk oil tanks

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Let’s talk oil tanks

By Kimberly Shute If an oil tank is found during a sweep, soil should be tested to see if there is contamination. If none is found, removing the tank is the best way to ensure no future problems. From there, you’ll file a soil report with Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality. If you’re curious about […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Plenty of summer fun ahead with music, triathlon for all, big trucks and more

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: Plenty of summer fun ahead with music, triathlon for all, big trucks and more

by Bob Wayt Looking for family fun this summer? It’s hard to beat THPRD’s entertainment lineup. There’s something for just about every age group and interest. And to make it even better, most activities are free. Like music? Theater? How about trucks suitable for honking, or a non-competitive triathlon for people of all abilities? A […]

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