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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton readers! Driving safely during the fall months requires more than just cautious driving behavior. Your car also needs some attention. Here are 10 practical tips to help get your car ready for fall. Check the brakes and tires. Inclement weather require good stopping power. That means good […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: THPRD earns accreditation as one of the nation’s best park providers

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: THPRD earns accreditation as one of the nation’s best park providers

by Bill Evans Talk about a September to remember: THPRD staff received confirmation late in the month that their park district is one of the best in the U.S. Approval by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) on Sept. 25 means THPRD is one of only 155 agencies nationally – less […]

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Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 2: Habits 7-15

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 2: Habits 7-15

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Curves is celebrating its 25th Birthday and the strong women who make it such a great community. In honor of the occasion, we’re sharing 25 habits that happy women practice. Last month we gave you six and for November, here are 9 more. Challenge yourself to practice these habits: Wake up […]

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Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Did you know that 80%-90% of all caregiving is provided by non-paid family members? United Homecare Services honors all those individuals who help their disabled friends, parents and neighbors with activities of daily living. Here are ways you care “Around the Clock”, this year’s theme designated by the Caregiver Action Network: […]

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Business Spotlight: Independent Living & Living Independently

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Independent Living & Living Independently

By The Tiber Group Important Elements to an Active Life Aging is a concept we are all familiar with, more than simply growing old it is the inevitable changes that seem to challenge us the most as we move ahead in life. One of the most important elements is ensuring that we continue to live […]

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Community Submission: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

By Dr. Byren Bell Everyone knows the feeling. Your muscles tighten up, each breath is shorter than the last, and your blood starts to boil. Task after task, list after list, it feels like you don’t even know what to do or where in the world to start. Stress and anxiety are nearly unavoidable in […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Why Live in Beaverton?

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Why Live in Beaverton?

By KPTV Staff Money magazine has picked Beaverton as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The annual rankings for 2017 featured Beaverton at number 12. The rankings are based on places with populations between 10,000 and 100,000. After different factors were taken into account, there were 2,400 qualifying locations. Those places […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Zoo Awards $25,000 in Grants for Northwest Conservation

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Zoo Awards $25,000 in Grants for Northwest Conservation

By Oregon Zoo Staff California condors, western pond turtles, Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits and other species native to the Pacific Northwest got some much-needed help recently as the Oregon Zoo Foundation awarded $25,000 among six regional conservation efforts through its Future for Wildlife grant program. “The Pacific Northwest Future for Wildlife program works locally to […]

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Beaverton Bird Watch: Ravens vs Raptors

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Bird Watch: Ravens vs Raptors

By Anne Harris I looked out the window today to gauge the weather on one of my last mornings in Beaverton, when two starlings (sturnus vulgaris) on the roof next door caught my attention. Starlings rarely perch. They stand around like people do and this pair appeared to be having a conversation, looking around, heads […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Common Name: Oceanspray, Cream Bush, or Iron Wood

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Common Name: Oceanspray, Cream Bush, or Iron Wood

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Holodiscus discolor Soil Type: moist to dry Sunlight: Full sun to part shade Plant Type: Deciduous shrub Form: Multi branch, arching Foliage: Deciduous Fruit/Flower: white flowers Grows from three feet up to twenty feet tall in the right situations. These shrubs grow mostly in the coast range from Sierra […]

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