He added that the company's employees have suffered so many break-ins that they've started referring to parking in the area as a 'laptop donation program.''Given these experiences, it is a relief when the only thing we are dealing with is the garbage and human waste by our front door,' he wrote.'Think about that for a minute.'He said that new security doors are inbound, and they've beefed up the number of security guards at the building.But ultimately, he said, the area needs more police - certainly more than the 80 new officers promised by new mayor Ted Wheeler.Allen found, however, that a part of the Juan de Fuca plate called the Gorda Plate, located off the northern California coast, is not coupled to the mantle, leaving the mantle beneath Gorda to move independently of the plate above.Because of the hazard from this so-called Cascadia Subduction Zone, a recent New Yorker article portrayed the area as a disaster waiting to happen.Due to the porous nature of the land, many roads will turn to liquid when the quake hits.The owner of a Portland-based chain says he may shut down the company's office due to rampant crime, panhandling and even death threats.His fears have been echoed by other downtown Portland business owners, according to Fox News.Judith Arnell, owner of Judith Arnell Jewelers, closed down her business earlier this month because she was worried about the safety of her employees, and falling sales.
Is it fair of the Gay Girl to pull her away from her straight life only to leave her once she does? I think that all these ladies should cut their losses and move on. It’s a blessing that you’ve realized you’re gay and that you’ve come out of the closet.About 70 per cent of them would be in Washington, nearly 30 per cent in Oregon and only 4 per cent in California.Devastation: Experts say citizens have 20 minutes to run when a tsunami of around 9.0 on the Richter scale will hit the Pacific Northwest when the Juan de Fuca plate, a 700-mile chunk of ocean, slips under the region Researchers believe the subducted part of the plate deep under the trench is pulling the massive plate downward at the same time that the emerging lava at the mid-ocean spreading ridge is elevating the plate and pushing it eastward.Should Ex-Straighty just be happy that she has realized her true sexual orientation, be happy for her first lesbian love affair and happier still for all the future lady loves that I’m sure await her, should this first one not work out? I just had family/religious pressures causing me to force myself to play into the straight life. I was in love with a girl at the time but ultimately I knew that no matter what happened with her, I was gay and never going back into that closet.I knew this had important consequences for myself as well as my son but I felt it was better than living a lie for the rest of my life.Because when you choose to go after that woman, as great as she may be, you also choose to be in the lives of her children as well. You are not only breaking her heart when you flake out, you are also potentially breaking theirs. The plate moves eastward from the midocean ridge and spreading center on the plate's western edge to the trench on the eastern margin'This is the first time we've been able to map out the flow of mantle across an entire plate, so as to understand plate tectonics on a grand scale,' said Richard Allen, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.The largest of Earth's tectonic plates, the Pacific Plate, is moving eastward and plunging under the entire western edge of the Americas, creating a 'ring of fire' dotted with volcanoes and mountain ranges and imperiled by earthquakes.She has been at the location for 20 years, she said, but the number of customers has fallen as the homeless population has grown.'It’s very difficult to do business here right now. Anne Bocci, the owner of Anne Bocci Boutique, told Fox that when she tried to stop a man stealing clothing from a rack outside her store, he threatened to hurt her - and came back to repeat his threat later.'Everybody saw it, everybody saw it and everybody called the police,' Bocci said, adding: 'It's just really hard for businesses.It's just really hard for everybody.'Judith Arnell (left) closed her jewelry store (right) this month because customers were too scared to venture into downtown Portland, she said.