Daily Archives: December 26, 2016


Getting Your Home Ready for The Big One

When Israel recently donated earthquake-proof tables to Taiwan, Oregonians were impressed.  Created by a Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design student, the tables shield two people from being crushed by debris during disasters such as the 6.6-magnitude earthquake that killed 117 people in Tainan in February 2016 (See story). The issue hits close to home….


Israel design academy creates safe spaces

Earthquake-proof tables designed in Israel are ready to protect students in Taiwan’s ancient city of Tainan. Following the February 2016 earthquake in Tainan, Asher Yarden, head of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei, decided to cancel the office’s Israel Independence Day celebration and use the budget to purchase the Israeli-designed tables and donate…


Kids & Teens January Event Calendar

JAN. 7 KIDS NIGHT OUT WITH BB CAMP: 5-9 pm. Come hang out with your friends and give your parents the night off! K-6th graders. $25, $5 sibling discount. Drop off at BB Camp Office, 9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, #200. amansfield@bbcamp.org or 503-496-7444 ext. 7015 JAN. 12-MARCH 2 IMPROV COMEDY CLUB: 3:45-4:45 pm, Thursdays at…


Eight myths about college admissions

It’s that time of year again. High school seniors across the country are feeling relieved as most would have completed and submitted their college applications by now. Therefore, it is time now to shift attention to the juniors, for this is an excellent time to start thinking about what they are looking for and what…

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